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Dependent Package

I have a package for an app and we are close to the security review, the app that we are creating needs a Salesforce Non Profit Starter Package called Affiliations, is there a way that we can make our ...
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Configure Custom Link is empty when creating a package

I'm trying to create a new package for distribution in the App Store, but I need to populate a custom object via a VF page during installation. I thought that a custom link would help, but I have an ...
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How to manage packages and extension packages

I want to deploy an application on the AppExchange and I need some explanations. My application contains several editions (Edition 1, 2, 3 and 4) with differents features. Superior edition contains ...
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Push Upgrade Failure - Ineligible Upgrades while trying to push upgrades to orgs

Recently while trying to push upgrades to target orgs, all are failing on step 2.1. Even when I spin up a new trial (Which comes in on our version 1.90) I can upgrade up until 2.1, then 2.2 fails. ...
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What permissions or role is required to install packages in a sandbox?

I am working with a client to install our package in their sandbox for testing. Can any user install a package or is there a "package installation permission" the user needs? Want to provide clear ...
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Metadata API, describeMetadata result and PageLayouts

I am trying my hand at building a package.xml dynamically to download everything from an salesforce org, so I started the Novel approach of getting the describeMetadata and iterating through it to ...
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Managed package: corrupted permission sets?

Our managed package is failing to install in target orgs (DE, EE). The error that is thrown during installation is "Unable to Access Page", with a reference to one of the permission sets in the ...
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Is “All Related Objects” field of an object's Feed Tracking options available in metadata?

After enabling "Publisher Actions" for Chatter, you can tick a checkbox called "All Related Objects" for a specific object in Setup > Customize > Chatter > Feed Tracking. This will turn on the ...
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How to work with open source SFDC Packages and source control?

Question How do you keep your installation of open source salesforce packages update to date and track changes if you're not using managed packages? Background As Salesforce matures there are more ...
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How can I make certain app or page in my package automatically available for System Administrators after package installment?

How can I make certain app or page in my package automatically available for System Administrators after package installment? I mean, for example, I have created a package with one application and ...
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Is Product object available in all Salesforce Editions?

I have created an app having access to some object like Account, Opportunity .... and Product. Now, While creating a Package Product is shown as Package Requirement. So, I am just bother that if any ...
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new app still counting against object/tabs

New managed package just passed security review, tried installing into a test org and it still counts against object/tab limits in the org. Also still getting the notice when installing the app: ...
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Where to store custom configuration information?

I am new to salesforce and I am writing an integration to an external REST web service and wondering about where the best place would be to store custom configuration details such as the url and login ...
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Update Remote Site URL in Managed Package

So I am trying to update the url of a remote site specified in my managed package. Salesforce allows me to edit the url of the remote site and everything packages fine in my packaging org. I am ...
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Is there any way to get the latest created Package version from a packing org?

I have a packaging org, where I am creating managed package. I would like to use an API to get the version number of the last created package. Is there any mechanism to achieve this?
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How do I find “Global-Global Layout” to change its name?

Trying to install a package in my sandbox, but it keeps giving me the following error: The name "Global-Global Layout" is already used on component type: Page Layout. Please rename existing ...
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Why, when creating an app, do name examples include HRforce and Bugforce when the Salesforce Brand guidelines forbid to use names with 'Force' in it?

Why, when creating an app, do name examples include HRforce, Financeforce and Bugforce when the Salesforce Brand guidelines forbid to ever use names with 'Force' in it? Or is there a slight ...
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How do you do a Security Source Scan of managed or unmanaged packages?

Under the requirements for the Force.com Security Source Scanner it states: Source code that lives inside of managed or unmanaged packages is not scanned to avoid inadvertently scanning code ...
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Packaging Visual Workflow - can I install into professional edition?

I have created a simple visual workflow which is run by clicking a button on an Account. I understand that I can package up this component so it can be made available as part of a managed package. So ...
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Custom Settings data is not added to package. Any thoughts?

i have created few custom settings and loaded them with data and i added the custom setting to an unmanagaed package. While deploying the package in another org i saw the custom settings did not have ...
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Can we include a “Section” in either managed or unmanaged package?

I have created an unmanaged package. I am wondering if a "Section" (the sections which we usually created in "Edit Layout") can be included in a package? Or do we have to create a section manually in ...
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why test coverage includes all classes and triggers when creating an unmanaged package with selected classes?

