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Is it possible to retro-fit a converted lead to a campaign?

Looking to see if it is possible to re-create the data relationship of attaching a "campaign member" on a converted lead... Is it possible to get a permission temporarily granted to allow inserting ...
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International Phone Number Cleansing/ Handling/ Formatting [closed]

I am in the United States, but this is a truly global concern - formatting phone numbers. Situation: We accept "Leads" from all over the world. We have been concentrating on North America in recent ...
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How to preserve relationships upon data import?

I've set up lookup and master-detail relationships between objects in Salesforce, and I have SQL-exported CSVs of legacy data which mirror these relationships. How do I preserve the existing ...
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Is there a consequence to being over data storage limit?

Our organization is at about 170% of our data storage limit. Is there any consequences of this? Or will Salesforce just not care about the limit?
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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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How to move all data and metadata from Sandbox to Developer Edition?

How to move all org data (Objects, records, Apex classes, VF pages, Triggers, Validation Rules) from Sandbox to Developer Edition?
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Apex Unit testing of Criteria Based Sharing

I have a requirement that uses criteria based sharing. I wish to unit test this requirement. I have seen this SE post that says that we can not test Criteria based sharing and I have seen the help ...
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Data access to subordinates

I am stuck at the following question:- Org wide default settings for accounts is private. A manager resides above the team in the role hierarchy. The manager wants to share some of the account details ...
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Error While Uploading Data Via Dataloader :Too many retries of batch save in the presence of Apex triggers with failures:

I am Getting this Error While Uploading Data by Dataloader. Too many retries of batch save in the presence of Apex triggers with failures: when triggers are present partial save requires that some ...
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How are real-world products modelled?

In Salesforce you define an object with a strongly typed set of properties and Salesforce will give you list views, details pages and create pages for free. By "reflecting" over the property types, it ...
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Populating a Datagrid with information retrieved from a Data Extension

I used the base app generator to create an app within which I have a Fuelux Datagrid that I would like to populate with information from a data extension. I followed the sample ...
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Copy Data from Production to Sandbox after sandbox refresh

We have a developer sandbox which is refreshed quite frequently. There are some some seed objects that need to have data so that the sandbox becomes usable. I am trying to develop a script which will ...
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Trouble combining Data Extension data with List Data in AMPscript

I'm trying to combine both Data Extension data and List data into AMPscript for inserting content into an email. At the most basic level, I find someone's browse history from a table that stores ...
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In Site.com, can I access URL variables inside of {!} brackets

I can access fields from an Object inside a Data Repeater, with code like {!account__r.Account_name} etc. How can I access a URL parameter this way, as I can in Visual Force with ...
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Size of “Weekly Export” vs. “Data Storage” is different, why?

Re: This is a duplicate question: At best is a related question, not a duplicate. The other question has nothing to do with comparing Salesforce's account of data within and outside of its system. ...
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Guidelines for Salesforce Database (Objects) design

What are the best practices for Salesforce Database structure (Object structures)? . It is very difficult to query data from a highly normalized structure. As in we cannot follow the RDBMS (Oralce Db, ...
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How do we import Products in Salesforce for professional edition [closed]

Could you please help me with how do we import Products in Salesforce for professional edition
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Custom Fields <> Data Storage?

I inherited an org that was maxed out on data storage, so I cleaned up the fields per object. The largest issue was Leads, where I was able to remove 100 of the custom fields. However, this did not ...
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Contacts without Accounts: Is it possible, and if not, why?

Context: My understanding is that historically Salesforce was built to manage Business-to-Business (B2B) contacts, and the idea that the data model would not be built for contacts without accounts ...
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How Salesforce Performance varies when Multiple Validation Rules Triggers for Bulk Records

We are Implementing Data Validation Process for our Organization for which we are thinking to implement following techniques: Apply validation rules for every object in order to maintain Data ...
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How to copy a certain salesforce organization (including all of its data and settings) to another organization?

I would like to know how to copy a certain salesforce organization (including all of its data and settings) to another already existing or newly created salesforce organization.
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Data Import Wizard for Custom Object (Mapping Date Created / Last Modified Fields)

If I am importing a custom object using the CSV data import wizard, how do I create a "Date Created" field and also change the "Last Modified" field on the object. It doesn't seem like such fields ...
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Schedule data integration jobs with a Salesforce.com tool

I need to integrate a custom force.com app with data feeds that should be scheduled to run nightly and upsert data into different custom objects. I need to create a nightly schedule with dependency ...
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How to create test Leads with convertedDate other than today?

I had a VF page with a custom controller. The VF page simply shows how many leads were created by each salesperson in the following ways. Say, for Sales Associate A, how many leads he created YTD ...
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Placing a personalized string from a data extension field in an email

I have a link with a personalized string like below. http://example.com?email=%%emailaddr%% If i place this in an email than the personalized string %%emailaddr%% will resolve to the email address ...
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can salesforce handle 50 or 70 million records?

