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Matt BrineyMatt Briney 

Select Options available through API

If we have a field that is a drop down in Salesforce is it possible to retrieve a list fo all of the available values through the API?

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Yes. In Salesforce, a select field is called a Picklist. So when looking for help on that, you should search with that term. You can use describeObject to retrieve an array of the values. Here's an example in the documentation: