Step by Step Salesforce Tutorial – Creating fields – 2 of 6

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Step by Step Salesforce Tutorial – Creating fields – 2 of n series tutorial

In this article we will see, how to create the custom fields in salesforce.com

To proceed further, create one more object named course.

Create Custom object though Salesforce
Create "Course" Custom object though Salesforce

Create below two fields in object course.

Course object fields in salesforce
Course object fields

fields course Name saves the name of course and fees saves the course fees.

As you can see that Fees datatype is currency , this datatype is provided by salesforce. When you click on create new fields on next screen you will get the list of available datatypes / fields in salesforce.

Now, in Student object, create below fields :

Student object fields in salesforce
Student object fields

In above list, you might be thinking about the fields Balance, this is formula type of fields provided by salesforce which is automatically created.

So lets see, how i have created this field.

When you will select the formula in fields type, insert formula page will appear, as shown in below image:

Formula fields in Salesforce.com
Formula fields in Salesforce.com

As you can see, Balance fields will be the (Total fees – deposit fees).

So, we have completed the second part of tutorial, which is nothing but the creating fields.

in next part, i will teach how to create the Tab to operate on this.

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