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Conditionally make a field required

Knowledge Article Number 000002725

It's possible to conditionally make a field required by using a validation rule. The following Validation Formula can be used as a reference.

AND(Account_Market = "Corporate", Test = "")

This will give an error message if "Test" has no value when Account Market is "Corporate". 

Create validation rule


1. Click Setup.
2. Under "Build," click Customize | click the object you need to modify | click Validation Rules
3. Click New.
4. Enter the Validation Rule name.
5. Set the Validation Formula as per the suggestion above, feel free to adapt to your needs.
6. Set the error message that the user will receive. 
7. Click Save.

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