Questions tagged [invocable-method]

Invocable methods in Apex are called as invocable actions by the REST API and require the InvocableMethod annotation as an identifier. This can only be applied to one method in class and takes a maximum of 1 input parameter of a list of either a primitive data type, an sObject type or a user defined type.

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Process Builder Setup does not load Apex class list

On my sandbox org this request failed when I try to select Apex as an action in Setup > Process Builder: /aura?r=8&ui-process-builder-components-controller-common.ApexTypesDataProvider....
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Can Process Builder run @future methods?

We're hitting CPU Time Limit Exceeded issues with a class that's being called by a Process Builder. From the SF solutions page, it was noted that one fix for CPU Time Limit Exceeded is to make the ...
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How to pass phone and email to invocable method

I have a visual flow from which I want to pass some person account info to an invocable method. It seems that when I use a phone and email field I can't assign them to my invocable class. Is this ...
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Invocable class error: List of size 127 too large to display

I have an Invocable class with the entry condition within Process Builder's process: OR( AND( ISNEW(), OR( ISPICKVAL([Case].Origin , "Website"), ISPICKVAL([Case]....
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@remoteAction living with @invocablemethod

I have built a class that calls a system external to Salesforce for checking customer's data. The service is an electronic VAT check provided by the state in the form of a very simple API. I want to ...
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Deprecate or remove an Apex Invocable Action from Process Builder in a Managed Package

We released global facing Invocable Apex Actions to be used by Process Builder, but would like to hide a couple of them from subscribing orgs. From the official documentation on invocable methods, ...
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How does a detail page button which is invoking a flow works?

I have a flow where I am passing a Custom Object's recordId to the flow by invoking it from a detail page button like this /flow/Activate_Record/myRecordId?={!Inactive_Farms__c.Id} This flow is ...
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How to avoid Apex CPU time limit exceeded error with Process Builder?

We have multiple rules setup for Case using process builder but one of the rule seems to be failing throwing CPU Time Limit Exceeded error. The process is failing at this step where i am updating ...
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How do I populate Salesforce records using REST API to collect data for updating

I'm new to working with API's and code in general, I have been challenged to create an invocable Apex class that calls a rest API to collect data to input into the Salesforce record that invoked the ...
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Visual Flow and Callout

I have a small problem with visual flow. I try to execute callout in flow through @InvocableMethod but before this callout, I do update a record(standard update action in Visual flow not in apex code(...
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For FSL : I'm Trying to create an invocable method that automatically populates the Service Territory of an account

I'm doing this by using an invocable method and a process builder. However, I have very little experience writing apex code I have been unable to successfully create one Apex class that actually does ...
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Einstein Bot apex causes 'close chat' message intermittently

I wrote a simple InvocableMethod to increment the amount of times an Einstein chatbot answers a users message. This works sometimes, very inconsistently. Sometimes it fails right away when I call a ...
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Flow screen component “Phone” field can not be assign to invocable variable

I have created flow and in this flow screen I have phone field. however, I cannot assign the value from this field to invocable variable. I do not see "Phone" in the dropdown list in invoacble ...
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Invocable Method in PB not firing

I am trying to call this invocable method via PB when the Demand_Gen_Owner OR the AccountOwner is changed. It doesn't fire and I cannot determine why. global class UpdateContactsFromAccount { @...
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Invocable method giving error in FSL flow mobile

I created a flow using Flow designer and it is a FSL mobile flow. Here I basically uploading a file and then using the same for Einstein Prediction and here is how I'm doing. Upload file using ...
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Using Invocable Apex in Flow Builder, can't save result?

I have a flow that will be used to convert a list view of selected records of unknown type to custom object records. When the flow launches from a list view page, there will be a screen element where ...
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Process Builder activation error

I have a process builder that invokes a method from a class where it passes one of the three parameters. In the class the InvocableVariable is a List of Custom object Call__c but from process builder ...
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APEX Class Clean Up: Round Robin Lead Distribution Model

The code below is responsible for assigning Leads utilizing Round Robin distribution. The process is defined as follows: Lead is created and meets predefined criteria within a automated process (...
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Invocable Methods: How to return a collection of records to flow

This is my first time posting in StackExchange, and my first real attempt to put together some code. I am attempting to query CampaignMembers from the data base after passing a CampaignID to the ...
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Process Builder invocable Apex action does not list “Reference” for list of objects, only “Field Reference”

I seem to be missing an option in my Apex action type called "Reference" which should refer to the list parameter in my invocable method. All I get is "Field Reference", which then expects me to ...
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Invocable Apex working when called from Process Builder but not Flow - what's wrong?

I have an invocable method that works just fine when I pass a Contact record Id to it via Process Builder. I'd like to use Flow to do this rather than PB, but get this error message: Error Occurred: ...
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How to pass in a list of Strings to an Apex Action in new Flow Builder?

