A person account is an individual consumer with whom you do business. Person accounts are applicable to organizations that operate on a business-to-consumer model as opposed to a business-to-business model. They must be enabled by support, and once enabled can never be disabled.

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Moving Person Accounts Layouts and Workflows

Has anyone had any success using Packages and ANT to deploy Person Account Layouts and workflows from a Sandbox to Production? I can't find any information on this in implementation guide or the ...
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Separate Person Account into Business Account + Contact in Summer 15

I tried to separate person account by changing record type from person account to business account as advised in this question: final Account acc = [SELECT Id, recordtypeid FROM Account where id = ...
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Managed Package - check for Person Accounts with post install script [duplicate]

So I was wondering if I can make a managed package with Person Accounts referece and install it on orgs w/ and w/o Persons enabled and then checking in code if it has or hasn't Persons enabled.
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Why am I tripping over this validation rule?

While setting up a test fixture, my code fails when a FIELD_CUSTOM_VALIDATION_EXCEPTION is thrown during an Account record update. Here is the relevant part: theAccount = [select Id, Status__c, ...
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Changing Person Account RecordType to Business Account RecordType

I am investigating possibilities for changing the RecordType of an Account from Person to Business Account. The reasoning for this is that I have a third party system which syncs Accounts with ...
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Records created by Community user : visible in his Person Account record page as related records?

We want to setup a Customer Community. The members will be created from Person Accounts. In the community, they will be able to create custom objects, contacts, activities and so on. In Salesforce, ...
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Handling Duplicate Management for Person Accounts in Apex

I just tested out the Duplicate Management feature for Accounts and Contacts, I'm developing a system which connects to different third party data sources and returns "possible Account" information. ...
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is it possible during lead conversion not creating the account? [duplicate]

I am doing lead conversion process. Is it possible to convert the lead without creating the account record?
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Insert account is showing null

Hello all help me out in this account class, I am newbie public with sharing class accountPageController { public String zipcode_person { get; set; } public String country_person { get; set; ...
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Error: Unknown property 'AccountStandardController.PersonAccount'

I am trying to append Person Account email ID with the Eloqua profiler login URL. And I am getting an error after pasting the below code in visualforce page. Error: Unknown property ...
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Disable the Business Account Toggle button On Person Account Edit page

I have a query regarding the Account .. I have a Customize Vf page and i want that whenever the user edit the person account page then the business account page button should be disable and Vice ...
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I have a custom section on Person Account how can i give access to a profile if its controlled byParent in OWD

I have a custom section on Person Account how can i give access to a profile if its controlled byParent in OWD
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Custom person account field appears locked

we are using person accounts. There is custom person account field date of birth that appears locked for one of the profiles. The field is not read only on layout. I cant see this field in field ...
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Community Self |Registration with separate account

Hello All , i am making a community in which whenever a user register the he information should store in the account separately.I don't want to use the hierarchy in this. Is it ...
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Why does this code throw an error when trying to create a Person account?

Code trigger CreatePerson on Contact (before insert) { RecordType personAccountRecordType = [SELECT Id FROM RecordType WHERE Name = 'Person Account' and SObjectType = 'Account']; ...
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Is it possible to make this workflow happen with Triggers? [duplicate]

We're trying create a trigger that will fire when a new contact is added to SF (that contact is created via the Hubspot connector). Is the workflow below possible through triggers / Apex code? (I'm ...
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Exception on after insert,update trigger

I am getting a final exception on below trigger while creating data . Also I need to put a check for Ispersonaccount. Only if the concerned account is a personaccount , the trigger would work.Can ...
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Error while edit the name in the account?

Hello all delegates Help me out i am having this error in my account object .. Upsert failed. First exception on row 0 with id 0019000001AUlnEAAT; first error: INVALID_FIELD_FOR_INSERT_UPDATE, ...
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Person Accounts and Non Profit Starter Pack

Reading this it sounds like Person Accounts are incompatible with the Non-Profit Starter Pack, which is totally understandable. What I am having trouble finding is a direct answer to whether it is ...
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Person Account Object File?

We recently enabled person account on our org but when I use eclipse to refresh the metadata components. I don't see a person account entry in the objects sub folder. I'm wondering if that is ...
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Contact Field calculated by trigger but now displaying on Person Account layout

I have a custom field within the contact object that was calculating values via trigger. The field and label had to be renamed due to various reasons. Within sandbox, when I was testing this I had ...
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Best practices for using person accounts within a managed package

I have enabled person accounts in my org and have a requirement of creating a managed package. This package concentrates on person accounts and several other custom objects. I found that we cannot ...
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Can two Person Accounts be merged using DML merge operation?

