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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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 ...
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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 ...