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I know that you get today's date like this: Date.today(). What would be the best solution to get yesterday's date?

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Just use addDays with a negative value:

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You can use the addDays() functions as already mentioned, but SOQL has a Date Literal Already set up for this, and might be a bit more simple. You just simply have to query for a date of YESTERDAY

An example

list<Account> accounts = [Select Id From Account Where CreatedDate = YESTERDAY];

Here is the documentation for Date Literals. Although the addDays() works, this seems a bit more clean in some use cases.


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