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Maria Alexandra Andrica 6Maria Alexandra Andrica 6 

Field Descriptions

How can I export all field descriptions for a specific object? 
Khan AnasKhan Anas (Salesforce Developers) 
Hi Maria,

Greetings to you!

You can use 'Salesforce inspector' plugin to export metadata (along with a field description) directly from the Salesforce UI.


How to use: https://www.mstsolutions.com/technical/salesforce-inspector/

I hope it helps you.

Kindly let me know if it helps you and close your query by marking it as solved so that it can help others in the future. It will help to keep this community clean.

Thanks and Regards,
Khan Anas
Maria Alexandra Andrica 6Maria Alexandra Andrica 6
Hello Khan ,

Can you please give me more details on how the description can be downloaded with the SalesforceInspector? I did not find a way. Thank you!!
Matthew GreathouseMatthew Greathouse
I'm having this problem too. Does anyone know how to use salesforce inspector to export field names and descriptions?
Erica Thomas 19Erica Thomas 19
I just used Salesforce Inspector to export field names and descriptions. To do so:
  1. Choose Download Metadata
  2. Select All defaults, deselect it and then select objects. 
  3. Click download metadata
  4. This downloads all metadata for all objects into a zip file. Once unzipped, you'll see a file for each object and can drill into it. You can search pretty easily by "field" and see the field attributes including name and decription.