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I'm trying to update Billing address with Custom button JavaScript.

But I can't update Billing address parts, as it seems there are taken from primary contact.

Here is example, what I want to do:

{!requireScript("/soap/ajax/26.0/connection.js")} 

var account = new sforce.SObject("Account"); 

account.id = "{!Account.Id}"; 
account.BillingStreet = "test" //here is my problem

sforce.connection.update([account]); 
window.location.reload();
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  • By the way, are you getting an error message at the problem line? It's not totally clear where things are breaking down from your question. Nov 3, 2013 at 23:34
  • Now its working. I did get undefined on it. Looks like I was pretty tired when doing this. Thanks anyway. Nov 5, 2013 at 19:05

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According to the docs, Account.BillingStreet is updateable, so you might check the field level security for the running user to see if they're allowed to update that field.

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Secondarily, a Visualforce Page and an Apex Controller, while more verbose then some javascript may be a better way to go, if only for the fact that APEX gets better support on this forum (I know, not much of a reason) and attention from Salesforce than the AJAX toolkit, which is a relic from the now deprecated S-Control family. (Yes, not much of a reason, I know)

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    Have to agree, though it may not seem like a good reason, it's enough reason for me to go with Apex for most situations Nov 3, 2013 at 23:49
  • Lol, now if only we could use the vf page action attribute without having to worry about security holes (i.e. be able to flag whether a custom button should post to a visualforce page, or do the standard get request) Nov 3, 2013 at 23:54
  • We can hope right??? Lol Nov 4, 2013 at 0:37

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