How to create validation rules in Salesforce for multiple objects?

Create Multiple Validation Rules for multiple objects

For any Salesforce Admin or developer, if there is a requirement to Create Validation Rules in Salesforce for multiple (Standard or Custom) objects.

Solution: These type of work requests would take more effort and time, so one of the best option to overcome this situation is by using the this AppExchange tool called Salesforce Bulk Object Field Creator (BOFC).

Benefits of BOFC to Create Validation Rules in Salesforce:

  1. Works for both Standard and Custom Object rules.
  2. Perform any action on (Single or Multiple) validation rules.
  3. Perform any action on rules of (Single or multiple) objects at same time.
  4. Easy to use with few clicks.
  5. Saves ample amount of time of doing manual work.

To avail this feature, kindly make sure you have installed the latest version of the application. You can upgrade your package using either of two ways:

  1. In Salesforce, go to “BOFC Home > Settings > App Version > Click to Upgrade” — or —
  2. Refer the below button to quickly upgrade your package to the latest version and explore its complete benefits:

Few Simple Steps to Create Validation Rules in Salesforce

1. Open the BOFC Home > Click Bulk Create ,Update, Delete & Export Validation Rules.

Export Validation Rules

2. It will open below screen for validation rules.

Create Validation Rules

3. Select the “Type of Operation as Create” from the drop down and screen looks like below image

Type of Operation as Create validation rules

Above image has many features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Select the type of operation as Create from the drop down.
  2. User can download the “Sample Rule Template” and user can update it with new validation rules on the basis of requirements.
  3. Choose the XLS file to create validation rules.

4. After Selecting the XLS file from the system , it will fetch all the validation rules for selected object:-

fetch all the validation rules

Above image has many features (each number has its description as below):

  1. Select the checkbox in front of each row.
  2. Click on “Create New Rules” to create validation rules.

5. Once “Create New Rules” button is clicked, Final Status in Green as Rule created successfully and Screen look like below image:-

Create New Validation Rules


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Bulk Object Field Creator (BOFC) is a must-have tool, designed specifically for Administrators, that simplifies many of the tedious tasks of managing a complex Salesforce environment.

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