Enable Field History Tracking
- From Setup, click Object Manager and select Account.
- Select Fields & Relationships, and click Set History Tracking.
- Select Enable Account History, then select these two fields to track: Has Support Plan Support Plan Expiration Date
- Click Save.
- From Setup, enter Object Manager in the Quick Find box, then select Object Manager.
- Click the custom object, and click Edit.
- Under Optional Features, select the Track Field History checkbox. …
- Save your changes.
- Click Set History Tracking in the Custom Fields & Relationships section. …
- Choose the fields you want tracked.
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What is field history tracking in Salesforce?
Field History tracking is a method where we can track the changes that happens to a field. Thi field history tracking can be done for custom objects and standard objects. How can we track certain field in Salesforce?
How do I enable field history tracking for accounts?
You can enable field history tracking for standard objects in the object’s management settings. Standard Objects are not available in Database.com Field history tracking for accounts applies to both business and person accounts, so the 20-field maximum includes both types of accounts.
What is the character limit for field history tracking in Salesforce?
These values are stored only for fields less than 255 characters. Conclusion. In this Salesforce Tutorial we have learned how to enable field history tracking in salesforce. In our upcoming Salesforce tutorial we will learn about setup Audit Trail in Salesforce.
How long does Salesforce keep my field history?
If your org was created before June 1, 2011, Salesforce continues to retain all field history. If your org was created on or after June 1, 2011 and you decide not to purchase the add-on, Salesforce retains your field history for the standard 18–24 months. Note Considerations
How long does Salesforce keep field history?
If your org was created on or after June 1, 2011 and you decide not to purchase the add-on, Salesforce retains your field history for the standard 18–24 months.
Can you create a record type on a standard object?
You can’t create a record type on a standard or custom object and enable field history tracking on the record type in the same Metadata API deployment. Instead, create the record type in one deployment and enable history tracking on it in a separate deployment.
Can you turn off field history tracking?
You can enable field history tracking for standard objects in the object’s management settings. You can enable field history tracking for custom objects in the object’s management settings. You can turn off field history tracking from the object’s management settings.
Can Salesforce update the same tracker in the same second?
In other words, if two users update the same tracked field on the same record in the same second, both updates have the same timestamp. Salesforce can’t guarantee the commit order of these changes to the database. As a result, the display values can look out of order.
VP of Support Noah Larkin would like to know which accounts are being marked as having support plans each week, so he can track which accounts don’t have a support plan expiration date.
Enable Field History Tracking
Enable field history tracking on accounts, and set it to track the Has Support Plan and Support Plan Expiration Date fields.
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Field History Tracking Salesforce Method
Field History Tracking Salesforce Method is a Process that allows users to track the changes made to a field. It can be done for Salesforce standard objects and custom objects.
Once the Field History Tracking Salesforce Method is enabled, Salesforce starts tracking that field. Any changes made before will not be tracked.
Steps to Enable Field History Tracking Salesforce Method
Field History Tracking Salesforce Method can be enabled for Standard objects and Custom objects. Let’s have a look at how to enable Field History Tracking in a Salesforce Object.
In this blog post, we have learned what is Field History Tracking in Salesforce and listed out the step-by-step procedure on how to enable Field History tracking.