How to get last modified field value or previous field value without using Trigger


Today in this post i will explain you how you can get last modified value or previous value without using trigger

  1. Creating aText Field: Create aTEXT (255) field on the Object and name it say: Old Value

    2. Setting up the Workflow Rule + Field Update


  1. Go toSetup | Create | Workflows & Approvals | Workflow Rules
  2. New Rule
  3. Select theObject
  4. ClickNext
  5. Evaluation Criteria:created and every time it’s edited
  6. Rule Criteria:formula evaluates tor true
  7. Fomula:





8. Click Save & Next

9. From underImmediate Workflow Actions, click Add Workflow Action to select Field Update

10. Select the Field to Update: Old Value


11. Select Use a Formula to Set the New Value

12. Formula:



  1. Click Save
  2. Click Done
  3. Click Activate

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Nawal Bedmutha

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