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Can we find the Table, Column description ?

Hi ,


Is there any way to find Table or Column description in APEX API ?


Please provide the approach or syntax or any method available for finding the description.


Kindly, suggest me on this issue.



Thanks & Regards,





Create a binding using SoapBindingStub. Then call the binding with describeSObjects(Sobject). You will get the details of the Table.






Thanks for your reply.


I am already able to get the details of the table using binding.


I want get the description of the table. May be a short text message.


Eg: Table Name "MARA" - Short text msg will be "General Material Data"


for Column  :   LAEDA - Date of Last Change



Similiarly, i need description of the table Account,  AccountShare, Contact......different tables that are available in Salaforce database.


I hope, you understand the problem.



Thanks & Regards,



Object and field descriptions aren't available through the enterprise or partner APIs.  They are available through the metadata API.


You can create a feature request in the idea exchange if you'd like to see this change.