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De-activate picklist value / dependant picklist

I have 2 picklist fields(X and Y) from 2 different objects(One Custom object and the other Standard).

The picklist values for X are a;b;c

The picklist values for Y are 1;2;3


Now, if a user selects '1' as the picklist value in Y field, then the 'a' value in X should be deactivated.. i.e., the user should not be able to select 'a' value from X picklist. If the user wants to select 'a' then he can select a different value other than 1 from Y picklist.


How do I get this functionality done.. triggers ? or something else ? any idea.




Well I don't think deactivation can be implemented, as it is equivalent to changing the schema so cannot be achieved via trigger, but what can be done is implementing a validation via trigger so that whenever user select '1' in object Y then on select of 'a' an error is thrown, while when other values are selected no error is raised.

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