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JohannesBorrmanJohannesBorrman 

find Portal User in Lookup

Hi all,

 

is there a way to lookup for portal users vis the standard lookup dialogue?

I only retrieve standard platform users. Am i missing something?

 

Regards, Johannes

AppirioJohnAppirioJohn

Hi Johannes,

 

I have found the same issue.  It seems portal users aren't avalailable in the standard lookup.

 

I needed to add the user record to the contact, so I ended up using dataloader, which worked, but is not a great solution.

 

John

JohannesBorrmanJohannesBorrman

 

i created a custom object storing all the users in there, referenced their user ids and used a lookup dialogue for that then.

although my requirements changed and i don't use partner portal anymore i need this for technician names, some of them don't have a salesforce license, access via external api (php) and we need to manage them in sf ... so the need for the technician object arised ...
waylonatcimwaylonatcim

I realize this is a year old but does anyone have an answer for why you cannot lookup Portal Users in User lookup fields for custom objects?  Is there maybe a setting somewhere that allows you to see the portal users in the lookup fields?