The Developer Console is an integrated development environment with a collection of tools you can use to create, debug, and test applications in your Salesforce organization.

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Scheduled / Recurring Apex Within A Week

I am not finding this anywhere in Help at Salesforce or via Google. WHen I schedule Apex via the Developer's Console (a weekly run), is it NOT possible to have the first run in LESS than a WEEK? ...
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Version Control and deployment with Setup menu and Dev console

If i choose to do customization and coding through Setup menu and Developer console in my dev sandbox without using Force.com IDE plugin with eclipse, what process should i follow to use version ...
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Track field changes in code

A field on a custom object is getting its value from somewhere, and we are not sure where! Is it possible to track code-level changes on a custom field, maybe in the Developer Console? UPDATE: A ...
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Can you use the developer console logged in as another user?

Can you use the developer console while logged in as another user to debug something? I can launch the console, but it just seems to hang.
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Developer Console Error: Unable to patch container member.: invalid record id

I was working on a new class in the DC, then had to go into the Salesforce org and configure some things, during which time the "resume" prompt popped up in the DC. I selected to resume, and ...
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What are the use cases for developer console command line interface?

I've accidentally discovered command line interface in developer console by pressing CTRL+Shift+L (although it is in console documentation). You can set the interface to full screen by typing set -f, ...
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Difference between percentage value all tests and one test method for the class

Why is the difference between the value of the percent coverage of all the tests and one test for the class? I have cleaned the test data. Then compile all classes and then run all the tests ...
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Error as MALFORMED Query in Developer console (Group by Rollup, Group by Cube)

Why do I get this ERROR as :MALFORMED Query in Developer console? I'm trying to use :Group By Roll or Group By CUbe to get the subtotals and grand totals. When I tried this Query: SELECT ...
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Developer Console throws Type Exception

I have a base class that's a mash up of the base classes here. What's important is that this class contains the following property and method: public CommunicationBase Owner { get; set; } public ...
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Mass Deletion Of (most) Records (in Sandbox) (100 million+)

If someone has a better way of doing this, feel free to share. I'm not playing the role of developer any longer. However, we have an Object with over 100mil records in it, which is over our limit, ...
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Why is deleted code being counted for lack of test coverage

I have some apex classes that are no longer needed. I removed all of the code from the files and just left the declaration. There does not seem to be a way to delete the code files that I can find ...
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I have a test class, but it doesn't show up on the selection list in developer console or the Salesforce UI.

my test class has the directive of '@isTest (seeAllData = true)' and my methods are like: static testMethod void TestContoller_InsertLineItems() but still the file doesn't show up in the selection ...
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Developer Console security

Context: We have multiple Business Admins in different countries, who can only see records from their market in Salesforce. Now, we're considering giving these Business Admins access to the Developer ...
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Different Results between Apex REST and developer console describing Task object

I am trying to get Apex to describe the fields present on certain sObjects, everything I try works perfectly in the developer console but when I put the code into an Apex class and access it via a ...
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“Your request exceeded the time limit for processing.” when editing any code

I've been encountering this platform error when trying to update any code from the App > Setup: Time limit exceeded Your request exceeded the time limit for processing. For example, if I ...
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Can I return entire record set when using the Execute Anonymous Window in Dev Console?

This article: Is there a way to do Like against a list of Values?, has a nifty workaround for lack of a LEFT(Column, n) function. I am able to execute a successful code snippet in the anonymous window ...
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Trouble w/ Developer Console and accuracy of test coverage

Thanks for the help yesterday. I have my trigger written and am now working on my test class. I am totally confused by the developer console and the testing process. Yesterday, my test results in ...
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Developer Console checkpoint in Salesforce Production

Is it possible to use checkpoint feature for apex classes and triggers directly in production instance? I could not find any details about that here in Salesforce documentation. Thanks!
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How to best analyze limit problems in the Developer Console

I have a somewhat complex piece of code that runs into Limit Exceptions under some circumstances. The complexity comes from: Code is in manages extension package, the base package itself depends on ...
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Run All Test Classes ( My Namespace vs All Namespace)

My Namespace : Only local classes that aren't from managed packages appear in the list All Namespace: All the classes in the organization appear, whether or not they are from a managed package. I ...
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Why would saving files in the Developer Console in a sandbox take a long time?

I'm using Developer Console in a development sandbox for the first time. When I try to save some code I've edited, it takes forever to save. In fact I don't even know if the save ever finishes, as I ...
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Can't save state of selected columns in log viewer of developer console

I faced the trouble with developer console when I can't save the state of columns which were selected in log viewer. Actually I open a log in developer console and see the default set of columns But ...
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How to use developer console in salesforce?

