Returns the field value of the specified user (if a RecID is supplied) or for the currently logged-in user (if no RecID is supplied).
For a description of the business object categories, see Notes on "Enabled For".
|Business Object Category||Yes/No|
|Business Rules: Before-Save Rules||Yes1|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (After Save, with or without Also Recalculate on Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, without Also Recalculate On Load)||Yes1|
|Business Rules: Calculation Rules (Before Save or Always, with Recalculate On Load)||Yes|
|Business Rules: Editing Rules||Yes2|
|Business Rules: Initialization Rules||Yes1|
|Business Rules: Read Only Rules||No|
|Business Rules: Required Rules||Yes2|
|Business Rules: Validation Rules||Yes1|
|Quick Actions (except UI Quick Actions)||Yes1|
|UI Quick Actions||No|
|Search/Dashboard without field references||Yes1|
|Search/Dashboard with field references||No|
|1. Except in services.|
|2. Except in services and when this field appears on a form or is triggered by such a field.|
|fieldName||The name of the field for which to get the value.|
(Optional). The RecID of a specific user instance. Defaults to the currently logged-in user.
This example gets the display name field of the user who is the owner of this business object, assuming that there is an owner relationship and that the owner is a validated field.
This example gets the primary email field of the currently logged-in user.