I have a query as below:

 SELECT  CaseId,CreatedById,CreatedDate,Field,Id,IsDeleted,NewValue,OldValue FROM CaseHistory

In my query NewValue,OldValue not getting in workbench.But same query working in developer console.May I know the reason why not getting in workbench.

  • Can you post a snapshot of what it is returning ? – karthikselva Mar 8 '16 at 6:50
  • @ karthikselva thanks for your response.I am not able to add screenshot here. – Jansi Mar 8 '16 at 7:12
  • I know that oldvalue and newvalue are special. For example, in reports you can query these fields, but you can't filter on them. Maybe your issue is related. – Sander de Jong Mar 8 '16 at 7:39
  • What is the type of the field for which you want to see the changes? – rael_kid Mar 8 '16 at 8:02
  • Can you confirm that you are using the same login in both cases? – Keith C Mar 8 '16 at 8:37

I tried your query in workbench and I was surprised not to see any result for Newvalue and Oldvalue.

Then i shuffled the positions of NewValue and OldValue in the query and saw that it works.

Query: SELECT NewValue,OldValue, CaseId,CreatedById,CreatedDate,Field,Id,IsDeleted FROM CaseHistory


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I believe it might be a bug.

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  • That is an interesting find, I like these kinds of errors. – rael_kid Mar 8 '16 at 13:04
  • When I try SELECT OldValue,NewValue,Id,Field FROM CaseHistory WHERE Field = 'Status' ORDER BY CreatedDate ASC NULLS FIRST, I get as columns: Id Unknown_Field__1 Unknown_Field__2 Field, and I still don't know which is the oldvalue and which the newvalue. And column aliasing is not allowed for simple columns, – Sander de Jong Mar 9 '16 at 8:40
  • Also, the number of returned columns depends on whether I use a WHERE clause or not, in my case at least. – Sander de Jong Mar 9 '16 at 8:42
  • @Sander de Jong.. I think there is some bug in Workbench. i am getting proper results in Developer Console for your Query. – Jansi Mar 9 '16 at 9:03

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