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In this scenario, the business requirement from the customer was to connect a Competitor to a parent Account when one was added to a Contact on that Account.
For this example, we will assume that you have already created your N:N relationships between the Competitor, Contact and Account entities.
N52 Formula Manager Solution
The Formula Manager solution works like this,
- We create a formula of type N:N Associate on the Contact entity
- We use an if statement to only trigger the additional association if it matches the association name we want
- Then it associates the account to the competitor using the GetAssociationRelatedEntityReferenceId() function