EvalField

Returns the value of a given field. This function is useful for getting the value from other business objects as long as you have the RecID.

Syntax

EvalField(tableRef, recId, fieldName)

Enabled For

For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".

Business Object Category Yes/No
Business Rules: Before-Save Rules Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load) Yes
Business Rules: Editing Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Initialization Rules Yes
Business Rules: Read Only Rules No
Business Rules: Required Rules Yes1
Business Rules: Validation Rules Yes
Client Expressions No
Object Permissions No
Services Yes
LDAP Yes
Mobile Yes
Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions) Yes
UI Quick Actions No
Reports Yes
Search/Dashboard without field references Yes
Search/Dashboard with field references No
1. Except when this field appears on a form or is triggered by such a field.

Parameters

Parameter Description

tableRef

The business object being referenced.

recId

The RecID of the business object.

fieldName

The name of the field to evaluate.

Return Value

Text value.

Example

$(EvalField("Incident#", recId, "TeamManagerEmail"))

This returns the email address of the team manager for the specified incident.