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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First 255 of long text into a Text field

I'm looking for a way to take the first 255 characters of a long text field and plop it into a text field. Is there a formula field or workflow rule solution? Or am I going to need to loop through ...
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Count number of times a record has been edited

Let consider an object which has a field called edit_counting. We knew that for every record, we have a button called EDIT to update the record. First time I edited and save the record. Now the value ...
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Validation rule to change status filed on case when checkbox is selected

I need I validation rule to change the status picklist on case object to value "Submit to Client" when checkbox with the same "Submit to Client" is ticked. Could you please advise how this can be ...
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Unable to assign 2 leading zeros in field creation

Hi friends i stuck in a place i want to assign two zeros when ever any record is created. My requirement is i have a number field.whenever i created any record i want to assign default with 2 zero's....
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Force.com IDE not displaying custom fields, recordtype section under custom/standard object

I'm using eclipse-dsl-kepler-SR2-win32 and Force.com IDE http://media.developerforce.com/force-ide/eclipse42. In the Custom/ Standard object section, individual custom fields , recordtype etc are not ...
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Is it possible to get the Standard Field “Name” increased form 80 characters lenght to a greater legth by Salesforce Support?

Is it possible to get the Standard Field "Name" increased form 80 characters lenght to a greater length by Salesforce Support via a case? I know, it's not possible changing this as an Admin. But I ...
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Make custom field to become required when certain condition is fulfilled

Could you please advise and give an example of a validation rule to help me make a custom field required when picklist value is selected. I have a picklist called Type and a custom field called ...
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Lookup field in Hyperlink formula field

I'm trying to create hyperlink field at custom object A level and it does have lookup to campaign. I would like to put look up field in the Hyperlink formula. HYPERLINK("https://my.salesforce.com/...
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Make check box field non editable

I have a salesforce org where all my user's are system admin . I'am creating a checkbox field on Campaign and want it to be editable only with the Code and not from the detail page . I have assigned ...
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Field Label to Red and be lightning supportive

I have field label to be shown Red. This works in Salesforce Classic. But i need the field to be displayed similarly in Lightning mode.
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Effects on Deployment of Changing the Data Type of Custom Field when Reference by Apex

I have text area field which is limited to 255 char only but the new requirement asks that this field's limit be increased. So I commented out all apex that references to this field, tried changing ...
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how to mass update to custom fields (which is in custom object)description

Wondering how to update custom fields description(which is in custom objects) as a bulk update. They are around 500 in a Excel file. Is there any mass update we can do instead of doing it manually. ...
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Computations inside of an IF() Function

I was trying to add some arithmetic inside of an IF function for a custom formula field and it didn't appear to like the syntax... IF(AND(ISPICKVAL( Status,'In Progress'),ISPICKVAL( Priority ,'...
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How do I set a default value for a custom currency field where the default value is a formula or value from another field?

I need to create a custom currency field to allow users to enter a currency value (unit price) on a quote line. However I want to populate the field with default value using values from another field ...
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Use Less than and greater than workflow criteria with text field

I have an issue. A custom text field is created to store survey score number. Now I have to setup a flow rule when score is less than 5. A case should be created and assign to account owner. My ...
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Field History Tracking - Finding value on a particular date?

I am querying the Newvalue/Createddate from the History object in Field tracking. SELECT ID, (SELECT Id, Field, OldValue, NewValue FROM Histories where field ='Status' ...
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How to add a field in Salesforce using Standard field Types/using Visualforce, so that we can Attach a file from Computer with it?

I am working on designing custom views using Visual-force. Here I want to create a field that ask user to choose a file from Computer. Like in below screenshot: But I didn't see any field type in ...
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Ability to show a indicator next to a field if it is changed [closed]

Is there any possiblity that if I make any changes after saving the record,there a provision to indicate that this field has been changed like a indicator or so.But I would have to see the changed ...
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How to create day/Time counter on specific field update

I have a pick list field in opportunity object name “Opportunity status”. There are two values in this field Hold and Un-Hold. I want, when I do select hold another field name "Hold duration" start ...
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Field History Tracking Values - Querying values based on date

SELECT Id, Name,(Select OldValue, NewValue From Histories) FROM CustomObject__c I understand that I can get the sequence of the values changed for that particular field . Is it possible to get the ...
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How to create custom buttons on Accounts and track them?

