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Why people still need javascript sidebar workarounds and what alternatives could be preferred?

Since it seems to me, that a lot of people still need sidebar workarounds, I would be interested to learn about the use-cases, experienced challenges and (most important) possible strategies to avoid ...
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Hide custom button in Standard Pagelayout [duplicate]

I know that we can hide the standard page button using HTML area home page component. But as per summer 14 release, unsupported html, javascript functions will be disabled from summer 15 and old ...
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Display RSS Feeds on Salesforce Home Page

Im trying to display RSS feeds (link- http://rss.cnn.com/rss/money_markets.rss) on Home Page. I generated the JavaScript code from http://feed2js.org/index.php?s=build and added the Home Page ...
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Home component JS to hide a button

So I wanted to hide the "save & new" button on case edit page layout. So I added a home component, Narrow Left column and in the body click on show html. < !--------Wait for the loading of ...
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Internal Server Error on mouse hover on the Recent Items

Whenever i tried to see the snapshot of the recent items on the left panel of the Home page and when i mouse hover it displays "Internal Server Error". I do not know why this is happening. Please see ...
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How to create the Lookup field in the Home Page Component

I want to create the lookup field in the homepage slide bar, like below Order name : text field Opportunity : Lookup field Submit Button How to create the lookup field and create the record when ...
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How to refer to Visualforce page in homepage component for managed package?

How to refer to Visualforce page in homepage component to work in managed package? <iframe width="100%" height="500" src="/apex/vf_page" frameborder="0"> </iframe>
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End of javascript sidebar hacks?

Reading through this doc: http://docs.releasenotes.salesforce.com/en-gb/summer14/release-notes/rn_forcecom_home_page_components.htm We replaced the rich text editor in HTML Area home page ...
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Using JQuery to conditionally hide buttons on Quote Page

I was following Tehnrd's tutorial (http://www.tehnrd.com/show-and-hide-buttons-on-page-layouts/) on how to conditionally hide/show custom buttons on a page layout. I think Tehnrd's code deals with ...
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Jquery dialogue is not coming when it is added as a home page component, but is working fine as a individual page

<apex:page > <html lang="en"> <head> <meta charset="utf-8"/> <title>jQuery UI Dialog - Modal message</title> <link rel="stylesheet" ...
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Saving JQuery Toggle State on Home Page Component

I have an HTML Area component on the homepage that contains an iFrame that is toggled either visible or hidden on button click. I'm using the JQuery toggle function to do this. Currently the div for ...
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2answers
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Can we achieve the cascading pageblock section style in Visualforce page? let user click on (+) corresponding subsection should expand

Can we achieve the cascading pageblock section style in Visual-force page? let user click on (+) corresponding subsection should expand in fashion in image attached.
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Display standard home page component in visualforce?

Is it possible to display the standard home page component such as tasks, calender and dashboards on a visualforce page?
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Implement a component like “Recent Items” in Sidebar

I've been implementing a new component to use in sidebar, I created a visualforce page, a controller and a Custom Component HTML Area(Setup>Customize, Home Page Components). I must to use "iframe" to ...
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Consuming API Calls

I am using the following script to retrieve the records from a custom object using javascript <script src="/soap/ajax/29.0/connection.js" type="text/javascript"></script> ...
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How to add Custom Component Image to Wide Column

Custom component image are only available on narrow column (Text from help : An image that will be displayed in the sidebar (Example: your company logo) ).I have the image in the documents folder How ...
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iframe and homepage component - Source gets displayed

I created a homepage component of type HTML Area and pasted the code as below. Customized the Homepage layout to include the above component. However when I navigate to the Homepage I could only ...
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Chatter and Dashboard location on home page

Is it possible to put a ticker stream above the Chatter feed in the home page layout ? I've put the marquee coding into an HTML area and included that in the Wide Components to Show in the layout, but ...
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Is there any way to show loading icon till the custom components in home page loads?

We included a custom component on top of existing home page standard components. while login into the application, the standard components are shown just after login, but the custom components takes ...
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The content of elements must consist of well-formed character data or markup

i am creating a HTML area Home page layout component.my code is <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <HomePageComponent xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata"> ...
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Embed content above Salesforce tabs

I was just checking out this app in the AppExchange, and I want to implement something similar in my own company: https://appexchange.salesforce.com/listingDetail?listingId=a0N30000005ueMvEAI Any ...
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How to Track Usage of salesforce by the users?

