Sometimes you need to send particular values to Salesforce, display dynamic answers or use results form the OCR. Here is a list of what we call Magic words : expressions that will allow you to push the limits of the studio.
This list can evolve at any given time, remember to check it on a regular basis.

Most common use cases

  • #USERID# : returns user's Salesforce ID, to use with OwnerID for example
  • #QUESTION99# : returns question 99's answer, 99 is to be replaced with the wanted question ID
  • #LINK_RECORD_ID#  : use this in Salesforce to create actions to link the new record to the main record of the workflow.   
  • #TRUE# : returns true (for boolean)
  • #FALSE# : returns false (for boolean)
  • #TASK_STATUS_CLOSED# : use it to set a task's status to "closed" 

Date

  • #NOW# : current date and time
  • #TODAY# : current date
  • #TOMORROW# : current day + 1 day date
  • #NEXT_WEEK# : current day + 7 days date
  • #NEXT_MONTH# : current day + 1 month date
  • #NEXT_QUARTER# : current day + 3 months date
  • #NEXT_YEAR# : current day + 1 year date

Salesforce links

  • #CONTACT_ID# : if a contact was linked or created, return its id
  • #LEAD_ID# : if a lead was linked or created, return its id
  • #ACCOUNT_ID# : if an account was linked or created, return its id
  • #DETAIL_RECORD_ID# : when you initiate a workflow from the record detail view, and you want to link the workflow to the record where the workflow is initiated from

Scanning OCR results 

These magic words are based on what is obtained from a scanned image, usually business cards.
WARNING : these values can be empty.

All scanned text

  • #IMAGE_TEXT# : all text found on the card

Company

  • #SCANNED_COMPANY# : company name
  • #SCANNED_WEBSITE# : website adress

Contact

  • #SCANNED_FIRSTNAME# : first name of a potential person
  • #SCANNED_LASTNAME# : last name of a potential person
  • #SCANNED_FULLNAME# : first and last name of a a potential person
  • #SCANNED_EMAIL# : main email
  • #SCANNED_PHONE# : phone number 
  • #SCANNED_MOBILEPHONE# : mobile phone number
  • #SCANNED_TITLE# : title

Address

  • #SCANNED_STREET# : street & number
  • #SCANNED_POSTALCODE# : postcode
  • #SCANNED_CITY# : city
  • #SCANNED_STATE# : state (US) 
  • #SCANNED_COUNTRY# : country
  • #SCANNED_COUNTRYCODE# : country code
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