Check out Oracle NetSuite upcoming events and conferences here
Now is the time to ask your NetSuite-savvy friends and colleagues to join the NetSuite Support Community! Refer now! Click here to watch and learn more!
Update your Profile with your Support type to get your Support Type badge.
Discover NetSuite's potential! Join our webinars, learn from experts, and optimize your operations. Whether you're experienced or new, secure your spot today and stay ahead in NetSuite!
Share with colleagues and friends who could benefit from our webinars too!

NSC | Set Field Value if a Date Field is set to today's date

edited Oct 27, 2022 10:32PM in SuiteCloud / Customization

Create a Workflow that will set a default value (message) on a field if the preferred date field is set to today's date. The message must show on real-time update and on Edit mode of the record.

1. Navigate to Customization > Workflow > Workflows 

2. Preferred Custom Workflow: Click Edit

3. Click State 1

4. Bottom right corner: Click New Action

5. Click Set Field Value

6. Basic Information:

○ Trigger On: Select After Field Edit

○ Triggering Client Fields: Select Name of Date Field

Example: Date

7. Condition: 

○ Use: Select Custom Formula

○ Formula: Enter nlapiStringToDate(nlapiGetFieldValue('custbody171')).valueOf()==nlapiStringToDate(nlapiDateToString(new Date())).valueOf()

Note: Change the custbody171 to the internal id of the field you prefer to get the value of the date


Howdy, Stranger!

Log In

To view full details, sign in.


Don't have an account? Click here to get started!


Community Whiz

Quarter 1 (Jan-Mar 2024)

This Week's Leaders

This Month's Leaders

All Time Leaders