How to Track Usage of salesforce by the users and how the users are interacting with the system including Salesforce classic app. I have created a controller which tracks which object and which ...
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Alert is not working on Home Page Component

I have created below Home Page Component. Just to check the alert functionality making URL alert. But , I am not getting the alert on any page. I believe, it should on every page. Please suggest . ...
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How to add CSS file into an iframe in HomePageComponent?

I have to link a css file on home page in customer portal. I want to give this link of css file into home page component, but i am not getting how to add it.
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Is there a way to hide the header of the homepage component

I have a homepage component which displays an Vf page in an iframe. I need a way to somehow hide the header of the component. I mean the name of the component and not the VF page header Any thoughts ...
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1answer
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How do we change a home page component from narrow column to wide column after creation of the component

I had created a custom homepage component and set to be using the narrow column. But on customer feedback want to change to wide column. I cant seem to find a way to change it. Is it possible. The ...
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What could be causing a user to have to login twice to the customer portal?

Question Has anyone encountered issues with portal users suddenly being asked to login again to the customer portal when accessing Visualforce resources? Any ideas what could be done to fix it? ...
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How to change the styling on every page?

I am trying to override the css of the home page and other standard pages. And below is the approach I am following, but seems like I am missing something. Could someone help on this? Approach: 1. ...
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Cloning existing homepage

Are there any changes I should expect with Homepage settings like Chatter feeds,dynamic dashboards,dashboards (or) for that reason any minor components, when cloning an existing homepage component and ...
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1answer
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Default the “Send Notification Email” Checkbox to Checked

I have been trying to figure out how I can make the "Send Notification Email" checkbox checked by default when changing the owner of a Case record in Salesforce. I know that you can toggle this from ...
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1answer
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Custom sidebar link to local file or executable?

I've been asked to see if we can create a sidebar link to an executable and start a program to run that has been installed on a user's local hard drive. Can that be done and what would the syntax look ...
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Hiding home page components

Home page components get added to a homepage layout that are assigned per profile, now if I want to hide the component for specific users in the profile is it possible to do so ? eg: sysadmin has ...
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Iframe is cutting off on Salesforce homepage, can I make its height adjust to height of my content?

I embedded a visualforce page on the Salesforce homepage. The visualforce page retrieves a list of cases. My only problem is my iframe is cutting off halfway down. And if i put "height= 100%" it adds ...
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How to change tab style for VF page from black to default color - home tab color (blue)

I built a custom component and put it into an iframe on the Salesforce homepage. The top border for the standard component is blue (same as all other) but the top border for the custom component comes ...
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How do I make a custom component visible only to certain users on Salesforce home page?

I created a custom visualforce page and put it in an iframe. I want to add this component to the Salesforce Home page, but only want it to be visible to certain users. Is there a way to do this rather ...
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1answer
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How to disable header but use enhancedlist on visualforce page? or alternative?

I built a visualforce page that basically points to a case view and added it to the Salesforce home page. Only problem is the enhancedlist can't be used in conjunction with showheader="false". I don't ...
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The top panel UI suddenly changed

I have a professional edition and my top panel (where the app menu is) changed its look and feel. I don't know why but it happened a week ago. See this image: Why this happened and how can I go ...
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Homepage custom link

How can I add a link to the sidebar component that opens a VF page in a new page? I have created a custom page component and a custom link like apex/myPageName but it does not work.
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Is there a way to customize the items to approve list on the home page

I just want to see if its possible customize the items to approve list on the homepage. I actually want to show submitter instead of most recent approver. Is this possible? Another possibility i am ...
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Splash page with a don't show again, check-box

I'm thinking I could develop a Visual force splash page to notify users. And include a 'don't show again' check-box. Has anyone accomplished something similar and do you have any suggestions? As for ...
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Is it possible to add the mini page layout popup to a list column?

When you hover over a recent item in your salesforce sidebar it pops out a box that shows you a few details from the record as defined in the mini page layout for that object. I would like to ...
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1answer
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How can I link to an app's new record interface from a homepage widget?

I want to create a homepage widget for the sidebar that has a button to create a new record in a custom app (which I intent to distribute, so it needs to be a portable solution). I'd like to use a ...
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Can you get Apex in a Home page component without using an iframe?

The question is fairly straightforward - is there a way to get apex into a home page component (left side/narrow component) without resorting to loading a visualforce page in to an iframe? I can't ...