All About Formula Fields
The last chapter examined Salesforce.com formula functions in detail. You familiarized yourself with the anatomy of a function, an approach to declaratively create a function, and the application of simple functions to useful business scenarios. Think of that chapter as Salesforce.com formulas 101: functions. Congratulations! Now that you’ve passed your intro course, you’re moving on to Salesforce.com Formulas 201: fields.
The majority of fields in Salesforce.com are static, meaning that the values present within those fields do not change unless there is a specific update by a user or the system (via an automated ...