An sObject represents an object, such as an Account or Campaign. An sObject is the base object for all objects in Apex.

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List has No Rows for Assignment to SObject: Error

I have below trigger code where I get "List has No Rows for Assignment to SObject" Apex trigger: trigger CallVisibility on Compliance_Incident_Transaction_abv__c(before insert, before update) { ...
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Change sObject field type and deploy with API

in this thread, there is a discussion about modifying custom sObject's type. When I try to change the field's type in Salesforce GUI, indeed I can see the error message about some references in code. ...
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Javascript query not finding existing field

There is some small work going on with a custom javascript button in an org that I do not have Admin access to. It fails on a field that clearly exists. ...
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Dynamic SOQL for getting all objects in Salesforce Org

I am creating a VF page which contains a Picklist of all objects in my Salesforce org including Custom Objects. I am getting an error 'unexpected token: 'null' when I select custom object. VF Page ...
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Attach Files to sObjects that don't offer standard support for it

I'd like to give users the ability to attach files to the Opportunity Product sObject which doesn't inherently support file attachments. How do I add that ability?
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How to use addError() with a dynamically derived field name? [duplicate]

I know I can add an error to a field as follows: Account someAccount = [select id, name from Account limit 1]; someAccount.name.addError('Bad Name'); How can I do that if the field name is only ...
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Getting field value dynamically while using describefieldresult

What I have to do is to get all fields of an sObject and converting it into xml runtime. I have all the fields. And I get field name and field label in xml tag. What I want is field value instead of ...
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Enterprise WSDL maps objects to different types in different organizations

I have two organizations, one for development and another for production/sandbox. When I generate an enterprise WSDL from production/sandbox I have some lookup relationships mapped as Name. When I ...
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Is it possible to retrieve picklist values from SalesForce using SOQL?

I am using a .NET library - SalesforceMagic - for communication with SalesForce. I use a SalesForce API user credentials and pass data to and from via a SOQL query. It all works fine. Now, there are ...
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error while trying to upsert a list of Sobjects

I am trying to perform the following procedure: String tipoInt = 'Account'; List<SObject> sl = new List<SObject>(); Sobject so = Schema.getGlobalDescribe().get(tipoInt).newSObject(); ...
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Get info if sObject is 'setup' object from metadata

I need to know if some sObject is setup object during runtime from apex code. Does anybody know how to do it? I checked the documentation on sObject class and didn't find it.
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Visualforce page usingbase standard controller

I have the following Visualforce page and controller: <apex:page standardController="sObject" extensions="ExtensionController"> <div> {!o.Id} </div> ...
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Create Public custom settings via REST API

First, is it possible to create a custom object without using Metadata SOAP API ? As per my reading until now it is not possible. I know for a fact, one can create ApexTrigger using REST API. Since I ...
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Apex:Detail return url incorrect after rerender

I have a simple page with an Apex:Detail on it and a list objects shown using a picklist on the page. As i change the picklist values, the apex:detail is rerendered to display the detail page of the ...
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How to figure out if a ContentDocument has been shared/Unshared?

I want to figure out when a ContentDocument has been shared or unshared with some user/group which is internal/external to the enterprise.. I see that an sobject by the name ContentDocumentLink is ...
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Best Approach/Way to Query Single SObject record

To query a single record we have below two approach : Approach 1. Assign record to a single Account variable as shown below: Account accountToGet = [SELECT Name From Account where name = ...
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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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Tracking changes to object structures through SOAP API

I am looking to check whether the object that I queried has changed during the previous access. For example, if a new field was added to the Account field, I would like to alert the user that a new ...
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LoginType field shows length 1 but retrieves length greater than 1

I am trying to query AuthSession object where the loginType field shows the length 1 but the length is actually greater than 1. Sample: Id ID 18 UsersId ID 18 CreatedDate dateTime 0 LastModifiedDate ...
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Error while parsing object Contract received through Metadata API caused by restrictedPicklist

I retrieve SObjects using retrieve() call from Metadata API and then I'm trying to parse them like described here in comment. The problem occurs while trying to parse standard object Contract. It ...
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What is a use case where one would use an SObject as a Map key?

In Dan Appleman's book Advanced Apex Programming, he explains how using SObjects as Map keys (i.e. Map<SObject, *value*>) is supported but it's poor practice, since the key is actually ...
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How to get ID prefix if you know the object name

I find an object I need in Setup => Create => Objects. I want to get a list of this objects or create a new one. I know, that if I have an existing object, I take first three chars and I'm fine. ...
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Name field of Group sObject is Not Nillable but returns null

I request the metadata for the sObject Group via: GET /services/data/v32.0/sobjects/Group/describe/ HTTP/1.1 In the resulting JSON i see the following metadata at the fields property: { ... ...
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How to get SObject type from object Id using REST API?

