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What would be the best approach to get the recordtype id

Until now, we used zachelrath's solution, and it worked wonderfully. As of v43.0 (Summer '18), however, the proper way to do this is to simply use getRecordTypeInfosByDeveloperName. It eliminates a ...
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Use Name vs DeveloperName for RecordType?

Actually, that is not quite true. Name is the field that the user sees when they choose it in the screen (or on the Page Layout). Developer Name is the API name for the record. This is very similar ...
Sebastian Kessel's user avatar
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How to get the list of record type Id of an sObject by SOQL

By querying the recordType object and filtering by the sObjectType select Id,Name from RecordType where sObjectType='Account'
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How do I get the intersection of RecordType and Picklist values inside Apex?

You can make use the User Interface API to get picklist values based on record type, https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.uiapi.meta/uiapi/ui_api_resources_picklist_values.htm However, ...
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getRecordTypeInfosByName()

getRecordTypeInfosByName() looks for Label. After summer '18 preview, Salesforce is going to support getRecordTypeInfosByDeveloperName() delivered: https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us....
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Inserting test record with record type

You need to set the Id not the name. First fetch the Id Id stExam = Schema.SObjectType.Student_Records__c.getRecordTypeInfosByName().get('Student Exam Records').getRecordTypeId(); and then assign it ...
Tushar Sharma's user avatar
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Flow Builder - Dynamically Get Queue Id by Name

Use the GetRecords Element and Query on the Group object. Add the filter to make sure Type = Queue, then add the filter for DeveloperName = (queue name).
Kristina Dillon's user avatar
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How to get the list of record type Id of an sObject by SOQL

While this can be accomplished with SOQL, SOQL queries are a precious resource and we have but a scant few in each transaction. There is a way to get this information without using a single query by ...
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Getting RecordTypeId selected from 'Record Type Selection' Page, in a lightning component that overrides create screen

Summer'18 update provided a new interface 'lightning:hasPageReference'. You can now access the recordTypeId in your controller as below: var recordTypeId = component.get("v.pageReference").state....
Vinod Rondla's user avatar
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Cannot deactivate record type because it is referenced by other entities

I finally found the answer to this after hours of searching. This happens when you have setup a community audience that references the record type you are attempting to deactivate. It seems as though ...
Clay Chipps's user avatar
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Record type showing NULL in trigger

Only the object's base fields are loaded from the database in triggers. To get related objects, you need to either query for them or use describe calls. In this specific case, you would use a describe ...
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Get custom Picklist value in LWC without Record Type

Use the "null" record type Id, "012000000000000AAA" as the record type Id. @wire(getPicklistValues, { objectApiName: PRICEBOOK_OBJECT, recordTypeId: '012000000000000AAA'}) This is ...
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Lightning Web Components: navigate to the 'new' object page passing in specific record type Id?

I did find a workaround/hack your welcome to try. I looked at the URL when I Went to the account page, and hit the new button and I found a url that looks like this: '/lightning/o/Account/new?...
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Get Record Type Developer Name without SOQL Query

it will be possible from Summer'18 https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/summer18/release-notes/rn_apex_developer_name.htm Get the Developer Name for Record Types More Easily We added Apex ...
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Getting Page Layout associated to a Profile/RecordType

If you are interested in solution which would work only for Salesforce Classic, I have it. It is possible to make Tooling API ProfileLayout Object Query [ select Layout.Name from ProfileLayout where ...
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Getting the record type ID via Apex

String gsRecordTypeID = Schema.SObjectType.Case.getRecordTypeInfosByName().get('Record Type Label').getRecordTypeId(); - String gsRecordTypeID = Schema.getGlobalDescribe().get('Case').getDescribe()....
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Apex Test class (Field is not writeable: CampaignMember.RecordTypeId)

Documentation about RecordTypeId field on CampaignMember says: ID of the record type assigned to this object. To change the record type, modify the CampaignMemberRecordTypeId field on the ...
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No such column 'DeveloperName' on entity 'RecordType' after Summer '19 release on sandbox

Please recompile all classes in org by using compile all classes link on apex classes page under setup or you can do runAllTest in org which will recompile the covered classes. This will fix the issue....
Ashish Sharma's user avatar
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Record Type Validation Rule

DeveloperName is not the same as Name. It has special restrictions, much like API names (can't start with a number, no spaces or punctuation, etc). Check the Developer Name attribute of your record ...
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Record type profile assignments

You can follow below steps if Record Type is already moved without profile settings: Go To Setup-> Manage Users-> Profiles Open appropriate profile/profiles which should have access to new Record ...
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getRecordTypeInfosByName()

It's not entirely clear in the documentation on the gerRecordTypeInfosByName() method, but the documentation does make a mention of using the 'label' getRecordTypeInfosByName() Returns a map ...
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Use Name vs DeveloperName for RecordType?

Use a unique identifier wherever possible to query for vital configuration data. In this case, DeveloperName is unique, where Name is not. So there is a clear and compelling case to use the former.
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Getting the record type ID via Apex

Please note that getting record type by it's label is tricky when you have multi-language org, because labels can depend on user's language. The best would be to retrieve record types by using ...
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Custom Field Definition ID: bad value for restricted picklist field: RecordType

I have the same error for scratch orgs on some standard objects (Account, Contact, Lead, and Opportunity). As a workaround, I found that after removing "recordTypeTrackHistory" from the ...
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Invalid field RecordTypeId for SObject Case

You need to add at least one record type to your case object (Setup > Customize > Cases > Record Types) before you can use the RecordTypeId field.
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Record type selection screen is not shown prior to case creation

Please check if any default Record Type is selected for that user by visiting User Name(in header) > My Settings > Display and layout > Set Default Record Types. If you have enabled the Record Type ...
Saroj Bera's user avatar
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Use Name vs DeveloperName for RecordType?

Developer name remains static, label can be changed to a different value. Best practice is to always use developer name to get recordtype Id.
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Error when pushing code: "Field does not exist: RecordTypeId"

You can put your objects into your source control (which you should, and then deploy them along with all the code. Your record types will also be included as part of the deployment. As long as the ...
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SFDX -How to Export data with record types to put in a scratch / qa org

I had this same issue, so I wrote a SFDX plugin to help. In the export query, you select RecordType.DeveloperName along with other fields from your object. Then run my plugin against the JSON data ...
William Young's user avatar
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How to cover condition referencing record type name in apex test class?

I think you're referencing an SObjectField token. Make sure you're referencing a record's record type name: if(someRecord.RecordType.Name == 'Record Type 1') { // ... Using the other form is ...
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