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How to find out whether a record is cloned or not ?

Knowledge Article Number 000240701

How to check whether a record is Cloned from another record?


Below are the steps to find the Cloned records:

1. Create a Custom Field on the object you would like to view cloned records.

       a. Select Data type: Checkbox.

2. Create a Workflow Rule on the object on which you want to find whether the record is cloned or not.

       a. Evaluation Criteria: Evaluate the rule when a record is created, and every time it's edited.
       b. Rule Criteria: ISCLONE ()
 c. Click Field Update Action
d. Field to Update: Select the Custom Checkbox field.
       e. New Field Value:
                  Select Use a Formula to set the new value: TRUE
d. Click Save and Activate the rule.

So, this will help to identify whether a record is Cloned or not. It will work only on the records being created going forward

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