I´m quite new on Salesforce, and I have found a lot on some of this, but nothing on how to exactly do it. Does anyone have any idea on how to create a Custom Button on the Accounts Page Layout. I ...
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Custom buttons to be able to track Logins and Log Out times

I´m pretty new to Salesforce, and I´ve been looking all over the forums on how to do it. I´ve learned quite a bit on what it´s possible, and what´s not. I want to be able to keep a record on when ...
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Assigning task to referenced user

I want to set up a process to assign a task to an opportunity field of type Lookup(User). When I try to trigger the process I get the following error: "This record couldn't be saved because it failed ...
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How to refresh parent window which is standard vf page of lightning when the same page helped in obtaining a new window?

I have a custom made action in the standard contact page(call it "myaction") and to that action i have given a another URL say "/apex/mypage" . So when you click on the action "myaction" it redirects ...
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How to display custom fields in Visual Force

<apex:page standardController="Lead"> <apex:form > <apex:tabPanel > <apex:tab label="Collect Loan Package" labelWidth="200"> <apex:PageBlock > ...
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Is there a way to bulk add data to salesforce [closed]

I am trying to fill a bunch of fields with different text data but wanted to know if there is an easier way instead of going from one object to the other.
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Custom object not available in “related to” list of a master-detail field of a custom object

I am attempting to create a master-detail field on a custom object, and on step 2 in the "related to" dropdown I am looking for another custom object that I created before but unfortunately it is no ...
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Use custom field from custom object in class

I am creating an Apex Class using eclipse and trying to use a field. I have created a custom object called Credit_Insurance__c and a custom field named Credit_Insurance_Status_c. When I try to use ...
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Check if a record exists without knowing its type

I am trying to have a custom object link to other objects without specifying a type. By that I mean I want to make something like an "OtherObject" lookup without specifying the type, so that I can ...
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Updating lookup field on a custom object using another text field as a reference

Very new to coding and need a little help populating a lookup field. I have object Account and custom object Order__c. On Account we have a Ship_to_Code__c which stores an ID. This ID is also part of ...
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Encrypt custom fields in an already released managed package

We have a managed package that contains many custom fields already released (not beta). We want to enable classic encryption on some of these fields (mostly text fields) without changing the names or ...
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Disable icon 'i' in dependent picklist in detail page

Is it possible to disable the 'i' icon for a dependent picklist dependent values in salesforce detail page? If can't be removed, atleast if modifying the text shown on hovering the icon needs to be ...
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Custom Pre-Chat field not populating in Agent Console

What I want to do is add a custom field to my console, which will be populated by a hidden field. We created a custom field under the Case object, with the ID of testchat__c. Looking over the docs and ...
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Custom label in field value of custom settings [duplicate]

I have some custom settings to send custom message in chat after few seconds. Because, the system is multilanguage and multicountry, I need to send messages in the customer's language. Is it possible ...
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Mass email from contacts related to custom object

We have an object in our salesforce instance called conference data and in that object there is data of all the contacts that have registered for our 2016 event. When i go Contact > Mass Email it ...
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Is there any way to restrict a custom 'Text' type field to be updated manually or by Dataloader

I have a custom field which I do not want even 'System Admins' to update both via manually or data-loader. It needs to be only updated by trigger or via workflow rule. Is there any way to achieve this ...
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Custom clone button and update custom field values using javascript

I would like to create a custom button to clone a record and set 3 custom fields to new values. Ideally, when cloning, we would use a VF page that only allows the user to change the Name field. F1__c ...
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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 List<...
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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) ...