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Unable to search for users or contacts by email address

When I type in the email address of a contact and also of a user in the global search, it does not return any records for either contact or user although there are both a contact and user record with ...
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Create a lookup field that searchs only the selected dropdown field

In my product register page, I want to create a search field next to the dropdown list, that will search only the object selected in dropdown. An example: In my drop down I have Audi, Dodge, Mercedes ...
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Not able to search particular column in pageblocktable

I am able to search other columns apart from second column. Please help me in getting this working. As second column in pageblocktable has commandbuttons rendering, I was not able to search it. ...
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Can I search the case lookup field by contact name?

I try to type in a contact name in the case lookup field and it brings up nothing. I need to know if there is a way to search this by name because end users are not going to know account numbers.
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list all on search in lookup!

I have in my business salesforce1 an object that has a Lookup to the object car. When I click on the magnifying glass to choose a car, this just shows me the cars that I've visualized. It is possible ...
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Is there a way to catch the “Search Unavailable” exception that is thrown when doing a SOSL query?

We have a try/catch block around the line doing the query, but we still get this exception mailed to us on some SOSL queries: List<List<SObject>> ret, queryResult; try { ...
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Listing of research salesforce1

I need to change the views of the research in salesforce1 because if you search only appears the recent listing. However I need to see the whole list, ie to view all. It is possible to change the ...
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How to filter the search in Salesforce global search for displaying data of the field in an object

Can we filter the search to show the results of only one field in the particular object in salesforce global search ? Thanks
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Issue of not filtering by Id on Task

I'm performing Search for OwnerId on Task object . I have a User (i.e. Owner) named "Nisarg" . Hence when I search for "Nisarg" it does not give me anything. When I Debug this in the Console , the ...
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Error on searching for OwnerId

I'm getting an error while filtering the search by OwnerId for Task object. Following is what i'm doing and it is giving me an error : Error: Compile Error: expecting a semi-colon, found ' and ...
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PKB: Search results almost always include a group of four or five of the same articles that have no relation to the query

So on our Salesforce PKB, we have about 500 different articles. However when ever a search query matches one or two articles this group of four of five has some of them show up. They have barely any ...
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Stop Opportunities (or other standard SObject) from appearing in search results

I know I can stop custom SObjects from appearing in the search results by not having a tab for that type. Is there a way to stop Opportunities from being 'searchable'? The reason is is that I have a ...
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search box to be aligned in center

I want to improve the design of my page.The search box needs to be aligned in center, Tasks title is appearing two times and fields gets displayed when the page loads which should not be.Image ...
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How to edit the search results page in Salesforce?

We want to create a custom button/link on the search results page. If we search for an account and there are no search results, there should be a button/link to the create new account page. How ...
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How to make pageblocktable pagination and search work at the same time?

I want that both the Pagination and Search functionalities to work together, which is not working.My query is when i use {!tasks} value in pageblocktable,search will not work and will display all ...
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Simplest way to search in Related List

Question in short: What is the simplest way to add a search box in the related List View (not the related in layout). Question extended: I was asked to add a filter/search input in the related list ...
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Issue in wrapper class

In the following snapshot we are fetching parent and child records using wrapper class.Selected child records should be displayed in selected course.But whenever i select child records only last ...
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Wrapper class Fetching all the Values

By using search function i need to fetch parent record and child record, the search function is happening in child record. Search function is fine But it is showing all child records in parent. this ...
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Is there is a way to search metadata within Salesforce for some specifc keyword

we have a requirement where we need to search metadata within Salesforce for some specifc keywords? and also replace them. As an outside tool we can use Eclipse, but how it can be done within ...
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How does Global Search work?

When I search for an Account that has 'x' number of contacts, the Search results that come up using Global Search (Top Header) shows only 1 Contact as a result. Why is this? Should it not show all the ...
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How to limit search scope to accounts, contacts, and opportunities?

Attempting to limit the search scope drop down to accounts, contacts, and opportunities. Here's a pick of the search I'm attempting to remove items from: Is this possible, and if so, how?
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Search: How to Lookup all Users with a particular Profile

When I click the hourglass to lookup a related record I see a list of "recently used" records. However it's quite likely that a user will want to see all the records. I need to see all Users that ...
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Is there native support in Salesforce to limit search to a group of fields?

