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Is it possible for a sys admin to delete a chatter file from a user's personal library?

I read that Modify All Data should give Sys admins access to all chatter files, provided they are not in a personal library. However we have users uploading lots of data to personal libraries (via ...
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Community Home page needs to be private

I have created a community, this by default has created a site that looks like url/CommunityName. As my home page needs to be a VF page, I have edited this site to have as an Active Site Home Page, ...
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how to give permission to lead import for Standard users in professional edition?

Note: Not for Admin because admin have access to Import leads permission but users not having access to import leads then how to give access to users to import leads.
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Using Custom Field

Hi i have created a custom object name Product in that i want to create a custom field by name product_id selected field type as auto increment but the field is not visible help.
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Unable to get the desired output

I have 3 subject fields Subject1, Subject2, Subject3. I am trying to run this code - IF( AND( Subject1__c >= 40, Subject2__c >= 40,Subject3__c >= 40 ), if( AND(Subject1__c > 40 ...
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My Developer Org Hits Governor Limits when sending emails

From some reason I get a Governor Limit error in my development org while trying to test email sending functionality. Here is the governor limit error: System.EmailException: SendEmail failed. ...
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Allow I.P to avoid 2 factor authentication

I have a sandbox in my org, and I am trying to log in from home, when I try to log in, it ask me for code that is set up to be sent to my boss mobile phone. So, I have log in in the production org ...
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Essential Apps For SalesForce Non profit Starter pack

What apps would be considered essential addons to the SalesForce Non Profit Starter Pack
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Change the Default Role when Adding Contact Roles to Opportunity

I am new to being a Salesforce admin, and am going to a few classes in the coming weeks. Currently I am trying to find where to set the default value for Contact Roles when adding them to an ...
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When we provision new trial orgs we get “Subscribe Today”

We recently created a new trial template from a new TSO (trial source org) and from some reason after we provision a new trial, the new org contains two links: "Subscribe Today" "30 Days Remaining" ...
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How to “Overwrite users' personal tab customizations”

A customer who installed our app would like to enforce the same three tabs for all the users from a certain profile "E&R'. From some reason we fail to edit the 'E&R' profile to set the proper ...
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Waht are the Salesforce Spring '15 release features?

As a Salesforce developer, consultant and administrator, I like to stay on top of new features in dev or due to be released in the medium or near future. As the Spring '15 release maintenance exam ...
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How to open an Order for an account without a contract

In SF when I try to open an order it lets me open one only on a certain contract. I want to override this and open an order on an account without the contract issue. For example: User ABC - Order 1 ...
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Best way to handle relationships to objects I cannot create look ups for?

I have an object and it needs to have a 1 - many reference to the Data Category used in knowledge base. We have a requirement to be able to configure which data categories show up on a given page. ...
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how can we make users to restrict the delete records in professional edition

In professional edition how do we restrict the users to delete records please help me out of this
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es_NI locale not supporting for salesforce

When registering community user for NICARAGUA country "es_NI" Locale not supporting, but its supporting "es" locale. Why salesforce not supporting this particular locale and how can i solve this ...
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Allow users to edit case comment

Some users don't have the "edit" link available to them, how do I go about in turning it on for them?
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Problem of switching system language

I'm having a problem of switching the system language. My role is a System Administrator and profile is a system administrator as well. However, after I change my language from English to French I ...
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How to write workflow for lead record when there is no activity performed

How to write workflow for lead record when there is no activity performed on record till 10 days then send an email to owner automatically ?
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Can a time-based workflow trigger every time a record is created or edited?

Sorry this isn't a programming question, but I trust folks on this site moreso than elsewhere. I'm signed up to take the ADM201 test and am reviewing questions people have posted on the Internet. ...
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how to hide a couple of fields on custom object for a certain profile in one shot

We have a custom object and I would like to hide some fields on it for a certain profile in one shot. I know how to go individually on field level security but I don't want to go that route because ...
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How to export Oppty + related Activity Data as PDF?

The Extended Mail Merge feature allows Admins to create a Mail Merge template with numerous fields, which users can use to export data in PDF format when they go on the "Activity History" section on ...
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Giving Login As Other User Rights through Role

I removed the ability to login as another user from one from my custom roles. But now i want to give back the ability to do so and can't remember where the setting is at. Anyone wanna take a swing at ...
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Giving formula values with multi-select picklist

I am trying to make a formula that will give values from a multi-select picklist and i want to know what is the fastest and cleanest way to do this? Video_Monetizing_tool__c != "No" to give a value ...
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My User LanguageLocaleKey gets overridden

I am trying to change my LanguageLocaleKey from "es" to "en_US". I go to Workbench update the record, get the confirmation screen and when I look at the field, it changed back to "es". What could it ...
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Text field shows after picklist value is sellected

I am curious if this thing is possible to do on page layout. If i select some value from picklist/checkbox the text field should show up on page layout.
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can I upload user's profile image via data loader

I have a several user photos, is there a way of uploading them to the user's profiles en mass?
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How can I set field level security for multiple fields in the same custom object?

