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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How is a user impacted when the standard opportunity is replaced with a custom opportunity a year after salesforce was in use [on hold]

We are in the process of replacing standard opportunity object with custom opportunity object in our org. I would like to know how the user will be impacted post the change.
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Default Value for a field in one Record Type

I have a lookup field on my Custom Object which has 2 record types. This field is a Master-Detail one While creating a new record for this Custom Object, I want this lookup field to be auto-populated ...
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Create different views for different users for the same object(i.e hide some fields from some users)

Is it possible to allow different users to populate fields of the same object but from different views(or "tabs") such that they only see the details they are supposed to populate. Eg An object has ...
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Related list not displaying correctly in lightning

I have and Object A. A has a master detail relationship with Object B, B also has a master detail relationship with contact. On object A's page layout I've added a related list for Object B. In the ...
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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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Allow reports checked still Custom object not visible

I have Allow Reports checked at object level. Still while creating report the object is not visible. Can someone please let me know why?
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Generate a weekly email for each user based on role, who have custom opportunity objects that meet a criteria

I've got a custom object "Invoices" tied to my Opportunities, so Opps have 1 or more invoices. Each invoice has a "date to be sent" field. What I'd like to do is auto-generate an email every Monday ...
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Records not being indexed or found with global search

I've come across an issue where Salesforce doesn't seem to be indexing records in a custom object that are created through the REST API. When searching for a record name or external ID no results are ...
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Is there a way to have a lookup / free text field in Salesforce?

We would like our Staff (interal salesforce users) to be able to populate a field based upon a lookup of data in a custom object when submitting a Case. In contrast we also have an online form for ...
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showing error in parent object if two objects have M-D relationship

My objects: Opportunity and custom object(CE) have M-D relation ship Is it possible to check the child object fields on stage change in opportunity and throw the error if child object fields are ...
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How do i Upsert record in Parent- child relationship from custom to custom object Using External ID

We have data integration Job for SQL SERVER - SFDC using Talend data integration tool. SFDC environment: Full sandbox Account We have two custom object. In that, Master-Detail relationship from ...
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What objects are covered by Enterprise Territory Management?

I am trying to understand which objects can be shared using Enterprise Territory Management. Finding this has been difficult because most information that comes up in searches is related to the old ...
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Proper way to implement Junction Object from SQL tables

I was trying to compile a list of VisualForce components (but this could be any data really) and their attributes and put them in an Salesforce custom object. So I did this in a way that was geared ...
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Display field value from custom object inside visual force page

I have a custom object called Portal that has a custom field in it called URL. I also created a visual force page that displays an iframe. This page is displayed in my Portal as a child. I need to ...
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Query results in class not showing on Visualforce page

I'm trying to display a page rendering as PDF with the information that I have in a custom object, I'm getting this error "Unknown constructor ...
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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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select account (lookup) through picklist on Flow Designer

I have a flow designer and it's based off of a custom object with has an account associated to it. However, I cannot figure out how to select the account through the drop down list. Whenever, I ...
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DocuSign for SF - Send & Attach to Custom Object

I was wondering if it's possible to have DocuSign "live" on a custom object, instead of the predefined standard objects? I've attempted to 'Connect' the object, as well as created the JS button to ...
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Data migration of custom objects

Could you please explain and advise which are the best ways to do Data Migration in Production Envrionment. Before I start the data migration do I need an additional environment for backup? I am ...
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Stop a formula field from removing the special characters

This is a generic question. I want to know if its possible to stop a formula field of a custom object from removing the special characters like quotation marks.
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packages are customer objects or standard object componenents

Is all the packages are custom objects objects are packages are created to work with standard object componenets as well ?
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How to delete individual records from a report ?

I have a report that contains all the members for our next event but I did the report before I've put the page up live for registering so now I have some test cases.> is there any way of removing it ? ...
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Get related list information from an Object

I have an object called position__c and skill_profile__c. I have a juntion object - position_skill_set__c , which is a junction object between postion__c and skill_profile__c. The junction object ...
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Auto Create Contact from Custom Object using Process Builder - Help [closed]

We would like to use Process Builder and not Apex for this request. We have a custom object called "Prospecting Checklist" and it is used by our sales team to gather prospecting information. One ...
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How do i Find and Delete Duplicates in Custom Object using SOQL or APEX

We are novice to SFDC. We have Custom object for Orders. that is Order__c. We tried following SOQL using Workbench SELECT colname,count(id) num FROM Order__c group by colname having count(colname ...
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how to move fields custom object to opportunity?

one custom second one is opportunity. First I created a custom object like as opportunity. But I want move fields (custom object) from to standard opportunity. In opportunity also some custom fields ...
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Generate Tab URL With Pure Visualforce

I have a custom Object called "Related Professionals" and I overrided the 'New' button to auto populate the "Name" Field with the Default text. This is the New button Override VF page : ...
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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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Why can Standard User create a child object for a Parent record that is locked by an Approval Process?

