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View state size limit & de-reference null for transient

I have below code to allow multiple file attachments to be inserted against a parent record id. But this results in either View state size limit exceeded (not all the time) or dereferencing null ...
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Retreiving the value causing a DUPLICATE_VALUE DML Exception

I have an inventory management system I am working on and I have the need to let users input values to be created into inventory. These values consist of numbers that are used as the name for the ...
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DML in the loop followed by break

We all know that there is nothing worse than have a DML operation in the loop. Recently I've found a line of code in our project with a DML in the loop BUT followed by break; operator: for(Object__c ...
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Database DML throwing exceptions

According to SF if we use the Database class to issue a DML command: instead of exceptions, a result object array (or one result object if only one sObject was passed in) is returned containing ...
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Is upsert the right thing to save new or existing records?

In many of my Controller extensions I have save action methods that work for NEW and EDIT scenarios. I simply use upsert record instead of update / insert record in such cases. But now I am running ...
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Lead Trigger to prevent duplicates

I'm trying to create some code to prevent the creation of duplicate leads when there is already an existing contact in the database with the same email address. Not only this, but, if a matching ...
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Standard Case Notification when Owner is Changed via Visualforce page not working?

Currently we have a setup wherein when the owner of a case is updated via a Visualforce page. The problem is the Standard Case Notiifcation when the owner is changed is not being sent out when the ...
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Can I update data without updating the LastModifiedDate for a particular transaction?

I am migrating over legacy fields within a Salesforce org, but not performing any actual data updates (just moving some fields around). For this reason, I'd like to preserve the existing ...
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Too many DML statements: 151 - no DML in a for loop (that I can see)

I'm trying to build a newsletter manager that allows users to easily update and clear newsletter campaign members based on their subscription and region without having to run multiple reports. I've ...
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Database class commit

Why does Database class not provide commit method so that we can commit explicitly as well while in a transaction as we can do a rollback.
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MIXED_DML_OPERATION, DML operation on setup object is not permitted after you have updated a non-setup object

I've written a trigger that will add users to a public group but can't seem to get my test class to work. I have 100% code coverage but the test keeps failing with the Mixed DML Operation error. ...
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How to update Latitude/Longitude in salesforce Organization object?

I got DML not allowed on Organization error when I try to update the object in apex code. I checked the documentation. It looks like Organization object can be updated. Does anyone know why the ...
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How can I add a role and use apex managed sharing all at once?

Question is in the title. For context, when a certain record is added, we would like to create a role (named after that record) and share it with that newly created role. Because of that, the flow ...
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Update DML statement with Regular Expression match between characters

I'd really appreciate some help on this trigger please - here's what I'm trying to do and the code so far. Thanks in advance for your help. Custom Object: NVMStatsSF__NVM_Call_Summary__c Field: ...
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error in Test Class System.DmlException: NVALID_CROSS_REFERENCE_KEY

Getting this error in Test Class System.DmlException: Insert failed. First exception on row 0; first error: FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION, only portal users can be associated to a contact: [] ...
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Database.rollback() risks and alternative

I've inherited some complex logic that does several different DML actions within the same (fairly long) method and if there are failures I need to revert everything that's been previously done. The ...
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Current transaction identification

I'm working with webservice callouts and DML's at the same time. Is it possible to identify the current transaction like getting its ID ?
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Update based on csv data

I have a requirement to update records of custom object Incident_abv__c if the value of it's Name field in present in csv. I have below class and page to do the same. But when I click the Read csv ...
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Compiled successfully, update not happenning

I have below batch class that is not doing DML update operation also no error in debug log. Can someone please help me here? Batch class: global class AckCallUpdatenew implements ...
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Too many DML rows: 10001 issue

I have a trigger that works perfectly in my sandbox. When I try to deploy, I get the following error message: receiving_Tests.receiving_Trigger_Tests(), Details: System.LimitException: Too many ...
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Too many if statments?

So the Apex docs say you have to set the value of the master record if you want to retain the discarded account field values before the merge operation. Is there a better way to do validation for a ...
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Continue not working properly

I have below code where I do a check if a list value is contained in a set then jump to next iteration without executing the next statement that is update. Here I am using 'continue;' statement in ...
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Update fails without error

I have below class where update on mycallsInc not happening. Can someone please help me? public void Publish() { List<Incident_abv__c> selIncs = ...
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Track records update based on User entry

I have a requirement to show five sections with different SOQL querry records. Now one common field in all of them is an input text PICKLIST field. While doing update I want to track only those ...
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Update list values in an input text field

I have below code to update the input text field value for OUTCOME field from the User. My list update is failing to happen without throwing any exception. Please can someone help me here? My ...
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Add Error on standard list view

does someone know how to show an error in an object's listview after a dml operation? I have written a simple trigger that prevents user to delete closed opportunity List<Opportunity> ...
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Copy EventRelation data to a custom object

I'm trying to add a field to track event attendance (not just accepted response). I've created a custom object and a visualforce page. The problem I am having is copying the EventRelation data to ...
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Upserting objects in Apex: can I assert which have been inserted / updated?

