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AK Singh 1AK Singh 1 

Can we add new value to standard picklist field and set it Default?

I want to add value-"Open" on standard Picklist field "Status" available on standard Object. And also want to set it as Default. I tried doing it but no Luck. Please assist
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Khan AnasKhan Anas (Salesforce Developers) 
Hi,

Greetings to you!

Default values are not available for some picklists. You can set a default value on custom picklist field but not on the standard picklist field. You can use URL hacks, Visualforce page overrides, workflows, triggers, etc.

Please refer to the below link which might help you further with the above requirement.

https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/questions/127169/how-to-set-a-picklist-default-value

I hope it helps you.

Kindly let me know if it helps you and close your query by marking it as solved so that it can help others in the future. It will help to keep this community clean.

Thanks and Regards,
Khan Anas

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Khan AnasKhan Anas (Salesforce Developers) 
Hi,

Greetings to you!

Default values are not available for some picklists. You can set a default value on custom picklist field but not on the standard picklist field. You can use URL hacks, Visualforce page overrides, workflows, triggers, etc.

Please refer to the below link which might help you further with the above requirement.

https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/questions/127169/how-to-set-a-picklist-default-value

I hope it helps you.

Kindly let me know if it helps you and close your query by marking it as solved so that it can help others in the future. It will help to keep this community clean.

Thanks and Regards,
Khan Anas
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Keval PadiaKeval Padia

Hi AK Singh, based on your requirement, I carried out an Experiment on Lead Status and Status (Standard Picklist) field from Lead and Case (Standard) object and turns out that we can add a new value to the picklist and even assign them as a default value. 

In Lead Status picklist field, we can assign 'Open' as Default Value while creating it.
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Whereas in Status picklist of Case object, we go to 'Reorder' and there within we can assign 'Open' as Default Value.
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Hope this answer from both the scenarios helps you.

Regards,
Keval Padia,
www.nimblechapps.com
https://sforce.co/2SFCx85

AK Singh 1AK Singh 1
Thanks Khan. I will try using workflow or triggers
AK Singh 1AK Singh 1
Thanks keval for your time on this. However I want to create default picklist  value on standard Object- Order. Default Picklist value check box not available there
Leslie KingLeslie King
The picklist values are at the bottom of the page. You can create a new value by clicking New. Attention: Add the new value and make sure you mark the record type checkboxes to add the value to that page layout. Any checkbox left unmarked will not contain the new value https://www.tellsubway.website/
AK Singh 1AK Singh 1
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