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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Unable map lead standard fields to opportunity custom fields [on hold]

Initially I copied lead fields into lead custom fields after that I'm trying map Name and Email fields to Opportunity custom fields.. trigger mapping on Lead (after update) { Opportunity opp=new ...
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Audio Player as Custom Field in Custom Object

I wonder if it is possible at all to create/use audio player as a custom field and add it to the custom object. My target is to have a "Phonecall" custom object and store call data in that object ...
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Updating Previous Owner field on Case object

I have a custom field called Previous_Owner__c on the standard Case object. Every time the Owner is changed, I need to update this field with the previous owner's value. I have written a before update ...
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How to get count of all selected fields in a record?

Let consider an object has 10 fields and one more field called CountField. If I enter a value for field1 and if i save it, Then the CountField value should be updated with 1. Same like that if I enter ...
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How do I get a custom Picklist (Multi-Select) values from the Case object back from a custom controller?

Brand new to apex and trying to piece together code from a few blogs/articles that show how to do this, but I'm not seeing values in my selectlist when I load the page. Method public ...
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Leave field update automation

I have a leave object. In leave object, I have Name field, From Date and no.of days. I need to create a ledger (please see the table below) (Remaining balance and end balance should be automated)the ...
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How to add custom piclist field to send email page layout?

I have a requirement where I have to add a custom picklist filed on send email page layout. I know it is not possible through standard Salesforce function. Kindly let me know if you are aware of any ...
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How to transfer skill from live agent chat request to custom field in case information?

I have a task where I have to transfer the skill shown in the live agent chat request to a custom field in the case information that is generated once the live agent accepts the chat. See image below: ...
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Custom Opp Split Field (Date) not committing?

I have two date fields on my Opportunity Split object, Start Date and End Date. I have added them to the Multi-Line page layout but the calendar won't open nor will the dates I enter be committed to ...
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limit exceeded error while deploying

I'm using Force.com Migration Tool to deploy Activity object's new fields to the target environment. My source has 100 fields in it's activity object (exact Activity custom field limit for the ...
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How to survey accounts about their custom objects

Hello Salesforce community! I'm attempting to send a survey (I've tried survey force and the survey app by Timba). However I need to send a survey to the account contact and I need to ask a question ...
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Is there a way to make a forecast based on a custom field instead of an amount field?

I have a custom formula field that rolls up a value from my non standard item and my products from price book and displays them inside of the opportunity page. Inside of the forecast tabs you have a ...
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Custom forecast collumn based on a roll up from a custom field

In a standard forecast field there are 4 columns that display information based on forecast category that is defined in a individual Opportunity object, My forecast for opportunity Revenue looks like ...
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Is it possible to Show / Hide custom fields based on picklist values using visual flows?

i have one scenario which is show / Hide Fields in page layout based on picklist values (Note : i already developed one vf page to achieve this but it's not allow me to show in edit mode of record) ...
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Update Standard field with a value from a custom field

I have a field in the Opportunity section called Amount that was getting an Install charge from the standard products in the opportunity section. The problem is that now I've added a function to add a ...
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Metadata API - Struggling With First Custom Object + Fields Creation Project

Update: First and foremost, this is all about building a proper package.xml, objects folder full of ___.object files, and profiles folder full of ___.profile files. You do that, the rest is cake - ...
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Picklist is not showing on the page

i hope you all is good.... i have some problem with my page. as a admin i am able to see the field name and related picklist dropdown on the page. But as user i am not able to see the picklist ...
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Can I edit or remove universally require standard fields in Salesforce?

The Orders object in Salesforce has a status field that is a picklist. I tried to edit the field by adding more options, but the editing I can do is very limited and for some reason I can not add more ...
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Better way for Bulk Assignment of Field Level Security

In Salesforce we have a custom object which has 500 fields. We have around 50 different profiles in our org. Out of this 50 profiles, 30 profiles need access to these fields. Right now, to set field ...
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Many to Many, 1 to Many, Many to 1 Relation in Custom fields

Use case : It is for project management, where manager can enter modules and assign to some developers to test this functionalities. Manager can assign many modules to one developer(user) or one ...
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Date of trigger field a day ahead

I have a field Last_Call_c date and has a trigger but the date request is a day early. My code trigger CallDate on Task (after insert, after update, after delete) { Set<Id> con_set = new ...
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Trigger on new notes

Whenever I create a new note for any parent object it is only available as ReadOnly for other users as they can't edit the same. Is there any way we can write a trigger for new notes so that these ...
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How to tell difference between standard field and custom field with same name?

Editing a Workflow Rule Criteria and there is a custom field and a standard field with the same name. (Bad form I know, I didn't make it) How can I tell them apart? Which are listed first Standard ...
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Why shippingpostalcode is showing (variable does not exist)

Here is my apex trigger but it is unable to recognise 2 fields i.e. billingpostalcode and shippingpostalcode. trigger AccountAddressTrigger on Account (before insert, before update) { ...
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Custom field not showing in list of described object

I am working on an integration using JSforce to query the Salesforce API for data. When I run a describe('object'), I get a list of fields that are contained within said object, including custom ...
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Number Field - Limit Four Characters - Validation Rules

I'm having trouble enforcing a minimum character requirement on a Salesforce number field (using Validation Rules). I can get the limitation to work on a text field using: AND( ...
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How To Pass Value from InputTextArea To InputField

Scenario : I am doing with VFP. VFP has custom multiple record selection lookup. So When I Check records in multiple record selection lookup one inputtextarea element is capturing those records as ...
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Case Sensitivity during Field Creation

I noticed something odd in the way Uniqueness is worded when creating a new field. The two radio buttons are worded as: Treat "ABC" and "abc" as duplicate values (case insensitive) Treat "ABC" and ...
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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 ...