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  • Writer's pictureJordan Nelson

Salesforce Flow Assignments

Updated: Dec 25, 2021

What Does This Post Cover?

- How to use the Assignment Element in Salesforce Flows


Use Case?

- Have you ever needed to assign a new value to an existing variable? YES?! Great - this use case was made just for you.


In this example:

We will be taking the assignment element and setting a new value (assigning) to an existing variable. Our made up business use case is the following: The account management team needs to be able to update the account with the client's favorite movie when needed. Create a solution that will allow the AM team to do this.


Since we have a video on this showing you step by step, this blog post will be primarily used to view the values we used in the video as a reference to rebuild.




#1 Account Button




#2 Assignment Flow


a. Get Records: "Find Account Info"


b. Screen: Screen1


c. Assignment: Assign New Values?


d.Update Records: Update Account




#3 Video Walkthrough


Check out the FULL video walkthrough to get more context here in the youtube video below 🎬🍿



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