Eclipse is an integrated development environment (IDE). The Force.com IDE is a plugin for Eclipse which allows it to be used for Salesforce development.

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Which Development Environment is best? [on hold]

Having "knocked" together a few triggers and test classes I thought that it was time that I followed the Apex workbooks from start to finish in order to build up some formal knowledge of Apex ...
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Eclipse and Yosemite

I just upgraded to Yosemite and now the save process is extremely slow. What used to take a second or two is now approaching a minute, and sometimes it doesn't save at all. I've upgraded to the ...
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Chatter Answers trigger not available in Eclipse - no access to trigger I know is there

I need to correct a known issue with Chatter Answers and one of the triggers that needs modification (chatter_answers_question_escalation_to_case_trigger) is unavailabe in Eclipse, i.e. I can't access ...
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Apex code completion in Eclipse Luna not working

I installed Force.com IDE as Eclipse Luna plugin. Apex code completion is not working in Luna, but I can't switch back to Kepler now. In Force.com IDE installation manual Luna is not mentioned as a ...
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How to make Mavensmate compile files as fast as Eclipse IDE v31

I'm a long time Eclipse and Force.com IDE user. I recently switched the the v31 (open source re-write) Eclipse plugin and discovered that the save times for Apex and Visualforce are drastically ...
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Can you call a REST service from Eclipse?

Can we call a rest service from Eclipse? We can call REST service from workbench to test whether its working fine or not. If you want to see the logs, we wont be able to see the whole log in ...
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Apex class will NOT save locally

I am fairly new to SF development, and I have a SF sandbox and am using Eclipse along with Subclipse and SVN to manage it. I created a new test class under classes, and added it to SVN. It shows up ...
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Deployment Error using Force.com IDE in Eclipse

Hoping I can get some help with an Eclipse deployment error. I am trying to update a Layout, but I am getting an error saying a button I have on that object is not present. The error is: ...
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Force.com IDE is deploying project to server on startup of eclipse

I have several Force.com projects in the same workspace, which I am doing development on using Eclipse Kepler and the Force.com IDE. Additionally, I am using EGit to version control all the projects. ...
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Eclipse: Not pointing to the correct Git Directory

I'm having a lot of issues trying to set up my Git Repo. I'm going through the "Clone Git Repository" option and provided the right URI, password, etc. However, as soon as I click next (see image 2 ...
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Force.com IDE v31.0 - Can't save to Server, only locally with Warning “Force.com sync state”

Using plugin version 31.0.0.201406301722 on eclipse 4.4.0.v20140606-1558 it was perfectly usable for about a week... it was even fast with toolingAPI Starting of today, I can't save anymore to ...
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Force.com IDE - Use Stored Passwords to Deploy to Sever - Now that it's Open Source, we could do it

I was very happy to read this great article by @PeterKnolle about the Force.com IDE is now Open Source and the ability to let us extend and improve this tool: ...
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Force.com IDE eclipse missing Apex Test Runner pane and Execute Anonymous pane

While using Force.com IDE, I closed the "Apex Test Runner" and "Execute Anonymous" pane by mistake. They are usually right next to the Problems pane (see attached image). Does anyone know how to get ...
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Issue with updating project in Force.com IDE

In Eclipse Luna, I am facing an issue with Force.com IDE. It is working fine while creating Force.com projects. But after creating projects when I try to refresh it from server or add components to ...
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Which Eclipse version is better for salesforce?

Which eclipse version best supports Salesforce? Helios? Kepler? or Juno? which one to prefer
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Speedup Testing with Force.com IDE using slim Logs - but how to set the log-level?

A lot has been written here about slow development in general and slow testing in particular e. g.: Slow development Faster unit tests? For my use case I found one reason for slow testing while ...
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How does Eclipse pull metadata from Standard Objects

I want to do what Eclipse is doing: pull metadata for Standard objects. I basically need to inspect what Views, WebLinks, and Validation Rules Opportunity has in my org. For Custom objects I do the ...
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Kepler + V31, keeps doing “populating components in your workspace” for 10 mins

Ever since I updated to Kepler and V31 of the plug in, I have run into bizarre issues. The first one was the project created in Helios wouldn't push updates to the cloud. I deleted the project and ...
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Eclipse saves all vs. only code I'm working on

I have noticed that when I make any changes to my code in Eclipse and save my new code, all objects (triggers, classes, etc.) get stamped with my name as modifier of all those objects. Seems to me ...
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eclipse doesn't recognize @testVisible notation

I get an error saying unknown annotation when I use the @testVisible KW in my class, when using the force.com IDE, however it works fine in the developer console. Is there a bug? do I need to update ...
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Force.com IDE for Eclipse not showing all apex classes and pages

I'm using Eclipse with the Force.com IDE and after I did a "refresh from server" on the src folder, I noticed that I could no longer edit a good many of my apex classes and pages. The packages.xml ...
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Upload ApexClass,VFpages,Triggers and Components On Developer Account

My developer Account was blocked due to some kind of wrong attempts(that was happened while sync with eclipse) and here is the link that was posted by me some time ago still not solved. ...
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Syntax errors in Eclipse

I have a case extension class, no modifications have recently been made, but whenever I open the file, I get a bunch of Syntax Errors in Eclipse. I am able to validate and deploy the class to ...
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How to connect separate Eclipse Patch Org project to Git(hub) remote branch of another Eclipse project?