I am trying to merge two person accounts in apex code using merge operation. I am getting the following error: Merge failed. First exception on row 0 with id 001A000001AO7UdIAL; first error: ...
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Creating a Person Account in Salesforce using the REST API

I have 2 questions here. I have Person Account in salesforce, so if via API if I create a contact , it just creates a contact and not an account, on the other hand If I create an account in ...
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How to check that the email Id on the person account selected on a case is null or not

I want to check in my trigger on a case whether the email Id of the person account for the case is an null or not. I have a lookup to contact(person account) on the case page. How to achieve this. ...
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Salesforce alternatives to deal with B2C Person Accounts

We sell monthly/annual memberships to our after-school teaching service. So a B2C service. I signed up with Salesforce and we realized that the accounts are businesses. To allow Person Accounts, we ...
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Running a child query on Person Accounts

I am trying to query a relationship on a Person account. I have already written a similar query for the Account object: [SELECT (SELECT Account_Associated__r.Name,Name, Contact__r.Name, ...
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How to disable Feed Based page layout on Accounts

For the person account layout in my org, the feed based layout is enabled. I want to disable it and revert to the standard layout which we were using before. Any idea how to do this.
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Add personAccount fields to fieldset

I have personAccount enabled in my org. I'm trying to add personAccount fields like PersonMobilePhone to an Account fieldSet but I cannot find these fields in the available fields. How can I build a ...
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IsPersonAccount field invalid when querying Account

I am using the Developer Console and Real Force Explorer to run what seems like a simple SOQL query: SELECT Id, ParentId, Name, Phone, IsPartner, IsPersonAccount FROM Account LIMIT 10 But I get an ...
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Issue with One to One Accounts and Converting Leads

I'm currently working on a system that has the Nonprofit Starter Pack with One-to-One Accounts enabled. I have made a trigger that changes the default account of a contact to some account that has ...
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Touching Contact Record in Person Account scenario

We use Person Accounts. I'm very familiar with how they work (after 3.5 years of dealing with them). We are constantly at the brink of no custom field space left on our Account object. I decided to ...
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Question about Person Account and renaming fields

I'm tryng to help implement a system that tracks patients and physician information (and other stuff). I really hope someone that has experiecnes implementing Person Accounts can help me here. My ...
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How to create a PersonAccount in salesforce using Apex code

I am trying to create a person account using the following code. Its throwing the following error: "Invalid constructor syntax, name=value pairs can only be used for SObjects". How to fix this. ...
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Error: External ID and Unique field limit exceeded

I am getting this Error in Contact Object(Person Account Activated) for the Number Datatype field Which I am selecting has Unique. when I googled it I get to know that only 3 Field can be made it has ...
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which standard controller should be used to override Person account “New” and “Edit” Page using VF Page?

I am overriding person account standard Page with VF page. If I use standard controller as "Account" I am unable to get Picklist field values from "Person Account", If I use "Contact" as a Standard ...
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How to enable person account in free developer edition? I am not seeing a link to submit case

How to enable person account in free developer edition? I am not seeing a link to submit or create a case in free developer edition. Any ideas. Update: Once i click Open a case, it takes me to login ...
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How to use the security settings for person account?

Is there any option to view the sharring setting of the person account?I dont find that option any where..
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Skipping Leads Entirely - Creating Accounts/Contacts (or PersonAccounts) Directly - B2C

Anyone have any guidance on implementing (in my case, updating) their Org (Enterprise in my case) to not use Leads any longer for B2C purposes? I am getting opinions from as many sources as ...
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How to create a unmanaged Package from a production which has Person Account Activated?

I want to create a Package for all Objects from Production which has been activated with Person Account. when I try to create package(Unmanaged) with all Object it throws a Error like this If you ...
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“invalid domain” creating a Master-Detail field on a junction object

I was attempting to set up a Junction Object in an organization with Person Accounts enabled to link Business Accounts with Person Accounts. I set up the Account Master-Detail on the custom junction ...
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How to convert Person (consumer) Account to Business Account and keep the same URL

The backstory: The org I am working in allows Person (consumer) and Business records to be created by users and a host data push process in Account. As a result, today we have a large number of each ...
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How to Create or Enable Person Account in developer Edition

I want to create or Enable Person Account in Developer Edition , I followed Implementing person Accounts Pdf, but it not possible to do that , Can you anyone give some guideliness Regrads , Ganesh
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Is it possible to deploy workflow rules and field update actions which reference PersonAccount record types?

I am performing a deployment from one sandbox to another using ant. The sandboxes both have PersonAccount functionality enabled. The source org has a PersonAccount record type with the name of HCP and ...
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Trigger to automatically convert lead to person account and match on PersonEmail

We have an Apex trigger that automatically converts a lead to a PersonAccount. We want to make sure that if there is already a PersonAccount with an email that matches that of the lead that we merge ...
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how to convert lead to PersonAccount using apex

I am converting a Lead to Person Account using Apex but it is throwing the exception as given below: ConvertLead failed. First exception on row 0; first error: UNAVAILABLE_RECORDTYPE_EXCEPTION, ...
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Enable a PersonAccount in DeveloperEdition

I want to enable a PersonAcount in my new DeveloperEdition,then i move to contact support for to put the case.But the case page is not opened for my DeveloperEdition.Is there any other way to put a ...
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Why does a person's salutation not appear on the save account/contact page?

When I am selecting a record for an account or contact lookup on an edit page, the person's name is displayed with the salutation. However, the salutation does not actually appear on the saved page. ...
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Campaigns and Person Accounts - Rollup

I have searched Google; searched AppExchange; asked the two people in my office who would remotely have a clue - no go. We need to basically create ROLLUP SUMMARY FIELDS on the Campaign object... ...
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How to eliminate duplicate records in a report?

I am using Person Accounts and have 2 custom objects: Ownership and Property. The Ownership is a junction object and has 2 lookups: Account and Property. I'd like to run a report with a filter, that ...