Mandatory properties on Deals get skipped when creating a deal

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Hi all,

 

We're making use of mandatory questions/properties when moving deals through the deal stages (see screenshot for the overview).

 

Screenshot 2019-02-11 at 15.37.15.png

Unfortunately, when creating a deal AND putting it to Won straight away, the mandatory questions won't pop-up.

 

We're missing a lot of data on deals that are created and set to Won straight away because of it.

 

Would be very nice to have the option to still ask for those questions/properties

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@TomS, a little clarity is needed.


What are you saying? That new deals immediately set to Closed Won are not requiring ...


-1- Deal source* and Closed Won Reason* ?? (error)

or
-2- ANY 'required' properties from PREVIOUS STAGES? (expected bahavior)

or
-3- ANY 'required' properties? (error)


In the case of item #2, this is expected behavior because the previous stages were never landed on in HubSpot. As such, mandatory deal stage properties need to be added to every subsequent deal stage.


Example:
If we want Deal Description mandatory at the Solution Presented (50%) stage AND closing time, we need to include it as a mandatory field in the Solution Presented stage and ALL SUBSEQUENT STAGES.


That way, any deal created that lands on the Solution Presented (50%) stage or any stage after it will require the data we need.

 

Good?

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@TomS, a little clarity is needed.


What are you saying? That new deals immediately set to Closed Won are not requiring ...


-1- Deal source* and Closed Won Reason* ?? (error)

or
-2- ANY 'required' properties from PREVIOUS STAGES? (expected bahavior)

or
-3- ANY 'required' properties? (error)


In the case of item #2, this is expected behavior because the previous stages were never landed on in HubSpot. As such, mandatory deal stage properties need to be added to every subsequent deal stage.


Example:
If we want Deal Description mandatory at the Solution Presented (50%) stage AND closing time, we need to include it as a mandatory field in the Solution Presented stage and ALL SUBSEQUENT STAGES.


That way, any deal created that lands on the Solution Presented (50%) stage or any stage after it will require the data we need.

 

Good?

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Hi Frank,

 

Thanks for the quick response!

 

The required fields (with a * marking) will be skipped for every stage in the funnel, except for the properties that show up when creating a deal. It will also skip the required properties that are on 'Won', so I would guess it's a combination of two and three.

 

All the best,

 

Tom.

 

 

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Community Thought Leader

Got it. As indicated earlier, item #2 is intended behavior.

- see image

hubspot-deals-stages-mandatory-properties.pngHubSpot Deal Pipeline With Required Properties

 

Item #3 is definitely a HubSpot support issue.

Community Thought Leader

Just wanted to make this thread complete, so ...

 

Managing required HubSpot properties at deal creation time is controlled by the following Deal settings.

- see imagehubspot-deals-settings-create-deal1.pngHubSpot Deal Creation Settings

 

 

 

Once on the next screen, Pro users are able to set specific properties to 'required' status.

- see imagehubspot-deals-settings-create-deal2.pngHubSpot Deal Properties (at creation time)

 

 

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This feature works fine for making properties mandatory when moving deal stage but apart from moving deal stage, we need to make properties conditionnaly mandatory. If you're interested by that, please help to make the idea popular by voting here: https://community.hubspot.com/t5/HubSpot-Ideas/Conditionally-display-and-or-make-mandatory-propertie...

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Community Thought Leader

>>"This feature works fine for making properties mandatory when moving deal stage but apart from moving deal stage, we need to make properties conditionnaly mandatory."


No, this solution works when MOVING, CREATING, AND CLOSING deals. Conditionally mandatory properties were not asked for or referenced in the original query here.


Good idea -- in the proper context.

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