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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Tab is Default on but still cannot see the tab by default

I have created a custom object Pay and a custom profile Manager. Then created a tab Pay for object. The custom profile Manager has permission on the object Pay and also for tab Pay - default on ...
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How do we auto-populate a field with the value of the previous created record?

We have a Custom Object Meter Reading that has three fields: Old Value New Value Difference (formula field) We are creating records that display the difference between the old and new ...
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Multiple Contact 'types' on a Custom Object: Model with junction object or specific lookup relationships?

Probably a general schema design question: I have a Custom Object that will have several related Contacts. The contacts are grouped into types, for example "Agents", "Applicants", "Referees", etc; ...
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Creating a related list on Opps pulling a custom object in the same format as the Contact Roles

So I'm trying to create a related list on Opportunities that pulls a custom object called Technologies (an Object where we store Competitors info essentially). So I've created a Custom Object that has ...
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Customer Portal User foreign key in Contacts?

When enabling Customer Portal access for a Contact, Salesforce creates a new Portal User for the person. I am creating an apex trigger for when the user creates a record in an object and would like to ...
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How to insert (upsert) an object that has no external id?

According to this documentation, you need to know the external ID field of an object to inset new records. For some of my custom objects, I'm not seeing any fields in the object description that have ...
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Custom object doesn't have a RecordTypeId field, but has available record types

I have a custom object that doesn't have a RecordTypeId field. I expected the object to have a RecordTypeId field, especially since it has an available record type ("Master"). Am I wrong from for ...
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Related list availablity

I have custom object X which is look up with Account and custom object Y which is detail of X(master). Now I have to make Y appear in related list section of only those Accounts, whose reference ...
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Field permissions removed on upgrading to V31

I have upgraded my Force.com IDE to version 31. This added the below permissions to my existing custom objects <enableBulkApi>true</enableBulkApi> ...
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Relate records from the same custom object

I have a custom object called 'Events'. I would like to create a relationship that allows Event records to be related to other Event records. Is this possible using standard customisation?
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Renaming custom object referenced in Apex class

Can somebody please suggest me what is the best way i can rename custom object name when it is referenced in class and triggers.
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Is a Enterprise license needed for Data Import

We are Enterprise level SalesForce. We need data import in custom objects done. Do the people doing the data import need an Enterprise level access? Or, what is the lowest level we would require ...
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Modify custom object page to show all records from parent client

I have a custom object (Service_Orders__c) in my Customer Portal which allows customers to create/view orders they have made. As these users belong to a parent client, is it possible to modify the ...
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Add an already existing record to a related list

Basically, we have records that are Unassigned. We would like to be able to assign them to an Account. These records are displayed in a related list on the Account page. Of course, a new button is ...
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Custom export option for report

We are trying to allow users to narrow down items on a report based on whatever criteria they want(they are looking for specific phone numbers to call for the day). Once they do this we are looking ...
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Choosing Columns to display in <apex:relatedList />

I have a VisualForce page where I'm trying to display a standard related list by using the <apex:relatedList /> tag. It seems like this should be simple, but I can't seem to find any way to ...
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How to filter pricebook dynamically and use related list or second pricebook?

I have a custom Object attached to a pricebook. I need to figure out #1 how to filter the results of my Pricebook based upon a field in my custom object. So let's say I have selected my product. ...
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How to modify custom object security

I setup a custom object (called Sensitive Documents) with a child-master relationship to the Contact object. I was hoping to control the security of my custom object independent of the parent object ...
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Adding additional dropdowns on selection

I have a cascading dropdown (two dropdowns with one dependant on the other) in one of my objects which allows users to select a product, this information is the passed onto another object via flat ...
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how to show Feedback link in footer. now how to show popup window alert when click on Submit Feedback

how to show Feedback link in footer. now how to show popup window alert when click on Submit Feedback. VF <apex:inputField value="{!WorkFeedback.Feedback}"/> ...
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Create Record (CObject) from OpportunityLineItem when Opportunity is Closed Won

I'm trying to create a record of each item in the Opportunity when an Opportunity is Closed Won. OpportunityItemList: Date (Date) Product2 Lookup(Product) ExpiryDate__c (Date) ...
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How do I create a master detail or lookup relationship to ContentVersion?

I've created my custom object, I want to add a lookup or (ideally) a master detail relationship to ContentVersion. However when I go to create a New Relationship on the custom object, I don't see ...
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Install failed when install my unmanaged packaged

im facing issue on installing my customn unmanaged packaged app in my another dev org. here is the failed message Your requested install failed. Please try this again. None of the data or setup ...
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How to save attachment to a custom object in salesforce using Java or Android

I have scenario in which i have to send multiple file from my local file system of the mobile through phonegap and jquery mobile to android which in turn sends the file to the salesforce server to a ...
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Trigger Error on Custom Object

and thanks in advance for any suggestions, greatly appreciated! we created a trigger that queries the accounts and creates custom invoice records for each stop on our service trucks. each route is ...
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What happens when viewing an object that has a record type you don't have access to

I have a custom object named Assessment that has a RecordType field. What happens in Salesforce if I create an Assessment with a RecordType that others do not have access to (based on their profile). ...
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Cannot search for External ID

I have created a custom object in my Salesforce Org, I have created a new field in this org with 'External ID' selected. I presumed that I am able to search via that field in the global search bar in ...
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Why do some picklists (dropdowns) have an empty --None— value, and others do not?

