A custom object is an object that is created in an org as opposed to standard objects which are provided by Salesforce. Objects in Salesforce are like tables, so creating a custom object is analogous to creating a table in a relational database.

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Ability to create records of custom objects?

My profile is the Systems Administrator, but I am not able to create new records of a custom object that I made. I went to check permissions and it says that I have all the permissions to ...
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Getting Salesforce Object Id

Is it possible to use the Salesforce API to get an object's internal salesforce id. For example this id appears in the URL for a custom object setup: ...
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How can i get custom WSDL for particular object only

I am new for integration part. I have created custom WSDL for custom object. when I generate the custom WSDL for that class I got all standard object and custom objects. But I need to have custom ...
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Subset of Accounts Object

I'm trying to create an object that has a lookup to Accounts that will hold say 5 out of 25 accounts. Then another custom object will have a lookup to only those 5 accounts. My problem is the lookup ...
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REST API - create a record in a custom application

I am currently testing some Salesforce functionality, we have a suite of forms on our website which when submitted will hopefully create a record in Salesforce. These records will all be created in ...
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“Bulkify” trigger updating parent object

My trigger currently looks like below: trigger UpdatePEPending on Price_Authorization_Extension__c (before delete) { //This trigger is to change the PE Pending field on the Price Authorization to ...
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Do we have a Salesforces global database for all clients that installed my package?

Please help me with this question and please correct me if I misunderstand anything. I am developing a package, in this package, I created some custom objects. I also have my external Web Service and ...
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Redirect to list view URL on custom object tab click

I'm trying to display the "list view" vs "recent item" by default when a tab is clicked on a Custom Object. I know how to do this for a Standard Object by creating a VF page and applying it to the ...
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Multiple Record picklist to one contact multi picklist

Scenario: I have one contact "John Doe" who owns multiple and different type properties. In the property object, each has a "Type" and "Sub-Type". In the "type" picklist, it includes Drugs stores, ...
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Custom tab not visible

I'm working in a PE org. I have added a new custom object and a tab (I have many other custom tabs as well). I have added the tab to one of the custom app I have but unlike all my other custom ...
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What are all the possible entry points for cloning a record?

In an org I have worked on, we needed to stop users from being able to clone a custom object record. (it just doesn't fit the business logic). To do this, I removed the "Clone" button from the page ...
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Uploading attachments using ForceTk

Please suggest me how to put attachments for a record under notes and attachments using forceTk, currently i'm using the following code and it creates attachments, but i'm not sure how to link these ...
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N>Help Optimizing Code to prevent “Apex CPU time limit exceeded” when saving

I got some code which is used to import csv, parse csv then save it in a custom object. My problem is when I try to save it to a custom object (using visual force) I finally reached an error of Apex ...
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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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Using a selected field of a Subquery in WHERE-Clause of the main query

I am relative new to Salesforce, Apex an SOQL. Since now I could help myself with Google, but unfortunately on this question no answer showed up. We have a customer object which is called ...
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Replicate trigger code for various SObjects

I have a requirement where I need same trigger code to fire after update on seven custom objects. Only the object name on trigger code would change. Is there any way that I can put the whole trigger ...
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Account update trigger error

I have below apex trigger on Account that will create records on custom object Alert_vod__c, whenever there is an update on specific fields (as declared in fieldset) of Account. Trigger: trigger ...
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Filter a related list based on a check box from another related list

Is it possible to filter the related list based on a check box from another related list? If so what is the best way to achieve this. The current relationship is all based on custom objects and ...
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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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Referencing a Custom Field in a Master-Detail Relationship

I have a new custom object (let's call it fancyobject) that I want to have use Accounts as parents (i.e. there will be many fancyobjects for each account). The purpose of this is to upload data from ...
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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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Use Process Builder /Flow to custom object 'School' record on stage update

On the Lead Object, I have a lookup to 'Schools'. (Not possible to use use Master Detail on Leads so I need to use Lookup. ). Every time a Lead record is set to status 'contacted', I would like to ...
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Is there a limit on how many custom objects that can be inserted at the same time?

When I insert over 200 records it stops at 200. Here is the code: try { Database.SaveResult[] srList = Database.insert(customObjs); // prints 203 which is what I expect ...
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Sending Adobe eSign Form from Custom Object error

I installed Adobe Document Cloud into Salesforce in the standard process and then linked the Agreements object with a custom object. I setup all the merge fields, including: linking the Merge ...
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What is the best tool for using metadata API in python?

