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How does the new Salesforce Lightning experience for desktop affect sidebar components?

Maybe there isn't much info yet since this is pretty new but I can't find any info on how sidebar components are going to be affected by the new "lightning experience" UI for the desktop. The ...
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User fields not visible in a service console panel

I am building a service console app. Primarily to view Cases. On Case, I have a lookup field to User object. I want that to be visible on a panel in console. So on respective Case Page Layout, i go ...
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Rename standard Homepage Component?

I have a requirement to change the name of the standard Sidebar Search - instead of "Search" I want it to say "XYZ", as an example. I haven't been able to find anywhere that I can change its label. ...
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Dialer App displays sidebar on global search screen.

When used InsideSales app, Dialer is usually on the sidebar. Usually the sidebar is hidden when performed any global search (top of the page). When having the Dialer app, search results page is ...
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Restoring sidebar in VF beyond setting sidebar=“true”

I have two VF pages that load within a Visualforce tab - a custom search() page which leads to another to create Cases/custom records/log a call etc. These have worked without requiring a sidebar for ...
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Making Home Page collapsed each time user is login

Is it possible to make sidebar collapsed for each time the user logs in? The default state of the sidebar should be collapsed each time the user logs in. This should apply for all the users of the ...
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Are sidebar Javascript workarounds also possible for partner portals / communities?

this solution not works on portal please help??? End of javascript sidebar workarounds?
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Is it possible to inject javascript without being need to add some visual component?

So, I have a Custom Link pointing to some static resource, this link is flagged as executable javascript. Then, I'm associating this link with custom component.Those are actually steps described ...
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Page cannot use jQuery Plugin as it's registered with $ from Sidebar component

This again and again is a reason why jQuery-based pages in my apps fail to render at some customers but not at all customers... There must be a solution to this. Or at least others who share the pain ...
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Why do we still need to hack the Sidebar? Usecases - Workarounds - Alternatives

Since it seems to me, that a lot of people still need sidebar workarounds, I would be interested to learn about the use-cases, experienced challenges and (most important) possible strategies to avoid ...
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Sidebar missing from Cases Record Detail page

None of the sidebar items (Create New, Recent Items) show up. There is essentially no sidebar on the Case Record Detail page. I have "Show Custom Sidebar Components on All Pages" checked in ...
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Access merge fields from js script injection sidebar component

I have an HTML sidebar component that I'm using to inject js scripts in all standard pages. I need to be able to access global variables such as $User. How can I do this outside of a VF page? So, I'd ...
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Implement a component like “Recent Items” in Sidebar

I've been implementing a new component to use in sidebar, I created a visualforce page, a controller and a Custom Component HTML Area(Setup>Customize, Home Page Components). I must to use "iframe" to ...
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Clicking on the custom component in sidebar should load on the same page

I have created a custom Html area component on the sidebar , which contains links which are linked to corresponding VF pages , how can i make it to load on the same page
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Does embedding static resources in section header still work

I was trying to modify some styling in standard pagelayout. I know way back there was an hack where devs used to create static resource with JS in it and embed the JS in the section header of a ...
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Trying to change the color of Create New button on left side bar of a standard Salesforce page

I am trying to change the css style of the standard Salesforce page. So far I have successfully changed most of the element style. I created a custom component in the left side bar and have overridden ...
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Custom sidebar link to local file or executable?

I've been asked to see if we can create a sidebar link to an executable and start a program to run that has been installed on a user's local hard drive. Can that be done and what would the syntax look ...
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Why does this Javascript code not work?

I have the following Javascript code embedded in my side row window.onload = new function() { hideBtns(); } function hideBtns() { if(document.getElementsByName('edit')[0]!=null){ ...
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How can I link to an app's new record interface from a homepage widget?

I want to create a homepage widget for the sidebar that has a button to create a new record in a custom app (which I intent to distribute, so it needs to be a portable solution). I'd like to use a ...