Field Dependency in salesforce

  • The value selected in the controlling field affects the values available in the dependent field.
  • A dependent field works in conjunction with a controlling field to filter its values.
  • We can define custom picklist fields as controlling or dependent fields.
  • Standard picklist filed must be controlling fields. We cannot define standard picklist fields as dependent fields.
  • We can define default values for controlling field. But we cannot define default fields for dependent fields.
  • We cannot define multi-select picklist as controlling.
  • We can define checkbox as controlling field only.



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