I'm looking at a form on Salesforce that uses a custom object. The object has picklist (drop down) values that are showing an optional --None-- selection. Most of the drop downs have the --None-- ...
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How to create a a list using a custom object and custom fields

I want to create a list that uses a a custom object called Animal__c and I want the list to consist of only Dogs, i have a field called 'species__c' which is text based, all the animals in Animal__c ...
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Hierarchical tree view in VF with custom object

I have a custom object that shows a relationship between a contact or account with another contact or account. I would like to display these custom objects in a hierarchical tree display. My VF page ...
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How Do I populate the Last Login Date from User object into a custom object/field?

Aim – Pull the last login date from the user object into my custom object and populate a particular field Now I am under the impression that LastLoginDate on the user object is not accessible through ...
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Copying attachments from object to object trigger

I have a custom object called Server_Order__c used in my customer portal which is mirrored to the Opportunities object, as well as mirroring the data I would also like to mirror any attachments that ...
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What is the logic for the automatic creation and update of custom report types?

It seems there is a lot of magic behind custom report types. For example, if I create a new master detail field to the account object for "Custom" a new report type "Accounts w/Custom" is created ...
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validation rule to stop delete

I know this sounds a bit strange but I want to stop a deletion call so that I can test an error handler on my visualforce page. How can I go about setting up a validation rule that will stop a delete ...
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Format custom textarea field for custom object

I have a custom object that has a custom field called Notes. The field has the Text Area datatype but when I use it in an outputText as such: <apex:outputText ...
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System.DmlException: Insert failed

I am having trouble with one of my test classes (PortalControllerTest) which keeps failing validation. This is the error I receive: System.DmlException: Insert failed. First exception on row 0; ...
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Creating custom related list that displays Contacts from Child

I'm trying to make a new section in Related List under Accounts, like how the default contact section displays in Accounts, except I need it to display Contacts from the branches. We currently have ...
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Apex returning rows but no data

I have created a simple VF page with an Apex controller which fetches records from a custom object. The VF page displays the correct number of rows but no data is returned. I know that it is getting ...
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when not to use the Asset object

I am considering using the Asset object however I am really put off by the fact that it presents as a page within a page which leads to a negative user experience. My business scenario requires that I ...
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Allow access to certain sections of Customer Portal without login

Is it possible to give limited access to users in Customer Portal without logging in? (.e.g. access to the homepage and and some visual force pages). When the user tries to access say a Custom Object ...
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Best way to implement images alongside object items on CP

I have created a News (Custom Object) section in my Customer Portal and created a VF and Apex controller which they are accessed via. Right now I have a simple table of rows with text, however I would ...
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How do I create a dynamic list in Visualforce

I want to create a view of certain custom fields and objects, with the data for the view computed in a controller with input from SOQL statements from custom objects. The view would consist of several ...
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URLFOR statement in outputLink to direct to object creation page [duplicate]

So I want to put a button on a visualforce page that when pushed it will redirect the user to a new custom object page. However, this custom object has 4 various Record Types. I can construct the ...
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Using a workflow to update fields also effected by workflows

Afternoon all, I have two custom objects (Child & Parent), The Child is a questionnaire type that can be submitted to a customer (via email, its a visualforce page), they then approve it (when ...
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How to refer one chatter:feed component for two custom objects in a page?

Could you please suggest on this? Requirement is to create a "News Feed" page for records from two custom objects. I am able to use a component to get the feeds for records from one object but ...
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Custom Javascript Button URL Parameters

I am attempting to use a visualforce page instead of a standard new button. I have an object Line__c that has a master detail relationship to another object Line_Type__c. I have a Line__c related ...
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SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field?

I recieve the following error: SObject row was retrieved via SOQL without querying the requested field: Installation__c.Name Controller extension on custom object: public class ...
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How to view inbound relationships

Working with a very large and complex salesforce setup, we have a custom object with several lookup fields to external objects. These are easy to check. I was hoping there would be an easy way to ...
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How to increase email subject line character limit from 100 character

I have read that Salesforce has increased character limit of subject line from 80 to 255. One can check here. I am having a custom object and from there I am trying to send a mail. This mail has a ...
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Custom object string field bind to date type

I have a custom object, that has a picklist (populated from accounts SObject) and a text field (call it 'Value') that is dynamic in nature. Now if the user selects name from => Value field would be a ...