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Can i dynamically assign a sobject field a value.? Due to the poor data model setup of existing I am forced to do this

My issue is fieldname on object is stored at some other object.Say for eg i have a string fieldname where i store actualfieldname of the object.Now i want to update this field of the object as below

string fieldname = 'Name'
test__C c = new test__C();
c.fieldname = 'Hello';

This throws me an error.Is there any other way to achieve this?

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Yes, that is possible (see also the documentation for all sObject methods):

Use c.put(fieldname,'Hello')

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    You can also use c.get(fieldname); to get the value from the SObject dynamically. See here for more info – BarCotter Oct 24 '14 at 15:13

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