Questions tagged [field-history]

You can select certain fields to track, and display the field history in the History related list of an object. You can track the field history of custom objects, as well as the history of the following standard objects:

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History objects values for Lookup fields

When you track a lookup field, the old and new values are ids. Is there any way to find out what the name of the lookup object is from that id on the history object? Trying to avoid having to get ...
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Easy way to tell what has field history tracking enabled

I am looking for an easy way to verify what all has field history tracking enabled(and their retention policies). I was able to find this SOQL query SELECT QualifiedApiName FROM FieldDefinition ...
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Custom related list Lightning component for History table related list - delay in fetching

I created a Custom related list (Component A) that fetches history table and displays. It has a button to refresh the history list. In the same page, I have another lightning component (Component B) ...
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ContentVersionHistory does not record NewValue

As per this Salesforce article: history tracking on ContentVersion description field records NewValue only field history for the Content is only available by querying the object ...
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Why is Account.Name represented in AccountHistory.Field as TextName and not Name?

Given Enable field history tracking on Name fields: Account.Name, Opportunity.Name, and CustomObject__c.Name Create a new Account, Opportunity, and CustomObject__c providing a value Original. Change ...
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History field query on a multi currency org

Just wondering if anyone knows how to do a soql query to get the converted value of a currency field on a history object. A normal query for history objects would look something like: SELECT Id, ...
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Can I turn off read access to field history for some users?

All users should be able to see Cases, generally. Some of my users should see CaseHistory on the Case layout, and some (same profile) shouldn't. Is there any way to remove View permissions on ...
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How to track Account Description field changes in Field history Tracking?

I'm trying to track history of Account Description field. Related list just shows it has changed, but seems no value changes being tracked. Tried to query using SOQL, but it doesn't give any value ...
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Field History object - value of column “Field” when tracked field is lookup (standard v custom)

I'm trying to selectively delete an SObject's field histories based on the members of an sobject's fieldset (think PII deletion - feature available V42). Example: OOTB Order with field set containing:...
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Having trouble accessing updated Contact.Histories in unit test [duplicate]

I have a custom object to manage patient (Contact) status changes, which affect product shipments. I'm adding a process to roll back changes based on receiving a cancelled form, based on a common ...
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Use Field History Reports For Daily Values When No Change Occurrs

I'm trying to use Field History reporting to provide daily, weekly, monthly counts of a field for a record which gets updated every day but the field in question may not get updated the whole time, ...
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Are there any limits on field history tracking?

If I have a record that is updated every 5 minutes, and I have field history enabled on the field changing, will I run into any field history tracking limits? Ex. Does Salesforce only store X number ...
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How to query on tracked field data?

I would like to know how I can query on tracked fields in all objects? I have org with 50 objects that have tracked fields. Now I wanted to know how much data used as tracking history for particular ...
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Deleting ActivityHistory and FieldHistoryArchive

I Am trying to delete both ActivityHistory and FieldHistory archive but have run into the below errors: DML operation Delete not allowed on List<ActivityHistory> DML requires SObject or ...
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How to show Knowledge article list History in Search Bar [closed]

I have created list of Knowledge articles in articles management standard object. i need to show that articles list in search bar when i am searching for related questions/data that time i need to ...
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Account history does not show Created event

For some reason, the accounts that are created by our custom form on our Lightning Community does not show the "Created" entry on the Account History section. It shows the account was created by the ...
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Does Salesforce Shield Field Audit trail allow field history tracking on detail objects in master details [closed]

Need to know about field audit trail, Salesforce shield.
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Custom field history tracking on partial update?

I would like to track more than 20 fields on my custom objects, so built a logic almost same as What is the best workaround for the 20 field history tracking cap?. This works most of the time if you ...
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Tracking Address Changes - 10+ Years

I am reviewing a request to track changes performed on the address field and some other custom fields on the contact object for long periods of time. I have evaluated Field Tracking History and Field ...
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Can't track changes on a Rich Text Area field with Field History Tracking enabled

I have a scenario, where I would like to track the changes on a Rich Text Area field. Step 1 After enabling the field history tracking on the Opportunity(that is my target object), I check the ...
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Tracking History of changes in Custom fields of custom objects

I want to track the history of 5 fields in custom object. I have selected the Track History checkbox against the corresponding fields in Custom Fields & Relationships section of the object.Still,...
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Edit stage history fields

In lightning I need a way to custom the 'stage history' fields. The stage history present the 'amount' field, and I need to replace it with 'other_custom_opportunity_amount'. I can't locate the ...
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When are history records created

Two types of transactions work on a set of records. First type selects records that don't have a flag set and sets it. The second transaction selects those records that have a flag set and removes the ...
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Field History tracking analysis

I am trying to provide some analysis to identify how times in a given time frame the account key fields changes. I know that there is a native sfdc report that provides you that information, however ...
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How to use custom Field History Tracking in Einstein Analytics?

