January 29, 2019

12 Salesforce Winter ’19 Release Notes

Finally, the Salesforce winter release notes for ’19 is here with some new updates and features. Following are the top 10 features of the ’19 release notes for those who are active on the Salesforce platform. Let’s have a look.

1. New list view search

With the new search bar, search the field data in your list views, and you can sort out the records you require.

Salesforce New Search Bar

2. Ability to share list views

Now, you can share your list view to particular groups through roles, public groups, and territories. Previously, list views happen to be either private or public. This might be hectic when only a selected group of people wanted to access a list view.

Salesforce Share List Views

3. Customize Your Display

Now you can update the density of UI. The ‘Compact’ option shows UI with labels and data on the same line that has 30% extra fields on the page. The ‘Comfy’ option has the UI with a label above the integrated data.  above the integrated data.

Salesforce Customize UI

4. Change Owner

Change owner is a good feature that allows you to reassign up to 200 selected leads, cases, or custom objects in a list view.

Salesforce Change Owner Feature

5. Quick text in Emails

This new button in the email action toolbar allows users to put predefined messages in a single click.

Email Action Toolbar

6. Field History Tracking

Salesforce will not retain the field history after 18 months. If the user needs to retain field history beyond 18 months, you have to purchase the Field Audit Trail add-on.

7. New Email Tracking

With this new email tracking, you can get a complete view of your email activity and customer engagement. This will help your sales reps to view how their emails are influencing customers. Also, you can perform tracking on email in the activity component which also shows first and last opened emails as well.

8. Series of Events

As a Salesforce user, you can now create an event series that will be good for monthly account reviews or weekly scrums on projects. You can define the frequency of your events (which days of the week event will occur), or you can create an event planner quickly.

9. Visualforce Email Templates in Lightning

You can use this in the lightning experience. You can quickly insert text, field data, and email attachments to the case email publisher. This change applies to Lightning Experience in Professional, Essentials, Enterprise, Performance, Unlimited, and Developer editions.

10. Drill Down When Running Reports

With this, you can opt for your summarized lines and drill down into them. You now no longer have to handle loads of reports with specific filters, so that you don’t have to see everything in one go. Instead, you can have a single report and easily drill down to specific data you need to review.

11. Lightning: Map

Based on Google maps, the lightning map component securely displays a map of one or more locations. You can now pass markers to the component to define the map locations. A marker can be coordinate pair of longitude and latitude, or address elements – City, Country, Postal code, State, Street. Following is the screenshot showing the map component with a single address.

12. Draft Option in Chatter Post

With this Salesforce winter 19 release, you can now draft posts with the latest options allowing you to automatically save your unpublished posts.

If you use Salesforce and want to understand the complete release process comprehensively, take the winter ’19 release Trailhead Module to take an in-depth understanding of new features, or you can connect with our Salesforce Consultant and we would be happy to assist you.

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