A controller extension is an Apex class that extends the functionality of a standard or custom controller.

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Extension or Custom Controller?

I have a requirement, where I have to create a new custom VF page. Below image shown, is similar to my requirement. I want to build a page like below. When I will click New button, below page should ...
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Custom Object Sibling Object Records on Visualforce Page

I have a custom object "Success__c" that I am attempting to create a visualforce page for. I would like to have the parent (MD relationship via account__c) Account fields on the page, as well as the ...
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Autopopulate fields on custom object from opportunity

We have a custom object which has a field called Proposal_Number__c , which us also a custom field in opportunity. So when user enter values in Proposal# we want to auto populate other fields in ...
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Showing visualforce pages to Communities users, but standard Salesforce pages to all other users, without writing a dozen controller extensions!

I'm building a Communities site with several custom objects that Communities users should access through Visualforce pages. All other Salesforce users should access these objects through the standard ...
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field validation on approve or reject for approval process

I am creating an Approval Process. Its a simple process with 2 approval steps I have a requirement where an assigned approver (user) must populate one or more fields on a record before they approve or ...
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StandardController delete() method problem

Does somebody know what can cause the problem that StandardController delete() method doesn't delete the custom object from the context. My extension for Standard Controller has such method: public ...
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“Data not available” when using Database.rollback() in custom save action

In my custom edit page for LineItem__c records I have overriden the save button with my own implementation which does not only save the record itself but also change to child records. <apex:page ...
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Test Class for Visualforce page

I have a visual page controller with save() function. Inside the save() function, there is an insert object. However, when I write my test class, I am unable to query the inserted object. ...
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Why isn't this dynamic VisualForce page style toggling the Static Resources properly?

I'm currently looking at the Dynamic References to Static Resources Using Mostly, it works as expected, with one anomaly: When the page initially displays, as expected, it correctly uses both the ...
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How can I write a unit test which includes ApexPages.StandardController methods?

Currently looking at the Using Dynamic References with Custom Objects and Packages tutorial. For reasons I won't speculate on, step 7 included the controller extension code (again) instead of the ...
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How can I test create an instance of a VisualForce Controller Extension for testing?

Typical of custom controller extensions, my extension has a signature public MyVFCtrlExt (ApexPages.StandardController standardController) I'm currently trying to figure out how to write unit tests ...
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How to mass update parent from child list view

I need help with a controller extension to retrieve and update parent records from a list view. We have a child object called Patient_Session__c that has a lookup to parent called Patient_c and want ...
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can we use single controller in two VF pages?

Here is a scenario where i have a search page for users to select and display the search results. I also have a button to generate the pdf. I have a list of account in the controller which displays ...
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How do I prevent the creation of multiple Records with an overwritten save button?

I have a custom save method, which saves my object and redirects me to his parent. This works fine for me and I used this kind of approach very often. Visualforce Page: <apex:commandButton ...
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Test class for VF form can't refer to input: 'variable does not exist'

I am very new to the model-view-controller and have barely been able to get my code functional, but now I'm struggling even more trying to write test code! This is my first wrapper class, controller ...
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Internal Server Error in Partner communities when using extension controller

We have a appexchange app in which there is a global class. We are using this global class as controller in local VF page and also created a extension class. When i try to use the variable declared ...
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Unable to create an instance of extension {CLASS NAME}

I'm getting this error, i'm sure I what this means. I couldn't find anything helpful anywhere.
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Checking if object exists on controller

I'm trying to handle the edge case where a user hits my page without the Id being set for whatever reason. However, I'm having problems detecting when no object is loaded. I tried this: private ...
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Writing a Test Class for an Extension

How would I write a test class for this extension? public class PictureofSuccess{ public Account ac {get;set;} public List <Picture_of_Success__c> pictures {get;set;} public Boolean noImage ...
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Using PageReference to redirect after new record insert

Continuing from my previous post. I want to redirect the user to a custom vf detail page when they create a new Service Order from my custom page order page (force_NewOrder). I have created a ...
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Expression cannot be assigned at line

How could I assign a value to a dynamic query field? I want to make an update of a record. ac.get(campo) = totalAcumulado.get((String)ac.Name); <-- Expression cannot be assigned at line This ...
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Conditional parameter to change visualforce page and controller SQL

I have a very simple visualforce page and linking controller that will fetch records from a custom object. In this custom object there is a category field which I would like to filter against in the ...
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Error in VisualForce Page as :List index out of bounds: 0

Can any one help me out with this Error ??Any help is much appreciated Error in VisualForce Page as :List index out of bounds: 0 Here is my VF Page and the Class. Visual Force Page : ...
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Display message on parent window after closing VF Popup

At the moment I have a button placed on my Opportunities page which opens a popup, on my sendRequest() function this popup is closed. What I would like to do is further improve this function to also ...
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Get current logged in users data in VF page and extension

