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Why does a default value for a Salesforce checkbox field not filter appropriately in a directory?



Directories that include a Salesforce checkbox custom field in the search view with a default value may not appropriately filter results.

Here’s some potential causes and solutions for solving this problem.


Possible causes and solutions

1. The default value for the checkbox field is incorrect

When setting the default value for a checkbox field on the Directories app, the value must be only "true" or "false", with the lowercase format required.


  1. In the directory's search view, if the Salesforce checkbox (boolean) custom field has a default value, confirm that it is only "true" or "false" (lowercase).


  1. Modify the directory's search view's Salesforce checkbox (boolean) custom field's default value to be either "true" or "false" (lowercase).


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