Salesforce: Pre populate form data in create screen

In Salesforce, the standard Account creation will go through the following link:

https://eu1.salesforce.com/001/e

If you understand HTML, you can prepopulate some values into the existing form. This approach is extremely useful if you would like to create a custom button that links to a prepopulated form. This is how you can achieve it:

1) View HTML source behind the scene

 

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For example: acc2 represents the Account Name and acc10represents Phone.  You can prepopulate the field by using the following URL:

https://eu1.salesforce.com/001/e?acc2=WDCi&acc10=12345678

 

 

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Note: You may have different URL such https://ap1.salesforce.com. This concept will work also for other objects.

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