In flow, "scale" in Screen.Number, Screen.Currency field doesn't work for input numbers, it works when display returned numbers.
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In flow, "scale" in Screen.Number, Screen.Currency field doesn't work for input numbers, it works when display returned numbers.


Last updated 2016-07-28 ·Reference W-2451780 ·Reported By 8 users

Fixed - Winter '16

In flow, "scale" in Screen.Number, Screen.Currency field doesn't work for input numbers, it works for display returned numbers.

1. Create a custom field (on Account, for purposes of this example) of type Number or Currency (16,2). We'll call this field "numberTest__c"

2. Create a flow, with:

a) Screen (start element) to get user input. Add 2 fields like accountName (test) and accountNum (Number or Currency)

b) Create an sObject variable for Account called "myAccount"

c) Use assignment element to assign both input fields to SObject var "myAccount" (myAccount.Name = accountName and myAccount.numberTest__c = accountNum

d) Use fastCreate to create an Account from "myAccount"

e) Add both success screen and fault screen to check result.

3. Run flow,


If number/currency field input is integer datatype (i.e. 123 or 123.00) the flow faults at the fast create element with:

UPSERT --- UPSERT FAILED --- ERRORS : (INVALID_TYPE_ON_FIELD_IN_RECORD) number: value not of required type: 123 --- for SFDC record with ID : null,

Fast create is successful when the number/currency field input contains any significant decimal value (i.e. 123.01)

Option 1: Use Record Create instead of Fast Create.
Option 2: Create a Formula in the Flow that mirrors the number/currency input field, and assign that Formula to the sObject variable.

Continuing the above example, you can create a Formula in the Flow called "formulaAccountNum" (type Number or Currency as appropriate to the accountNum input field) which just uses syntax {!accountNum}. Then assign myAccount.numberTest__c = formulaAccountNum

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