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 to Create fields based on the number inputted by user?

So I was just wondering how can I create custom fields (which will take in a currency) when the user has specified the amount of fields to create. So for example, I have a total Commission of $100 and ...
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I have a custom object (My orders). in this object i have already some records. now what my scenario is i developed vf page on my ordersobject

I have a custom object (My orders). in this object i have already some records. now what my scenario is i developed vf page on (my orders)object.i want display all records in visual force page.this ...
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Salesforce restrict custom object to create lookup field for Task object [duplicate]

I am currently developing an application in salesforce and my application requires that my custom object has a lookup field for Task object. Suddenly salesforce doesn't support this feature. What is ...
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Add new picklist value for salesforce standard field programmatically

In my application i have a custom field called Column__c, what i want is when i create a new Column__c record, the Column__c Name will be added automatically in the status picklist field in Task ...
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Rename the button standard button save

Rename the button standard button save. What is the best way? Is the URL hack? or VF page. For both I need a code.Any ideas?
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Select multiple image attachments at a time to attach to Notes&Attachments in the saleforce through vf pages

i did no of examples on attachments but in case of attching multiple image attachments to notes&attchments i face problem.please help me out. Thanks in advance. How to upload multiple images ...
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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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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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Need help implementing a complex teacher feedback form in Salesforce

I work for a company that runs educational summer programs as one of our business units. We use Salesforce for lots of other, more typical uses and are exploring its use for student management as well....
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Null object error trying to save records from VisualForce page

Opportunities set to best few or better require at least one related custom object record for objects Top 5 product Codes Created custom visual force page using opportunity standard controller and ...
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How To Display A Related List Of Custom Object

I've created a custom object and I would like to know how to display a related list for that object? Please have a look at the screenshot. Please advise how to display a related list for Cases ...
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Send email from custom object (Lightning Experience - no URL hacks avail)

I'm currently trying to add the feature of sending an e-mail from a custom object in LEX. However all the results I found were either related to sending a specific template or using hacks (which is ...
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How can I report opportunity stage to the associated contact and account page? [closed]

I use Phone Burner and Autopilot. Unfortunately, these programs don't allow dialing or marketing outreach based on opportunity stage. I want to make it so that the opportunity stage is reported to the ...
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Show Opportunity Line Items in rendered PDF Visualforce page on a Force.com profile

We have a requirement on our custom object bid to show the opportunity line items in a table on a visualforce page when selected by a user on a Force.com licence. We have the functionality working ...
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how to create formula field to compare two Date fields [closed]

I have two date fields i need to compare two date field for different conditions like if date1=date2 "ontime" , This is for reporting purpose . Note it should compare only dates not time Thank you ...
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Export Custom Object Schema

I am building an app exchange app and I want to transfer orders into a custom Salesforce object called invoice. How can I export the custom object, without any data, into another user's Salesforce? I ...
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apex trigger send an email but merge field cannot display value

I try to use an apex trigger send an email which is formatted by an email template. I successful send this email but merge field cannot display value. who can give me some help? here is my code: ...
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Record sharing using lookup field criteria using apex (similar to controlled by parent)

We have a custom object that has a lookup to account (similar to Contact looking up to Account). We want the user who owns an account to see the records looking up to that account automatically ...
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Salesforce Opportunity Object and Custom Object

I'm using Opportunity Object and I've created a custom object: Postal_Code__c. Originally, there was not relationship between the 2 object. I wanted to start reporting on these 2 objects, so I ...
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Cross-Object SOQL without Relationships?

I have 3 objects. A conversation object for conversations between the user and a lead/account/contact. A tag object to allow the user to categorize conversations. And a conversation-tag object which ...
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How to add a line item to a related list from a custom button?

I have created a custom list button using the wizard on a related list. The button is to add a line item to the list from the Products list. The problem is that the URL being used in the custom button ...
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How to create relation between a custom object and Products Line Item ? (Same as Quotes & Quote Line Item)

I was looking for a clean approach where I can apply multiple Products' to a Proposal(Estimate). Would need to be able to add an unknown number of Products to the Proposal(Estimate), along with ...
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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 Approver

I have a custom app with a custom object. I want to have an approval process on the object. Ideally I want to have a lookup field to the user records on the custom object that allows me to select a ...
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Why is “starts with vowel sound” checkbox not available?

I'm creating custom objects in a developer org. I see in the docs that there is a checkbox for "starts with vowel sound". However I don't see it in my org. Instead, I have a combo box asking for the ...
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Updating custom settings fields from XML

Is it possible with Mavensmate to update fields from the XML on a custom settings object? I updated the .object file and in Mavensmate hit deploy to server. It seems that Salesforce did not to apply ...
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Difference between Owner.Id vs OwnerId

Trying to write some test code for a custom object and its controller class. I noticed that one of my methods which depends on the ownership of an object was bugging out and I discovered that Owner.Id ...
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Error Message- Standard tabsets are not permitted for this profile

I was able to resolve the below issue by googling it but couldn't able to understand whats wrong and how suggested method resolved the issue. Can someone please help me to get a better understanding ...
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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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How to dynmically add non-field data in a object?

I have a custom object Conversation, which has a field for Linked Object. That field contains the ID to an object (can be a multiple different types). I have a lightning component which requires that ...
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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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Custom Object search not working with searchAndGetScreenPopUrl;

I have in my environment a custom created object with a Field: Phone, type: Phone. If we do the search by phone on search box on top of screen, we can get the right result, but, if we ...
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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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Adding Custom Objects as a tab(related list) to a VisualForce page

I am trying to add a custom object related list onto a tabbed visualforce page. every time i do it comes up with an error: 'Inspection__c' is not a valid child relationship name for entity Account ...
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Fetching fields from objects - Query

Object A has Lookup to Account. Object B has Lookup to Account. I need to fetch details from Object A to Object B . Is that possible? P.S I am pretty new to SFDC. Please excuse if this is a simple ...
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How can I link two objects

I have two separate accounts from the same organizations, Account reps. need these accounts linked but not merged.
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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 ...