A custom field can be added to standard objects that support custom fields and custom objects to extend the capabilities of Salesforce to suit the specific needs of an organization. Custom fields can be accessed in code by referring to them by their API Name which is their specified Field Name ...

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what does auto number data format indicates

In the below screen shot : I would like to understand where does the data format for this record name is used?
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Replicating a “Click to Reveal” link

I'm currently trying to replicate the functionality of Connected App's Consumer Secret. Just as a reference, the field looks like this when you first open a Connected App (Setup > Apps > Connected ...
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How to convert Contents of Rich Text Area?

I am Querying Rich text area field using sforce connection in vf. I am getting the result in html format. I need only the text with the applied css format. how to achieve this. SOQL Result: ...
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Can we do forecasting on custom date instead of close date

I am using collaborative forecasting and it's using standard close date for forecast period but I have two close dates, one for sales and second for management so I want to use forecast on custom ...
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Discover Apex custom field references

Is there an easy way to discover where a custom field is referenced in Apex code without attempting to delete it? E.g. an org with a large code base has objects A, B, and C that all contain a custom ...
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Hide standard field and copy data in the new recreated custom field

I have a standard field called currency but I need to change its data type from picklist to multi-select picklist. The problem is that it is not possible to change the data type of standard fields ...
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Modify SObjectField Label in apex code

I have my custom field available here from a standard object Product2: Schema.Product2.fields.Tier1__c The field Name is 'Tier1' and its current field label is 'Tier1' I would like to update the ...
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API name change from DEV to FULL

I have a field with same label name and API name in DEV and FULL. I would like to rename the API name in DEV and move it to FULL using change set. Would it rename the API name in full or would it ...
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reporting by 'custom field'

we have a column in our dataextension with Vendor information how could we report by that field using discovery reports?
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Is it possible to order records in a report using a field that isn't shown on it?

Title is self explanatory, but here's an example: I have an object that has a certain numeric field that is unique, and want to make a report using the said field to sort the lines. Is it possible ...
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Creating an If -> then statement for a formula field (long list)

We have a list of 30 countries with specific rates at which our company must withhold taxes, and we wish to create a formula field in Salesforce to automatically compute the rate based on the user's ...
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Non editable field permission setting

How to set this type of field(e.g. Account number) permission where permissions(Visible and Read-Only) are non-editable(greyed out) using any profile?
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Formula field not calculating properly with null

We have a formula field in a custom object that does not calculate properly. Although the value of the field in the if condition is not null, the result is always zero. The formula is: ...
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Users cant see custom objects. That are connected to the Standard object via master detail relationship

Some of my users can't seem to access a custom object that is master detailed to an opportunity section. Does anyone know how to fix it ? Only system administrators can see it.
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How to check if a field is used in multiple object

I have lookup field for country in many object is it possible to check in one place in Salesforce in how many object this field is being used
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Need to mask the First 5 digits and display only last 4 digits of SSN

I have a field named SSN__c which is Text. The fields are managed. I get the Data from External API. I dont want to display the full SSN on page layouts. How can i convert the Text to Number and ...
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Search for a field in all objects

I am looking for a field named "Owner_c" in all Objects. Any easy way to find it through work bench or a query in Developer Console.
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DST for custom fields

In my project I am storing a date and time in custom field using SOAP API. Will Salesforce automatically adjust time based on daylight savings time. For example if I am storing 2012-11-15 ...
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custom link on standard page layout

I am very very new to salesforce, so if my question does not sound good to you than I would just request you to ignore. I Need to show one custom link on Contact Standard Object which will link to ...
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No clean data columns available for custom fields - Erro while creating a new Custom Field

I am getting this error when I try to create a new custom field, in my Task object, in a sandbox org. I should mention that I previously erased a field, to open space for this new custom field, ...
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How to Make United States as a default value in customized picklist field

I have created a country picklist and have made united states as a default value in picklist. I have also created a state picklist which is dependent on country field but when I create a new record,I ...
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Is addition of Custom field in Custom object possible using MetaData API

After creation of a Custom object metadata with createMetadata(...), I want to add new lookup Custom Field to it additionally (not at the time of creation). By using updateMetadata(...) method, I ...
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I would like to have a custom case field that uses the role to give me other information

I would like to make a custom case field that uses the role id of the user working on the case to display other information. Example IF (CONTAINS($User.UserRoleId,"00E1a000000YYRi"), "The Accounts ...
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Cross object reference for trigger Opportunity -> user

I am trying to access a custom field on User object in my trigger on Opportunity. If the Opportunity Owner has this custom field checked on his user page i need a custom field on Opportunity ...
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Case.IsLocked Field in Salesforce

Can somebody please let me know , how can we enable the islocked field related to case object. Thanks
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Keep users from changing field but allow batch apex to edit it

I have a field that I want to display on a Contact record however I do not want users to modify this value. The catch is that I have a batch apex job that is updating this field periodically to keep ...
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Creating a Renewal Date Field

We have two fields for each product: -Term (in Months -the possible options are 1, 12, 24 or 36 months) -Service Delivery Date (i.e. Start date) I want to create another field that adds the selected ...
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Generate a list of field types assiged to record types

Im a bit new to Salesforce so maybe this is trivial or maybe im incorrect about some stuff below My end goal here is to provide a report of fields that are available via Salesforce Web (Classic) and ...
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Custom field default values for existing leads

How can I set (preferably batch-style) default values for custom fields on existing leads? New leads have the default values as set in the field itself, but existing leads just have blank values. Is ...
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Is there a way to autopopulate MailingLatitude/MailingLongitude?

