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

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Account contact info in mail merge

Does anyone know how to pull a contact from an account into a mail merge template? I have merged all the account fields but am having trouble isolating a contact name to include in the mailing. I ...
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How to query Id of a field/Custom field from standard object using Tooling API in .net

How do I get the Id of the field on Standard object like Account, Opportunity & Custom Object and Custom Field Id using Tooling API in .net.
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visualforce invoice page that refers to opportunity's account's contacts

In an invoice that is a visualforce page which is launched from a button on an opportunity layout, I would like to have this visualforce page refer to the account's contact. I know I can refer to an ...
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Changing field labels affect email merge templates?

When changing field labels in Salesforce, it will complain about how doing so might break merge templates. Our email templates use the API name of the field, not the label. Will changing the label of ...
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Renaming Account.Type doesn't work

I've gone under Rename Tabs and Labels to rename the standard Type field on the Account object to something different. It allows me to rename it, but the name is still Type on my standard detail page. ...
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Why do some leads have a 'lead source' value which is not in the picklist?

I just inherited a salesforce account from a previous owner, which is integrated with a number of custom forms and services. I'm not clear on all of the details to be honest, but I think this is a ...
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How do I remove the Decimal from a Currency Field

I want to get my custom currency field to show no decimal places, but when I update the decimal number in the customization page to zero, the field still shows 2 decimal places for the currency field ...
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Renaming API fieldname causing problems in Flow

I noticed an issue regarding updating field API names and the use in Flows. Any changes in API names are automatically 'refactored' in flow. i.e., assignments, use in decision elements and screens is ...
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Salesforce Metadata API null-types

I try to programmatically get the fields and their types of all Salesforce Objects (including custom ones). But some Types don't seem to exist. For this i use the force.com wsc version 32.0.0, the ...
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length of string value must be less than 4000 characters

I am getting the below exception in debug logs when i am trying to enter more then 666 values separated by comma or enter(tried both) in a long text area field. System.QueryException: length of ...
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Vary Field Label by Record Type or Page Layout

I currently have a requirement that for a field we have on an object, the label shown to the user is different depending on the page layout or record type. I can't find any way to change a field ...
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Can't query standard field “Type”

Type is a standard field on the object Account, and also apparently a reserved word in APEX, so how can I write/alter my SOQL query to include data from this field? I found documentation on creating ...
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Using Custom Field

Hi i have created a custom object name Product in that i want to create a custom field by name product_id selected field type as auto increment but the field is not visible help.
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How to select one field from one table in apex class?

I have an apex class with some code like this: public List<Product2> myList{ get{ myList = [Select p.url__c, p.ProductCode, p.Nom_du_produit_2__c, p.Description From Product2 p ...
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how to get all fields from any object and its parent object in apex?

I have tried this code but i am only getting particular object fields but not its parent fields. any suggestions what i am missing? public with sharing class FilterCriteriaComponentcontroller { ...
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Custom User Fields not displaying after installing package into test Org

I apologize if this has been answered but after 5 hours of searching and trying everything I can think so, I can't figure this out. I've created an app in a Developer account, and after creating and ...
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Changes to Reports Deployed to server not visible in SFDc

Using IDE I have done a Find and Replace on our Reports folder to replace a specific field with a new field. I go through the full "Deploy to Server" process and it all completes successfully but ...
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Formula field giving a value 25

I am trying to set up a field [FormulaVideo] that will give a value 25 only if [Has_Video_Type__c] != None. Has video is a picklist field. This is where i am at. IF( ISPICKVAL( Has_Video_Type__c , ...
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How can I export object's field schema information to excel?

How can I export the fields of an object from Salesforce into an Excel sheet ? I dont want the data !! I want the fields, kindly help me
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Can you pull an ID for future Events?

I've been working on an Email alert for my team that will let everyone know when something is posted on our shared public calendar. I finally got the code down to actually send the email (If you're ...
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Maximum Length Of Help Text for Custom Fields and Standard Fields

Can Anyone Let me know the Maximum Length of Help Text Properties while Creating Custom Fields or Updating Standard Fields Help ?
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Maximum Length of Currency field with its Decimal Places Component

What is the Maximum Length Of Currency Field with its Decimal Places Component. ?
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Maximum Length Of Field Label and Field Name Properties and Possibility Of Customization

Can Anyone Let me know the Maximum Length Of Field Lable and Field Name Properties and is it possible to customize it any way?
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Enable/disable fields on create page based on picklist value using reRender

I'm creating a Hospital Management application that has a custom object GH_Patient__c. There is a picklist field GH_Patient_Type__c which has 2 values - In-Patient and Out-Patient. My Requirement is ...
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Does visualforce/soql not respect field precision?

I've got a webservice that generates some XML for a templating engine to make some sales collateral. Noticing that in some cases users get a ton of extra decimal places in the output for one ...
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how to make visualforce view fields align horizontally?