The setup is that we have a Custom Object that is Parent to 16 different Child object types. When we "Submit for Approval" the process automatically locks the record (by default, per standard ...
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Get creation date of metadata using Apex

As the title says, is it possible to get dynamically get the creation date of custom metadata using Apex? I would like to know, for instance, which fields were created since 03/01/2016, in which ...
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Report to identify Custom / Standard Salesforce Objects

Is there there an easy way which i can produce a Salesforce report which returns the following headers ; Singular Label Plural Label Object Name API Name Custom Desired outcome would be ; ...
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Visual Force page to pull back values in custom object

I have been browsing the internet and I have I have now hit a brick wall, and would appreciate some help. Aim – Create a basic visual force page that shows three fields on a custom object. Once the ...
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Invalid left hand side assignment onclick javascript button

I have a custom button which checks for the following condition but I'm getting an error like "Invalid left-hand side assignment : Display Type: Detail Page Button Behavior: Execute Javascript ...
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Advanced Reporting Question

We have a need to show how many of our Accounts have 3 or more Licenses. I am having a hard time getting this into a report. We have a License & Registration object that has all of our ...
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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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Track Community Session Login Timestamp via Global Header or URL

Lets say User has 3 communities [Community A (A.com), Community B (B.com), Community C (C.com)] with same username. Same Licence. You have given access to community via profile for Community A and ...
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Populate custom object with Google API Data

I have a custom object named Book whose fields are: I want to populate this object and add records by building a cron job that fetches data from Google Books API and stores it in Book. Is it ...
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VisualForce error - Custom Button to add existing records [duplicate]

I am receiving the following Error: Unknown property 'AddExistingSpecsExt.Specifications__c' Line 0 VisualForce Code <apex:page controller="AddExistingSpecsExt"> <apex:form> ...
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Can I migrate metadata from a “protected” org's custom object to my org?

My goal is to move custom objects or at least the data in a custom object from a "protected org" to an org. From my research, Ant paired together with the force.com migration data tool does what I ...
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Apex errors with Custom button to add existing records on a custom object

I am receiving apex errors with the following code: public with sharing class AddExistingSpecsExt { public Specifications__c loadedSpec { get; private set; } public AddExistingSpecsExt() { ...
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Custom button to add existing records

I am trying to add a custom button to add existing records to a custom object related list (Specifications(custom obj) to Products(custom obj)) Ext class code: public with sharing class ...
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Insufficient Privilege error while creating a record

I have a Permission set to assign CRUD permission to a certain custom Object say CI__c. This is a Junction object of two other custom object C__c and I__c. While creating a new record in that junction ...
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Custom object CRUD permission still insufficient privilege

I have a custom object with CRUD permission. Still it gets insufficient privilege. How is that possible?
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Hyperlinked image file not rendering on website

We have a custom built Event Registration object in Salesforce that we use to populate event registration forms on our website. In this object, we regularly embed a "Watch it Live" hyperlinked image ...
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Adobe Echosign SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field

I added Adobe Echosign for Salesforce, but keep getting the following error: SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field: ...
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use trigger to match and populate field based off of another object

So as the title states I am trying to populate a field from the premium object with data from fetchRates. I have code that works but it is not populating for some reason. Any assistance would be much ...
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Using a trigger to add data to a record

This sounds like an easy problem but I keep running in to problems. I am trying to populate a field from one object with data from another object. is this possible with a validation rule or would I ...
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Querying related objects

I have a relationship between objects as below: User->Contacts->Account->Parent I am trying to get the parent id using the following SOQL query: [Select user.contacts.account.parentid from ...
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Custom Object is not available to create report

I have a custom object medical Inquiry and Allow report is checked on it. While trying to create report using System Admin the object is not coming up in the object list
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Limit exceeded error when deploying

When deploying our account custom fields to the org through ant we have the following error: 1. objects/Account.object (Account.ValidatedBillingPostalCode__c) -- Error: limit exceeded (line 121, ...