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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook - Second Edition

By : Paul Goodey
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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook - Second Edition

By: Paul Goodey

Overview of this book

Salesforce CRM is a market-leading customer relationship management (CRM) application that is accessed over the internet. This application greatly enhances a company's sales performance, improves customer satisfaction, and provides a robust customer relationship management system for an organization. Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook, Second Edition enables you to instantly extend and unleash the power of Salesforce CRM and its Lightning Experience framework. It provides clear, comprehensive instructions along with detailed screenshots and code. Whether you are looking for solutions to enhance the core features, such as data management, process automation, data validation, and home page administration, or are looking for ideas on advanced customization techniques, this book will provide you with immediate, practical, and exciting real-world recipes. This book guides you through interesting topics spanning a variety of functional areas. Recipes are provided that allow you to configure, build and extend the capability of Salesforce CRM using the Lightning Experience framework.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Title Page
About the Author
About the Reviewer
Customer Feedback

Generating a filtered opportunity report link on an account record detail page

In this recipe, we will create a custom field that is displayed on an account record page that presents a report link hyperlink to a filtered opportunity report.

Upon clicking the report link, a filtered opportunity report is displayed in a new tab that shows the opportunities for the specific account record.

Getting ready

Carry out the following steps to create an opportunity report with a filter by account ID:

  1. Click on the Reports tab.
  2. Click on New Report, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. In the resulting Create New Report page, select the Opportunities report type.
  2. Click on Create, as shown in the following screenshot:

  1. Click on Add | Field Filter for theFilters setting, as shown in the following screenshot:
  1. Choose the Account ID | equals field.
  2. Copy and paste a 15-character Account ID of an arbitrary account.


To identify an Account ID, navigate to an arbitrary account record page and copy the first 15 characters...