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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Which of all of the custom fields on a custom objects are required?

I created a stdclass() object to upsert into Salesforce. I can upsert other custom objects in this way, but there is one that I can't get to work. Here is the error message that I get **** Creating ...
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Need help writing validation Rule on custom object!

I need help writing a validation rule to make specific fields on a custom object required based on met criteria...can one of you awesome people help? What is the Expected End Result: a) When ...
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Object record in particular application

I have problem view record object difference in two application using general object. Example : I have created my object name "Company" and two application. Object Company have 3 field (Name, ...
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A picklist automated answer that is dependent on two previous picklists [duplicate]

Hi all, Currently trying to build this into salesforce. I need to have a picklist field which is automated on the results of two previous options that are manually selected. They are all on the ...
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Sort after Converting Object Name to Autonumber

We are trying to insert all of our historical quote data to a custom object "Quote". In doing so, we want to conserve the existing quote number that was generated in our legacy Access database but ...
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Salesforce object fields and how they are displayed

I have a question regarding the fields that are displayed when creating an object. For example, when creating the default Campaign object in Sales: I have 2 pictures below. One is when creating an ...
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How to write a SOQL query to order by records a user has ever modified?

Imagine I'm building a ticketing system and I want agents to automatically receive the "next" Ticket__c. However, I want to be smart about what comes next by adding some kind of best effort stickiness ...
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Configurable Fields that can be showed on visualforce page

I got this configurable fields from Event__c. The configurable fields would be the basis on what fields that will be available on Event Booker Information its object is the Event_Booking__c. My ...
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How to get the custom fields from a custom object

I have an object Event_Booking__c. I want to get all the fields from that object which is related to the Event__c object through Event_ID__c lookup. Any idea on how to do this?
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Hiding Custom Object Records from Administrators

I'm working on a managed package, which includes a Custom Object with sensitive information. Is there any way to prevent Salesforce Administrators from seeing the information stored in this object? ...
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VisualForce page doesn’t show up as an option after I create new button

I have created a Custom Object(Employee__c) and I have created a VisualForce Page for that custom object and now I like to add a custom button to open any other custom visual force page. ...
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Custom detail page for Salesforce1

I wonder how I can assign a custom Visualforce page to an object detail page on Salesforce1. Could anyone help me, please?
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Custom Objects Reports and Custom Fields

We have a custom object called 'Buildings' we already are using the declaritive tool for rollup fields bc of the M-D relationship issue to Accounts and Opportunities. We are looking to build a ...
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Custom Field Rollup

We have a custom object called 'Buildings' which has Accounts that are tied under it. How can I create a custom field under Buildings to display the total number of accounts under that building ...
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Invalid Field error Contact object

On using update contact I am getting an error: " Invalid field gender__c for Contact " Although I do not query such field , or use it in visual force page or even there isnt any such field in ...
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Quote Line item to a custom object

I have custom object where I am storing my product information. Now I want to set up a quote for the product. But when we create quote line item I need to add the records from custom product object ...
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FATAL_ERROR|System.DmlException: Insert failed. First exception on row 0; first error: INVALID_CROSS_REFERENCE_KEY, invalid cross reference id: []

I am having some trouble inserting a set of values into a custom object (Article_Feedback__c)in my unit test. Does anyone see anything wrong with the way this test was setup? I have tried fixes on ...
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Showing custom object fields in page layout containing a lookup

I have a custom object called "Branche" which contains a number and a description field. My Account page layout contains a lookup field to this custom object. Currently, it shows just the number. How ...
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Contact Activity History Call Log in custom object

Scenario: I have a Custom Object called "Properties" & "Owners". Owners are lookup relationship from Contact and owners are tied with properties. The purpose of Owners is so I can have a list ...
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Change API Name of Custom Object (How to remove reference of class to object)

I have a similar requirement as this post. Changing the api name of a custom object The answer was to remove any reference to the custom object. Does this mean I have to comment out referenced ...
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Error while updating custom object lookup using external id using SOAP API request

I am trying to update a Custom object lookup using SOAP API by passing an external Id. While doing that I am getting an error Invalid foreign key relationship name Service_Maintenance_Contract__r ...
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Create Validation for a custom object line item on an opportunity

I have created a custom object called Billing Forecast with a master-detail relationship to the opportunity object. When an opportunity is closed won I need to ensure that the user enters at least ...
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Is it possible to insert a visual force page in the custom object layout?

Public Class SalesOrderLayoutCom{ public List<Sales_Order__c> OrderIdList{get;set;} public List<Sales_Order__c> oppIdList{get;set;} Public SalesOrderLayoutCom() ...
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How do I create working links from a data table in a custom component to open up a new window?

I am making a visualforce page to add a custom component to my homepage. I'm trying to add an unread leads table. I'm trying to get the names clickable so my sales team can get to their unread leads ...
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How to add new language to language pick list in user object

I want to add multiple languages to my application.When user register,user need to select locale language.For that I want to add some more languages for Language pick list in user object.I enable ...
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VisualForce: How To INSERT Custom Object(s) From VF Form?

PREFACE: This is my first VF project but I have spent some R&D time getting familiar with relationship between VFPages and VFControllers, attempting to understand Getters & Setters, and VF ...
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In Group Version-How to convert Custom Object Record into Opportunity

My company recently bought five licenses of Salesforce for Group Version. We now have a problem about uploading all the opportunity information we got in the excel file. Since we are in Group Version, ...
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Adding an Account to a Campaign

I am implementing Salesforce for a company I work for and we need to have the following functionality: From a Campaign, we call a segment of the market (example: IT companies). Because we only know ...
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How to access custom field in custom object via SOAP API

When generating the jar via WSDL I see the fields are present on the custom object. (e.g. MyCustomObj__c, field MyField__c), but when I generate the JAR (via the WSC tool) the resulting jar's does not ...
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When creating a custom sObject, what metadata is created is typically generated

Typically when creating a new custom sObject I prefer to do so in the my sandbox so that I don't have to create the object, fields, tabs, etc. twice. With that said I've noticed in the past that when ...
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Salesforce Custom Object lookup to Contact (or another custom object) and Data Loader import on email rather than id

I am new to Salesforce and hope to begin developing ASAP. I am currently testing a theory...I want to use either Contacts or a Custom Object which will have another Custom Object (Special Activities) ...
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Salesforce and Mailchimp - displaying of links/open emails

We are investigating Mailchimp as an option for newsletters as we begin to use Salesforce. We will in all liklihood have a custom object (lets call it "Salesforce Subscribers") which will populate a ...
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Odd child relationship names

I have a object where the child relationship name is R00NR0000000Q8eeMAC instead of something more descriptive. How did that happen? Could it have been because the developer was working in Eclipse ...
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List of custom objects for each user in list

I have a list of users and I want to show which custom objects each user has access to. Instead I am getting a list of all custom objects for each user public Set<string> getCus_obj() { ...
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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 ...