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Fields in Salesforce


The fields are considered columns of tables. There are four types of fields in Salesforce

  1. Identity – It is a 15 character, case sensitive field auto-generated by Salesforce for each object’s record.
  2. System –  There are read-only and used to keep information of record in fields like created date, lastmodifiedbyID, and lastmodifieddate
  3. Name – Each record is mandatory to have a name and stored in this field.
  4. Custom –  The user-defined field created on a standard or a custom object.