Every time a download is run the current metadata for all objects, fields and picklist values are extracted and compared to the last metadata download to identify changes. The following changes are detected.
- New Objects
- New Fields
- New Picklist Values
- Deleted Objects
- Deleted Fields
- Changes to Field Datatypes
The most current metadata for the Salesforce instance is held in the tables.
The metadata history for objects and fields can be accessed via these views: