When speaking of fields specifically on a Salesforce custom or standard object.

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Pre-Populating text field based on picklist

Very new to SalesForce so apologies if this is a basic question! I'm using the Case object and have a custom field - "Case Sub-Type" which is a picklist. I also have a custom long-text field - "...
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Query on FieldPermissions object is super slow

We have created VF page that shows the access to fields for all profiles and permission. This page runs supper slow. When we analyse the the code with developer console we realized that this issue is ...
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Avoiding multiple fields for every year

I have few custom objects with repetitive custom fields. I add few new fields for at the start of each year such as 2015_Target__c, 2015_Actuals__C, 2016_Target__c, 2016_Actuals__C. How to set this ...
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Field Accessibility “Data Not Available”

With our managed package, after installing it to another org, I am receiving a bizarre message when I try to view the "Field Accessibility" for any of the objects. If I go into Setup as a Sys Admin, ...
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Error when deploying newly created fields

I created 10 new fields on account object. When I tried to deploy them, I am seeing 2 errors: Field 'Field 1' in Account cannot be resolved to a pick list field or a global Picklist. I have not ...
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View object fields and data

Is there a tool that allows you to view all the fields and the data in them on a record? I have a custom object with say 40 or 50 fields. I'd like to just view the record as you would if you browse a ...
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I want to Translate Merge field values of my Email Template,provided other text already translated

I have a requirement where I want to translate Contact fields in different languages,which are actually the language in which that particular contact communicates with us,selected by a pick-list on ...
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How to refresh synchronized data extension to see new fields?

Some new fields were added in Salesforce and I'd like to access them in an Exact Target synchronized data extension but they aren't there. Is there a way to refresh the synchronized data extension so ...
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Override field data type

Hi I want change standard field. For example in opportunity - Probability field data type is percentage but I want change the data type to pick list so I can add some pick list values in probability ...
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Edit Fields in Closed Opportunity

I've given a Profile read/write access over several fields on the Opportunity level. However, because the record is locked after Closing Lost or Won, they cannot edit the fields. How can I choose to ...
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<aura:iteration> How to properly add commas on fields

I have an aura iteration using dynamic fields in this code snippet. <aura:iteration items="{!v.qResults}" var="q"> <li id="{!q.Id}" class="slds-dropdown__item" role="menuitem ...
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How to prepopulate standard Lead field Phone by hacking URL?

I am familiar with URL hacking and I can prepopulate a custom field by identifying the custom field ID and building a URL accordingly. (The ID of a Custom Field is easy to identify). I'm using a ...
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Saving field values when going back and forth a visual force page in salesforce1

I have a problem with my visualforce page regarding salesforce1. My page is a registration page that has multiple fields but there are 2 links below that redirects to the Terms and Private policy ...
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Is there a way to find all uses of a field in mail templates and other sources? [closed]

How do I find all the uses of a field beyond just Apex classes?
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How to modify or insert StopStartDate field?

I have to migrate some tickets from other system to Salesforce. Some cases are waiting for requester response and milestones for them should be stopped. Using Data Loader I can insert case with ...
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Better way for Bulk Assignment of Field Level Security

In Salesforce we have a custom object which has 500 fields. We have around 50 different profiles in our org. Out of this 50 profiles, 30 profiles need access to these fields. Right now, to set field ...
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How to tell difference between standard field and custom field with same name?

Editing a Workflow Rule Criteria and there is a custom field and a standard field with the same name. (Bad form I know, I didn't make it) How can I tell them apart? Which are listed first Standard ...
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Change aesthetic things in an app package

Suppose I have an app ready to deploy to the AppExchange. It just passed the Security Review, but I see that there are minor changes like a field's, object's or tab's label/name. Such change could be ...
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Retrieve all objects and field attributes in json

I'm totally new to Salesforce, and was asked to provide a json result set with all objects, their associated fields (standard and custom), as well as all field attributes (name, id, type, etc.). My ...
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Compatible Schema.DisplayType For SObject Put

I'm trying to write a method for working with sObject.put(field, value) statements in a loop where the Schema.DisplayType of the fields received varies. The goal is to have the method return the name ...
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Eloqua to Salesforce Integration Issue

I have integrated Eloqua to Salesforce to upload Cases. It is working as expected however the only problem is that the Status of the case always goes to New(which is the default value of Status in ...
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History tracking for more than 20 fields [duplicate]

How can i track history for more than 20 fields for a custom object? Are there any ways to achieve it? Please suggest some good options to track the changes for more than 20 fields.
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How to update field-level-security using Metadata-API via Apex (using MetadataService.cls)

I'm trying to grant FLS access using MetadataService.cls (found here https://github.com/financialforcedev/apex-mdapi) Assume there is a field Test__c on Account with no FLS permissions granted to ...
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Non editable field permission setting

How to set this type of field(e.g. Account number) permission where permissions(Visible and Read-Only) are non-editable(greyed out) using any profile?
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Get a deleted record using SObject Rows returns “The requested resource does not exist”

