How to Export Validation Rules in Salesforce for multiple objects?


For any Salesforce Admin or developer, if there is a requirement to Export multiple validation rules for multiple objects (for any Standard or Custom Object)

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 using BOFC to Export 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:

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Few Simple Steps to Export Validation Rules in Salesforce:-

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

Export Validation Rules in salesforce

2. It will open below screen for validation rules.

Bulk Validation Rule

3. Select the “Type of Operation as Export” from the dropdown and screen looks like below image:-

Type of Operation as Export


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

  • Select the type of operation as Export from the dropdown.
  • User can Select single or multiple objects from the dropdown
  • Click on Download Validation Rules Button to export validation rules.

4. Once Download Validation Rules Button is clicked, it will downloaded all the rules for selected object in xls file and once sheet Is opened it looks as per image below:

Download Validation Rules


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