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Arshadulla ShariffArshadulla Shariff 

Having Edit and save functionality in same Vf page

Hi there,
I have created Multiple Page Blocks for Edit page which consists of Input Fields of custom Object and few pageblocks for Viewable i.e.,output Field.
Am not sure whethere its a good practice.

Please suggest some standard Edit and view Functionality for custom object Vf page
Best Answer chosen by Arshadulla Shariff
Gaurav KheterpalGaurav Kheterpal
You could use the URL parameters to check if you want to open the page in View mode or Edit mode. Something like this
View: /apex/MyPage?id=0067000000AH3ME&sfdc.override=1
Edit: /apex/MyPage?id=0067000000AH3ME&retURL=%2F006%3Ffcf%3D00B70000005pFQv%26rolodexIndex%3D-1%26page%3D1&sfdc.override=1
Then in your controller you can handle the URL params like this
public MyExtension(ApexPages.StandardController ctrl){
    Id i = ctrl.getId();
    Map<String,String> parameters = ApexPages.currentPage().parameters();
    if(i == null){
    } else if(parameters.contains('retUrl')){
    } else {
I hope this helps.

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Gaurav Kheterpal
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