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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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Bulkify the Tooling/Metadata API

Came across various articles and I couldn't find approach for bulkyfying the Tooling/metadata API. In this post, the most voted answer handles one request at a time. However what I am trying to ...
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can anyone describe difference between tooling api and metadata api in terms of usage? [duplicate]

can anyone describe difference between tooling API and metadata API in terms of usage? can you provide any useful blogs or links?
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Uploading Self Signed Cert Through MetaData SOAP

I am trying to understand the right way to format a SOAP POST in order to upload a self-signed certificate into a scratch org. Based on here: https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us....
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How to assign record type to dependent picklist(from global picklist) in APEX

I have global picklist 'Country' In my Address object i have picklist 'Country' which was created as a dependent picklist from globalpicklist. Can we assign existing custom record type to this ...
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Status=Unauthorized, StatusCode=401 when accessing the Tooling REST API [duplicate]

I am getting this HTTP error: Status=Unauthorized, StatusCode=401 When I try and access the Tooling REST API from an Lightning component Apex controller being used inside Salesforce, running as ...
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Tooling API: Fetch sObject details of Process builder

I know we can fetch Active Version and latest version details using Tooling API from FlowDefinition, however is there a way we can fetch sObject details? '/services/data/v43.0/tooling/query?q=Select+...
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How to fetch Declarative Metadata i.e. meta.xml file with Tooling API query?

Is there a way to fetch the meta.xml file via tooling api query? The meta.xml looks like this for apex class: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <ApexClass xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/...
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Tooling API: Unable to update existing GlobalPicklist

I'm able to create a global picklist -'Fruits' String fieldDef = '{"Metadata":{"customValue":[{"label":"Apple","valueName":"Apple"},{"label":"Orange","valueName":"Orange"}],"description":null,"...
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How to do Tooling API Query filtering name

/services/data/v45.0/tooling/query?q=select+id,FullName+from+globalvalueset+limit+1 I'm able to fetch the one of the records. /services/data/v45.0/tooling/query?q=select+id,FullName+from+...
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“Element {}CcEmails invalid at this location in type WorkflowAlert”

I'm trying to update the ccEmails field on WorkflowAlert table through tooling API, but I keep getting this error: { "message": "Element {}CcEmails invalid at this location in type WorkflowAlert", "...
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Find how many System.Debug lines are there in sandbox environment?

I want to find how many System.Debug lines are there in sandbox environment. As System.Debug statment is Consider in Apex character limit count. So Is there any tool or any method such as Tooling ...
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Is the Trial-Phase relaxing Test-enforcing and ToolingAPI to save APEX on Production Orgs?

As a great surprise I have noticed today at the org of a new client (his Org is running in the Trial-phase) that APEX Tests seems not to be enforced and that I could modify and save APEX quickly using ...
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Get the Id of a Layout from its name

Im looking to use a combination of the tooling api object ProfileLayout and the SetupAuditTrail object. I can query the SetupAuditTrail and with a bit of parsing extract the names of any layouts that ...
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ContainerAsyncRequest Deployment fails [duplicate]

I have clarification.I am trying to update ApexTrigger status to Inactive all the below steps implemented. 1.Created MetadataContainer 2.Post it is ApexTriggerMember with three parameters. 3.When I am ...
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Tooling API - Invalid field issue

I am using Rest API to update the Apex trigger using ApexTriggerMember. I am using the below json string as body in request. String json = {"MetadataContainerId" : "1dc7F00000DD9UYQA1", "FullName" : "...
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MetaData API and Tooling API

Is it possible to get below things using Apex: I want to get field Updates that are used in a particular or all WorkFlow rule/s. I want to get Workflow rules and approval Processes that are ...
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Can I query Salesforce Queue and can I do it using the metadata or tooling APIs?

