Questions related to the Eclipse-based Force.com IDE.

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How to search through global methods of managed packages?

You can see global methods in the managed package classes via Web UI. I have hundreds of managed package API classes that I need to search through by a keyword, to find a method that does what I need ...
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Query Builder in Developer Console

Is there a way we can build query in developer console just how we do in force.com IDE or force.com explorer.I see a query editor but not query builder in developer console.
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Force.com IDE plugin for auto creating a skeletal structure for a doc comment filled with some content

I'm searching for a way of typing auto doc comments for the Force.com IDE. For example, when using Netbeans for creating Javadoc Stubs: Place the cursor above a method or a class that has no ...
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Not able to select initial content For Salesforce Project from Salesforce IDE

i am trying to select only files that are important for current Project,not all the content in my Dev org.but when i create a Project in Eclipse.i am unable to select content as u can see in screen ...
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Force.com IDE - any news on the “after the refactor version”?

My question refers to the information in this answer Force.com IDE - Still Officially Supported?, where a significant refactoring of the Force IDE is talked about that makes use of newer APIs and ...
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Eclipse Losing Custom Fields

I'm trying to build a deployment package using the Eclipse IDE. Several times, I go through all the fields I want to push and check them. When I hit OK and it refreshes from the server, none of my ...
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getting error while requesting to salesforce from eclipse

i have already try to close the eclipse and restart, it works but again after 4-5 request same error is coming. any solution will be appreciate. Error Message is This: Unable to create connection ...
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Should I upgrade to Eclipse 4.2?

I read the following in the winter 14 release notes for the Force.com IDE: https://wiki.developerforce.com/page/Force.com_IDE_Release_Notes#Supported_Platforms "Eclipse Platform Version 4.2 "Juno" ...
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procedure to run apex program in Eclipse IDE

I am new in SFDC, I just download Eclipse IDE and wrote a sample code of apex class. Now I am not getting option from where I have to run this class. thanks
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Force.com IDE deployment alternative

When you deploy your code using the Force.com IDE you get the following overview: Using Mavensmate, I don't get this overview when deploying: Is there a way to get a Force.com IDE-like overview ...
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Force.com ide for Eclipse not refreshing reports/email templates from server correctly

My reports aren't refreshing from the server correctly via eclipse. Within eclipse, no matter what I do, I can't get the "subscribed to new reports" to show when I click the box. I've tried the ...
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Can I get validation rule of custom object using eclipse salesforce IDE

I am using Version: Juno Service Release 2 and salesforce plugin and I made a local copy of my sandbox but am unable to find the validation rules in my eclipse copy. any suggestions are appreciated.
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Ctrl Click doesn't work in Force.com Ide?

I get used to ctrl+click code assist which would find the declaration of a variable/class/method in Eclipse, Visual Studio, Borland\Embarcadero Delphi. It is an extremely useful feature when dealing ...
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Apex governor limit waring

I'm getting the following email every time I update my Visual Force page. Operation: /apex/ChurchHistoryDev By user/organization: blah/blah Caused the following Apex resource warnings: Number of ...
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Bug with force.com IDE/Eclipse plugin with Spring 14 org's only

On two of my sandboxes I am getting an error every time I open a class or try to open the schema (the classes load but the schema does not). Other org's are working fine but these two, which are from ...
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Force.com IDE: what are minimum system requirements?

I would like to know what are the minimum system requirements for Force.com IDE (plugin for Eclipse). Requirements for not just being able to run the IDE but also to use it comfortably and efficient. ...
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Security Audit about Salesforce IDE (plugin for Sublime Text)

I've been using Sublime Text for pretty much everything related to my development needs. In terms of Salesforce, I know there's a plugin called MavensMate doing just the same as the Eclipse plugin, ...
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How to limit API calls when using the Developer Console?

In a Winter '14 Developer Edition and Spring '14 Pre-release I have noticed that using the Developer Console uses API calls. It looks like this affects third party tools like MavensMate as well. The ...
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Error while installing force.com IDE Plugin

I am trying to install Force.com IDE on eclipse.Meanwhile i am facing some issues with it Version: Helios Release Build id: 20100617-1415 Cannot complete the install because one or more required ...
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Is Force.com IDE v.29 complaint with JRE 7?

Is Force.com IDE v.29 complaint with JRE 7? There were a lot of issues with Force.com IDE complaincy with JRE 7 (I am talking about Force.com IDE v.28 and issues like Problems Installing Force.com ...
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Eclipse IDE Questions: Auto Content Assist for Apex and Apex Hotkeyed Help (CTRL+F1)

I hope this is okay to ask in this section. I decided to try out Eclipse for my IDE for salesforce development work (been using Sublime + MavensMate) and there are two things that I've been unable to ...
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Why does my unpackaged Apex class have “packageVersions” XML tag and a namespace in IDE

ZenDesk is a third party customer support tool that integrates with Salesforce.Because they had a bug with their customizations, I wrote a scheduled class that went into their custom records after ...
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package.xml api version changed to 28 today?

Today my local version of package.xml was changed from 27 to 28. I am using force.com ide version28.0.1.201309101331 I did not do it myself, can you think of anything that would have triggered ...
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Force.com IDE Install Error with Eclipse 4.2

I'm installing the Force.com plugin for Eclipse but received the error below. I'm using Eclipse 4.2 and I received the same error with 4.3. I tried using an older version of Eclipse, 3.6, but the ...
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Force.com IDE isn't storing passwords

I recently installed the latest version of Eclipse (eclipse-java-kepler-R, 2.0.1.20130919-0803) with the Force.com IDE plugin (29.0.0.201310181333). Everything was working fine until this morning, ...
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Error installing Force.com IDE

Trying to install Force.com IDE and I am getting the following error in Eclipse: An error occurred while collecting items to be installed session context was:(profile=epp.package.java, ...
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Eclipse deployment 'Entity not found' error

I am having a problem deploying a new object to either Prod or another Sandbox with Eclipse. The error is very strange, saying "Entity objectname__c not found". It doesn't make sense because I am ...
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How to identify classes covered in test class in the eclipse plugin Winter 14

Is there a way I can see what classes do a test class cover on the eclipse plugin. I really don't like the way the Developer Console works and its super buggy and slow. I'm looking for detailed ...
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Why does Force.com IDE Synchronize view show non-existent differences?

When I use "Force.com->Synchronize With Server", the synchronize view shows some files as having outbound changes, when no changes exist. For example: Each individual file difference shown here is ...
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Problems saving Visualforce page changes in Force.com IDE due to new “sf_com_apps” package

Is anyone else out there encountering problems with the "Salesforce clients connected apps" package (namespace: sf_com_apps) that is being automatically installed into orgs since the Winter '14 ...
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Can't deploy Joined reports thru Force.IDE

I tried to deploy reports and report types thru Force.IDE. I observed that the reports other than the Joined format were not creating any errors while deploying, but the joined reports were creating ...
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page compile problem not being caught by force.com IDE or ant migration

Today we had an interesting problem that a developer made a change to a Controller that removed an attribute from controller but left it in the page - which should then cause the compile error to a ...
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Force.com IDE for Eclipse is not working after update

i have updated force.com IDE in Eclipse since then when i try to open any class or controller i am getting following error. when i try to create new project i am getting below error prompt.
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how to roll back to force.com ide v27 [duplicate]

Ran in to this deployment issue error "Cannot deploy InstalledPackage in Package Manifest with any other types!" the only solutions i can find is to roll back from v28 to v27... but i cant find a copy ...
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Force.com IDE: Syntax Highlighting Disappears after Saving a Visualforce Page

While using the standalone version of the Force.com IDE (API version 28), syntax highlighting always disappears whenever I save a Visualforce page. If I close the file and reopen it, the syntax ...
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SVN Branching in Eclipse/Force.com IDE

I am working with an SVN repository in Eclipse with the Force.com IDE. I am having trouble working with branches. Can anyone guide me on how to work with branches? I have gone through many blogs, but ...
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custom object has xmlns:xsi=“http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance”> for some developers and not others. Any idea how to fix?

A new fun sync problem popped up today, some developers when they sync with a custom object get this: <CustomObject xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata" ...
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Sales force apex Installation in netbeans or eclipse

I am newbie on both sales force and apex how can iinstall Apex in windows and how can I run them... can any one help me please Sales force apex Installation in eclipse in windows
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<enableEnhancedLookup>false</enableEnhancedLookup> on some environments

Some developers when syncing with their server have this xml in the custom object, others have nothing (not true, just no tag). Anyone know what causes this. When we go to: Customize | Search | ...
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layoutItems order problem

We have a developer that added a new field to a custom object. It was automatically added to the layout in the last position. She refreshed her force.com ide fom the server and pushed the change to ...
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Force.com IDE - Still Officially Supported?

In the Summer '13 release webinar, Ryan Upton and Samantha Ready mention that the Force.com IDE is no longer being supported. During the Q&A time, they both chime in on a question related to the ...
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Force.com IDE for OSX - Where to configure VM settings?

We have one developer that upgraded to mountain lion and it installed jdk 1.7, we installed 1.6, and configured the softlinks, but when force.com ide starts up it has vm set to the Frameworks folder ...
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Change sets including custom objects and custom fields

I have always been curious how other developers deploy custom objects and fields. If I have a small amount of development work in sandbox, I can just recreate the new custom objects and fields in ...
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How to automate the loading and updating of reference data from command line/ant?

It seems there are tons of ways to load data into salesforce - https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=import_which_data_import_tool.htm&language=en_US But I am specifically looking for the ...
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How do I run an apex class from the Force IDE like it would run as a CronTrigger?

I have an Apex class which implements the Schedulable interface. I have scheduled this class to run once a day in my developer sandbox, but I haven't been sure it's running. I installed the Force.com ...
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force.com ide circular dependency problem for new dev setup

we are using the each dev having own sandbox with svn & force.com ide method of team development outlined here ...
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How exactly does code completion work in Eclipse?

It seems that code completion (e.g. intellisense) is a hit or miss thing within Eclipse/ForceIDE plugin. Is there a page or something that spells out how and when it actually works?
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force.com ide syncing with server - Apex class does not exist

We are doing team development and using subversion to manage our files. Each developer has their own sf sandbox and local project files. They do development, and when done they commit to svn, so ...
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5000 request per 24 hour limit in development workarounds?

Our developers seem to be running into this limit every day by just using force.com IDE and doing SOQL calls to do development. Any suggested work-arounds? Right now a couple developers have 2 ...
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Cannot deploy InstalledPackage in Package Manifest with any other types!

I am trying to delete some of the apex classes from my sandbox and deploy the changes to production and keep getting the following error :- *Cannot deploy InstalledPackage in Package Manifest with ...