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Eclipse org migration

I am trying to migrate meta data from two non related orgs via eclipse I have doubts in below I remember we were able to select only required fields when we import meta data from source environment ...
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Chatter Answers trigger not available in Eclipse - no access to trigger I know is there

I need to correct a known issue with Chatter Answers and one of the triggers that needs modification (chatter_answers_question_escalation_to_case_trigger) is unavailabe in Eclipse, i.e. I can't access ...
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How to address chinese character in force.comIDE

I am facing very odd issue. When force.com IDE sync code from online to IDE, if vf page/class include Chinese character, all is good. if i modify some Chinese character in vf page/class and click ...
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Looking for a Windows equivalent of SOQLExplorer

I need to be able to create SOQL on my windows Laptop, I am very used to SOQLExplorer on my Mac however this is not built for Windows. Is there an equivalent out there for Windows?
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Can you call a REST service from Eclipse?

Can we call a rest service from Eclipse? We can call REST service from workbench to test whether its working fine or not. If you want to see the logs, we wont be able to see the whole log in ...
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Apex class will NOT save locally

I am fairly new to SF development, and I have a SF sandbox and am using Eclipse along with Subclipse and SVN to manage it. I created a new test class under classes, and added it to SVN. It shows up ...
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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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How to deploy the customistaion from one environment?ChangeSet and Salesforce IDE

I am new to salesforce as support developer, The vendors working on it uses ChangeSet to deploy the solution from one environment to another one. Creating changeset is ery manual and need a long time ...
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Where do I enter CMD line prompts for MavensMate for Windows?

I have recently started using MavensMate as a replacement for Eclipse with the Force.com IDE. The MavensMate docs have a bunch of helpful CMD line prompts, I'm pretty new to Sublime and I don't know ...
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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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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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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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I can't download classes and triggers in Eclipse

I wanrt to download my project metadata in Eclipse also in Mavensmate IDE. The problem is that in metadata project component apex classes and Triggers does not appear.Do I need to change something in ...
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SublimeText Salesforce IDE Plugin

Is anyone familiar with the Salesforce IDE plugin for SublimeText? I have installed it, added my login_url, username and password but it says Invalid username, password, security token; or user ...
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How to create a force.com project in a SSO environment

I'm new to Salseforce and trying to get my eclipse Force.com IDE environment setup. Install went fine. My problem is in correctly specifying my credential for a project. My company uses SSO, so ...
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Force.com IDE v31.0 - Can't save to Server, only locally with Warning “Force.com sync state”

Using plugin version 31.0.0.201406301722 on eclipse 4.4.0.v20140606-1558 it was perfectly usable for about a week... it was even fast with toolingAPI Starting of today, I can't save anymore to ...
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New Force.com IDE logging changes against entire Apex code base?

I recently started using the new Force.com IDE plugin (in Eclipse Kepler). Since that happened, today I looked in the Setup Audit Trail log and was shocked to see that against my name there have been ...
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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 destructiveChanges.xml be invoked directly from the Force.com IDE without Ant?

In a couple of old projects we have an Ant target setup to run a deploy with a destructiveChanges.xml file specified. AFAIK the Force.com IDE "Deploy to Server..." takes no notice of this - Ant has ...
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Field permissions removed on upgrading to V31

I have upgraded my Force.com IDE to version 31. This added the below permissions to my existing custom objects <enableBulkApi>true</enableBulkApi> ...
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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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Speedup Testing with Force.com IDE using slim Logs - but how to set the log-level?

A lot has been written here about slow development in general and slow testing in particular e. g.: Slow development Faster unit tests? For my use case I found one reason for slow testing while ...
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Unit Tests max number of test methods in a class?

I have many unit test methods (30+) in a test class that cover my class well - setting up data, setting the page and controller, calling methods and setting properties, doing asserts. But when I look ...
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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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Content Assist Does Not Work with New V31.0 IDE

I have a new windows 7 PC. I performed a completely vanilla installation of JRE 7, Kepler, and the latest (31) version of the Force.com IDE. It works fine except for: Content Assist simply does not ...
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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 ...
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New Force.com IDE (Eclipse) for Summer 14 : issues with tooling API and accentuation

I updated my Salesforce IDE to the last version (Summer 14 / APIv31) this week and I noticed some issues when saving apex classes that contains characters with accentuation. For example, strings like ...
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Syntax errors in Eclipse

I have a case extension class, no modifications have recently been made, but whenever I open the file, I get a bunch of Syntax Errors in Eclipse. I am able to validate and deploy the class to ...
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New Force.com IDE (Eclipse) - not auto-deploying?

I'm trying out the new Force.com IDE plugin (31.0.0.201406301722), under Eclipse Kepler (SR2, build 20140224-0627). When I now save an Apex class, the class does not get automatically deployed to the ...
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Using apex class as attribute type for component - Summer '14 IDE issue

I have a component that gets an instance custom Apex Class as an attribute, ie: <apex:component controller="ComponentController"> <apex:attribute name="myAttr" assignTo="{!attr}" ...
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Force.com IDE (Summer'14 release) - character set issue

I have the following issue since using the latest version of Force.com IDE (31.0.0.201406301722) in our Summer'14 sandbox: In the force.com IDE my code shows as follows: String test = ...
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Unable to modify certain fields in *-meta.xml files

I would like to be able to modify all fields in a specific *-meta.xml file in either the Force.com IDE or the Force.com Migration Toolkit. However, I am unable to set some fields. For example, I ...
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Unable to connect to Force.com after installing IDE

I have been trying to install the latest Eclipse IDE for Force.com, but kept running into the "Invalid Api version specified on URL error". It's similar to this thread Force.com IDE unwilling to ...
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Eclipse not showing fields for any objects when choosing metadata components

I'm trying to use Eclipse to create a new project. When I attempt to choose metadata components, I do not see any fields under the objects. When I expand the objects, all I see are workflows. I've ...
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Why is Winter '14 the latest version of the Force.com IDE?

Now that Summer '14 preview is in our sandboxes, why is Winter '14 the latest version of the Force.com IDE? This means that the Force.com IDE / API versions is two releases behind. [Digressing from ...
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Visualforce auto-completion in Force.com IDE

Where to enable auto-completion for Visualforce code in Eclipse? I am using Force.com IDE as Eclipse plugin. Some time ago auto-completion used to work fine when coding a Visualforce page. Now it ...
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What's the difference between Force.com IDE 3.7 (Indigo) and 4.3 (Kepler)? [closed]

A while ago, I tried hard to install eclipse 4.2 (Juno) but didn't succeed. Now SF mentioned to support Kepler, I tried to install and: It worked! So far, so good, but what is the big win on this? ...
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Eclipse Force.com IDE Warnings - “Refresh Error”

When connected to my Salesforce Sandbox / Dev Org I get the following errors: Looking at the actual package file it seems like there aren't any references to these ConnectedApps (Eg ...
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Force IDE doesn't have apex editor

I installed Force IDE in my Eclipse. But all the code are opened in text editor. I tried open with > other editors and apex editor is still not there. Therefore I can't get the keywords highlighted or ...
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Force.com IDE: Unable to fetch and save Force.com Components to Project

I had a project added in Eclipse Force.com IDE, which was working fine. Then I removed the project and added it back. This time I got a null pointer error: Here's a paste of the logfile (from ...
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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 ...