Can I query Salesforce Queue and can I do it using the metadata or tooling APIs? Looking to quickly access this data from Salesforce inspector, also looking to see if there is a way to check if a ...
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Will LightningComponentBundle and LightningComponentResource mapped into the database like AuraDefinitionBundle and AuraDefinition

I'm checking this on a Spring'19 v45 Sandbox in Execute Anonymous: [ select Id from AuraDefinitionBundle ] // ==> works fine! [ select Id from AuraDefinition ] // ==> flawless!...
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How can I know how many fields are allowed to create in custom object via Metadata API?

I am trying to create sql table structure in salesforce as an object. In salesforce, there is a field limitation that allows only creation of 100 fields (I am using PE). My SQL table contains more ...
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Is it allowed to create a custom field dynamically through managed package

Is it allowed to create a custom field dynamically(Tooling API) through managed package? Will it create any issue from the salesforce review perspective? What will be the best way to give access to ...
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Do we have an option to create UnManaged package using any Salesforce API call?

I want to create an unmanaged package using API call, is it possible? Is yes, please suggest the approach. Our expectation is to create a unmanaged package in a salesforce org and add the metadata ...
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Querying inlineHelpText using the tooling API

From my small experiments it seems that this field isn't queryable through the Tooling API. Using this query here: https://www.salesforce.com/services/data/v40.0/tooling/query?q=Select+Id,+...
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Can metadata container contain AuraDefinitionBundle, Layout, FlexiPage, Object? [duplicate]

I want to build a package to find out metadata dependencies and determine which classes, triggers, pages, components, lightning components and applications, flexi pages, layouts, objects, custom ...
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How can i get the list of global picklist translated value using tooling Api?

Here I have the following end point to get the list of global pick list value. /services/data/v43.0/tooling/query?q=select+id+from+globalvalueset+where+developername='T_Shirts_Size' But i want the ...
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Finding out which page layouts are available for an object with APEX

When you check the Metadata.Operations.retrieve method, It requires you to know prior the fullname for the page layout you want to retrieve, and the Layout object it's not available with regular SOQL, ...
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Tooling api sObject type 'ProfileLayout' is not supported

I have a component that dynamically replicates a page layout . Im querying the ProfileLayout object to get the layout JSON, this works fine when i run as a sys admin, but fails when executed as a non-...
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Getting FullName from Tooling API gives FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION

I need to get the API names of all layouts in my salesforce org.I have used composite metadata api to perform queries in batch of 5 and then get the FullName.It works fine but i get a field integrity ...
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How do I specify profile mappings on a PackageInstallRequest?

I have created an unmanaged package containing a Salesforce Platform Profile named "Foo". In the org where I am attempting to install the package, I have also created a Salesforce Platform Profile ...
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Retrieve LastModifiedBy from FieldDefinition query

I am able to retreive field definition for a custom object except last modified by. below is my SOQL. select Label, DeveloperName , DataType, IsCalculated, RelationshipName from FieldDefinition ...
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Bug: blank locationsNotCovered returned from REST: /tooling/runTestsSynchronous/

Starting a few days ago SFDC sandboxes upgraded to Winter 19 started to return blank locationsNotCovered node in /tooling/runTestsSynchronous/ result For example - a basic call with 1 test class like ...
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Symbol table for Lightning components to find Dependencies/References

Like we do have SymbolTable for apex class, to find their references/dependencies; do we have anything for the Lightning Components(to find dependencies/references of lightning components/application/...
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Tooling API in Apex - polymorphism, generic query() callout?