We use Salesforce REST and Bulk APIs extensively and now we have reached a point where we have to use the metadata API. Our use case is pretty trivial. We only have to create a custom object using ...
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Update field on custom object after it was used in Marketing Cloud email send based on import

After an email is sent from automation studio based on file import of a Salesforce report of custom objects, how can we record on that custom object's record that an email was sent?
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What permission are necessary to access Data Import Wizard?

what permissions do I have to assign to user that he will be able use Data Import Wizard to import data to custom objects? I gave him "Modify All" for that object but still can't see the Data Import ...
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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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Ability to create a formula field that concatenates when data in input to a field

I found a workaround to do this, however, there are a few minor tweaks I need to determine in my formula structure. I created this formula, which concatenates and populates data based on if this ...
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add method to custom object to use it in visualforce page

i have a custom object called File_Uploaded__c and i have a visual force page which will generate details page for the file based on its fields: here's the definition of my visual force page: ...
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SOQL query does't work in history tracking trigger

I customize a trigger that i found on Stack Exchange for tracking history on a custom object. This trigger works well on insert but i have an issue on the "Service__c" fieldName in the isUpdate ...
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how can i write a trigger so that emailid of contact get copied to email field on my custom account tab whenvr a email of contact is updatd

below is a first vf page and its controller which fetches the record fromAcount tab VF Page- <apex:page controller="ClassRetrieve"> <apex:panelGrid columns="2"> <apex:form > ...
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Loading/importing notes into the Leads Notes

I have been trying without success to come up with a way to load comments from an external system in to the leads object. The SF org is Professional edition, so I do not have access to data loader. ...
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Custom Object Field Tracking

We are trying to track the duration (time spent in days/hours) in each Status change (Custom Field) on the Opportunities Object. Right now we have enabled field history on this custom field (picklist) ...
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Create Picklist Values by workflow update

Can I create picklist values dynamically by Workflow updates? In a custom object picklist values need to be populated with Account Names dynamically after creation of an Account. Please let me know ...
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Custom Button to update Record Type and open in Edit mode

I have two record types on Opportunity. Stage 1 and Stage 2. I would like to use a custom button to update an opportunity Record Type from Stage 1 to Stage 2 and open the current opportunity in edit ...
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Getting dynamic Record Type name/id

Is there a way I can find out what recordType the user have selected? I have put together the apex code : private String getRecordTypeSelectedId(String recordTypeName) { String rtId; ...
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Is there a way to capture what RecordType user has picked using apex code

I have few different record-types in my object and I like to know either by Id/Name what record-type the user have selected and based on that record type selection I have to perform some logic behind ...
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Removing the object Name field when viewing all records in a tab

Sorry, this is a very noobie question I have a custom object with it's own tab. I don't want to see the standard 'Name' field appearing on any layouts since it's an Auto Number, so I removed it from ...
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Validation Rule criteria

I have two custom objects Event & it's child Event_Attendee. Now I have a Mobile ID field on Event_Attendee based on which I need below validation Rule. OR(AND(Event_Attendee_Count__c > 1 , ...
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Read-only “Lookup” field.

How can I make lookup field as read-only so that the user does not change the lookup field? I'm using custom object and like this to be done using apex code since I'm writing all my business logic ...
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execution of BeforeUpdate caused by: System.StringException: Invalid id

What I'm doing wrong here? I'm creating a new record which is work_order__c and once I created I'm getting the name of the newly created row and updating the vendor__c object ...
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Updating a field which is a lookup on ather custom objects

UPDATE 3 Here is my complete code I have so far; I have trigger on vendor__c object trigger vendorTrigger on vendor__c (after insert, after update) { vendorController vencont = new ...
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“expecting a colon” where clause

As you see that I'm calling doQuery() and I'm instantiating object and creating a record and as soon it creates a record I'm getting the ID and once I got the ID I'm querying again to get the Name of ...
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How to get the ID of the newly created record

How to get the ID that was created in a custom object Below is my scenario, I'm creating a new record in the Work_Order__c object using the APEX class: // object instance with memory allocation. ...
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Fire trigger only if we update custom field

I have an object in Salesforce called File_uploaded__c with some fields like Filename__c, fileSize__c, IsMain, and I want to know if there's a way to implement a trigger that is only fired when we ...
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How can i convert an opportunity to a custom object using process builder

I'm looking to convert opp product lines to a custom object 'assigned products' using the process builder with the opportunity closing being the trigger to create the new record is this possible via ...
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Instantiating an custom object and insert

I'm having problems with my apex code inserting. I don't know whats going on here is my code: // object instance with memory allocation. Work_Order__c wo = new Work_Order__c(); wo.Est_Hours__c = ...
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custom setting SOQL vs methods

i often come across scenarios where we have some custom setting with lots of fields created which has rows for multiple purposes. So for a specific scenario, it is often needed to filter all the rows ...