PP Pointers: How to check if a user is creating a new record or updating an existing record in model driven apps without using JavaScript?

January 11, 2021

Sometimes you need to check if a user is creating a new record or updating an existing record.

An easy way to do this is to add the createdon field (hidden) to the form.

Then using a Business Rule, you can check if this field is populated (for existing record) and not populated (for a new record).