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Add Custom Validation in Lightning Flows

Hi, #AwesomeAdmins! In past I got stuck with one requirement for flows. That was about adding validation for Postal Code in Address Component (Standard). But there is no way to add validation rule to that.

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Use Case: To add custom validation to postal code, to validate the length of zip code is 5.


So let's see how I tackled this situation. I added a display text to the screen, just below to Address Component.

Then I created a Boolean variable (showZipCodeError) to control the visibility of this new Display component and a formula type variable to check the validation of postal code. This is how it looks like:

Now, it's time to check the output of our formula field (zipCodeValidationFormula) through a decision element. If it's true then we will assign result of formula variable to boolean variable (showZipCodeError).

Formula Validation Field

That, is how I tackled the situation. I would love to know, how you would have tackled this.

Thanks for your time.

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