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Include pick list values in search

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Currently picklists are not included in searcy. In order to include picklist values in the either general or specific text search you need to create a workflow rule or trigger and create a copy of the pick list value in an additional text field so that it is "searchable". It would be very useful if picklist fields could be defined (via a checkbox on setup) as text searchable, and have salesforce automatically include the value in search. For instance if you use a picklist for state codes, users still expect to be able to search for "100 Main" and MA and get results.

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  • Pragya Anand - 1 month ago

    Hey trailiblazer commnuity, Thank you so much for all your input on this idea. Its now marked as "up for priotization". We will begin working on this in the coming releases, but in order to really meet your needs, please help us by filling out this form https://forms.gle/6vA4B73M8FGM8hYU6. Your responses will be very helpful. As mentioned earlier, this is something that would require multiple releases to accomplish but we have begun the journey. 
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