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Salesforce CRM Admin Cookbook by Paul Goodey

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Presenting an Account credit score graphically using a Google image chart

This recipe presents the steps for rendering a credit score graphically using a Google Chart contained within a custom Salesforce CRM formula field. Here we are using a dial-type chart from Google called a Google-o-meter chart. The Google-o-meter is a gauge that points toward a single value on a range. More details can be found at https://developers.google.com/chart/image/docs/gallery/googleometer_chart#introduction.

First, we create a custom account credit score which will feed the values rendered in the graphical range.

Getting ready

To create a custom Credit Score field on the account, follow these steps:

  1. Navigate to the Account Fields setup page by going to Your Name | ...

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