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Display Charts on VisualForce Page?

How to generate Column Chart in Visualforce pages and I have a requirement that on click of color column of chart , i have to perform some task. How can i perform that also ?
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Replacement for System.out.println() log statement - Please don't say “Debug Logs”

In java it's easy to throw in a Sytem.out.println() and get some helpful info on the console. The closest I have come to that on Force.com is system.debug(); and then plowing through pages of Debug ...
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Force.com - custom report type

I made a custom report type . I included a few objects and related them using object relationships which was correctly displayed in the set (Venn) diagram . However , the fields of these objects are ...
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Limitations of Force.com Site Guest User?

What are the limitations of the Force.com Site Guest User? I tried searching for it but couldn't find full limitations of the Guest User. I did find some limitations, such as: 1 guest user ...
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JSON.createGenerator(true)

I am creating a JSON generator that returns the created object to be parsed in a different method. However when I am creating a field using the writeStringField method of JSON with a value of null, it ...
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Test Class SeeAllData=true Annotation

I am creating a test class that will test my controller class which uses almost 5 to 8 objects that has many DML statements like insert and delete, however I am feeling a little bit worried about not ...
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Force.com One App license and Campaigns

I am using Force.com One app licence which does not provide standard salesforce campaigns. Is there any way through which we can bring campaigns in this license as well using some external connector ...
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Authenticate from HTML to Salesforce with out using sites

I have a external web page with html page . html page contains a button and an email. when i click that button i need to post the email to sales force (apex class or trigger or anything ) i need ...
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request.patch gives duplicate value found error for a Salesforce API

I have referred this guide to make patch request to a salesforce api. My python code : headers = {"Authorization" : "OAuth %s"%str(accessToken), "Content-Type" : "application/json"} try: ...
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Force.com with PKB - Only 3 Articles are visible

I set a force.com site and I discovered that only 3 published articles are visible on the front page, but when I use the search field I can see all articles. What is the way to display all articles, ...
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Mismatching Versions - How Can I Tell When a Server is Going to be Upgraded

I have a managed packaged which I successfully uploaded in NA7 server which was upgraded to winter 2015 release. Now I try to install it on EU3 server (of one of my clients) which still did not get ...
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Patterns or options for public application, such as a discussion forum, without heavy license costs?

Does anyone know of any development patterns or platform features/options to allow a developer to create a Force.com application, such as a discussion forum, and not have to pay for each and every ...
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Salesforce Constructors

I want to add constructor logic to a field I am unsure how to do this. below is my class and constructor. public PageReference PCR() { Object__c newObject; object = [select id, Name, ...
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How to use Account Object in custom page controller

How to use Account Object in custom page controller ? I did the following steps : I create a New Tab for Visualforce Page setup-->app setup--> create-->tabs clicked "New" under visualforce tab ...
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“Session expired or invalid” - have auth token; can't make API call

I'm new to Force.com and am working thru the REST API Dev Guide. I've created a dev. edition org and am able to authenticate via both cURL and Postman on a Mac. I use the auth token from the auth ...
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VisualForce alternatives? What are people using for BIG projects?

Are people using VF for large, complex front ends? or are people primarily using other front end frameworks and just hitting Force.com for backend data storage, authentication, etc?
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Set CreatedBy and Owner when creating custom objects

Is it possible to set CreatedBy and Owner when creating custom objects? I am using Java API remotely to create custom object (using OAuth2 protocol). When the objects are created they have the admin ...
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How to Prevent Users From Viewing Other Users Data (in Custom Objects)

I am trying to configure our SalesForce users so they will not be able to view records (of custom objects) which were not created by them. Can you please help? Thanks!
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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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PHP include() equivalent?

Is there a PHP include() for Visualforce/Force.com? I am creating a website using force.com and I need a way to insert possibly other visualforce codes into the top and bottom of the page without ...
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Force.com and Customer Portal Login

I am in the process of converting my Customer Portal into a Force.com fo greater customisation of the behavior, look and feel of the site. Right now I have started off really basic by having three ...
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How to create public facing pages in salesforce

I have a requirement where i need to display the information and that should visible to all. Please let me know how could i achieve this..
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Gather Information from Communities Users

I'm trying to customize to take feedback (contains various questions with ratings in a scale of 0-10) from the customer when checks out of an restaurant.. and display this on the Restaurant object for ...
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Invalid field Username on User : SOQL Query

I simply cannot understand the reason why I am getting this below error. 17:16:15.106 (1106785435)|SYSTEM_METHOD_EXIT|[29]|system.UserInfo.getUserId() 17:16:15.107 ...
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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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Recruitment app Platform Fundamentals

I have a developer edition account. Everything was going smoothly until the middle part of chapter 7 my account only have 2 salesforce license I created 14 users by deactivating the previous account ...
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Reports deployment issue

I am deploying reports from one SF org to another. I am receiving following error message while deploying report via force.com IDE (eclipse): Deploy Results: File Name: ...
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Salesforce Integration-RecordType ID

I am loading accounts records from external system using SOAP API..I want to specify RecordType ID on the account records..As far as I know, I think I need to query salesforce first for the ...
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Unit Testing a Trigger

Here is the piece of code for a trigger that I need to break into unit tests. I was thinking that I could begin by testing the most further in if statements as one unit test and make an additional ...
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Will SiteForce support custom URls or OWN DNS in salesforce?

