Formula field in rule engine to add current date

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Can we add a formula field in rule engine to capture the rule date.
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Jahnavi, Champion

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Posted 10 months ago

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Scott Drost, Senior Solutions Architect

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Hello Jahnavi - 

This request has come up multiple times from Gainsight Admins, and it's also being discussed on an internal thread at the moment.

Wanted to let you know it's on the 'under consideration' list by product, and the Professional Services group here at Gainsight is voting it up too, so hopefully we'll hear back soon on plans to add the functionality!
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Srinivas Muthyam, Employee

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Hi Jahnavi and Scott,

We will definitely keep this as an item to be added sooner. We will discuss internally and see the possibilities of adding it. 
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Jeremy Curry

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Hi Srinivas,

Is there any update on this?

Thanks!
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Pele

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Until this is possible in rules, you could add a formula field to the customer info object in Salesforce that reads TODAY(). This has helped me out quite a bit in calculating DateDiffs in different rules. 
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Srinivas Muthyam, Employee

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Hi Jeremy,

We considered this item into development, The functionality will be available in one of the coming release. 
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Tom Gerth, Employee

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+1 to this, it would be extremely valuable to have this as part of the product!
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Dan Ahrens, Official Rep

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Hi Jahnavi,

Can you explain a little bit more about the use case and how you would use the current date in the rule?
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Prabhat

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Hi All,

This feature is coming October release. you should be able to achieve following
  • Rule Date will be a new formula - help you get Rule Date as a show field.
  • Date Diff will support difference from a show field to Rule Date