I have an object id that is a "parent id" of a specific Attachment object (e.g., b3KD0000119wDTlMAN). I'd like to understand what type this object belongs to, to query for it's details. It can also be ...
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Show reports from a report folder in picklist

I currently have a text field on a custom object which is supposed to store a report URL. As things are right now, the user can simply paste the URL of a report and it gets saved. However, I want ...
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What are the advantages of Light Application objects

I was hoping that the introduction of "Light Application object" would do something about the data storage of junction objects, but it doesn't seem to do anything about it. The documentation seems ...
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1:1 relationship

What is the best way to create 1:1 relationship in Force.com. I have an Object A. What i need to create is another object B, which will be like an extension to this object. Since there are already ...
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Apex JSON.serialize() with null values (RELOADED)

I need to serialize a list of SObject without omission null values. This string I need for a later usage in JavaScript. Structure is crucial, because I need to construct a table out of it. The ...
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Using inputField to set SObject list item in Controller

So I've been working on this project on and off for quite a while and have finally hit a crossroads. I have a custom controller and visualforce page I wrote to act as an input form. The form is ...
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Check the field of a related record

I need to fire a Trigger when an Opportunity record is updated and Stage = Closed Won and there is a specific value in the name of the related Opportunity Product. What's the syntax for this IF ...
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Formula Field from REST Service

So here is an odd question. On our Opportunity object we have a formula field. Is there anyway to pull in the actual formula calculation through any API, APEX, REST, SOAP? I have an iOS app and a ...
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Apex Cast sObject list dynamically to a specific sObject Type

The upsert() DML operation requires a specific List based on a specific sObject type, for instance:List<Account> lstAccount = new List<Account>(); However, we are trying to generate a ...
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Utility Methods flexible enough for all sObject Types

QUESTION I am trying to create a few utility methods that can work with any sObject that gets passed to it and return dynamic data-types. Unfortunately I'm starting to wonder, is this even possible? ...
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Add canvas app to layout of all object

How can we add connected canvas app to layout of all the objects like account, opportunity, custom objects etc. Currently I have to go to each object, edit layout and add canvas app. Also, If ...
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How to compare a text value in a list of sobjects?

The following gives me a list of texts which are customer numbers (CUST_NUM__c) List<SYSTEMS__c> lst_PartnersAcc = [SELECT CUST_NUM__c FROM ...
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How can i convert sobject to xml using php soapclient?

I am using php soapclient to fetch data from Salesforce. I get a sObject back. I need to do field mapping, hence I need to convert this result into xml so that I can have a xslt to convert this data ...
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Is it possible to Upsert a List<SObject> with external ID specified

I'm getting an error when attempting to compile my Apex: Upsert requires a concrete SObject type In my code, I'm unable to create a concrete declaration for the container which I want to upsert. ...
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how to get all fields from any object and its parent object in apex?

I have tried this code but i am only getting particular object fields but not its parent fields. any suggestions what i am missing? public with sharing class FilterCriteriaComponentcontroller { ...
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Are SObjectField tokens safe in cross-managed package calls?

We have some code and SObjects and fields in a managed package that works when executed by other calls in that managed package as your would expect. The code looks like this. private SObjectField ...
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Get value of LookUp field through query

I am having a problem with a query. I am trying to extract the name of Assigned_To__c field (which is a look up field of Employee Rosters object). The query I have used for this is SELECT id, ...
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Nested map without SObject

I'm using a nested map to store inputs from a Visualforce page and when I try to write the code to retrieve those inputs, I am getting "Error: Compile Error: Initial term of field expression must be a ...
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For loop issue in class

I have to get IDs of Call custom object from Incident Transaction custom object and run a for loop on call feeding the list. Can someone help me here? List<SObject> myCalls = [SELECT ...
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Set sObject in component and update in master page

I have a problem, struggling from few hours and feeling lost right now. I have a custom component (AddressComponent.component) with it's own controller (AddressComponentController.cls). The component ...
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Want to restrict a user from creating more than 10 records w/o RSF

I have a object where 1 user can only create 10 record not more that that. If I don't want to code (by count() we can achieve it) but is there any other way that we can count the number of records no ...
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List all fields of query with subquery

I have this query: List<sobject> query_result = Database.query(query); with query = SELECT Email,Fax,(SELECT Status,Type FROM Cases),(SELECT CreatedDate FROM Tasks)FROM Contact WHERE Id = How ...
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I just want to display the values in picklist on VF Page

String soql = 'Select '+ pickField +' From '+ pickobjects; list<SObject> sObj = new list<SObject>(); sObj = Database.Query(soql); now i want to put the values of the list sObj into a ...
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Implementing WorkBadge History for Apex/VisualForce

What I would like to accomplish is create a visual force/apex page that show's how many times someone has received a specific work badge on salesforce, such as the "Thank You" badge. It's similar to ...
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Problem passing Account object from VF page to Flow sObject Variable

I have a problem passing an Account object from a visualforce page to an sObject variable in a flow. Error: When I go to the url: ...
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building an sObject from a json string in VF page

How can I deserialize a JSON string into an sObject in a VF page? I don't want to use a controller so I'm looking for the right approach to do this on the client side only. Any ideas?
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Custom object schema visibility

We are planning a managed application for Salesforce platform and there are few things that are hazy. Lets say if a customer install our managed application in their organization will they be able ...