Does SiteForce support HTTPS custom URLs (not force.com URLs) with our own certificate? As i want to have my own DNS or custom URLs like ex :- https://eReq-hpglobal.com. Rather than using ...
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Siteforce can i created own DNS or URl

My question is that salesforce wil provide its own DNS name suppose or .Ex:- https://ereq-hpereq.cs1.force.com. this will be provide by salesforce. By using siteforce can we have our own url and DNS ...
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How to migrate an app from a prod server into a sandbox with Force.com IDE

I need to to do the following: 1) Pull code for components from prod env into Eclipse 2) Remove items that are not needed for deployment 3) Deploy components to sandbox Right now this is what ...
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Unable to scroll in visualforce page rendered in salesforce1 app

I am having a visualforce page which is rendered inside salesforce1 app and I am unable to scroll the page. does any one have any pointers for ficing the issue or anything that is restricting the ...
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Dynamic Picklists of objects & its fields

i have some requirement where i need 2 picklist on my VF page . 1st picklist contains Account,Contact,Lead & opportunity(objects). based on this picklist value i want to display all fields of ...
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Can i IP restrict force.com pages rather than the whole site?

I haven't seen this documented anywhere so assuming this might not be doable. But lets say i have a huge force.com site and only want to have a few pages within it that are available to staff only. i ...
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How the salesforce database is safe [closed]

Most of the time I use to here this question that how can you say that salesforce database is safe as it is shared with different peoples at a time? How can you prove it that my date is safe and it is ...
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Disadvantages of the Force.com platform - are these (still) true? [closed]

I'm evaluating pros and cons for building an integration with Salesforce on Force.com platform. This time, I'm curious to what extent are the following points (still) valid, since they were made a ...
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Limitations in functionality of SOAP/REST/etc. API as opposed to a Force.com app?

I'm still a Salesforce newbie, so I hope you won't mind my "immature" vocabulary.;) I'm about to build an application which should be integrated with Salesforce. Currently I have two options in front ...
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Selling a Force.com App on license base without publishing it in the AppExhchange

Imagine we have several requests from clients for custom Force.com apps. Surely we can build those and get paid once, but for continuity, we (and our client) like to have a licensing model where they ...
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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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Can anyone suggest a more generic way to convert HashMaps to/from Strings?

I'm storing HashMaps as Strings in long TextAreas (works up to 131,072 characters). Can anyone suggest an improved or more generic way over what's below? I know I could have the fromString method ...
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Where can I get a standalone version of the force.com IDE

I had to recently setup force.com IDE for my new laptop and i was facing issues with installing eclipse plugin for juno and kepler versions. Kepler version of eclipse worked but intellisense does not ...
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Can Force.com - App subscription user can access (Read - Write) Lead , Quote and Opportunity?

I have users that needed to access Lead , Opportunity and Quote and I have a permission set that gives only read access to force.com - app subscription license user but while assigning permission sets ...
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Upgrade / Cancel Force.com User License

My one of the client has subscribed for an Enterprise Edition and purchased 7 Force.com - App subscription user license but now all those user who assigned to this license are unable to access lead ...
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Force.com IDE unable to save code on server

It is very annoying that Force.com IDE unable to save code on server. And the worst thing is after triggering save to server option the code is reverted back as it wasn't there at first point. Any ...
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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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Force.com migration tool - migrating new fields and Profile

I am using force.com migration tool to retrieve newly added fields and field permission for one of the profile from one sandbox and deploy it into another sandbox. I am able to do this successfully. ...
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Issues in Force.com IDE after the latest V31 update

After the latest update to Eclipse after summer 14, I am having the following minor issues, please provide some tips to help me resolve them. Whenever I create a project it defaults to offline. ...
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Help me!! script not run in visualforce page

<script type="text/javascript"> function doSearch() { searchServer( ...
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New Force.com IDE not auto-deploying? (NOT A DUPLICATE QUESTION)

I am having the same issue as here New Force.com IDE (Eclipse) - not auto-deploying?, except the solution chosen isn't working. I have Build Automatically checked and I've also already selected ...