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Pre Populate Company field on Lead Object

Is there a way to prepopulate the company field on the Lead Standard Object. We do not use this field and our agents manually enter our company name in that field. Is there a way to have a trigger automatically insert a default company when the lead is created?


You won't be able to do this via a trigger, as the company name is a required field on the page layout.  The way we've achieved this in the past is to override the new button for the Lead object and specify a default company name on the URL.  If you are using lead record types though, this can get a little more complicated.