Help me I have this I need this Here is my code: <apex:pageBlock tabStyle="Account_Search__tab" title="Search Criteria"> <apex:pageBlockSection > ...
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List Opportunities that have a previous StageName [Advanced SOQL]

I'm trying to get a list of Opportunities that have now "Cancelled" (isClosed=true and isWon=false) stageName and the previous (Penultimate) value was "Active" by SOQL . For example, the Opp X had ...
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Javascript get field ids for URL

I'm trying to replicate the "New" button on a related list. The only difference is that, if a record of that type already exists, then it simple returns an alert. Otherwise the "New" activity should ...
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Is it possible to add Object fields into a list

I want to add object fields into a list. The fields need to contain the data of a certain record. So suppose an Object X has 5 checkboxes. I want to add these 5 checkboxes to a list, BUT these ...
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Master detail field is blank on visualforce page

I have a page that should allow me to select a case number from a master detail field but when the page is loaded the field is not there, only the label. I have tried to add an additional look-up ...
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How to change a field type in production instance using a change set?

We need to change a field type (Number to Currency) in the production instance using a change set. And we can't change the field type directly, because there are references of those fields in triggers ...
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How to get the information of a user who deleted an object?

Salesforce REST API supports the getdeleted endpoints to furnish a list of deleted records for an SObject. The response from the API looks like this { "deletedRecords" : [ { "id" : ...
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Percentage field semantics - 1 or 100 for 100%

What should a user input into a Percentage field to state "100%"? Is there a defined semantics or is this something the creator of the fields has to configure by the amount of decimals and validation ...
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How can I update the MobilePhone field with the Data Loader?

I'm trying to run a mass update of a group of leads to include data for mobile phone numbers, but the MobilePhone field seems to be missing as an option in the DataLoader mapping setup. (Someone ...
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Reading Long Text Area field with line breaks

I have long text area field, which has data on each line. I am populating a line then hitting "Enter" and then populating the next line and hitting "enter" again and so on. When reading this field ...
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Opportunity created date?

Is it possible to get the Opportunity created date from Salesforce? I don't see any standard fields that hold the data information but when looking at Created By field you can see a date next to the ...
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How to enter Seconds into Datetime fields using the standard UI

Say you have a datetime field Start__c on a pagelayout. Now try to enter a date (we have DE locale enabled, but should be similar in EN): 31.08.2014 14:53 ==> works 31.08.2014 14:53:38 ==> doesn't ...
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All fields not selectable to history track

I have a custom object Address_vod__c. All the fields of this object are not coming for selection in History Tracking window. Is there any way I can make such a field (formula field) available there ...
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Custom fields within fieldset are not visible in VF page

I want to display all the fields field set but out of 4 it is displaying only 1 which standard field I am not able to display the custom field form field set. ...
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How to insert (upsert) an object that has no external id?

According to this documentation, you need to know the external ID field of an object to inset new records. For some of my custom objects, I'm not seeing any fields in the object description that have ...
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Issue with the api name of the field from report

I may VF page I am getting all the reports and from that reports I am getting the filters used for the reports. When I try to use the phone field it retrieve me name as phone1 and when I used First ...
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How to write formula based on pick-list value of the pick-list field

I would like to write a formula to count the number of days based on the conditions mentioned below.. If the Status__c (Picklist field) = Draft, calculate based on Now() - Last modifed date. If the ...
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How to add combination pick-list in any object of salesforce (Standard Fields of object does not meet requirement )

I am new to Salesforce, so i am asking for your suggestion here. How to add combination pick-list in any object of salesforce (Standard Fields of object does not meet requirement ). I have two ...
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Contact.MailingAddress

I have to use the Contact Object's Mailing address in my code. But I am not able to use it in my visual force email templates or formula fields. Please suggest how can this field be used
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How to filter the search in Salesforce global search for displaying data of the field in an object

Can we filter the search to show the results of only one field in the particular object in salesforce global search ? Thanks
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Use List Metadata With Standard Fields?

Question Is there any way to retrieve the "list" details, which include the field id for standard fields? Background I'm building a report on picklist values by record type and am including links ...
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how to change the case creator

I want to be able to change the case creator (I have a workflow rule that fires an email when the case goes to "waiting on update" and sometimes the case creator needs to be updated to prevent the ...
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Indexing Fields WITHOUT Salesforce Help (dates, etc)

I am asking this here because I'm having my usual run-around with Salesforce (we do not pay for Premium or "Developer" support if there even is such a thing) and I'd like to know if someone has ...
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Passing a field value from a page to custom button

Here is the requirement: I have added a custom button on a standard Salesforce page. I want to pass a field value from this standard salesforce page to the button (or the pop up that opens up when ...
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Can a “reference” type field reference more than one table?

Using v31.0 of the Salesforce REST API, when querying metadata for an object, if the object is of the type reference, it will have it's referenceTo field populated with the referenced table. { ...