Selecting the appropriate field type
There are many data types that can be chosen to ensure that the appropriate data is able to be stored using custom fields. Custom fields are unique to your business needs and can not only be added and amended but also deleted. Custom fields can be created on standard objects and custom objects.
When creating custom fields, you have the option to specify the field-level security and also, depending upon the type of field, some options to set the user interface and appearance of the field record. The first step when creating custom fields is to select the data type for the field, and the sections that describe the data types that are available are as follows:
- Auto Number: An Auto Number field is used to automatically generate a unique number...