Trying to create an unmanaged package with few classes but i am getting the following error when i try to "Upload". There are other Apex classes and triggers in my free dev org for which i do not want ...
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Assembling package

What are the good practices to collect/assemble package intially or on the further upgrades? (in order not to miss any components) Maybe there are automated options like pass package.xml and the ...
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Retrieve Setup>Create>Packages

Is it possible to retrieve packages from Setup>Create>Packages(not from Setup>Installed Packages) in the way like we can retrieve installed package and deploy it to destination environment. I am ...
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ISV development process [closed]

What is typical dev process for managed packages. Which orgs it is reasonable to have? I think partner dev orgs for each developer, next - create Partner Dev org(based on EE) for qa where unmanaged ...
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Salesforce Managed Package Installation Error Sandbox

I am installing Package in Sandbox , It will not Installing I am installing same in Developer Edition Installing fine. What is reason not installing in Sandbox
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Error in post-install HTTP request

I'm developing a package with a post-install script. The script makes a HTTP request to my webserver, or sends me an email if an error occured. Every time the script is run, I receive this error: ...
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Is it possible to programmatically create unmanaged packages for a customer to install?

I would like to programmatically create an unmanaged package for a customer to install; the package needs to be programmatically created because its content is based some configurations specific to ...
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Is it possible to downgrade a managed package?

Have any of you gurus ever successfully downgraded a managed package? I'm aware that officially, you are not able to downgrade to earlier versions. And I appreciate many component types are one-way ...
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Workflow rule for “User” Standard object ErrorId 673358808-54985

I am trying to upload a zip file with workflows, triggers and page layouts to my salesforce account. When ignoring the User object, my triggers and workflows successfully get deployed and works as ...
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Migrating custom objects from dev org to production org

I created an app with some custom objects in my free dev environment, and I want most of it to get migrated to our brand new production environment. Unfortunately there is a lot of experimental ...
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Visualforce pages in Site are not working when installed as a package

I have created a site. In this i have 2 VF pages 1st is for register and 2nd is for thanks page. And the 1st VF page have a extension apex class. In a custom object i created a Field set and i am ...
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Change Picklist for Standard Object in Managed Package

I have a requirement whereby I need to add a new entry to the "Type" Picklist in the "Campaigns" standard Object. I need to add a new entry in the picklist in addition to the ones already provided by ...
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How to add site to package

I want to add a site to the package. How can i add a site to a package. I am not able to find the site for adding to the package in add section.
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How to deploy custom User Permissions with Packages?

Context: I have created a simple salesforce application with both standard and custom objects. Also i have created three different profiles for different permission levels. Now i want to package my ...
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Is the Salesforce Package Installer customizable?

In salesforce when you install an application from the app exchange, it brings you to the Package Installer, a three step process which allows the person installing the package to approve package ...
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How can I delete a Development Package (not an Installed Package) programatically?

Under Setup > Create > Packages, I have deployed "packages" with prefix 033 Under Setup > App Setup > Installed Packages, I have installed "packages" also with prefix 033 I understand that it is ...
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Apex Class test failure: System.ListException: List index out of bounds: 0

I've had this code working in my account for a year now. When I run a test in the Developer console, no errors are generated. But when I package it up for distribution I get an error: ...
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what is the best practice of packing your custom app with custom permission

what is the best practice of packing your custom app with custom permission, so that an administrator who install the app doesn't have to do too much work on the security end and all user have access ...
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Create Unmanaged Package from an org with Managed package

I have one dev org from where I have created one Managed package. I want the same package created as UnManaged package. So I created the Unmanaged package from the same org. But when i try to install ...
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No Option for Unmanaged Package

I must say that the documentation and information for Packaging is quite confusing. That being said, I'm trying to become as well versed in Packaging so I'll be ready for a release in the near ...
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Method Not Visible within package

I just started working with Managed Packages and did some experimenting with my first package and ran into a strange problem. Although, I was able to resolve it, I don't know why it works that way. ...
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Get the list of users licensed for a Managed Package

I'm developing a managed package and I need the list of users with the license for the managed package within the package. Any idea on where to start will help! Overriding a standard button ...
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Can I change the Version Name of a package?

I've already uploaded my package, and I can't seem to find anywhere to change the name of it. The version is fine, it's just the name I'd like to edit. Is there any way to do that? Thanks!
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Is it possible for an AppExchange package to create a custom list of custom fields?

We have an AppExchange package that would ideally create a different set of custom fields for each customer, depending on configurations that either the customer sets at package installation time or ...
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AppExchange change logo and description after publication

It's possible to change the Logo, description ... in appExchange listing without submitting another version of the package? I tried to figure out from the documentation but I have not found the ...
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Image URLFOR getting error after packaging

I am developing a package, where i have to display a set of images. This images can be customize able according to the need of user. For this i have a set of default and if the user want to display ...
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Find Nearby Accounts migration to Google Maps API v3

we have been using the Find Nearby Accounts app from appexchange for a while now. The app uses the Google Maps API vs 2 which is now deprecated and hence has rendered the app ineffective. I have tried ...
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Managed package callout invoked from managed package extension causing test class failure

We have a managed package that has executes a HTTP callout from a trigger that calls a future method on the insertion of new records on a particular object. We have a managed package extension that ...
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Manage Package new version taking components of another app

I am creating new version for manage package but, in component list (components those are going to release) containing objects/Apex classes/Pages from another app also. The another app which included ...