|Applies to: Lightning and Classic|
One powerful yet often forgotten configuration areas within Salesforce is the Search Layouts options. This functionality isn’t talked about much and it may not be as sexy as other configuration options but it can make a big difference in usability and adoption. So lets talk about what they are and how they work.
Search Layouts are used throughout the system where there are lists of data. The most common list would be the list you see after doing a search or the list you see when you click on a tab. The fields that show on these lists and others can be adjusted to help identify the records you’re looking for.
All standard and custom objects have Search Layouts that can be customized.
You are now presented several options so lets explain each of them:
Also hidden in with the Search Layouts are a couple other helpful tricks: