Bridge can work with different field types in contact records in Salesforce.com,
but there are some considerations when using something other than a character
built-in fields in Salesforce.com are character fields, which work well
with the FootPrints CRM Bridge,
both in displaying the field value and searching the field.
and float fields—Custom
integer and float fields in Salesforce.com map correctly for both displaying
and searching. You
must be careful that the FootPrints
field type matches the field type in Salesforce.com.
fields should be created as character fields in FootPrints. When
this is done, both display and search of these fields work correctly.
fields in the Salesforce.com contact list should be mapped to the equivalent
drop-down field in FootPrints,
with the same drop-down choices.
When a field is created in FootPrints
for use by the CRM bridge, that field is available subsequently if the
Workspace is converted to using the FootPrints