I have deployed several objects from one sandbox environment to another. I notice that the field level security settings has not been deployed. I used the change sets method to deploy these objects. ...
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How to lock Opportunity Record?

How to lock a Opportunity Record if the Stage value is changed to Closed Won or Closed Lost? I think it can be done using a validation rule but I am not sure and want to have a best approach.
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Manual sharing is read only on contact's record (single record) but a user still have delete button and it is working

I want to make a contact visible to every user of our Org and it should be in read only mode. OWD is private for both Account and Contact. I tried using manual sharing by giving read only access to ...
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Chatter Plus to Chatter Free

Quick question i've got a group of users who only chatter in one group and i want to move them from Chatter plus to chatter free because of that reason. How can i downgrade users without recreating ...
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How to identify an Org from the Org Id

Does anyone know if there's a way of identifying an Org based on the Org Id? I received the "org recently accessed using SSL3.0" email that is going to admins at the moment because of the SSL ...
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Where to find historical release dates? [duplicate]

Is there any place on the internet which lists the historical release dates for Winter, Spring and Summer, for every year and every Salesforce instance?
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I created a custom object, and fellow admins cannot see my data

I'm part of the System Administrator role/profile. I created a custom object and added some data to it. Other system admins created data as well. When creating the object, we assign ourselves as the ...
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How to make a field editable only if a checkbox is checked

I have a text field that is set to un-editable for all profiles. However if another field (checkbox) is checked, then this text field should become editable and required. I have created a validation ...
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how to change the default settings for chatter email notifications

In my Salesforce org, each users' default frequency for email notification for Chatter groups is set to daily and I need to change this to "on each post". This can be done individually, however I ...
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Editing Already created approval process

In salesforce, we can not add any step to an approval process once it is activated. Is there any way to edit approval process(Adding new Steps and doing some other changes) after it is activated. ...
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How to lock the Attach button on custom object record Notes & Attachments related list once the record get closed (Approved/Rejected)?

Now my business users can delete and attach another file even after the custom object record got approved/rejected. So they were asking for a way to lock the "Attach" button which is listed under ...
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Is there a way to retract the rejection of one custom object record so that the user can again approve it?

One of my business users mistakenly rejected one custom object record, so is there a way to retract the record so that the user can approve it? Or Is there a way that we can reset the approval ...
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Use cases for Login Flows

As an administrator, I am curious to know how I can improve or enhance the user experience. To this end I would like to know if there are any use cases in particular that the apply to the new Login ...
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Insufficient Privileges when running report

I have a report running on Account. One of the users have access to the folder but not the report. The users profile has read, create, edit, viewall for account. I am quite baffled as to what is ...
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Don't have privilege as admin to create permission sets

I'm playing around with SF's REST API, going through the tutorial. I've pulled down a valid access_token, and now I'm trying make this simple request below: curl ...
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What are the career opportunities as salesforce administrator for fresher?

I am willing to start my career as salesforce administrator. but i have few queries, please guide me. I have 3 years experience in .net and Sql Server. I am working in support and maintenance ...
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International Phone Number Cleansing/ Handling/ Formatting [closed]

I am in the United States, but this is a truly global concern - formatting phone numbers. Situation: We accept "Leads" from all over the world. We have been concentrating on North America in recent ...
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how to monitor user training for my org

as an administrator I wanted to see what users have completed what modules in the help & training section. Is there a way to report on this or is there a special section within Help & Training ...
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How to enable inline edit?

How can I enable inline-edit in my salesforce org, it is not working now.
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“Administrators Can Log in as Any User” - Customized

We have more than one system administrator in our org. They are categorised by assigning them different profiles. I want the feature "Administrators Can Log in as Any User" in such a way that Users in ...
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Is there a way to reset a user's secret question if they know neither the answer nor their password?

A user forgot their password. I have admin rights in the org so I reset their password. They then informed me that they have also forgotten the answer to their secret question. I know that you can ...
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Disable User In All SF Environments/Orgs (Production and Sandbox)

Anyone know of a clever way to disable users who's left the company in all Orgs? In our particular case, one Production with several Sandboxes. The closest I can come up with is to perhaps grab ...
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Categories field on Custom Labels

Is the Categories field on Custom Labels merely for use in List View filters? Can I not download a file of Custom Labels and their translations, filtering on Categories? Even the Translation Workbench ...