I have a simple screen flow, which takes in a case Cancel Reason, and if that reason is Other, will get allow a user to specify the other reason via text entry. We have an Apex server method called ...
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Global invocablemethod for Professional edition org

Professional edition can have up to 5 process builders, but their immediate action doesn't contain "Apex". If we install a managed package which has a global invocable method, will the Apex appear as ...
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System.QueryException unexpected token

Trying to return all fields in object System.QueryException: unexpected token: '(' when I run the Invocable class at the parents = assignment public with sharing class AuditReportBulkifyClass { ...
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How to Redirect to /secur/logout.jsp from @Invocable method

I have a requirement where I want to logout of salesforce when certain statement inside an @invocable method is executed. For this purpose, I am trying to use PageReference to redirect to "/secur/...
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InvocableMethod Through anonymous APEX

I have an invocablemethod that runs from a process builder that got broken for a few months I had a mapping issue and some fields didn't populate or create for various reasons. In the process builder ...
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Flow Error - The number of results does not match the number of interviews that were executed

Calling Flow from Process Builder and getting error. The Flow has Invocable Apex solely to collect the "bulkified" records that Salesforce gathers, it was my understanding this is how we gathered them ...
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Method does not exist or incorrect signature invocable

Asked and answered here many times but I'm not finding this scenario. Getting method does not exist error when trying to invoke this Apex Class in my test. global with sharing class ...
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Flow Apex Element Error - System.UnexpectedException: INVALID_SESSION_ID

Created a visual flow for user administration. When a user creates a new user the email notification with link is not sent to the user. This solution works: How to send welcome email via API? Using ...
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Standard invocable actions API: How to detect whether an input expects an array?

I'm working on some functionality that calls some standard invocable actions via Salesforce's REST API (https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.api_rest.meta/api_rest/...
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Supply sObject record to process builder flow via REST API

I'm trying to invoke a custom flow (built via process builder) via REST API. The process begins with a contact record, This process starts when another process invokes it. Select an object ...
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Resuming Flow after Invocable Future Method

Is there a way to resume a Flow after an @Future Apex method is completed? Right now I have an arbitrary Wait element but that's a hack workaround and not reliable of course. Cross posted in ...
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Platform Events + Process Builder + Apex with @future method

I'm running into an issue with too many future calls when handling Platform Events with a Process Builder that uses an invocable Apex class. Basic setup is 2 processes: The first publishes an event ...
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How to properly report an error from InvokableAction

I'm creating an InvokableAction that should be ran as a part of the flow. This action has two string inputs, but one of them must accept only one of the three specific values. As far as I know, I can'...
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How to pass multiple param in invocable method

from visual flow i am calling apex class, while calling I need to pass 5 param(3 List, 2 String).but it is not accepting more than 1 param @Invocalble method how to solve this public class SendMail { ...
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How to set the variables of invocable method in unit test

I have an invocable method with varables. I am stuck how to set these in unittest Class public class or_service { public class invoceVars{ @InvocableVariable public id ...
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Invocable class does not appear in drop-down

I created a very simple class with an invocable method: public class CKZUpdateAccountCreditLimit { @InvocableMethod public static void updateAccountCreditLimit(List<Id> invoiceIds) { ...
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How to use @invocableVariable in Callout

I want to use the processbuilder to do a callout. In this callout I want to add some variables from the current record but get variable does not exist see below: global class or_service { @...
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Calling Flow From Detail Page Button

I have (hopefully) a simple problem. I am calling a flow from a Detail Page Button: /flow/Send_Message?objectId={!Account.Id} Send_Message flow starts on a Screen block. The Screen has two String ...
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Getting System.FinalException: Record is read-only when PB calls an apex class

I am getting this error whenever my Process builder calls an Apex Class. I'm not sure if this is allowed so I'd like to ask for your input. So basically, my Process Builder is in the Case object and ...
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How to display error message to User when InvocableMethod throws an exception

Background I am using Process Builder to run an Apex InvocableMethod which sends some data to a 3rd party REST API. Sometimes the 3rd party REST API returns a validation error. Question How can ...
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Setting Invocable Variables in Test Class

I'm having difficulty finding the syntax to set my invocable variables in a test class related to the below code. I just put the relevant top part of the code in there. How can I set the ids to my ...
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Email alert vs invocable apex

I'm trying to understand what are the benefits of using invocable actions called by Process Builder comparing to Process Builder + Flow. In what scenario invocable actions are preferable?
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How to write an invocable class error method

Suppose you have an invocable method. How do you write an error message?. public class AccountQueryAction { @InvocableMethod(label='Get Account Names' description='Returns the list of account ...
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DateTime Vs. Date Flow To ProcessPlugin

I find this to be odd, not sure if this is a known issue or if it is something I just have to convert but I have a flow that calls a apex process plugin class. The flow takes a variable of type Date ...
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Is this expected behavior on InvocableMethod ? (Trigger order of execution)

I am trying to explore order of execution more. Hence I tried following things. Create a number field say - TestNumber Wrote a trigger. In before context, updated it +1. Have a workflow which ...
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Automatically Publish a Draft Article

I am trying to publish an article from a flow. I have already created the article successfully(in the flow), but the item is created in "Draft" status. Once the article is created, I am capturing the ...
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How to have an InvocableVariable appear as Drop Down List in Process Builder

BACKGROUND I have a class with an InvocableMethod which takes a set of InvocableVariable's Such that I can call the Apex class from Process Builder. QUESTION I would like one of the fields to ...
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Use invocable variable of type List<String> in Process Builder

I have an invocable method: @InvocableMethod(Label = 'Submit Privacy Source') public static void action(ActionRequest[] requestActionInList) {...} ActionRequest is: public with sharing class ...
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Using return value in system.assertequals

I created an Invocable method for Process Builder and am building the test class. I am trying my hand at the system.assertequals statements but I can't figure out how to get the return value from the ...