I want to display the currently logged in users in my VF page. Calling the following is not allowed: <apex:outputField label="Raised by" value="{!$User.Id}"/> I would like to know how else I ...
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custom controller with extension

What are some use cases in having a custom controller with extensions? Does it make sense to have something like this? EDIT2 Edited out the error I was receiving - apparently in my extension I was ...
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Visualforce page for question with custom object.list the all question in the page

I have custom object called offering_details__C which lookup to question . visualforce page for question with saved in the custom object and list all the question in the same page . Below is the ...
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Visualforce tab to track order details

To capture all the order details I built a VF page with an extension to get all the orders details for the current user. Following is the way I tried... public with sharing class Order_Extention{ ...
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Writing JSON using JSONGenerator with writeStringField()

I'm wondering why I can't use the method writeStringField() on the class variables below. I'm using the JSONGenerator class methods instead of hand-constructing the string. global class ...
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using savepoint in extension controller

I have a extension controller for my Visualforce Page. It has 2 Action methods, method1() and method2(). Each method executes DML statements. if there is failure in method2(), I need to rollback the ...
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why do we need extension for controllers [duplicate]

I am new to SalesForce , I just learn about Standard controllers ,Controllers and Extension to these controllers. But what I do not get is why we need extension to the controllers ? By that I meant, ...
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0% code coverage Test APEX class

I have set up a simple APEX class that is an extension for a Visualforce page. The VF page has a commandButton that saves and takes you to a different page called "Congratulations.vfp" I have been ...
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'Map key null not found in map' when using apex:pageBlockTable

I have a simple controller extension with has a method which returns a Map<String, Map<String, Boolean>. public class UserExtension { private final User theUser; public ...
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Share (wizard-like) state between page with controller extension and page with controller

I have a custom VF page to create new or edit records of Type CustomObject__c. Via a Linker__c object such records can be related to other OtherCustomObject__c. To create such links I have a button ...
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visualforce page on Custom Object related to standard object

I want to add a visualforce page to the page layout of a custom object. The custom object is a child of the account. The visual force page will show a list of records on 2 other custom objects. ...
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How to accept InputField to filter a query and then display results

To save you a search, similar examples exist at how to pass value from visual force page (InputField) to controller? and ...
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can we update the related list object data with standard controller as master object?

I have two objects quote and quotelineitem master is quote and related to quote line item quote---->quote line item Visualforce page : I have kept like this <apex:page ...
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Controller Class Inheritance vs Multiple Controller Extensions

From reading the docs and dev forums, it seems that having multiple controller extensions can offer the ability to override methods, and keep class size/structure simple. Because these are things ...
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SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field in controller extension

I have written this controller extension: public with sharing class PopupController { ApexPages.Standardcontroller cont; public Request_Change_Reseller__c req{get;set;} public ...
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Can I send a user to a standard layout edit page at the end of a wizard?

I want to do something that's been asked about before, but I am going to give some more reasoning in case I'm missing a better solution. I am developing a package. As part of this package, there's a ...
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Retrieve Data from Custom Object in Datatable for a specific Account Id

I am trying to reference a custom object that has a related list on our account page called "SVMXC__Service_Contract__c" and has a child relationship name to accounts of: R00N70000001hzYIEAY. I need ...
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SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field?

I recieve the following error: SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field: Installation__c.Name Controller extension on custom object: public class ...
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Unknown property

Why am I getting the following error? Unknown property Controller Extension public class CrewWorkDetailController{ public final Installation__c installation ; public ...
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How to increase standard controller extension code coverage

I am attempting to write a test class for a very basic controller extension. I cannot seem to get 100% coverage in this method. From the 'Try' statement to the 'Else' statement has no coverage. Any ...
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Get a value just edited from controller to Visualforce page

I'm building a Visualforce page that let's the user upload some images, they can add as many images as they want, when they click on the "add new" button, a new record is inserted and one of the ...
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Inserting a parent and multiple child with the same visualforce page

I have a master detail relation ship between two objects where NdF__c is the parent, and the child is LineExpense__c. I want to insert many LineExpense__c relating to one NdF__c, so I add dynamically ...
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Obtaining the page's obect Id from a component

I have a component that reads one of the parameters on a page to get the record information for an account. The problem is that the main page has some HTML DIV sections that act like dialog boxes. ...
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How to default parent fields when displaying new child object VF page

I have created a custom lookup field on the Order object to the Opportunity because we want to create Orders from Opps and not Accounts. I have also created a Visualforce page for Orders and am ...
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Visualforce Page Unknown Constructor Error

I have a Visualforce page that is referencing a controller extension, but I am getting an Unknown Constructor error, which appears to indicate that the controller doesn't exist (but it does). I have ...
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Need to create a new custom object record (new order) based on the current page record (current order) using custom VF

I have an Order custom object which consists of order items. Once this order is delivered to a a store for a customer, I want to add a button (on the order) that allows the employee to reorder any ...