In this scenario the HR department had a requirement to know the Age of a contact within the CRM system.
North52 Decision Suite Solution
The North52 Decision Suite solution works like this,
- A calculated field (custom html webresource) is added to the Contact form named 'Age'
- This calculated field executes a formula
- The formula calculates the Age
North52 Decision Suite Steps
- Create a new formula of type 'Calculated Field'
- Set the Source Entity to 'Contact'
- Set the Display Format to 'String'
- Copy & paste the formula below into the formula description field & click save
- Click 'N52 Commands' & then choose 'Publish Formula'
Add Calculated Field to Form
- Open the Contact form in design mode
- Add the HTML WebResource to the form named 'north52_html_calculated_field_shortcodes_2013'
- Set the remainder of the fields as shown below
- Note the 'Custom Parameter' will need to be the shortcode on your formula
- On the formatting tab ensure it is set to 1 row, & no border
if(ContainsData([contact.birthdate]), DateDiffDescription([contact.birthdate], UtcDate(), 'd'), 'NoOp')
Wizard - DateDiff
Please see below the wizard you can use to create the DateDiff () function call used in this formula.
Note: You will need to go to the Function tab for UtcDate()
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