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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 ...
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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?