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In a test class, I'm passing a value of a restricted picklist. Below is the value, and the screenshot of the restricted picklist LOVs:-

SVMXC__Quote_Line__c testQuoteLine = new SVMXC__Quote_Line__c();
testQuoteLine.ESMX_Maintenance_Window__c='SWE Reg – Regular Labour, Semi-Weekend (e.g. Saturday)';

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Even though, as it can be seen, we are passing the correct value, we are getting the below error while running the test class:-

System.DmlException: Update failed. First exception on row 0 with id a34g0000000v3ceAAA; first error: INVALID_OR_NULL_FOR_RESTRICTED_PICKLIST, Maintenance Window: bad value for restricted picklist field: SWE Reg – Regular Labour, Semi-Weekend (e.g. Saturday): [ESMX_Maintenance_Window__c]

N.B.: No record type or Field dependency issue faced here.

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probably the value you want to enter isnt exposed to the record type.

  1. go to the object`s record type
  2. select the relevant one
  3. select the relevant "picklists Available for Editing" for edit
  4. add the values
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Since, picklist values have been stored as API Name (in the database), so you need to assign the API Name of the picklist item.

SVMXC__Quote_Line__c testQuoteLine = new SVMXC__Quote_Line__c();
testQuoteLine.ESMX_Maintenance_Window__c='SWE Reg';

In the UI, it will be displayed as value [SWE Reg – Regular Labour, Semi-Weekend (e.g. Saturday)]

  • Hi Santanu, Thank you for the response. However, even providing the API name, I'm encountering the same issue. – Abhijeet Mitra Aug 16 '18 at 11:42
  • Is that script is getting run by a specific user? Do you have any recordtype? – Santanu Boral Aug 16 '18 at 11:49
  • As mentioned, there is no record type restriction. Also the script is not being run by any user. The FLS is set to the user which I'm logged in. – Abhijeet Mitra Aug 16 '18 at 11:54
  • check that any space is there in the API Name, Also, suggest you to create a record from UI and check how it is storing as SVMXC__Quote_Line__c's record and replicate same data in test class – Santanu Boral Aug 16 '18 at 11:59
  • Have you specified default value on picklist field? Please check this link help.salesforce.com/…. – Pragati Jain Aug 16 '18 at 13:56

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