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Lock/Unlock a record in Apex Code

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I would like to have the ability to lock and unlock a record in Apex code - exactly like locking/unlocking a record in an Approval Process. This would mean I could lock/unlock records when they reach a certain state, or lock/unlock child records when a parent record has been locked/unlocked by an Approval Process. Possibly having a keyword similar to using delete, update etc. : lock listOfRecordsToLock; unlock listOfRecordsToUnlock;

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  • Jennifer Sacks - 2 years ago

    This idea is delivered with the Winter '16 release. More information can be found in the Release Notes here: http://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/winter16/release-notes/rn_apex_approval_locks_unlocks.htm#rn_apex_approval_locks_unlocks
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