I'm upserting a list of custom objects in an Apex controller that are retrieved on demand from an external source. My object has an external identifier field used to help the database call determine ...
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Will SFDC manufacture batches from concurrent operations?

So, like all SFDC developers worth his/her salt, I know when writing triggers and other code, we need to bulkify. And I have a pretty good handle on how to do that, so I am not asking about that. ...
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System.SObjectException: Field is not writeable: CampaignMember.ContactId

Can anybody help me figure out why Salesforce is saying the Campaign Member ContactId field is not writeable? I have Dedupe logic that runs on Contact after insertion, if it matches an existing ...
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Problem with Database.update()

I have some accounts to update but some validation rules can failed. So to avoid this I use the Database.update() function to update accounts even if some DML exception occur. try { ...
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Sharing Records

I have an org that was recently updated to API 32, which broke some triggers that create Sharing Records. This code worked previously to the update to API 32. public void ...
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Database Class Methods

A noobie question. Is Database.Update bulkified by itself ?. I know it is similar to "update" but just wanna confirm that this alternate version of DML is auto bulkified. For example let us assume ...
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@future solves ERROR: MIXED_DML_OPERATION but Batch fails

A user is automatically created in the backend whenever a contact is created in the sf console. A custom field, DivisionCs is filled during that automated process. We want the same field to be updated ...
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Cases added with Prefix as “RE”.How to display them in a while Statement

We do get case added with the Prefix as " RE " or "FW "So we give them in a while stmt ,as : while(c.Subject.startsWith('RE:') || c.Subject.startsWith('FW:')) Similarly case added with the Prefix ...
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Database.DMLOptions - How to prevent Chatter Group Auto-Follow trigger from generating email

Currently I have a trigger which auto-follows specific groups in our organization when a new user is brought onboard. The auto-follow trigger feature works great! However, we have quite a few groups ...
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Mass update: Required field is missing

I deployed a trigger and trying to update all records to populate custom field of existing records with value ( account object ). Everything works perfect unless I get the following error: ...
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Why record is removed on exception thrown

I'm inserting and updating a new record before throw an exception like this: Operation__c o = new Operation__c(ok__c = false,Step__c = 'test1'); insert o; system.debug(o); //this shows the Id try{ ...
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'After' trigger's SOQL - will query fetch current value of the inserted/updated record?

I want to get data from children objects and populate field at parent object. I used after insert & update trigger to get the information. If I run a query on inserted/ updated object in a ...
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How to update the current login user

I have a custom field over my user object. And I want to update this user by the contact id from apex. How can i update the user record in salesforce. Because when I trying to update the field of ...
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call dml insert listofSObject from a controller that is referenced in apex page

Is it possible to call dml operations like insert list_SObject ; inside a controller method that is refrenced in visualforce page not some trigger class? please give some references.
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Trigger is not updating a lookup field

Resolved. Object's sfid wasn't created yet. Changed the trigger to after trigger. I've looked at other posts, but for some reason I cannot find a solution. Basically, when a new object is inserted ...
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Is there a predetermined order that Database.SaveResult is returned?

Let's pretend the scenario below: List<Account> acc = new List<Account>{...}; List<Database.SaveResult> results = Database.insert(acc, false); Will the Lists have associated ...
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Why am I getting SaveError: Variable does not exist: AssigneeId?

I have entered the following code entered in the Force.com IDE: @RestResource(urlMapping='/PermissionSetAssignment2/*') global with sharing class PermissionSetAssignment { @HttpPost global ...
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Why is my locked record editable?

Why is my record locked? The record that the class below creates, when shown in detail view, has the 'locked' icon, and appears to be locked at first view, but- Why can I edit the locked record (Even ...
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Email value is saved without parentheses (label) when using DML

When an email contains a label enclosed in parentheses, the value can be saved as typed in via SF UI. (Note: the email value "as is" is only seen when in Edit mode.) However, when the record is saved ...
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What to use for performing operations on multiple records at once, Apex REST class or Bulk API?

I need to insert/update/delete a variable number of records at a time from a webapp (so from javascript), are there reasons to choose the Salesforce Bulk API over writing a custom Apex REST class to ...
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Can you delete AccountHistory data?

Does anyone know if it's possible to delete AccountHistory data? Bonus points: Is there an easy way to find the total number of AccountHistory records in an org?
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Realtime scenerios on dml and database class methods [closed]

can anyone provide links or tasks or whatever possibilities on dml operations otherthan force.com developer guide. plz... As i understood concepts on insert,update,upsert,delete and also database ...
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Is it bad to update a a list of a size greater than 200 in DML

I am reading the existing code in the project. In the code: if(aUpdates.size() + aList.size() > 200) { update aUpdates; aUpdates.clear(); aUpdates.addAll(aList); } else { ...