Users have written to us ask how to retrieve the Standard Value Sets in Gearset.

Sometimes, when users only specify the Standard value set  in the metedata filter, Gearset results shows no results. This can be very confusing and this article explains how to retrieve the Standard value set  you need. 

It turns out, for Salesforce Metadata API to return the Standard value set, you need to include the Custom Object metadata type. 

Here is an example of CaseStatus being retrieved with the Custom Object  and  Standard value set metadata type. 

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