Here is a quick blog on how to access master & child records during a Merge operation in a plugin.
I recently had to develop a plugin where in I needed to do some manipulation with the records being merged.
You can access three entities in your plugin when a record is merged from Context.InputParameter :
1. SubordinateId – the duplicate record
2. Target – the master record
3. UpdateContent – a temp entity contains the final attribute as outcome of the merge operation.
To Access them in the code simply do this:
Entity duplicate = context.InputParameters[“SubordinateId“]; // To access the duplicate record simply retrieve the attributes using service.retrieve and by proving the duplicate.Id.
EntityReference target= (EntityReference)context.InputParameters[“Target“];
Entity finalRecord = context.InputParameters[“UpdateContent“]; //To access the final record simply retrieve the attributes using service.retrieve and…
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