Attempting to confirm that Salesforce does not have native support to query contacts and accounts limiting the results by a combination of the following: FirstName, LastName, City, State. Reason I ...
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after using search operations does not redirect me to the detail page after clicking on link

after using search operations to sort values in my data table I click on d link of the specific values in the table but it does not redirect me to the detail page...whereas before the search if I ...
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How to get a list of sidebar fields programmatically?

Is there a way to programmatically determine which fields of an object are searched during sidebar search? Also, for custom objects, how does Salesforce decide which fields should be searched?
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All Fields not working on Lookup Search

I have Policy, Plan and Company custom objects where Company 1:N Plan 1:N Policy through lookup relationships. When creating a new Policy I click on lookup Plan, then I attempt to search by the ...
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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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how to get around global search error message

I receive the following message when I go to save enhanced lookup. You have enabled Global Search and the following search settings only apply to Sidebar and Advanced Search in Portals. To ...
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How to search on object lookup on custom field

I have a lookup field that displays the standard "name" field (renamed to Service ID) of a lookup object. However, this "Service ID" field stores the autonumberID of the object record and is not ...
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Not able to search community users through Global Search from PROD

We have just enabled communities in our PROD org, created Parter enabled Accounts and Parter Users from their Contacts. We are able to search the records created by Partner Users in PROD but we are ...
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Field level security and UI search / API search

I have noticed that if I use field level security to hide a field for a custom profile, a user in the profile can still global search for text in that field and the record will appear in the results, ...
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searchAndScreenPop() search only against phone fields

The function searchAndScreenPop() of the OpenCti Api searches for a given string in all records specified in the SoftPhone layout and returns the search results as a Json string. Unfortunately, the ...
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Searching “everything” in Salesforce

I don't see a similar Question here or via Google searches. Is there a way (I would presume it would be outside the SF GUI) to search "everything" in SF? That would translate into all object field ...
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How do I search all notes for a particular contact

Here's the problem I need to solve. Let's say I have added 'Tesco' as a contact in my SalesForce. Over the years I have added hundreds and hundreds of notes detailing my correspondence with them ...
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Dynamic Search Using Visualforce Page

I have followed the instructions from this blog (http://blog.jeffdouglas.com/2010/07/13/building-a-dynamic-search-page-in-visualforce/) on how to create a table with dynamic search parameters and I ...
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Hide global search

I need to hide global search under Manage Communities --> Edit --> Click on Tabs and Pages -->Select standard salesforce tabs --> select chatter tab..When i did this and when i change from Internal to ...
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Filtering by Long Text Area field in SOQL

I'm working on a custom search page, which will search through the fields of the Project object. I use dynamic SOQL query similar to that: String query = 'SELECT Name, Status__c ... FROM ...
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<enableEnhancedLookup>false</enableEnhancedLookup> on some environments

Some developers when syncing with their server have this xml in the custom object, others have nothing (not true, just no tag). Anyone know what causes this. When we go to: Customize | Search | ...
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Global Search for tasks

According to the documentation, I should be able to use Global Search to search for text in task subject fields and task comment fields. Neither of these seem to be working. Does anyone have any ...
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Can't search all contact fields

I am an administrator with the Nonprofit CRM version of Salesforce I am trying to make a contact database for people who have volunteered at the organization Reservoir Hill Improvement Council (RHIC). ...
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How to search for a long list of arguments

We have reports to search all cases that contain certain serial numbers (strings) in a custom text area field that can contain a comma-separated list of serial numbers. Additionally, serial numbers ...
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What is the max length of a SOSL search expression?

My SOSL query with an extremely long search expression failed with System.UnexpectedException: Search Term exceeded max length Searching the Documentation I could not find anything about a max ...
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Is Lookup Auto-Completion really restricted to recent items?

We are using the Salesforce search setting "Lookup Auto-Completion" which provides auto-completed options as-you-type in lookup filters on your visual force pages. The suggested results that pop-up ...
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replicate salesforce alphabetic sorting feature on list views

Has anyone ever tried to replicate the alphabet sorting functionality you see in the list views? Any ideas on how to achieve this?
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Restrict Access to certain objects from Global Search

I want to be able to restrict access to some of the objects from the global search. Is this possible?
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Customizing Global Search

I am trying to figure out the best way to customize global search. There is a need for a rep to be able to quickly search for an account. Right now, with Global search enabled, the rep must type the ...