I am working on Salesforce project heavily depending on use of Tooling API (we are executing tests on remote SF organizations and gathering results). What bothers me is I cannot use polymporphism ...
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errorCode“:”METHOD_NOT_ALLOWED“,”message“:”HTTP Method 'POST' not allowed. Allowed are HEAD,GET

I am running the below code in developer console to get OrgPercentage coverage, but it is throwing an error "errorCode":"METHOD_NOT_ALLOWED","message":"HTTP Method 'POST' not allowed. Allowed are ...
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unable to find end tag when query dependencyApi

I'm trying to run the query "SELECT MetadataComponentId FROM MetadataComponentDependency" via tooling connection. and I get the following error- com.sforce.ws.ConnectionException: unable to find end ...
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Error Creating an ApexPage with standardController via ToolingAPI: INVALID_TYPE : sObject type 'Case' is not supported

I am trying to create a ApexPage via Tooling API, that includes a standardController, following this example: Creating Visualforce Page Using Tooling API However it throws the following error: ...
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Tooling API Queries in Dev Console only show one row

When submitting a SOQL query in the Dev Console using the Tooling API only one result row shows, even though more overall rows are returned, as confirmed by the "Query Results" notice above the ...
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Fetch Metadata from Salesforce using Tooling API objects [duplicate]

I am building a tool in Java to fetch all the metadata from Salesforce using the Tooling API. For Ex: I want to fetch all the profiles details including object-permission, field-premission, ...
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How to send a PATCH HTTP Callout from Apex to Salesforce Tooling REST API

BACKGROUND I using Apex to get a list of FlowDefinition and would like to update the activeVersionNumber via using a PATCH request. QUESTION How can I achieve this using Apex if it does not support ...
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Define Object Fields (Custom) Usage and Compare Metadata Between Similar Fields

I am new to coding in Apex, but understand java and other object oriented languages. I am looking to use an API (such as the Tooling and SOAP API's) to compare fields in my Case object in my org. An ...
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IP addresses AND REST API call

I'm trying to make tooling API call from developer console which works perfectly fine in my dev org. But if same I try in my customer's org(under private network), it fails. Error :Access from ...
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Cloning Sandbox in Spring 18

Reference - https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=data_sandbox_clone.htm&type=5 How do you think it may impact the Release Process from dev to QA? Rather than moving code base for testing ...
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Tooling API in Batch Apex?

We've requirement to 'PERIODICALLY' fetch description of all object and their custom fields and store in NEW custom object(FieldsAndObjectDescription) We've huge Org and have more than 20K custom ...
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Lightning App Builder: how to check if an app is active?

I have created an app via Lightning App Builder called testApp how can you verify if the app is activated using Rest API/SOQL/APEX? I have tried using FlexiPage but it does not support field that ...
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Query list of Sharing Settings, Report Type, Custom Lables

I am currently working on a tool where I need to access the metadata, for which i am using the tooling API and the SOAP API. I am trying to query and get the list of all the data. I was able to ...
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Tooling API - get all active Process Builders for a given sObject

I want to get the list of Active Process builders on a particular Sobject. Tooling API reference does not have a lookup to Sobject on the FlowDefinition Object. I was able to get the below query in ...
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Using Tooling API to run multiple test Synchronously

I am trying to use the POST methods to run some test classes.I am testing the API calls with workbench /services/data/v41.0/tooling/runTestsSynchronous/ This body works {"tests":[{"className":"...
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Do we have `setQueryOptions` for tooling API?

The Symbol table is only queried through tooling API. Do we have an option to set setQueryOptions when doing that, or similar way of setting batch size to do that. Because when running query() and ...
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Add or Edit Custom Metadata Records Declaratively requires CustomizeApplication, any Visualforce workarounds to allow regular user this ability?

I'm currently using visualforce and apex to allow a user to manage their own Hierarchical Custom Settings. By design this allows non-admins the ability to edit their Hierarchical Custom Setting values ...
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Tooling API : how to query on Salesforce Standard classes?

How can I query and get Standard Apex classes and their Symbol table via tooling API or Partner API? For eg: getting a custom Apex Class : String apexClassBodytooling = "SELECT Id, Name, SymbolTable ...
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ToolingConnection's query method throwing com.sforce.ws.ConnectionException: Failed to load class: com.sforce.soap.tooling.InvalidSObjectFault

I'm using Salesforce Tooling API in Java code and I am able to use create method of ToolingConnection. Bellow code is creating an apex class successfully. I'm getting exception when using query method ...