We have a Lightning Component that has a button to create new Event or Tasks. Everything was working, until Winter '16 update. Now when you click on this button, we get the following error:

ERROR Create null Looks like there's a problem. You don't have access to this record. Ask your administrator for help or to request access.

The code that is executing is as follows:

var createRecordEvent = $A.get("e.force:createRecord"); createRecordEvent.setParams({ "entityApiName": "event" }); createRecordEvent.fire();

Any idea what's got changed in winter '16?

  • JavaScript buttons are no longer supported in LEX. Could that be the issue? --Page 59 of Winter '16 Release Notes: Custom buttons that use a URL or JavaScript content source aren’t supported in Lightning Experience. You can replace some of the functions covered by these buttons by using point-and-click tools like Process Builder, Visual Workflow, or code-driven approaches."
    – HomerJ
    Oct 21, 2015 at 14:33
  • We are not using javascript button, the code for button is: <br/> <ui:button label="New" class="right" press="{!c.newEvent}"/>
    – Ali
    Oct 21, 2015 at 15:05
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    The code for newEvent function is as follows ' newEvent : function(component, event,helper) { var createRecordEvent = $A.get("e.force:createRecord"); createRecordEvent.setParams({ "entityApiName": "event" }); createRecordEvent.fire(); }'
    – Ali
    Oct 21, 2015 at 17:22

1 Answer 1


You specify the entityApiName as "event", when it should be "Event". Perhaps this case sensitivity was only enforced in Winter 16.

  • Awesome! It looks like that was the issue. It seems they enforced case sensitivity now. I assume with API name it should be. Thanks again
    – Ali
    Oct 22, 2015 at 18:01

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