How to find current record's RecordType name

  • I have a requirement where I have to write some logic in an Opportunity Trigger.

    Requiremnt is , I have find out current opportunity's record type and have to check whether that recordtype name contains some value or not.

    Is there any way to find out the current opportunity record's Recordtype Name ?

    I found 1 useful link:

    But, confused how to use that in my logic.

  • Eric

    Eric Correct answer

    7 years ago

    If you are doing this in the trigger it would be something like this:

    trigger OnOpportunity on Opportunity(before update){
         Map<ID,Schema.RecordTypeInfo> rt_Map = Opportunity.sObjectType.getDescribe().getRecordTypeInfosById();
         for(Opportunity opp :{
              if(rt_map.get(opp.recordTypeID).getName().containsIgnoreCase('YOUR VALUE')){
                   //Do your stuff

    Your code works pretty well.But like suppose is it works like in one record type some custom picklist is there.Whenever user selects value in that picklist. it's automatically saved to standard object field @Eric

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