How can i get an owner name using a formula? - Ideas - Salesforce Trailblazer Community
Trailblazer Community

All Ideas

Idea Details

Post an Idea
80  Points
Idea has been posted. Give it an upvote or downvote.

How can i get an owner name using a formula?

Not Categorized

Q: How can i get an owner name using a formula?
Q: Lookup user table fields using user_id?

A: You cant and this is a huge limitation if you ask me. If you want to group records on the EMEA region for example a good solution would be to put a region field on the user object and set it to EMEA. Then we could do a formula field on the account object that pulls the "user region" data and it will dynamically be correct on all records... weee...

I have a workaround on how to accomplish that until this has been fixed by SF:

· Flag

  • Upvotes
  • Downvotes



from AppExchange

Help us to keep IdeaExchange clean by pointing out overlapping ideas. We'll investigate your suggestion and merge the ideas if it makes sense.



Thanks for your merge suggestion. We will review it shortly and merge the ideas if applicable.

Salesforce takes abuse situations very seriously. Examples of abuse include but are not limited to posting of offensive language or fraudulent statements. To help us process your request as quickly as possible, please fill out the form below describing the situation. For privacy and security reasons, the final outcome of an abuse case may not be revealed to the person who reported it.


Thank you for your feedback. We take abuse seriously and will investigate this issue and take appropriate action.