Can salesforce handle 50 or 70 million records? in the past I worked on the org which had 20 million tasks and it was real problem, so wanted to get experts thoughts on what is the impact if we ...
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Query Regarding Account Data Skew

We are facing an issue in Accounts. Sometimes we are getting an error like 'Unable to lock row' while saving/updating data. Is it related to Account Data Skew issue? But in our org, no Account has ...
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How to store a treeview in Visualforce to Database?

I have created a treeview in Visualforce Page. User can reorder the tree structure. Order of any level can be changed or the level itself can be changed using javascript. Now I need to have this ...
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How to retrieve deleted objects?

Question Is there a simple way to query deleted records for quick and dirty data inspections? Background Doing this in Apex code or with integrations is fairly straight-forward just use the ALL ...
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How to do Data Migration in salesforce?

What are the ways to do Data Migration in Production Organization. I am trying to do something like Migrate data from Account lookup field in Lead to new lookup field in the same object (lookup for ...
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How to force a commit?

I have one page that modifies a record but before the code finishes, it calls another page. The second page queries the values in the record but I'm assuming that my transaction from the update hasn't ...
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How can updated SObjects/CObject be queried/retrieved without duplicate or missing records?

Another way to ask the question: Are SOQL queries transactional/atomic on the second level? I am writing a data integration with salesforce using the REST API. I want to retrieve a list of updated ...
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Taking data off Salesforce - but still be able to see it

We got to a point, where our data usage has over our limit. More than 65% of that data is old/disabled data. However, that data should still be available to all users of SF to view (it hold's ...
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Fetch more and append records using Data Repeater and pagination Site.com

I want to fetch more records and display the previous records along with newly fetched records using pagination. But the default behavior of pagination is to override previous with new one. Is there ...
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Is it possible to get data storage details of a Salesforce organization using Apex code

I am trying to get details of space used by several sObjects, Attachment and other using Apex code. I can get Attachments details but is there any possibility to get how much data has been consumed by ...
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Why can't I see all Position records created by users & other data access questions

It seems that users can only view/edit Position records that they have created. However, I expect records to be readable and editable by users higher in the Role Hierarchy. I also expect records to be ...
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Importing a date field to Salesforce

I am importing data via a CSV file. Everything is working except the date field. In salesforce I have created a date field in Accounts for the incoming data. When I use the import wizard and I get ...
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How does SalesForce calculate Data Storage usage amount?

My company has recently exceeded our data storage cap (at 102% right now.. :/ ). A large portion of the data that pushed us over our limit was due to an import of records. The weird thing about this ...
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Sharing data between apps in same org

I'm creating an app that allows a user to send a query to a third party (external) service (through a REST API call) and then see the results in the app. I'd like the user to be able to "import" the ...
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Mass update Knowledge Articles with Data Categories

Is there any possible way to update an existing set of knowledge articles to include specific data categories without manually going into each one? Can this be achieved with data Loader?
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Detect and eliminate existing duplicate accounts, contacts and Opp for Professional Edition

I am using SF Professional edition have been Searching a free app to detect and eliminate the duplicates mainly for the Accounts, Contacts and Opportunities. Most of the free apps tends to search ...
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Refreshing reference data

I have two objects. One that is an object that holds detail information. Then another object that holds information used form reporting. So I create a reference fiend to the configuration object say, ...
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Placing external data onto Salesforce.com platform?

I've been trying to follow the link shown below to upload data via the bulk API tutorial from my external website onto the Salesforce.com platform: ...
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Custom Settings in Managed Package limits

So I have a use case where I will have many custom settings and each custom setting has many fields so easily getting in several MB of custom settings data. If I put this into a managed package where ...
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Can a Report be Created from the Subscriber Object; Or Data Accessed Another Way?

Salesforce gives the ISV the Salesforce Edition of the Customer Org in the Subscriber object, and this data is available no where else. Any ways to access data from Subscriber other than the Object ...
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Fuzzy Logic / matching on Company Name (leads)

I need some help I have looked at conventional methods of using De-Duping tools however because i work for an organisation which is multi alliance the de-duping tool looks at the entire database, ...
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Apex TRY … CATCH … FINALLY Syntax

I have gone through at least 10 sites explaining the use of this. What I cannot ascertain is if I simply want to try something and if it fails, go on (don't need to do anything with the error). I ...
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After Delete - Need To “Cleanup” When An Opp Is Deleted

I have a hole in the logic of a huge Trigger that "piggybacks" data from Opportunities to Account (summarized). If someone touches an Opp, this trigger fires and checks ALL OPPS under that Account ...
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Reports and Analytic for big data

I'm looking for an advise on how to handle large number of records in reports. In my use case I might have million of records a month which I'll keep a 3 month history of. These records are for user ...
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Fuzzy Matching for Duplicate Address Checks

A good duplicate checker - for checking if the same address has already been entered - needs to take into account misspellings or spelling variations. We have implemented our own APEX methods which ...