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Create rollup summary using Apex trigger on custom object | rollup summary trigger for count of child records on custom object in Salesforce example

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Hey guys, today in this post we are going to learn about How to create roll-up summary trigger for count child records on custom object using Apex trigger in Salesforce.

parentObjTrigger:- Custom Fields & Relationships

Create a custom field on parent Object name as childRollUp__c (Number Type).

childObjTrigger:- Custom Fields & Relationships

Create a lookup relationship field on child Object name as childLookup__c : Lookup(parentObjTrigger).

Real time scenarios:- Write a roll-up summary trigger for count child records on custom parent object.
Create a custom field (Number Type) on parent object, calculate the total number of related child records and put into them.

Files we used in this post example:-

childObjTriggerRollUp.apxt Apex Class Trigger It will be fired whenever insert, update and delete a record on child object

Parent Cusotm Object:- parentObjTrigger__c

Custom Field :- childRollUp__c

 

Parent Object with Custom Field Trigger on child object and calculate the total numberof related child records on the parent object.

Child Custom Object:- childObjTrigger__c

Custom Field:- childLookup__c >> Lookup(parentObjTrigger)

Child Object with Field

childLookup__c : Lookup(parentObjTrigger) field it is help to communicate on parent object.

You can download file directly from github by click here

Final Output

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Step 1:- Apex Class Trigger : childObjTriggerRollUp.apxt

From Developer Console >> File >> New >> Apex Trigger

childObjTriggerRollUp.apxt [Apex Class Trigger]

 

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FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Does rollup summary field fire trigger?

Yes, Changes in rollup summary field can cause trigger to fire. If the record contains a roll-up summary field or is part of a cross-object workflow, performs calculations and updates the roll-up summary field in the parent record. Parent record goes through save procedure.

Can we create roll up summary fields in lookup relationship?

Unfortunately, roll-up summary fields are only available for objects in a Master-Detail relationship and are not available for those that have a Lookup relationship.

How many roll-up summary fields can be created in an object?

In general, first try to set up your reports to make these calculations before requesting a limit increase. Note: While increases can be submitted to Support, the maximum hard-coded limit for roll-up summary fields is 40 per object and cannot be increased above that.

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