A picklist is a field type in Salesforce that contains a list of values from which a user may select a value. A picklist is represented as a drop-down box in the UI.

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Hide/Show a section in a Page based on the picklist

Is that possible without creating VF page to hide/show certain fields in the page? So, I have custom object that in it I have picklist with items: Item 1 Item 2 Item 3 so based on the pick from ...
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Use wrapper class to handle multiple checkbox fields in a single object

I've been handed a task and I don't really know where to start: I have a set of checkbox fields in one object. These fields do not work well when I want to create a new View in Salesforce. Each ...
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targeting screen for line item

I have custom object line item which is a child object of opportunity.For any line item i have some targeting fields like age, gender etc. These fields are in Line item object. But i have a separate ...
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Capturing Only Date & Month for a Date in Salesforce

We have a requirement to capture only "Date" & "Month" for a field (for e.g. Birth Date). We don't want to capture birth year. I think the best way to capture this in Salesforce would be by ...
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Get picklist values in apex in the order they were entered

I want to get the picklist values of a picklist field in Apex. I use the someFieldResult.getPicklistValues(); function and that works fine. This gives me all the picklist values, in alphabetic order ...
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Control Picklist value for a profile with out record type

How can I restrict a picklist value to be shown for a profile without record type controlling?
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Picklist field is disabled but profile and layout shows editible

I have a picklist field on a custom object that is disabled (grayed out) when I am editing a record on that custom object for a user in a profile that should have write access to that field. I have ...
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Updating Picklist Values Case-sensitively

I would love to be able to update picklist values through the Metadata API. However, some of my changes are nothing but case-correction (e.g., replacing, "Hi there" with "Hi There"). I understand ...
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Status field on ContractLineItem not available for reporting

I am creating a custom report Type with Service contract as primary object, and ContractLineItem as secondary object (both standard objects). On ContractLineItem, i need to include "Status" field ...
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Updating picklist value based on the value of another picklist

I am finally getting close with my trigger. I at at the point where I need to take the picklist value from one field and update the same value into a picklist with the same value on an unrelated ...
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Codes and Values

We have clients that use a lot of codes in their day to day activity. Eg: Take a look at the UK Government Common Basic Dataset: ...
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Dependent picklist across objects

Scenario: I have a Visualforce Page on which users create Quote Line Items based on a custom search function. First, they select the product. Next, they fill in some values that come from a FieldSet, ...
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How to create salesforce restricted picklist?

While creating a picklist or a multipicklist it is unrestricted by default.How do I change the picklist to a restricted picklist?
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Error on selecting value from dynamic picklist

I am getting error while selecting value from a dynamic picklist. The picklist values are generated on form load by selecting the distinct values for a field in an object. Class public ...
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Dependent Picklist

I have dependent picklist Of Country and State field. I want to fetch the State picklist values that are based on the Country picklist value. through schema.getDescribe()
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Exporting Picklist Values and the combinations [duplicate]

We have 3 different picklist fields in our Case object Queue/Type/Area Queue controls Type values. Type controls Area values. I would like to know whether there is a way to export picklist values ...
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Help With Code: Picklist field

The Country__c field in my second FOR loop is a picklist field. How can I change my code to work with picklist? Thanks in advance. trigger oppMarketAssignment on Opportunity(before insert, before ...
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Picklist return lookup as dependent

I have a request in the case object with fields: Requestor: Lookup user Are you the user affected? Picklist (yes/no) Then if the answer is YES = a field called User affected is filled with the ...
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SelectList disappears when the value is an object's picklist

I have a simple page with a form that is supposed to create a custom object. This custom object has several picklist fields. I can dynamically populate the selectLists, but when I give the selectList ...
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Custom Object Picklist to create a record on a different custom object

I have a Custom Object called Property (Property__c) that has a Sales Status picklist and another custom object called Proposal (Proposal__c) (I have more objects but we'll focus on one). There is a ...
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More than One value from pick list

I have to get records whose picklist value is x and y. I wrote a sqol in developer console I am not getting result. If I do separate search for x and y. I am getting result. else I am not getting any ...
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Dependent Picklist throw page error

I have a dependent picklist and controlling picklist both present on Apex Page. Still it throws below error. The dependent picklist 'Outcome' requires its controlling field 'Transaction Type' to be ...
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Retrieve picklist and its dependent field value email template

I'm newbie in salesforce and my first task is to create an email template with some conditionals. Then, this what I have: Object called Service Request, Picklist field called Sub Type 1 and 5 ...
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Workbench showing extra picklist value..Confused!

I recently changed the picklist values from open, ship, invoiced, rejected TO open, ship, deliver, cancel. If I check in detail field page, I can see the new 4 values, but when I query from ...
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Picklist value monitor

I have a custom object X where I have lookup of Y. Now in Y there are three values(Y1,Y2,Y3). For Y1, a picklist values in X would come up as X1,X2. For Y2, picklist values in X would come up as ...
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Validation Rule IF A Specific Picklist Value is Selected

I am trying to make a validation rule on Lead that will be for one profile and one role. The rule says that if the specific picklist value is selected and if one field in empty and then it should ...
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Using apex value retrived from Visualforce page in SOQL Query

Please help me figure out a way on how to solve this. The below query gives me error : Error: Compile Error: Didn't understand relationship 'contactData' in field path. If you are attempting to ...
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Set State picklist value in Mailing Address for a contact with a formula?

