exporting field help text and description in bulk
TIL that you can create custom report type on entity definition + field definition to report on your fields!
h/t : https://www.asagarwal.com/how-to-report-on-objects-and-fields-defined-in-salesforce/ and Anna Loughnan
However I could not include field help text, though it is listed in the tooling api docs for fielddefinition
then i tried a custom report type on entity definition with entity particle, and added field definition via lookup
this worked in theory - i could include description and inline help text.
but when i ran the report, field description remained blank. other folks said the report type worked for them, so i should test more as the report types would be really simple to use. so try that first.
instead I ran a soql query to test it out, and this works
select entitydefinition.label, inlinehelptext,fielddefinition.description,fielddefinition.label from...
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