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Tooling API exposes objects used in developer tooling that you can access through REST or SOAP, and works just like the Salesforce REST API and SOAP API.

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Read single ApexClass/ApexTrigger metadata files without using retrieve call

We are looking to read single Metadata component's files in a quick manner because in our usecase, user would be waiting in screen while we fetch the metadata. SOAP API readMetadata is intended for ...
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Tooling API not returning custom picklist field [duplicate]

Hello I am facing a problem concerning the tooling API , I am trying to fetch the picklist values of a record type but when using this api /services/data/v41.0/tooling/sobjects/RecordType/...
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ExternalStringLocalization update by ToolingAPI

How to update (PATCH) or delete ExternalStringLocalization by ToolingAPI? I found question create and update custom labels through ToolingAPI - but this is only about create (POST). The next question ...
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Add new global picklist value to object's recordtype

Purpose: I have a small requirement where i need to modify a global picklist values (i.e. add new values / deactivate existing values) from outside salesforce and to use those values in our daily ...
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Is there a way to see created by , last modified by in feild definition using tooling api, metadata api or other ways in Apex?

Is there a way to see created by , last modified by in feild definition using tooling api, metadata api or other ways in Apex?
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I'm trying to update a config value through Http POST but it is not working - Salesforce APEX

I'm trying to do this: Go to Utilities - REST Explorer Select the "POST" radio button Replace the with the id from Step 4. Replace the with the id from Step 5. Fill up the form with the ...
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Permission required to call SandboxInfo [duplicate]

What is the minimum permission required to call the sandboxInfo tooling api. I tried granting view all data permission but got error as sobject type sandboxInfo is not supported. Could someone please ...
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Getting multiple custom field with same name using Custom Field Tooling API

I am facing a scenario where I am getting multiple custom fields with same name when executing tooling api for Custom Field The API I am using is : /services/data/v55.0/tooling/query?q=Select+...
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Picklist values for record type using tooling API [duplicate]

I am adding new values to a global picklist and need to activate them for a custom picklist field of a custom object with the ui-API, using /services/data/v51.0/ui-api/object-info/{objectAPIName}/...
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How to remove key-value from JSON

I'm trying to get the Metadata of Global picklist from tooling API Below is the code Map<id, MetadataRecords> metadataMap = new Map<id, MetadataRecords>(); String ...
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salesforce "customobject" tooling api returns more records than what seeing in the system overview

The "CustomObject" tooling API returns more records than what i am seeing in the System Overview UI. Can someone please explain the reason for it, thanks. API response: System Overview:
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Queue multiple PackageInstallRequest to be installed in order?

I can create multiple PackageInstallRequest records via the Tooling API to queue the installation of multiple packages, but the packages are installed in an indeterminate order. Some of the packages I'...
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I am trying to fetch Apexlogs using the tooling API but getting an error of "URL No Longer Exists"

ApexLog al = [SELECT Id, LogUserId, LogUser.Name, Request, Operation, Application, Status, StartTime, Location, LogLength FROM ApexLog LIMIT 1]; String logId = al.Id; System.debug(logId); // Set ...
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Create SandboxInfo record using tooling API

I'm working on automating sandbox management. Just wondering if we are able to create/update sandboxinfo record using tooling API. I was able to retrieve list of records from workbench using GET /...
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How to fetch apexlogs using Lightning Web Components?

I am new to salesforce dev, and wanted to know how can we fetch the apexlogs using a lightning component with tooling API? I found this from the documentation: /sobjects/ApexLog/id/Body/. But how can ...
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Is it possible to POST multiple Tooling SObjects with a single request? [duplicate]

I've seen and tested that I can create or update single records of TraceFlag (for example) using "/tooling/sobjects/SObjectName/". However, years of working with Salesforce has ingrained in ...
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how to get the appExchange package namespace and version details from listing url

I am working on package automation, to install/upgrade and uninstall the package through APIs. I am achieving this with a combination of metadata API classes and Tooling SOQL queries. i have a couple ...
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What fields are shown in the object manager (Activities)?

If I query fields by using: task_fields = pd.DataFrame(sf.query( "SELECT QualifiedApiName, Label FROM FieldDefinition WHERE EntityDefinition.Label IN ('Task')")[ ...
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Issue creating BusinessProcess using Tooling API

I am trying to create a BusinessProcess using the Tooling API. I approached the problem exactly like its described here - Create/Update GlobalValueSet This is the JSON I am using - { "FullName&...
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How to create multiple ApexClassMembers with one call?

According to answer to my previous question, Tooling API objects are not supported in /composite calls. Is there a way to insert a large (let's say 2000) number of ApexClassMembers instead of ...
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Rest calls for Tooling API object with composite do not work

I'm trying to create multiple ApexClassMember records via REST Tooling API calls. In official documentation they claim, that You can Create Multiple Records with Fewer Round-Trips However, in ...
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How to retrieve object description using REST API/Object tooling/SOQL

I got a question for retrieving custom/standard object description(marked in green color in below image) using rest/object tooling/soql. As per Salesforce document (https://developer.salesforce.com/...
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Tooling API - UserFieldAccess - Receiving UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION error

I was hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this error please. Error is: UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION [object Object]: An unexpected error occurred. Please include this ErrorId if you contact ...
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Bulk API Usage Report

I am trying to create a daily report for bulk api usage in the org. The information I need to have in that alert is: userId,jobId,entityType,verb,startTime,endTime,totalProcessedTime,batches,retries,...
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Retrieving results from UserFieldAccess using DurableId

I have used this query to obtain up to date results for Field ID for the Contact Object: SELECT Id,DeveloperName,CreatedDate,CreatedById,Description,EntityDefinitionId,InlineHelpText,LastModifiedById,...
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Difference between Tooling & Rest API when retrieving fields from USER object

I was trying to get the "User" object's fields list, So I tried to do it using an SOQL query via REST API: Select QualifiedApiName From FieldDefinition where EntityDefinition....
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Cannot download FieldDefinition data for Contact object

I cannot download the FieldDefinition data using the Tooling API for all Contact fields. I have used this query to get the Id for the Contact object: SELECT Id FROM EntityDefinition where ...
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Cannot find custom fields that are part of an installed package in Tooling API object 'CustomField'

I'm trying to find out which object (using the Tooling API) stores custom fields for installed packages. I've downloaded all custom fields from this object: 'CustomField' for the Contact object: ...
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How to get all MetadataComponentDependency records for Contact object

I'm trying to use the Tooling APi to get the 'Where is this used?' data for all Contact custom fields, but I dont know how to filter on only custom fields for the Contact object, I have this so far: ...
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Is there an hourly API/DML limit? Or per-user limit?

I know there's the daily/monthly limits, which we aren't exceeding. However, we are seeing an issue where one of our Integration Users is seeing their API calls stalling out, but at the top of the ...
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Salesforce Flow Invokeable Apex making correct API call while debugging, as soon as I run the flow from custom app it doesn't work

Following code, works fine when invoked by the flow while in debug mode, but as soon as I run the flow in custom app it doesn't work. global with sharing class GovernorLimits { private class ...
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Сan we get number of available developer sandboxes in production via apex

I need to get number of available Developer Sandboxes in production via apex. I know that we can get it via Setup : I know that we can get number of Developer Sandboxes which we use via Tooling Api ...
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Problem with updating record using tooling API

I am trying to update values for the following settings using POST https://{instanceurl}/services/data/v51.0/tooling/sobjects/PasswordPolicies API but unable to update it. Even response is showing ...
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How to indent code in apex class created using tooling API

I have below apex code to create a new apex class from a string using tooling api apexBody = '{"Name": "myClass", "body": "public class myClass {@AuraEnabled public ...
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Cannot See Validation Rules

My boss has asked that we modify all validation rules in our org. We’re creating a custom setting that will allow admins to bypass all validation rules (validation rules will not apply to admins in ...
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LWC html tries to load data before it is completed

Outline: aura component controller is creating a LWC component (data-table) inside of a created tab: aura js: viewContent : function(component, event) { console.log('viewContent invoked'); ...
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Missing sObjects on Tooling API [duplicate]

I was trying to query some entries using the Tooling API to get the SymbolTable from ApexClass/ApexTrigger. To do this I need to use the following sObjects (from Tooling API): ApexClass; ...
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Tooling API - Query sObject not support error

I am trying to use tooling API to do some dynamic metadata analysis and I have it a roadblock. While trying to execute a simple anonymous query using below /services/data/v51.0/tooling/query/?q=select+...
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Can not create Trigger for Custom Object with Tooling Api

I need to write logic for creating triggers for Standard and Custom Objects. It works for Standard Objects. However when I try to create trigger for Custom Object with Tooling Api I get following ...
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How can I set PermissionsEdit and PermissionsRead on a custom field using SOAP? [duplicate]

How can I set PermissionsEdit and PermissionsRead on a custom field using SOAP? What is the URL endpoint and XML structure? I found this doc, https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us....
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Delete CustomField using Tooling API

i can correctly create CustomFields on my account using Tooling API, but i can't delete them the same way. The documentation is not clear about this part and, if i try to use a DELETE call on the ...
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How can I make a custom field visible with the REST API (NOT THE WEB UI)? [duplicate]

How can I make a custom field visible with the REST API (NOT THE WEB UI)? Preferably when I create the custom field. Currently I create a field like this, curl --request POST \ --url https://[...
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Retrieve GlobalValueSet colors with REST API

I have defined color values for a Picklist/GlobalValueSet in the Salesforce Ui. When I look up the resource directly /services/data/v53.0/tooling/sobjects/GlobalValueSet/{id} or do a SOQL query /...
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Tooling API - Get all Active Workflow and Validation Rules

I would like to find all active workflow rules and validation rules for a specific object, ultimately with the aim of deactivating and later reactivating. I have looked at using the Tooling API but ...
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Is there a command you can use to get a list of all features that are currently active in an org?

Looking to make a near-perfect scratch org definition without using org shapes. I see there may be a way to do it with the tooling api but I'm not exactly sure how. It'd be nice to have an sfdx ...
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Programatically Deactivate/Activate Trigger Using Metadata/Tooling API [duplicate]

I am quite new to Salesforce integration and have the below requirement. I have a requirement to dynamically create/deactivate triggers in Salesforce. I was able to query and create the trigger using ...
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Which Tooling API Objects can be queried in Apex?

I would like to know which objects I can query in Apex which are not listed in the SOAP API Developer Guide but are listed in the Tooling API Developer Guide. Is there a list maintained somewhere?
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Can I query for Custom Label Translations?

I need to see what custom labels I have provided translations for, but the interface in Setup does not make this easy. Is it possible to query for this information or access it via an API?
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Tooling API Composite Request

I'm trying to create multiple flexipage records from workbench using the tooling API but I'm getting a 404 error "Resource Not Found". I followed the following resource: https://developer....
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Use cases of different Salesforce APIs

I wanted to understand in what scenarios we can use the below APIs: Metadata API Tooling API UI-API Composite API REST API Its very confusing if we are checking from the documentation. What could be ...
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