I'm using the SObject Rows API to get the fields values of a given record. It works fine on existing records but when used on deleted records it returns with an error of {"errorCode":"NOT_FOUND","...
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Make contact firstname and lastname mandatory

This is a generic question. I was trying to make the first name and last name field of contact mandatory. Currently only the first name is mandatory. I tried doing this from the page layout. Now I ...
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Workflow re evaluation criteria doubt

I have a small doubt. Based on docs (https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=workflow_field_updates_reevalute_wf.htm&language=en_US), there are 2 quotes which seems to me as contradictory. ...
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Value an object with a map<String field, String value>

I am developing an apex code to scan an email and use some values i can found. I have a custom object used to map the labels to existing fields. Then i have a map with field names and values. I would ...
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How to use the picklist values on email

I am facing the problem on sending email.In our org we are using Picklist (Multi-Select) value for product.I need to mention the product are selected by user in email body.For example,User A selected ...
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Visual Workflow: Not able to view fields accessible via API or via standard page

I'm trying to create several sObj through visual workflow. In a couple of the standard junction objects important id fields are not showing up. Let's take "Quote" for instance. I'm trying to connect ...
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How do I get Last Modified Date of Particular field

For the Tracking purpose I need the last modified date of a field(any datatype). I know there is last modified date system field for a record but I need last modified date of a field. My Questions ...
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MiddleName Field cannot find in in “.fields.getMap()”

We've just enabled the Middle Name and Suffix Fields feature and encountered the below issue. SUMMERY : Just after enabling "Middle Name and Suffix Fields", Implementation of custom apex logic in a ...
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Website field won't show on page layout

I added the standard Website field to the page layout, but it won't show up. Googled this quite a bit and found this SO question about standard fields not showing up but it is not the same.
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Prompt fields in Salesforce for Outlook

Is it possible to prompt fields when you import an email to Salesforce using Salesforce for Outlook? This is to ensure the email being importing has the correct information and can be managed ...
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Find the field reference before delete the record

If I want to change a custom field (name, type) how can I know where this field is being referred to (and enter the changes there as well)?
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User-level access to the FieldPermissions object

Is it possible to give individual users read-only access to the FieldPermissions object? Right now, as an admin, I am able to query the object: SELECT Field, PermissionsRead, PermissionsEdit, ...
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How to get the API name of the fields used as a filter within a report?

I'm trying to get the fields used within a report. By using Reports.ReportManager.describeReport I'm able to get a lot of information about the report. Unfortunatly I'm not getting the API name of the ...
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What does DescribeFieldResult.getDefaultValue actually return?

So in the documentation for the DescribeFieldResult.getDefaultValue method, it says: Returns the default value for this field There is a related method called getDefaultValueFormula whose ...
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Force.com IDE problem after import visibility issue, set field-level security

I guess after exporting Custom Fields and importing to a NEW Dev the fields shows but they are all invisible have to be reactivated from Set Field-Level Security. Anyway around this?
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Export data types from Salesforce

I am trying to create an excel sheet of all fields for all of my Salesforce custom objects. I need to include each field's API Name, field label, and data type. However, when I do a bulk export using ...
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Is there any way by which we can clone managed package objects or fields?

I want to uninstall managed package. Is there any way by which we can clone managed package objects or fields?
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HI please any answer the question

How can we hide or display fields to two users with same profile, same role and same record types
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Ability to sort a concatenated formula field by numerical value

I have a formula field that concatenates values from various fields within a custom object. Each of these items has a simple numerical value. I've created this formula field to summarize certain items ...
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Link Opportunities together

I have a trigger that when an opportunity stage name is closed won, it creates a new opportunity. My question is how do I go about linking opportunities together with an actual link back to the old ...
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Account owner formula field

In order to remove the 'Change' link near the Owner in the Account Page Layout, a possibile solution for us was to create a text formula field showing only the Owner First Name + Last Name. Should be ...
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Difference between Field Name and API Name

Field Label Assigned Group Field Name AssignedGroup API Name AssignedGroup__c I would like to know the difference between Field Name and API Name? And where is Field Name used?
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Hide field in managed package

What is a good method for hiding fields in a managed package? These fields are used for debugging REST responses, and I would only like end users to see them if they are having a problem. I set ...
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Search layout meta-data value is an Id value instead of field name

I created a new field on user in production environment and assign the field to Search Layout->User Lookup Phone Dialogs, after doing this I pulled the meta-data for this environment and checked the ...
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Fields missing from 'Available Fields' list when creating list view

We have users who are trying to create a custom list view of accounts, but some of the fields they require in the view are missing from the list of available field. They are able to see the fields and ...
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Salesforce object fields and how they are displayed

I have a question regarding the fields that are displayed when creating an object. For example, when creating the default Campaign object in Sales: I have 2 pictures below. One is when creating an ...