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Lakshmi SLakshmi S 

Custom cloning functionality using apex class?

Hi Team,

Requirement : I have created custom vf page for showing detailed record. Form here i have created custom clone button. I want to clone the record from detail page and i need to edit the fields as our own details (not existing record details) and create a new record.
How can we write additional vf page and controller class for cloning functionality.
Note : After clicking on clone button that page redirected to another page and show the record details, if i click on cancel button no need to create new record, until clicking on save button.

Please let me know any one , how can we achieve this functionality........

Thanks in Advance!....
Hi Lakshmi,

R u overriding the standard clone button, or it is a custom only?
Lakshmi SLakshmi S
Custom only.
Prem ChauhanPrem Chauhan
Hi Lakshmi S,

Try this below code. it will work for your requirement.

<apex:commandLink action="{!cloneAction }"> Clone
                        <apex:param assignTo="{!selectedAccId}" value="{!a.Id}" name="selectedAccId"/>


  public PageReference cloneAction(){
        Account accRec = [SELECT id, accountNumber, name, type,industry, phone, website,annualRevenue, Number_Of_Opportunities__c FROM Account WHERE id=:selectedAccId];
        Account cloneAcc = accRec.clone(false,false,false,false);
        insert cloneAcc;
        PageReference ref= new PageReference('/'+cloneAcc.Id+'/e?retURL=%2F'+cloneAcc.Id);
        return ref;
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