I am new to salesforce, so my question may seem basic.

Whenever we create a field, we set the visibility/read-only for various profiles.

How do i get that info in metadata? I created a field on Case object, then used workbench to retrieve the Case object. Following is all the info i see in Case.object (i have removed other info for convenience, just kept info for the new field here)

        <label>Escalated To</label>

I didn't see anything else about this field in Case.object metadata file. How do i get the info i put in about profile visibility while creating the field?


This information is stored in the profile metadata. It will show up in the profile like:


This way, you grant this permission to every user with the profile to Create, Delete, Edit and Read, etc.

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