This is super important for many reasons:
- You can finally have workflows be triggered without having to actually change data.
Right now we have to either edit a column and reset it back to it’s original value or add a separate column such as [trigger] to accomplish this. Both approaches are very dirty and unneccessary.
- You can finally start to do magic such as converting a price float (2.10$) to integer cents (210), because you can use the virtual column for input and have an App formula on the real field that converts