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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Custom Image Field for Property Management?

I know that salesforce does not have a specific image field. I am aware that you can use rtf and attach and image, but this would complicate our internal process. Is there an apex code that would ...
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How do I use picklist values as a number value?

I have a picklist consist of {Low, Medium, High} and I want to use them in a report. But somehow I have to convert them to a number value like {1,2,3} to be able to calculate summary. What do you ...
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Which of all of the custom fields on a custom objects are required?

I created a stdclass() object to upsert into Salesforce. I can upsert other custom objects in this way, but there is one that I can't get to work. Here is the error message that I get **** Creating ...
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Residue from managed package problem

I installed and then uninstalled a managed package on a sandbox multiple times. Then when I last tried to install the package again it gave some wierd errors(5 of them): (Activity.Custom_Field__c) ...
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Salesforce object fields and how they are displayed

I have a question regarding the fields that are displayed when creating an object. For example, when creating the default Campaign object in Sales: I have 2 pictures below. One is when creating an ...
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Change in ImageServer Behavior?

We have an app that manages images in Salesforce. Part of the functionality is generating Document records that are externally available, then saving the externally available link in a field on a ...
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How to get the custom fields from a custom object

I have an object Event_Booking__c. I want to get all the fields from that object which is related to the Event__c object through Event_ID__c lookup. Any idea on how to do this?
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Weird Field Permissions

I have a field (checkbox) that is inexplicably inaccessible by most users even if they're in the profile that allows them access to it. I've checked the field level security and it says it's editable ...
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How to convert text field to encrypted when referenced in multiple places? New approach?

We have a text field that is referenced several hundred times in all code, validation rules, WFRs, etc that we'd like to encrypt now. In order to do that, seems like we need to delete it and recreate ...
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Custom Objects Reports and Custom Fields

We have a custom object called 'Buildings' we already are using the declaritive tool for rollup fields bc of the M-D relationship issue to Accounts and Opportunities. We are looking to build a ...
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Unread by Owner field on a custom object - Any workarounds?

Is there a way I can create a custom field in my custom object which can tell if that record is read/viewed or not ? (without having to Edit the record). Thank you!
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Invalid Field error Contact object

On using update contact I am getting an error: " Invalid field gender__c for Contact " Although I do not query such field , or use it in visual force page or even there isnt any such field in ...
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Please correct my formula

My formula working until the last stage (see **), but for severity 3 and Type = functional its not working, I mean its showing wrong icon. IF(Age_in_Hours__c > 3, ...
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Can we create custom fields on Organization and User Objects?

Is it possible to create custom fields on the Organization and User objects?
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Where to store terms and conditions when generating custom Quote PDF?

I am designing custom Quote PDF for our company and the last section on the PDF is for showing the terms and conditions. On which object should I store the terms and conditions? I was thinking of ...
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Outbound Message field value OMMITTED

We have a custom field in the account object which is being received in the Outbound Message endpoint with a OMMITTED value, but in the Salesforce UI the field has a value. This had been working OK ...
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Is there any way to set fieldPermissions in the Admin.profile to be able to edit and read all fields for development purposes?

I would like to set fieldPermissions in the Admin.profile to be able to edit and read all fields for development purposes. Something like this: <fieldPermissions> ...
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Picklist values not showing

What I have A custom picklist field on a custom object and the list has two possible values: The FLS on the field is set to visible and editable for the user profile I am testing with. On the form ...
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Programatically change checkbox field default value?

We have a checkbox custom field on Account that defaults to false. It's part of a managed package that we provide. Because it is in a managed package, our customers who install the package can't ...
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Community Site for Non-SFDC Web Application SSO Using External Identity w/ 1000+ IdPs

I have 3 web applications, one each written in ColdFusion, .NET, and Java. Between all of the applications, I have over 1000 identity providers (IdPs) using SAML and eventually OAuth for SSO. I need ...
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Control on fields restrict in detail page

Is there any wayout to restrict profiles to edit fields from detail page other than FLS and Page layout? I don't want to have a separate page layout for above case. Also can't change by FLS because ...
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Create unique label & values for a custom Picklist field

I want to create a custom picklist field that would represent a packaging type which would in turn represent a divider for the shipment's total quantity. For example, if the dropdown had the following ...
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Campaign Member Custom Fields

I need to create several campaign member custom fields for reporting purposes to measure campaign membership by acquisition Channel and Medium. Ideally I could create a campaign member field for each ...
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How to access custom field in custom object via SOAP API

When generating the jar via WSDL I see the fields are present on the custom object. (e.g. MyCustomObj__c, field MyField__c), but when I generate the JAR (via the WSC tool) the resulting jar's does not ...
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Change sObject field type and deploy with API

in this thread, there is a discussion about modifying custom sObject's type. When I try to change the field's type in Salesforce GUI, indeed I can see the error message about some references in code. ...
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Run default Lead Assignment in trigger [duplicate]

I want run a rule from trigger (Lead Assignment rule - default) when a new lead is created. I tried something but its not working. Don't know which one is correct way to do that. below you can find my ...
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Trigger to capture attachment url to record detail page

I am capturing image from webcam and storing the image in record attachment by a managed package app. I have a text field in record detail page path__C where i need to capture inserted image (in ...
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what are the options to store initial value of a field in a separate custom field

In CS object, there is a field Quantity that is subject to be changed. The requirement is to store the initial value of that field in a separate custom field. 2 options are there : inlude in before ...
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How to add custom field to page multilineitem.jsp for opportunity?

