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Rishabh Patel 1Rishabh Patel 1 

Create Batch Apex to update multiple objects

Hello, I already have a Schedule apex, that works on 3 objects to do a basic Query and update. I wanted to make this class batch. But unable to add multiple objects in Batch apex and loop around them . 

Here is how my Schedule apex looks like 

global class scheduleWorkday implements Schedulable {
 global void execute(SchedulableContext ctx) {

  //Get Accounts
        List<Account> getbdayaccount = [Select ID, Name, Address from Account where State= CT];
        if(!getbdayaccount .isEmpty()) {
                for(Account a : getbdayaccount ) {
       = 'Test';
                a.State= 'NJ';
            update getbdayaccount ;

//get Leads 

   List<Lead> getPreApprovalFollow = [Select ID, Name, State, LeadSource from Lead where State = 'CT' ];
        if(!getPreApprovalFollow .isEmpty()) {
               for(Lead l: getPreApprovalFollow ) {
                l.LeadSource = 'Referral';
                l.State = 'NJ';
            update getPreApprovalFollow ;

//get Opportunities 

List<Opportunity> getopps = [Select Id, CloseDate, State from Lead where State = 'CT'];

     for(Opportunity o : getopps){
     o.CloseDate = Date.Today();
      o.State = 'CT';
update get opps;




I  tried making batch apex something like this - 

global class LeadProcessor implements Database.Batchable <SObject> {
    global Database.QueryLocator start(Database.BatchableContext bc){
        String Query='Select id,LeadSource, State from Lead where state = 'CT'';
        return Database.getQueryLocator(Query);
    global void execute(Database.BatchableContext bc, List<Lead> scope){
        for(Lead l: scope){
            l.State = 'NJ';

        update scope;
    global void finish(Database.BatchableContext bc){

How can I change this batch apex to return multiple queries and update them . 


Thank you

Ravi Dutt SharmaRavi Dutt Sharma
Hi Rishabh,

Since the 3 queries are independent of each other, I recommend you to make 3 batch classes - 1 batch for each object. Do you have any good business reason to keep them into one class? You should apply OOPS here and not club all the different functionalities into one class.

Another point to note is that the start method cannot return you list of records from 3 unrelated objects. So you have no way to get this sorted with just one batch class.