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Hope E.Hope E. 

How to export all salesforce fields to excel including their description?


I tried to user appexchange for this like EasyDescribe/Schema surfer but it doesn't include description... Any ideas?


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Hope E.Hope E.
I used "Salesforce inspector" and it worked fine for me!

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Rahul KumarRahul Kumar (Salesforce Developers) 

May I suggest you Please refer the below link for reference. Hope it helps.

Please mark it as best answer if the information is informative.

Rahul Kumar
Hope E.Hope E.
Hi Rahul,

thx for the reply!
But as I mentioned this package does not show the descriptions and this is what I need to have.

Check this -
Hope E.Hope E.
I used "Salesforce inspector" and it worked fine for me!
This was selected as the best answer
Lorene MillsLorene Mills
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rishabh rathor 28rishabh rathor 28
Would like to recommend app called Bulk Object Field Creator, it helps to Update and Export multiple objects (Custom or Standard Object) in XLS.
Aaliyah PeacockAaliyah Peacock
One way is to use an excel export extension( there are multiple extensions available in the marketplace, but this will not be enough if the fields you need to export are out of the purview of your org). I willing to get my paper written through website now. Another way is to use a generated package or program to export data in exactly the format you want.
Alexander NunesAlexander Nunes
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Aegis SoftworksAegis Softworks
SDDC (Salesforce Data Dictionary Creator) can do exactly what you are looking for, in less than a minute. Yes, including the Description field, and not just the Help Text field. It also includes some other custom columns such as the Microsoft SQL Server data type, a nice version of the Salesforce data type, and a few others.

Each object gets its own tab in the spreadsheet. Or, you can turn on an option to smoosh everything together into a single Schema tab. There is also a high-level object summary tab, and a tab that shows all of the active picklist values and the record types for each object you chose to export. You can filter out read-only fields if you want, or filter objects and fields by Standard / Custom / Managed / Knowledge / Speical categories.

You can save your object selection, so if you want to export 50 specific objects one day, you don't have to go check the boxes for them again the next time you need a fresh export. Also allows saving credentials, so you don't have to manually type in your login info each time.

I remember back in the day, we used to have to export individual objects and make our spreadsheets by hand. It was a huge pain in the rear. SDDC should entirely solve that, for admins / devs, and especially data migraiton and integration resources.

Here's the website: