Ideas is a community of users who post, vote for, and comment on ideas. An Ideas community provides an online, transparent way for you to attract, manage, and showcase innovation.

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Roadmap for Ideas

We use the Ideas functionality in our org, and we have now selected a number of ideas and included them on our roadmap. I have been trying to find an app that will graphically show a roadmap of ...
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Embed Ideas into a VF Page

I'd like to change my colors/branding on my Ideas page. As I understand it I have to create a new VF page and control the CSS from there. However, I am not sure how to embed the page into another. ...
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Can we use Idea's on Napili template in Salesforce Communities ?

I want to expose Idea's in Communities using Napili template. I dont see this object being exposed there. Any idea if this is even possible or not ? Any workaround of doing it if it is not possible ? ...
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Send alert from idea object when idea gets 100 points

Can i force sales force to alert management whenever an idea gets 100 points. as far as i know it does not support workflows, neither triggers. at least that's what documentation says.
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Merging ideas in Apex Test class

I have written a batch class which picks merged ideas and sent certain notification emails to idea creators.Batch works fine. Now same functionality has be tested in test class. In the test class, how ...
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Change the Points Earned in Idea activity in salesforce

In the Ideas Documentation page 13, i have seen the points allocated to ideas activity. i want to change thses points allocated to idea activities. is there any way to change these points.
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Unknown constructor 'MyIdeaExtension.MyIdeaExtension(ApexPages.StandardController controller)'

When following the steps on this page to make an example VF page with the Ideas Controller ...
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Package Ideas Base Theme Install Failed

I have an issue with package installation in my developer edition. I am working on Community. when I install this unmanaged application ...
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How To Query IdeaComments Object On Created Date

I have a requirement where i need to create a email digest for the IdeaComments object. Send an email to an Idea owner every week listing the IdeaComments for his Idea in the last 1 week. However ...
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Is it possible to suppress the “is your code coverage, take a quick tour” dialog?

It seems like every time I visit the Apex Text Execution page, I get a yellow popup asking me to go on a tour of the apex test system. After taking the tour four or five times, I kind of got sick of ...
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Link to custom visualforce detail page

I have a page that displays Ideas dynamically with page blocks and repeater. I would like to be able to click the title of the Idea as a link that would take me to another custom visualforce page that ...
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Why can I not reuse the name of Apex classes deleted in previous releases?

Because the documentation defines it that way. Yes since Winter'15 it explicitly states: Although a component is deleted, its Name remains within Salesforce. You can never create another ...
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Is it possible to hide/remove the Category field on the Idea standard object?

Case: our company wants to simplify the Idea object (in order to retrieve maximum input & participation from the user community) and therefore skip Zone, Theme, Category from the user interface. ...
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Hiding/Deactivating “Demote” button on Ideas

I'm looking to implement "Ideas" in an organisation, but they have concerns as to having a "Demote" button being against the spirit of the initiative. There doesn't seem to be any good options for ...
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Updating a field in one object with the value from another a field in another object

I have searched and tried come up with a solution but I just can seem to do it. I am new to APEX in SF and what I thought was going to be simple I just can't seem to get to work. I want to update a ...
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Lock Idea record on field update

I need a way to lock an Idea and its comments from being editable. I have a time-based workflow already set up to change a custom field after 30 days. The custom field is called voting status with ...
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Deployment error: You are not allowed to modify record types on Idea

I've got an errors during deployment an existing project which has been developed in dev. org to a fresh dev. org: (Idea.InternalIdeasIdeaRecordType) -- Error: You are not allowed to modify ...
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Creating Idea Votes from portal user in Test code. DML Exception

I Wrote a very simple VF Page and Controller to show the Accounts that voted on certain Ideas. Here is the controller. Just aggregates the Up and Down votes on the Idea excluding internal votes. ...
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Find the Contact and Account name for an Idea Vote in the UI

I am wondering if I am missing something when using the Ideas functionality within SF. One of the biggest complaints from our product development team is that you cannot tell who actually voted for ...
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Ideas in Salesforce Communities

I need a ideas functionality on salesforce communities.I did something like below but the tabs and comments are not working.I tried with other options like isdtp=mn,istdp=lt as well but no luck.So ...
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Imagine this scenario…customer calls sales rep and automatically customer details are on screen

Imagine this scenario...customer calls sales rep and automatically customer details are on screen.Can this be made possible? Has this been already been implemented?
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Single items are all in on XML field when using PHP SOAP API

That's the snippet from it. $query = "SELECT Id, Body, Status from Idea"; //print_r($query."</br>"); $response = $mySforceConnection->query($query); // QueryResult ...
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How do I move an idea between communities?

I have an org with a large number of communities, one of which is private. Some of the ideas posted in the private community need to be made public, while some need to stay private. Based on this ...
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Ability to change Ideas community assignment and default community?

Does anyone have some experience in managing ideas? I like the feature, and am now getting some adoption, but users are not putting ideas in the right community or not using communities at all. Is ...
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How to enable visualforce page overrides on ideas?

I've noticed a large library of visualforce components that are build aroud the ideas product (apex:vote, ideas:detailOutputLink, etc.) however I can't find a way to set up a view override for ideas ...