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sumit pawarsumit pawar 

how to get value of one field to another field?

here a small requirement i having..

i having contacts.. and default description field in contact object...
now i created another description1 textarea field in contact object..

i want to copy automatically everytime contents of description field in description1 field.

what i do Please suggest?
PrasanntaPrasannta (Salesforce Developers) 

Write a trigger on object which has "Before Insert,Before update"  event

For example you want to copy one field's value to other field's value on Account object, refer the below trigger-

trigger CopyFieldsonAccount on Account (before insert, before update) {
    for(Account account : {
     //Field that you want to be copied by other field keep those on left side
      account.Field1 = account.Field2;   

Hope this helps.
Tejpal KumawatTejpal Kumawat
Hello Sumit,

You can do it simply using workflow rule: 
1. Create workflow : using Evaluation Criteria Evaluate the rule when a record is created, and every time it’s edited and Rule Criteria ISCHANGED( Description )

2. Create Field Update in Workflow Actions : using Field to Update Contact: description1 and Formula Value Description

If any queries, let to me. It works correctly.


Rahul Arora 43Rahul Arora 43
how to get value of one field to another field?

 A standard field " Phone_c" and  custom field "mobile_c" and i want that the record from custom field copied to standard field i.e "Phone_c" how i can achieve that by using workflows and what formula i exactly need to put after selecting field update option.   ​