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About Biswajeet

Biswajeet is my Name, Success is my Aim and Challenge is my Game. Risk & Riding is my Passion and Hard Work is my Occupation. Love is my Friend, Perfection is my Habit and Smartness is my Style. Smiling is my Hobby, Politeness is my Policy and Confidence is my Power.

SOQL Query to Select All Fields of sObject

Sample Code:

public class DynamicSOQL {
  public static sObject getAllFieldsData(String objTypeName) {
        sObject sObj;
        Schema.DescribeSObjectResult[] descSObj = Schema.describeSObjects(new String[]{objTypeName});
        Map<String, Schema.SObjectField> fieldMap = descSObj[0].fields.getMap();
        List<String> fieldNames = new List<String>(fieldMap.keySet());
        system.debug('Fields-' + String.join(fieldNames, ','));
        String queryString = 'SELECT '+ String.join(fieldNames, ',') +' FROM '+ objTypeName +' LIMIT 1';
        sObj = Database.query(queryString);
        return sObj;

Highlight Selected Row in a table in Visualforce Page

Here is an example to highlight the selected row in a page block table in visualforce page. To do this add the below code snippet to your visualforce page to highlight the selected row color among the rest of the rows in same page block table.

Visualforce Page:

<apex:page standardController="Account" recordSetVar="Accounts" sidebar="false" showHeader="false">  
    <apex:includeScript value=""/>  
        border: 1px solid #fbd850;
        background: rgb(199,199,199);
        font-weight: bold;
        color: #eb8f00;
    function highlightRow(row){  
    <apex:form >  
        <apex:pageBlock >  
            <apex:pageBlockTable value="{!accounts}" var="a">  
                <apex:column value="{!a.Name}" onclick="highlightRow(this)"/>  
                <apex:column value="{!a.AccountNumber}" onclick="highlightRow(this)"/>
                <apex:column value="{!a.Type}" onclick="highlightRow(this)"/>  
                <apex:column value="{!a.Industry}" onclick="highlightRow(this)"/>  
                <apex:column value="{!a.Phone}" onclick="highlightRow(this)"/>  


Note: If you want to change the Highlighted color, you can write your won style class.

Calling apex method from a custom button using javascript

Sometimes we need to call a method of an apex class, on click of a custom button. Let’s take an example, how we call an apex method, on click of a custom button.
Step 1:
Lets first create the Apex class.

global class MyClass {
    webservice static String myMethod(String studentId){
       return 'Test';


  • Class needs to be a Global class.
  • And the method you intend to call from the javascript must be a Webservice Method.

Step 2:
Now to setup the custom Button.
Goto –> Setup –> Object –> Buttons, links and Actions section –> Click New Button or Link


  • Enter the Name of the button.
  • Behaviour : Execute Javascript.
  • Content source : On-Click Javascript.

In the code for button copy the following line of codes:

  var studentId = '{!Student__c.Id}'
  var result = sforce.apex.execute("MyClass", "myMethod",{studentId : studentId}); 
catch(ex) {