Vote

Represents a vote that a user has made on an Idea or a Reply.
Note
In API version 16.0 and earlier, SOQL queries on the Vote object only return votes for the Idea object. Starting in API version 17.0, SOQL queries return votes for both Idea and Reply.

Supported Calls

create(), delete(), describeSObjects(), getDeleted(), getUpdated(), query(), retrieve()

Fields

Field Details
IsDeleted
Type
boolean
Properties
Defaulted on create, Filter
Description
Indicates whether the object has been moved to the Recycle Bin (true) or not (false). Label is Deleted.
ParentId
Type
reference
Properties
Group, Sort, Create, Filter
Description
ID of the Idea or Reply associated with this vote.
Type
Type
picklist
Properties
Group, Sort, Create, Filter, Restricted picklist
Description
Picklist that indicates the type of vote. The value Up indicates that the vote is a user's positive endorsement of the associated idea or reply. The value Down indicates that the vote is a user's negative endorsement of the associated idea or reply.
Note
If you are importing Vote data into Salesforce and need to set the value for an audit field, such as CreatedDate, contact salesforce.com. Audit fields are automatically updated during API operations unless you request to set these fields yourself..

Usage

In version 12.0 and later, use this object to track the votes that users made on ideas. For more information on ideas, see “Ideas Overview” in the Salesforce online help.

In version 17.0 and later, use this object to track the votes users made on replies. For more information, see “Answers Overview” in the Salesforce online help.

In version 17.0 and later, you must filter using the following syntax when querying this object in a SOQL query: ParentId = single ID, Parent.Type = single Type, Id = single ID, or Id IN (list of IDs). See Comparison Operators in the Salesforce SOQL and SOSL Reference Guide for a sample query.

A SOQL query must filter using one of the following Parent or Id clauses.

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