I am writing apex class in developer console in salesforce but it cannot save in my salesforce account. Help me in this regard
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Running script in Execute anonymous in developer console gives execution failed error

I am using the execute anonymous window in developer console to execute a particular script in customer environment. The script is correct and is working in our local packaged environment but every ...
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Developer Console checkpoint field results are mixed up

In developer console, I've set a checkpoint and then I run a unit test. When I view the checkpoint result for an sObject in the Symbols tab, some of the values are mixed up among the fields. For ...
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Looking for a Windows equivalent of SOQLExplorer

I need to be able to create SOQL on my windows Laptop, I am very used to SOQLExplorer on my Mac however this is not built for Windows. Is there an equivalent out there for Windows?
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Cannot save in DevConsole or Force IDE due to “unfinished save request” - How to resolve?

Since the IDE and DevConsole was updated to use the Tooling API is sometimes run into situation where I cannot do a Save on a class change anymore. The Force.com IDE is giving no error at all and is ...
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Console Log is not showing anything

I open the Execute Anonymous Window and Execute the following test line: System.debug('Hello'); And nothing appears on the Log tab. Any idea?
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Clear logs in Developer Console

How do I clear the logs in the Developer Console? Can't find it in the logs documentation on Salesforce nor googling. I know it should be simple but can't find it.
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Can't alter metadata in an active org

Why, when trying to modify a Visualforce Page in Dev Console on a Production org, do I get the following error: Can't alter metadata in an active org But, when I modify the page in the Web IDE, ...
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Developer console showing a class in error message which does not exist

Developer console is showing a error while saving an apex class. The error message shows about a class file that was already deleted and no longer exists in the org.
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Using Developer Console & Checkpoints to debug w/ unit tests

Is it really possible to use the dev console & checkpoints to effectively debug code via unit tests? It seems like it should be possible, but I've never gotten it to really work for me. Here's ...
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Where to submit 'Salesforce Developer Console' bugs? [duplicate]

The developer console is the most part rather useful however it does exhibit JS crashes; does anyone know where to report them to the team maintaining it?
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Unit Tests max number of test methods in a class?

I have many unit test methods (30+) in a test class that cover my class well - setting up data, setting the page and controller, calling methods and setting properties, doing asserts. But when I look ...
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Hotkey to switch between tabs in developer console

I thought this could be very useful. Very often I find myself looking for something in other browser tabs that indeed sits in one of the developer console tabs! Probably this wouldn't solve this issue ...
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Schedule batch run in developer console without implementing database.execute in it

Can someone please tell me how to do the below activity (Overcome database.execute not implemented error runtime). Schedule batch run in developer console without implementing database.execute in it.
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turn off autocomplete for HTML elements in Developer Console

Is it possible to turn off the autocomplete for HTML elements in Developer Console? I tried turning off Apex Auto-complete but that didn't help. It's incredibly frustrating when every element I ...
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Summer '14 Developer Console fails to load?

Using Google Chrome Version 36.0.1985.125 m on Windows 7 Enterprise 64-Bit, using two different sandboxes on CS10, the Developer Console refuses to load, instead just showing a blank screen. ...
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Developer console updates current user's User record

We have noticed that Developer Console does some kind of an update on the current user's User record. When that happens, our User trigger is invoked, but with what seems limited permissions, and we ...
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Url hacking in Sales Console

Does anyone know if URL hacking works on Sales Console? I want to activate sales console in my org but not sure if pre population of field will be affected by this.
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Is it possible to write an interactive Apex Console Script?

Is it possible to write an Apex script which will ask the user for input? Something like: System.out.print("Enter your name: "); String name = input.nextLine();
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“Overall” missing in Production developer console Tests->Overall Code Coverage . How to bring it?

"Overall" missing in Production developer console Tests->Overall Code Coverage . How to bring it? When I try to evaluate the organization overall code coverage in production, I am seeing a difference ...
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System Debug not displaying inside constructor

If I add the Debug statements inside the constructor it is not displaying in the log. Please suggest why this is happening. Thanks in Advance Dhiliban.
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Issue creating user and setting password

I am experiencing an issue creating users and setting their password. I have a need to setup a great deal of users but only activate them as they attempt to login. The creation process and activation ...
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Deployment Error on save from Developer Console - recurring error message with new ID

While trying to save in the developer console, I get the following error: Deployment Error I have followed both solutions at: Cancel all deployment from the progress window from: ...
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Payment and Media

I'm just curious on the Salesforce Partner front, is there any way to obtain physical media for local install (at a fee or otherwise) for any of the developer tools or is it strictly accessed through ...
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How to push a Visualforce page from a sandbox to production?

Very possible that I am going about this completely wrong, but attempting to deploy this code from a sandbox to production; attempted to do dev on production, via the dev-console, and got this error ...
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Checkpoints not showing in Developer Console

Has anyone had an issue with checkpoints not showing in the "Checkpoints" section on the "Checkpoints" tab in the Developer Console? I've added a checkpoint in my apex trigger, the location of the ...
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New developer console does not show errors in VF Page

If there is any compilation error, developer console does not show errors and what is more confusing is that it does not report that save was not successful. There is also no feedback on successful ...
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Developer Console not showing covered lines by test method

I want to know the lines of my apex class which are not covered by the test classes. I know its only possible in developer console now. But seems to be some issue there again. I ran all tests in ...