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Find the API name of a field

Knowledge Article Number 000007594

Standard objects


Custom fields

1. Go to Setup.
2. Go to App Setup | click Customize
3. Locate the object the click Fields.
4. Look for "API Name" column value in "Custom Fields & Relationships" section


Custom objects


1. Go to Setup.
2. Under "Build," click Create | Objects.
3. Click the object name, click Fields.
4. And check for "API name" column name value


For more information regarding custom fields for standard or custom objects, review the section "Naming Conventions for Custom Fields" of the Developer Documentation.


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