We have a custom object in our organisation with field level tracking enabled. I seem to be able to add the history tracking object to my data model. However, when I try to save the dataset, I get ...
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Is it possible to use history tracking with object fields in a report?

For example, record has a number field with a value that can vary a lot, and I want the history of that field on my report. The object is related to the Account and Product objects, so I'd like to ...
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Field history tracking - data retention

The field history is important to our organisation and I need to retain it indefinitely. According to the field history tracking documentation, the field history is automatically deleted after 18 ...
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History tracking of object

I have custom object on which history traking in enabled on number of fields. How can at run time i can get number of fields in objects on which history tracking in enabled from apex soql
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Report on field history

I would like to get a report on Salesforce Object History for some of the fields that I have tracked. But I didn't see the action field in the report. An example of object history; Date | User | ...
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Can the tooling API turn off field tracking history?

Can the tooling API turn off/on field tracking history? Seeing as we can't delete history record I want to be able to turn it off before a process runs to prevent history records being created. The ...
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History tracking

What's the difference between Field History Tracking, which needs to be activated and works only for 20 fields per object and History tables like AccountHistory, CustomObject__History ? Why would I ...
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Is the query on object history slower than the query on the object itself?

The object which has the history tracking enabled in my organization is being modified 3 to 4 times a day, so we end up with 112 history records per month. I have a page that queries the history and ...
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Object Feed Tab Default - Details Tab Instead - Chatter Feed Tracking

Does unchecking "Enable Feed Tracking" effectively make it so when you visit a record on (example) Account, it now defaults to the DETAILS tab instead of the FEED tab? Where:   Setup >> Chatter >...
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How to Find History Tracking or Audit Log field in Custom object

I have a custom object and I have enabled the checkbox Tract Field History my question is, how can you show your tracking field histroy in Visualforce Page? I need a way to show the customer what has ...
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How can I add Custom Fields that I need to be included in Opportunity Field History when they are changed/updated?

Right now I have Budget fields, say Budget Field 1, 2, and 3. When I update these budget fields, Opportunity Field History does not capture the updated information that was input into these fields. ...
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Field History tracking limit

I know that we could track 20 standard and custom fields from custom objects. I thought we cannot track more than 20 fields per object. But in sandbox, i have a custom object where there are more ...
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How to get value of : First user who accepted the ownership of Lead from particular queue

In my sandbox when a new lead is created its assigned to a TCC queue. Then someone from TCC team queue will accept the ownership of queue. Now i want to see report of : who accepted how many Leads ...
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What is the difference between trackHistory and trackFeedHistory?

If we look at the XML for a specific Object and inspect a random field, there is both trackHistory and trackFeedHistory <fields> <fullName>AccountId</fullName> <trackHistory&...
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History tracking for Formula fields

Formula fields can't be enabled for history tracking. There's a workaround where a new date/time field has to be created for every formula field with formula as now() which would be updated via a ...
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How to know what are the limits for Shield history tracking in salesforce

We recently have Shield enabled in our organsiation, we want to check if number of fields allowed for history tracking are same in sandboxes or differnt, IS ther any simple way where we can check ...
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Fields of history object [duplicate]

Can someone list the fields in history object? Since I wanted them to display in a page block in vf page despite using history related list.
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Record Historical Value and Compare Values of Numerical field

I have a numerical field called Score on Account Object. This value changes frequently. For any given account I would like to be able to calculate the delta between the change between different time ...
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Checking and querying histories from REST API Query

I've been reading up on queries via the API. This post here on histories from custom objects and how to make sub-queries have been very useful. I'm doing blind iterations through the schema - ie, the ...
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Tracking history object and assigning value to a list - Query

Here Role is a related object to Account . Hence , multiple records will be there . So fetching all the latest values from each record. In the list , I have collected the last value of the ...
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Field History Tracking - Finding value on a particular date?

I am querying the Newvalue/Createddate from the History object in Field tracking. SELECT ID, (SELECT Id, Field, OldValue, NewValue FROM Histories where field ='Status' ...
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How to find who updated a non tracking field?

As the title says my question is simple, I am looking for a way to find who updated a particular field for which history tracking is not enabled. From the docs, it seems we can get this information ...
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Show Opportunity Fields History for users with no Opportunity object access

We redesigned our org recently to move away from CRM standard objects (e.g. Opportunity, Product) in order to utilize a cheaper force.com licenses. But one of the issues was an inability to migrate ...
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Why does a history tracking report not show any records for a particular user?

Two users with the same security settings/roles do not get the same records in a history tracking report (they have access to the same records). More specifically; one of them does not see any records ...
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Can I view field history tracking for the documents object?

I cannot find the object to create a report type. I'd like to track the who changed / replaced a document
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Account Field History Exceeding limit

Did something change regarding standard object field history tracking? I just refreshed my sandbox, I'm tracking less than 20 fields on Account (currently 17). When I try to deploy account object ...