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Nathan PratsNathan Prats 

How to get fields descriptions and help texts


I'd like to have an overview of fields and their related descriptions & help texts. 
It would be great to have it in a report, but a SOQL query in Explorer would do. 
I couldn't find a way to do so, so your help is much welcome.

NagendraNagendra (Salesforce Developers) 
Hi Nathan Prats,

You cannot get the Field Description and help texts information using Describe calls in APEX.

A trick (and a very difficult one) is to use the Metadata API. You can do this via APEX - but the process is async. Since you want to fetch the information, it would require "retrieve" calls - and those are seriously difficult to do in APEX.
Please find the below links for your reference.

Kindly mark it as solved if it's resolved.

Best Regards,