Is there a way to add custom field to the page multilineitem.jsp for opportunity? (URL salesforce.com/oppitm/multilineitem.jsp) Here is page screen:
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SOQL Query to lookup field dependency?

A change needs to be done to this attribute/field Global Account Flag_c. In order to do so, I want to lookup dependency of this field Global Account Flag_c in all the objects present in our Salesforce ...
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Associating Contacts from a Parent Account with a Child Account to express permissions?

I'm new to Salesforce and am trying to figure out if what I think I should be able to do is feasible. I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. Consider the following example hierarchy: ...
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Could I make a QuoteLineItem custom field that finds the name of the Product2 associated with it

Title basically explains all of my question. Links and/or examples would be very helpful!
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How can I filter through object using 2 separate fields as unique identifiers?

I have a custom object (we'll call it RS__c), and it theoretically has a 1 to 1 relationship to OpportunityLineItems (it is not possible to create a reference field directly to create this ...
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How to grant access to populate a field with out displaying the field to the user

I need to prepopulate an Opportunity Custom field upon creation. I use URL Hacking to pass the value from the Account to the Oppty using a new "New" button. ...
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Merging data on Opportunities from multiple reports

I am struggling to understand Salesforce features with respect to merging information from multiple reports. Specifically, how does one lookup information on a given Opportunity or Account from other ...
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Populate custom object custom fields on page load without ids

I'm trying to pre-populate fields on a custom object that I made. I tried passing the values through the url using a button link, overriding the default new button and providing the ids of the fields ...
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Metadata for field visibility

I am new to salesforce, so my question may seem basic. Whenever we create a field, we set the visibility/read-only for various profiles. How do i get that info in metadata? I created a field on Case ...
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Format a day from date as 15th instead of 15

I have a formula text field that convert the date from 15/06/2015 to 15 June,2015. Is there a way to get the postfix portion of the date ie : 15th. My formula is : TEXT(DAY( Wedding_Date__c ))+ " " ...
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Custom object isn't populated on Visualforce

i'm trying populate the fields of a custom Object. The object are being create but the informations used with InputField doesn't populate. Fragment of Visualforce <apex:actionRegion ...
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Multiple Many To Many Relationships on same Custom Object

Forgive me, I just started Salesforce development this week so I don't know many of it's methodologies and idiosyncrasies yet. Let's say I need a Custom Object to represent computer parts ...
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probability showing incorrectly when copying to another field

I have setup a simple process builder flow that copies the opportunity probability to another object. The field data type is the same percent(3,0). However, if the probability is 75% on the ...
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Using an inputField value in a custom controller

I have a custom controller which contains a search function. It is used to search through my custom tree object for a tree based on the users input. I previously had a select list to list the ...
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Custom field not showing in page layout

I have successfully created a custom field with MetaData API but it it's not visible in lead page. below is the code how I create it. public bool CreateCustomField_LongTextArea(SforceService ...
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Create custom field which displays first opportunity created

I have a requirement where I need to capture, in a custom field on the Account Object, the date that the first opportunity was created against an Account. Furthermore, I also would also like to do ...
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Alternative approach to multiple dependent picklists

Within service cloud, I have a requirement to allow for case categorization. I currently have a hierarchy of 5 dependent picklists: Product Product Area Category ...
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Get namespace prefix for a field

In a question I asked last week about getting namespaces, the best solution was to get information about the class (or any class) in the namespaced package. But this seems vulnerable if there are ...
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How to detect unused custom fields

I'm trying develop a system that will detect which custom fields are no longer used such that they can be removed. To be more specific: 1.) How can I determine if a custom field is used on a layout? ...
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how to handle schema changes in salesforce and notify other systems (push vs pull)

We have some of our objects and fields synced to other systems and one of the common concern we see is the changes to these objects / fields (specifically deleting them in salesforce) are impacting ...
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After deploying a custom field , will the old field name be overriden or a duplicate value be created?

I have changed a custom field name of a custom object in one sandbox. After deploying it to the other sandbox, duplicate value ll be created or the values ll get overridden? Also pls provide me for ...
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Null or Empty value are allowed in Unique and External ID text field

I have created a text field in a custom object, and checked the option for External ID and Unique only but not the Required option. i want know if this text field will allow a NULL or Empty value ? ...