Few days back, we had a requirement in one of our projects wherein we needed to list the records based on summation of two fields of an object. We tried to use SOQL query to filter the records, but we found that SOQL query of salesforce natively does not allow the arithmetic operation of two fields in the where clause.
Following is the query which we tried that gave us an error of malformed query –
List<Object> Objs = [Select field1, field2 from Object where (field1+field2)>=25000];
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We had to look for some workaround to solve this issue, for which we created a new formula field in that object which would be a summation of the two fields.
formulafield = field1 + field2
Now, we can use this newly created field to query on this object to get the required records.
New SOQL query will be,
List<Object> Objs = [Select field1, field2 from Object where formulafield>=25000];
Similarly, we also wanted to list the records of the object where field1= field2 which is not supported in salesforce.
For this purpose, we created a new formula field in that object of text type whose formula is as follows.
If field1=field2 then newformulafield=’True’
Then, we used this newformulafield in the SOQL query to get all those records from the object whose field1=field2
SOQL query to get the records is as follows –
List<Object> Objs = [Select field1, field2 from Object where newformulafield =’True’];
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