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IsChanged Function

IsChanged (field as Object) as Boolean

Category: Logical
Description: Returns TRUE if the given field was updated in current session
Supported Context: BusinessRules
Parameters:  
field as Object Represents a specific object field
Returned value as Boolean Returns a boolean value, where "TRUE" indicates that the field value of the "field" parameter has changed
Example #1

To run a business rule each time an issue state is updated (from any value to any value), set the evalution criters to be:

IsChanged($State)

Example #2

To run a business rule that will automatically change the 'Issue State' from "Submitted" to "In Work" once it is assigned to a project, Use the "Update Field"action for the 'State' field and set the Evaluation Criteria to be:

isChanged($PlannedFor) && Not(ISNULL($PlannedFor)) && ($State = 'Submitted2')

Tips
  • To set standard field values based on formulas, create workflow rules
  • You can also use the GetPreviousValue() function to compare the currently entered value of any field with its previous value
Note to reference the Issue State picklist value "Submitted" use the string "Submitted2"
Related Functions

GetPreviousValue()

Additional Links

Business Rules

Workflow Rules