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i have a custom object called File_Uploaded__c and i have a visual force page which will generate details page for the file based on its fields: here's the definition of my visual force page:

<apex:page standardController="File_Uploaded__c" >

</apex>

As you can see the controller for this page is the the custom object itself.

and the fields that i will use in this page are encoded in JSON format, so i need to define a method that transform all those fields to a normal format and then use them in my page, But the problem i don't know how to define method associated with my custom object.

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  • Google "salesforce controller extension" and read. – Keith C Jun 2 '15 at 10:52
  • and 2nd thing to read about is JSON serialization and de-serialization – curious_techy Jun 2 '15 at 11:15
  • @KeithC thanks for the answer. Can you give some good examples for this please – ihssan Jun 2 '15 at 11:37
  • @ihssan You will find examples via Google. – Keith C Jun 2 '15 at 12:16
  • the proble is that i need to pass a parameter to the extension method which will be the field of my custom object, and i don't know how to do that – ihssan Jun 2 '15 at 12:17
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You can add logic in a controller extension and a controller extension can directly reference the object loaded by the standard controller:

public class MyControllerExtension {

    private final File_Uploaded__c fileUploaded;

    public MyControllerExtension(ApexPages.StandardController sc) {
        this.fileUploaded = (File_Uploaded__c) sc.getRecord();
    }

    private void someMethod() {
        ...
        fileUploaded.SomeField__c = 'xyz';
        ...
    }
}
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  • that's the last thing i need to know : how can i reference the object loaded by the standard controller within my extension? – ihssan Jun 2 '15 at 13:23
  • Added that. Please spend some time using e.g. Salesforce's workbooks to learn more before you post further questions. – Keith C Jun 2 '15 at 13:26

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