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Creating a custom audit field

Knowledge Article Number 000005444
Description You can mimic a standard Salesforce audit field by using a combination of Workflows, custom fields, and Field-Level Security. 
Resolution

To create a custom audit field, you can use Field-Level Security to make a custom audit field 'read-only." You can then use a Workflow to automatically populate that field with the desired audit information. For example, when a record was created. 


Good to know: The Create Audit Fields feature only applies to standard audit fields. 





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