Custom fields synch across lead/deal, person, and org?

lee west
lee west Posts: 8
edited July 25 in Sales CRM #1

I have a custom field for lead/deals and I want to use the same custom field (with associated multi option list) for people and organizations.  And I want to be able to use the same multi option list 3 seperate times to populate 3 columns.  To clarify the field is crop of interest.  Some customers will have several crops of interest and I will want to use these fields to tailor communications to the leads/deals and individuals associated.

https://www.loom.com/share/d0323f6cf5634713807ca6148e9d0db1

thanks for any help

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  • Amit Sarda - Pipedrive Consultant - AmitSarda.xyz
    edited April 4 #2

    Hi @lee west, If I understood your challenge correctly, you have to create a new custom field under person with all the possible options.

    If you have any further questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.

    Best,

    Amit Sarda (https://community.pipedrive.com/user/amitsarda)

  • Hi Lee - Typically I do not recommend storing the same information at different "levels" (Person / Deal Org) within Pipedrive, but there are certain instances where it makes sense. The main reason not to do this is that it opens you up to a high risk for data inconsistencies (person "crop of interest" is one thing and lead/deal another... And then users will be guessing which one is correct). If you do need this information stored at two different levels, I typically recommend auto-updating one set of data when the other is edited (e.g. if the person "crop of interest is updated", update the "lead/deal" crop of interest). 

    For the actual creation of the fields, you will simply need to create the same field options for leads/deals. I do this by logging in side-by-side in a regular window and incognito window and then you can copy and paste the info over. Here's a 1 min demo: 

    https://www.loom.com/share/883a24da6f6a48f18f17e58bbf21edc7