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priyanshipriyanshi 

created by standard field

is it possible to access the created by standard field name of a record? how and what is its api?

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Navatar_DbSupNavatar_DbSup

Hi,

 

Try the below code snippet as reference:

 

list<contact> cc = [select id,CreatedBy.name from contact];

 

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SRKSRK

the API name of this field is CreatedById

so u can query like [select id,CreatedById,CreatedById.Name from Account where id = '1231231231'];

Navatar_DbSupNavatar_DbSup

Hi,

 

Try the below code snippet as reference:

 

list<contact> cc = [select id,CreatedBy.name from contact];

 

Did this answer your question? If not, let me know what didn't work, or if so, please mark it solved. 

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priyanshipriyanshi

i am trying to display this field in a form-

 

<apex:outputField value="{!rep.createdbyid.name}"/>

 

however i am getting an error. any suggestions how to rectify? (rep is a variable)

priyanshipriyanshi

it worked. thanks :)

SRKSRK

My mistake

I write CreatedById.Name   it is CreatedBy.Name