My organization wants a report of all contacts living within 30 miles of our headquarters. I've created a custom field that uses the DISTANCE and GEOLOCATION functions to calculate the distance from ...
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Formula to get “Date” based on Activity History Subject

Since Activity History combines everything such as Calls, Marketo, Email, Etc. In CONTACTS. I am looking for a formula that will get the last activity date based on the subject that contains "Email" ...
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How to make a check-box field into read-only accessibility once the record is created?

I have an 'X' check-box field on 'Y' custom object which cannot be edited once the record is created. How to achieve this requirement. Thanks in advance
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Not able to change owner field on creating new records

Owner field is by default setting to my name.I want to have owner field as a lookup to user.Currently owner field is set to Lookup(User,Queue).How can i achieve my requirement with owner field as ...
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When using a formula in a custom field how can I tell if I'm in a sandbox or production?

I have a custom field that I store a url in. If we are in a sandbox I need it to point to an external QA server. If we are in production I want it to point to our production server. I'm looking ...
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Text color on phone field?

Can phone field be color coded? For example, I am building a custom object that has a phone field but having color code to determine that the number is a bad number so I select a radio button and it ...
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Populate a field based on a field in another object

Object1.fieldA - picklist, user enters the value according to the account info. In cases of leads or opportunity, account is empty and so this field. Object2.fieldA - text formula field, defined by: ...
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Unable to remove components from a managed package

I just developed a package in salesforce and uploaded it. The uploaded package is of managed type. I need to modify the definitions of a custom object component in the managed package which has become ...
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How do I create compound custom fields?

I'd like some of the custom fields on my custom object to function similarly to the existing compound fields on standard objects (e.g. BillingStreet in BillingAddress). Existing documentation I can ...
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Trouble Accessing Properties of a Custom Lookup Field in Visualforce

I have a Visualforce page and I'm using the standard controller for the quote object. I added a custom field to the Quote object, QuoteContact, which is a lookup data type. Everything looks good on ...
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Best practice for custom fields added to standard objects in Managed Package

We have a requirement wherein we need to have certain custom attributes in the Account object within our Managed Package being deployed onto an existing SFDC set up. These attributes are readable and ...
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Formula field to display current datetime without saving record

I have been tasked with tracking the length of time it takes to fill in a salesforce form. Without using a visualforce page is there a way to set the value of a field as the form opens. Essentially ...
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The External ID standard field vs custom external ID

I'm reading the lightning connect docs and I'm getting confused. What exactly is External ID standard field? I thought you can only define external id on custom fields
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APEX Triggers? Creating Reminders? Updating custom fields dynamically

When a custom field for my Lead changes (the user changes a value in a picklist) and saves the Lead, I want to: update another field on the Lead object with a value (i.e., the user selects wait 2 ...
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Get Sum of the Values that have same Lookup with the Latest Month(date)& put it on its Lookup custom Field

I have 2 objects Father__c and Son__c. The relationship and fields are shown below. My problem is I want the Total_Value_Under__c to be equal to the sum of all Values__c of Son__c that lookup to a ...
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insert link to a field in a formula field

I have a child object to Case. That child object has a formula field that automatically gets populated with the account associated with Case. I want it to be a hyperlink. So it should show Account's ...
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OnClick Javascript Button causing error on field with separate lines.

In the button code, the line dog.colMrk__c = "{!Birth_Record__c.Characteristics__c}"; causes an error "Unexpected token ILLEGAL" when there are separate lines in the Characteristics field. Is ...
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EMERGENCY I just deployed a change set and now one field has lost all data in production what do I do?

I have an agency field in accounts and for some reason after some recent updates the field seems to be blank for all accounts. The field was not included in the change set and was not dependent on ...
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How do I change a custom lookup field to a text field?

I have an important custom field, Agency, used by all records and I need to change it from a lookup window to a text field so I can use a workflow rule that updates the agency for a contact or ...
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Building a custom object lookup field

Could someone point me in the right direction by providing either an example or a good reference? I need a regular Lookup field that can lookup a custom Object called Property__c. I am using a custom ...
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How do I set up contact and opportunity pages so that the agency field is populated based on the account field?

I am trying to set up an agency field in both the Contact and Opportunity page layouts so that when a user fills in the account field the agency field is automatically populated based on the agency ...