I have a page that creates a CSV of account and related data, i am trying to add a block that shows the users related to that account via a contact.

I have followed a few tutorials on how to make a custom list controller class however every iteration i have tried gives me a unknown constructor error.

Where is the issue?


<apex:page standardController="Account" contentType="application/vnd.ms-excel#SalesForceExport.xls" cache="true"  extensions="AccountRegisteredPortalUsers">

    <apex:pageBlock title="Agency Planning" rendered="{!$user.id = account.CSM_owner__r.id}">
        <apex:pageBlockTable value="{!account.Cases}" var="item"> 
            <apex:column value="{!item.Subject}"/> 
            <apex:column value="{!item.Status}"/>

    <apex:pageBlock title="Entitlements" rendered="{!$user.id = account.CSM_owner__r.id}">
        <apex:pageBlockTable value="{!account.Entitlements}" var="Ent"> 
            <apex:column value="{!Ent.PlanType__C}"/> 

    <apex:pageBlock title="RegisteredUsers" rendered="{!$user.id = account.CSM_owner__r.id}">
        <apex:pageBlockTable value="{!Usercont}" var="Ent"> 
            <apex:column value="{!Usercont.userid}"/> 



public class AccountRegisteredPortalUsers {

    public ApexPages.StandardSetController Usercont {
        if(Usercont == null) {
            Usercont = new ApexPages.StandardSetController(Database.getQueryLocator(
            FROM user Where contact.accountid = :ApexPages.currentPage().getParameters().get('id')]));
    return Usercont;
    public AccountRegisteredPortalUsers(ApexPages.StandardSetController controller) {

//Initalize orderSetCont and return a list of records
    public List<User> getuserDets() {
        return (List<User>) Usercont.getRecords();

You need a recordSetVar="accounts" attribute on your <apex:page> tag. Otherwise, the Visualforce system believes you to be using an ApexPages.StandardController rather than an ApexPages.StandardSetController.

As a result, you get a constructor-related error because Visualforce is looking for

public AccountRegisteredPortalUsers(ApexPages.StandardController controller)

and you have

public AccountRegisteredPortalUsers(ApexPages.StandardSetController controller)
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  • Worked perfectly, however now the standard records for <apex:pageBlockTable value="{!account.Entitlements}" var="Ent"> and cases dont show any values, i did think perhaps it was because it didn't recognise the 'rendered' account check but removing that doesn't help. Is there something i should look at to allow the standard and Ext records to display side by side? Thanks – user37980 Aug 13 '18 at 22:02
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    You don't appear to have an account property accessible anywhere. Is this code complete? – David Reed Aug 13 '18 at 22:10
  • It is, im sure there is something im missing. Originally i returned the two child lists using value="{!Account.Cases}". Has adding the extension and 'StandardSetController' Removed the relationship for these fields? If so what is the best way of getting access to those sObjects/Fields again? – user37980 Aug 14 '18 at 10:04
  • A standard set controller controls a collection of objects, in this case Accounts. It doesn't have a property for a single Account. You'd need to iterate over its contents using a component like <apex:repeat>. I don't have enough clarity on what you're trying to do to make a more concrete recommendation, but if you aren't working with a set of objects, a set controller is probably not what you want. – David Reed Aug 14 '18 at 13:34
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    That does not sound like a use case for a set controller - you probably just want the standard controller. – David Reed Aug 14 '18 at 14:05

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