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

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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 ...
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Does this trigger update Case object and Contact object fields?

I just want to see if I am going about this the right way. Here is my code: trigger WebToCaseCountry on Case (after insert) { Set<Id> contactIds = new Set<Id>(); for(Case c : ...
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Field Reference error inVisualforce Email Template

i tried to create an email template with a generated attachement. All is good, but i have a probem with one field... My table User, have a field ManagerId, who is a reference. I need to get the name ...
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Visualforce does not process/validate fields on page

I have an apex:inputfield of type date (on a custom object) on the page but when I click on it, the calendar does not show up. On another number field, when I type in 100k, it does not change to ...
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List View - Available Fields

I created a custom list view in the standard object Case and I can't see all available fields (standards fields and custom fields) in the related list. I searched on the internet, but I can't find ...
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How to change the color of indicator

How can we show indicator for required field in VF page, There is always a red indicator , I want to have some other color indicator against the fields, I am using outputfield to show the values and ...
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Create unique label & values for a custom Picklist field

I want to create a custom picklist field that would represent a packaging type which would in turn represent a divider for the shipment's total quantity. For example, if the dropdown had the following ...
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Resize text box size when hiding field labels on quote templates/PDFs

I have a section on a quote template for terms and conditions. The first part of the section uses a block of text which is the same for all quotes. The next part of the section is a field which shows ...
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JunctionIdList columns in the Event entity

By the documentation Event entity should have AcceptedEventInviteeIds column in v34 API. But it isn't exist in the Event Fields (app setup). Also I doesn't see it by using API with databasedotcom ...
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Load an Apex class structure dynamically

Looking for a way to dynamically set a class structures fields by list or map of the string version. I know we can do this with Objects. Here is kinda of what I am wanting to do. This is a simple ...
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Searchable Fields in lookup research window

when i click on a look-up, in research window, i check 'all fields' but when i enter the name of the account (for example), it search this Account.name only in the email field, is there a way to set ...
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how to create a salesforce rollup field thats not on a master record in pro edtion

I have a object called key account with all the accounts that belong to this key account connected - the connected accounts have a sales total field which i what to add into a total on the Key ...
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Opportunity Product Fields - Names Changed

I am in the process of merging two Salesforce orgs together. In one org, opportunity products have fields with names such as "Quantity" and "Total Price". The other org has those same fields, but ...
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Trying to export field accessibility metadata for all object fields

I'm trying to find a way to export the field accessibility metadata for all object fields. It appears like I should be able to do this with my linked objects within my SQL server database using dbamp ...
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Get namespace prefix for a field

In a question I asked last week about getting namespaces, the best solution was to get information about the class (or any class) in the namespaced package. But this seems vulnerable if there are ...
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Is there a way to use the auto-number field type in a relative manner within a custom object?

For example, I have a Subscription object attached to a Lead. Within the Subscription Object, I have many payments. I want each payment for that subscription and lead to have a unique index. So the ...
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How To Recover Data That Has Been Overwritten

Sorry in advance for the low grade of technicality that I can provide with this question, but I do not know SalesForce at all and the person leading me through this question has not a technical ...
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what does this case object requirement actually mean ? [closed]

I have got a requirement as "Case field usage - 37 fields on 117 have no data" . i cant understand the meaning. Can anyone please tell me ?!
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How to check whether fields are being used or not in sandbox?

There are some bunch of custom and standard fields that are not being used in my sandbox. I know how to check for one field(Delete it and if it says it is referred somewhere. If it says so, it is ...
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Check if fields editable in RestAPI

I've seen one similar question, but it didn't help me to find required solution.The thing is - I acquired all field of Leads object through RestAPI, but I need to check if those fields are available ...
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Developer script exception -System.SObjectException: Invalid field MyField__C for OBJECTNAME

I have written following code in one of my Trigger - List<Setting__c> settings = new List<Setting__c>(); settings = [select name,field_api__c,Type__c from Setting__c where Object_Label__c ...
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How to Reset a Standard Auto Number Field?

Autonumber field increments when test class runs and note that in Spring14 salesforce has released an option not to increment when test class runs. Develop | Apex Test Execution | Options..., ...
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Retrieve available fields of leads with .net toolkit

Well, the title says all, I need to retrieve all available fields of leads? how can that be done using developer tools for .net?
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no such column 'lastreferenceddate' on object in one org but not the other

I have an object thats part of our managed packaged. It has the standard field lastreferenceddate as well as lastvieweddate in a customer org but not in our packaging org. Any idea why this might be?
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Required field in the fieldsets

Is there any way to mark the field required by default in the fieldset? i want that the required checkbox become non editable. Thanks,
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Do all developer orgs come with a bunch of custom fields?

I previously installed an app from AppEchange to my developer org, and after a while, uninstalled it. I now have no installed packages. I recently noticed that the standard Account Edit page is using ...
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What determines the default FLS settings when creating a new field

In step 3 of the create new field wizard, you are presented with a page like this: Why do some of the profiles get default visibility and some don't? There is probably an extremely simple profile ...
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Accessing field SenderNetworkId on ChatterMessage object

As stated here and here, Salesforce added the SenderNetworkId field on the ChatterMessage object on its Spring 15 release (API 32.0). However, when querying this field, like this select Id, ...
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Purpose and/or Description for “Is Controlled by System” Field on User Record Requested

I was working on a Validation Rule today for User Records, and notice a field on the User Record "Is Controlled by System",. This looks promising and useful, however, I can't seem to find anything ...
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Are there limits to tracking fields history?

For tracking fields, is there a hard limit of the number of fields that one can track on a custom object? I've done a google search and found some results but they're from 2012 and some are posted on ...
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Field universally required, what happens in the Page Layouts?

I have the following code. Account a = new Account(Name='Doria Account'); insert a; It returns me an error because the field "Industry" is required. What is weird is the fact that in the Page ...
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CloseDate Stage history field on opportunity

Can we rename the field CloseDate of the stage history related list of opportunity? Beside, is there a way to increment the value of this field?
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How would this date formula be structured? End Date = Start Date + Length in months)

I'm looking to auto-populate my End date field in the Opportunity Object. I have Start Date, End Date, and Opportunity Length (in months). Please help? :)
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Is there any way to change http default value on URL Fields?

Quick question, When you add for example an URL like "www.twitter.com/google" on url field on salesforce you will get automatically a URL composed as follow: Auto Result: ...
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Change Subject Data Type from Text to Long Text

Is there a way to change the Subject field data type from Text Area (255) to Long Text Area on the Case object? The Subject field is a standard field.
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Missing 'Required' attribute for Long Text Area fields?

Here is the snapshot for a "Text Area" field, notice that the "required" attribute is available i.e. we can set this field as required: Here is another snapshot for a "Long Text Area" field, ...
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LoginType field shows length 1 but retrieves length greater than 1

I am trying to query AuthSession object where the loginType field shows the length 1 but the length is actually greater than 1. Sample: Id ID 18 UsersId ID 18 CreatedDate dateTime 0 LastModifiedDate ...
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To make text field read only upon a checkbox being TRUE

The requirement is to make a Text field (user input) read only when a checkbox field is true(checked) Please suggest .
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including job title to contacts page

There is a field called title already but I cannot get this to be included as a field on the contact information page. I have added it to the contact layout page and saved it but still it doesn't ...
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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 ...