Patch orgs in Salesforce.com are somewhat comparable to release branches in a Versioning Control system as both represent different timelines of the same codebase. I just switched from Subversion to ...
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Invalid Api Version specified on URL-Cannot create Eclipse Force.com IDE Project

Users who are facing this issue while creating project using Luna Release (4.4.0) or any other version of Eclipse, follow the below link to address this issue. Check what version of Force.com API ...
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Cannot create new project on eclipse [duplicate]

I installed eclipse and java on window 8 then installed plug in following this link https://developer.salesforce.com/page/Force.com_IDE_Installation Now I found issue , I cannot create new project ...
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Force.com IDE unwilling to create New Project

Eclipse - Kepler (3.4), Force.com IDE latest version (a/o 7/1/14) One project worked fine, another project was displaying errors & was unable to be upgraded. I deleted the project and went to ...
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Summer 14 - Eclipse IDE V29 - Incompatible?

My sandbox upgraded to Summer 14 and I needed to do some development. Odd stuff happens now; never happened on V30 (Spring 14) Open Eclipse IDE (I'm using V29), create new Class FooBar...wait for ...
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Eclipse not showing fields for any objects when choosing metadata components

I'm trying to use Eclipse to create a new project. When I attempt to choose metadata components, I do not see any fields under the objects. When I expand the objects, all I see are workflows. I've ...
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Eclipse/Force.com IDE not displaying errors in Problems pane - Summer 14 sandbox

I have been getting the 'File only saved locally, not to server' error today, and after checking Build Automatically, Work Offline and that the classes were listed in the project metadata listing, I ...
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Metadata - Case Search Layout

In our project we have made couple of changes in the Search Layout of Case object. Can anyone tell me where the metadata reside for this Search Layout in package explorer (Eclipse) hierarchy ? I ...
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Visualforce auto-completion in Force.com IDE

Where to enable auto-completion for Visualforce code in Eclipse? I am using Force.com IDE as Eclipse plugin. Some time ago auto-completion used to work fine when coding a Visualforce page. Now it ...
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Eclipse Force.com IDE Warnings - “Refresh Error”

When connected to my Salesforce Sandbox / Dev Org I get the following errors: Looking at the actual package file it seems like there aren't any references to these ConnectedApps (Eg ...
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Create Force.com project from DE Org

I have Eclipse Kepler (4.3.2) installed and the Force.com plugin installed. I've been able to connect to a Development Sandbox from within Eclipse. However, I cannot connect to my DE Org ...
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Eclipse shortuct for “Show in Salesforce Web”

This might be more of an eclipse question than salesforce. However, in eclipse, how do I create a shortcut to show a selected resource in a salesforce web? Currently, you need to select the resource ...
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Invalid id value for this SObject type on save from Eclipse

When saving my code from the Eclipse Force.com IDE, I get a bunch of errors like: Invalid id value for this SObject type: 001i000000qE9TfAAK What's mystifying about this is that I get this error on ...
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Error while trying to connect salesforce through Eclipse IDE. Any suggestions?

Suddenly i got an error when i try to execute an anonymous code and this is the error screen i got below. Alternatively i also tried to create a new salesforce project and got the same error.
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Associate Meta Data or Source File failed to save

I am having problem in saving the code using Eclipse to Salesforce. Previously it was working fine and suddenly I can't save any file. I keep having "Associate meta Data or source file failed to ...
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Is that possible to connect Salesforce through Eclipse IDE without a security token?

i tried to connect Salesforce through Eclipse with adding a security token and it throws error. But one of my pal using clients sandbox and he said he logging in Eclipse without a security token. Is ...
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Why do packages have tons of Referenced Packages - often with warnings?

When creating new packages and importing them into the Force.com IDE I recently saw many Referenced Packages which seem to have no connection to my app at all. I would ignore this if not sometimes ...
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Version of Apex class in eclipse

When I create class in eclipse I get version no:27.But When I create a new class in Salesforce UI it is 29.I have updated http://wiki.developerforce.com/page/Updating_the_Force.com_IDE force.com IDE ...
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getting error while requesting to salesforce from eclipse

i have already try to close the eclipse and restart, it works but again after 4-5 request same error is coming. any solution will be appreciate. Error Message is This: Unable to create connection ...
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Should I upgrade to Eclipse 4.2?

I read the following in the winter 14 release notes for the Force.com IDE: https://wiki.developerforce.com/page/Force.com_IDE_Release_Notes#Supported_Platforms "Eclipse Platform Version 4.2 "Juno" ...
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visibility in list views

we're trying to migrate one org to another one but we are encountering some problems in list views for all objects. The visibility is not maintained. We are using Eclipse Deployment to Server to ...
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procedure to run apex program in Eclipse IDE

I am new in SFDC, I just download Eclipse IDE and wrote a sample code of apex class. Now I am not getting option from where I have to run this class. thanks
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Force.com ide for Eclipse not refreshing reports/email templates from server correctly

My reports aren't refreshing from the server correctly via eclipse. Within eclipse, no matter what I do, I can't get the "subscribed to new reports" to show when I click the box. I've tried the ...
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Deploy salesforce objects from sandbox to developer account using eclipse

I am trying to move data from sandbox to developer account i am getting below issues while moving objects 1. have a formula field in a csutom object, when i try to move the object. Error message ...
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Can I get validation rule of custom object using eclipse salesforce IDE

I am using Version: Juno Service Release 2 and salesforce plugin and I made a local copy of my sandbox but am unable to find the validation rules in my eclipse copy. any suggestions are appreciated.
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Ctrl Click doesn't work in Force.com Ide?

I get used to ctrl+click code assist which would find the declaration of a variable/class/method in Eclipse, Visual Studio, Borland\Embarcadero Delphi. It is an extremely useful feature when dealing ...
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Searching “everything” in Salesforce

I don't see a similar Question here or via Google searches. Is there a way (I would presume it would be outside the SF GUI) to search "everything" in SF? That would translate into all object field ...