I'm importing CSV data from another system into SalesForce. The field for State is going into a custom text field. Then I have workflow rule with Field Updates to populate the built in address and ...
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De-activating Case assignment rules when deploying a field-type change

I have a custom field on the Contact object. And I changed it from picklist to multi-select picklist. This was referenced in Assignment rules. When I deployed this to another Sandbox, even though I ...
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Partner picklist restricted by record type

Salesforce Accounts can have "Partners", eg Supplier, Agent, Client, Advertiser and so on. Is it possible to restrict the picklist options for a Partner based on the Account record type? Eg if I ...
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How do I use describelayout() to get case picklist values and dependencies?

We have custom picklists for product, issue, resolution etc on our cases. These fields have a lot of dependencies on one another (issue category, issue subcategory). I'm wondering if anyone has an ...
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available Picklist values changed when modified from Apex

When creating new view for listing objects within standard Salesforce I can set the filter criteria. It is possible of course to filter by some picklist value. The value can be entered manually or ...
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Get a list of Pick List Values

Via the SOAP API, can I get a list of the Pick List values from an Objects Field's type that is a pick list? For example, The Object Opportunity has a field called Type which is a Picklist. I would ...
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Why do some leads have a 'lead source' value which is not in the picklist?

I just inherited a salesforce account from a previous owner, which is integrated with a number of custom forms and services. I'm not clear on all of the details to be honest, but I think this is a ...
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Mass Delete Picklist values

I'm trying to find an automated way to mass delete picklist values. I had a look at the following ways to accomplish this but without success: Force.com IDE: Deleting the picklist values in the ...
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How to write a formula containing multiple picklist fields that populates a % field each time picklist marked “completed”

IF(ISPICKVAL( X2_1_1_Team_Cleared_o_Work_Onsite__c , "Completed"), 0.33, IF(ISPICKVAL( X3_1_4_Chief_Scribe_Training__c , "Completed"), 0.66, IF(ISPICKVAL( x3_4_2__c , "Completed"), 1, null))) ...
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Tool for Modifying Picklist Values

Is there any tool available for exporting/importing/updating/deleting picklist values ? I checked whether it is possible to do via data loader and unfortunately I found that i could not do that...:(
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Error Adding values to pickslist on apex with metadata

i'm trying to add a new value to a picklist every time a trigger is executed, but now i'm stuck in front of a wall that i can't pass through due to the fact that i don't understand why i'm getting ...
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Updating Picklist value trigger

I need some help creating a trigger Aim : Every time a task is created which meets criteria ( See below) then change the status from “Not started” to “Completed” The trigger should only fire if it ...
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How to detect picklist change in workflow criteria

I have custom picklist field on account, let us say follow_up_days__c. I want to create a workflow whenever the field follow_up_days__c is changed, sfdc should send email to email of account I am ...
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How can I add a new value to a picklist using APEX?

I have queries pulling all of the information correctly but what I can't seem to find was a way to add new options to a picklist using APEX. I currently have Package__c.Products__c.add(new ...
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Help Text ONLY on a specific picklist value

is it possible to display a help text exclusively on the default PickList value as set on a custom object? Thank you for your help, I.
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Display default picklist value as Read-only on Custom Object

I am fairly new to Salesforce and recently came across an interesting problem for which I have been trying to find a solution. My app has a Custom Object called MyCustomObject__c with a VF named ...
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Image Formula Field Isn't Working

I would like an image to show based on the "Rating" field picklist value. I keep getting syntax errors. Here's what I have. IMAGE( IF(ISPICKVAL(Rating, ...
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Retrieve List of picklist values in a Set

I got the following variables(Custom Labels referring to picklist values), and a get method to retrieve List of picklist values of a field. I need to retrieve those List of picklist values in a Set. ...
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Picklist Values Synchronizing across objects

Good afternoon I am hoping someone can help. I have spent the last couple of hour’s researching the different possibilities and I am none the wiser Aim – If a value is added to the following field ...
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Using Custom Labels in a Class

I have the below If statements using some hard coded strings and I want to make them use as custom labels. I have created custom labels with the same String names as given below. So how can I make ...
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Dependent Picklist feature in Data transfer object

I have a DTO to do mass updates on few objects. Now here for TSF custom object I have two picklists one depending on another. say PICKLIST A has values X, Y, Z. If it is X , values shown for PICKLIST ...
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Why Custom Field's (Picklist - Data Type) values are not appearing on VF Page(PageBlockTable-Column)?

I am new to SFDC and started development in Apex and Visualforce Page with tutorials and online samples. So, here what I have tried and got stuck at the point. What I am trying to achieve: 1. In VF ...
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toLabel() in aggregate query

I am using the toLabel function in an aggregate query, but it doesn't return the translation of the picklist value. I have changed the language of the user to Dutch and executed the following query: ...