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Search functionality in the Flow Designer



I am new to the Flow Designer, just trying to set up a flow for new contact creation.


I want to include a search right a the beginning prompting the user to check whether the contact is already there or not.


Is that possible?


Thanks Marc


Strictly speaking, this doesn't exist, but there may be a way around it.

You could create a Dynamic Choice (or Choice Lookup in the Desktop Flow Designer) that could look up and present a dropdown of all present Contacts. They could pull up the picklist to verify whether the contact exists, but of course you'd have to make it optional so they can progress if the Contact does not exist in the picklist.


Big caveat though: Choice Lookups, at least in the Desktop Flow Designer, are limited to displaying the first 200 results. Not sure what the limit is in the Cloud Flow Designer, but it stands to reason that there probably is a limit.


How would you get the results to display in a list? 

I created a welcome screen that asked for search term, then a record lookup and a decision of whether or not the contact was found. However I get an unhandled fault right after I type in my search term and hit next.