Task is an activity record, one that has a date but no time associated.

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Question on CreatedDate Value and Multiple User Tasks

I'm using the Task's multiple users function but copies of the same task records are created when I create a task. So I'm thinking of creating a trigger to synchronize these tasks. My criteria to ...
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Sharing Task with Public Group

I have a Public Group of users called IT Admins. On a specific scenario, a Task will be assigned to any one user belonging to this group. I want the entire group to be able to edit this Task. I will ...
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Error while updating ownerid field on task object [closed]

While I am trying to update ownerId field on Task Object from the VF page, I am getting this error: [{"message":"insufficient access rights on object ...
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Workflow Creates Tasks not Related to any Records

I am the admin of an Org that I created a workflow for. The workflow is designed to create Follow Up tasks for the Sales users. I am getting a bunch (not all) of the tasks that have no record ...
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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 do you get the Related To objects which appear when sending an Email?

When you send an email in Salesforce you can related it to an Object from a preset list, I'm wondering if anyones knows of a way anyways to find what this list is?
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FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION, Related To ID - Allow activity Label Exception change?

Morning, I have a process that tries to provide a nice message when a user creates a task related to a custom object (MyObject__c) that hasn't got Allow Activity checkbox enabled. In order to do ...
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Make translation for task created email depending on language settings of recipient

If you assign a task to an user with e.g. english as language, I would expect the notification email he receives to be in his language. What I observe is that he gets the notification in the language ...
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Which module contains TODO List?

it was evident that we can add Tasks for opportunity, contact ,as well as account . Could as add TO-DO List to enhance the granularity of tasks , A Daily TO-DO List ? Does SalesForce contains this ...
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Can't create a Task for a Contact through Bulk API

I noticed that I can create a Task under a Contact manually, through Salesforce UI, but I can't create it through the Bulk API. Can anyone explain me why and if possible, how to overcome this? I ...
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Send an email/message notification on Task create on a Custom Object

I have a requirement where a Task is created by a third party application using REST API in my salesforce.com domain. I want to notify a Group of users on such a scenario. I wanted to user workflow ...
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Apex Trigger to Create Task from Lead

I need some assistance. Aim : create a Trigger that creates a task from a lead record when certain criteria is met. Lead criteria : Object : lead RT: Registration lead Source : Property Task ...
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Impact of exceeding data storage for creating recurrence tasks

Is there any impact of exceeding the data storage on creating new tasks? AFAIK salesforce is only giving warning upto some level about the storage exceeding and still allowing to create new records. ...
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Best way to get the Contact field values like Title, Owner … for each EventRelation/TaskRelation

SELECT id, subject, StartDateTime, EndDateTime, Ownerid, Owner.Name, Type, What.Name, Who.Name, RecordTypeId, Description, CreatedById, **(SELECT RelationId, Relation.Name, ...
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Task Trigger firing itself through email sent with saveAsActivity

I have an After Insert Trigger on Task. This trigger passes data to a handler class that then does some logic and sends an email to the Lead related to the task. Ideally, I want to save the email as ...
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Disable Tasks in Chatter Feeds

With Salesforce.com Spring ’13 Release we got the feature: "Chatter feed notification on task creation" and in order to turn it off: Click Your Name > Setup > Customize > Chatter > Settings and ...
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Insert Task.whoId (before insert)

I'm having problens with a trigger that is supposed to add a hardcoded contact ID before the task is inserted. I've arrived to the point where I'm adding the Who ID to the task, but it never works. ...
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Getting error FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION, Opportunity/Account ID: id value of incorrect type: a4tS00000008dtBIAQ: [WhatId] during task creation

I am getting "FIELD_INTEGRITY_EXCEPTION, Opportunity/Account ID: id value of incorrect type: a4tS00000008dtBIAQ: [WhatId]" exception while trying to create Task on custom object using Apex ...
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Creating Recurring and Repeat task using Apex and stopping them

Can any one please explain how to create recurring and repeat task using apex code and how can i forcefully stop them using code? Thanks in advance
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Are there limitations on querying Tasks

I am trying to bulk re-parent activities from one object to a new object. When I use the following SOQL query I get no results even though I know the record exists: SELECT Id,WhatId FROM Task ...
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Issue with Task Due Date

I need to compare the task due date against Now() to check if a task was within SLA. Now I am facing a problem with the timezone. Due Date field is not storing the time. How to get the time gap ...
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What are the SOQL queries for the actvityHistory and OpenActivity Related lists?

Does anyone know what soql queries you would run on Task and Event equivalent to what salesforce uses to generate the Activity History and Open Activities related lists. The OpenActivity and ...
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Querying Participants on a Task

What is the SOQL to query all participants on a Task? Where is this information stored? WhoId will only give me one of the participants. Or more specifically how can I query all Tasks for which there ...
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Creating a Trigger that creates a task for campaign member

I'm attempting to create a trigger that fires when my custom field "Retreat Role", on a campaign member becomes "Prospect". Now when they become a prospect I want to create a task for the user, that ...
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Salesforce “ActivityHistory > ActivityType” nested SOQL returns garbage like 1_, 0_

I'm running this query to get all activity history associated with opportunities: SELECT (SELECT Id, Subject, ActivityType, ActivityDate, OwnerId, CreatedBy.Name,Description FROM ActivityHistories) ...
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How can I “close” a Task from the REST API/Apex

Since all picklist values for the Status field on Tasks are configurable I don't think I can simply set the Status to "Completed" as that picklist value could have been deleted/renamed. I tried ...
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How to create a Log a Call task using visual workflow?

I have a workflow for our inside sales team to use when prospecting. This first steps of the workflow create a new prospect account and assign a contact to that account. The next screen allows the rep ...
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APEX trigger error on Account Level Only

I'm new to coding and my developer friend and I have this APEX trigger to update a custom field on opportunities, based on recently created tasks. However, we can't create a task on the account ...
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Having trouble writing my first trigger that populates a lead field based off of Activity/task criteria

We have a Lead field that is populated with the date and time of the first activity on a record called First_Response_Date_Time__c. What we now need is more information on that first activity. We ...
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Able to view records, but unable to create particular RT

Just a quick question We have approx. 10 RT on the tasks, not every RT is assigned to a profile. Now I know how to assign record types by profile, however my question is, the users would like to see ...
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Create Chatter Post and @mention User in Trigger

I have a trigger that creates a chatter post after insert or after update for Tasks. However, I also want to @mention the created by user for the task. How Can I add this? Thanks trigger ...
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Assign Workflow Tasks to Queue or Public Group

How to assign the workflow task to group of users(Public group or Queue).I see this feature is not available in salesforce.Here are the idea exchange links for Queue and Public Group Is it possible ...
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How to calculate Calculate max end date inTask Recurrence

I am creating a custom VF page for tasks. In the page one Recurrence field option is available. In this we can give the task a start date and end date. In the end date we can calculate max end date, ...
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Task Page Recurrence functionality on a VF page [duplicate]

Has anyone replicated the task recurrence functionality on a VF page? can give me some help thanks in advance.
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Why are calls “Tasks” and not “Events”?

Is there a reason that the generic Salesforce model makes phone calls "Tasks" and not "Events"? It seems like calls have start times and end times just like Events. What advantage does not having ...
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Attachments added to Task not displaying in Attachments related List in Leads

When I add an "attachment" to a "task (Open Activity)" in Leads, that does get saved to that particular "Task record" and doesn't display in the "Attachments" related list. However, this does ...
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Report / Dashboard for Tasks I'm following

I want to produce a report/dashboard to show Tasks a User is following. Context: A task is created by a User and assigned to a group leader. The group leader will then reassign the task to a ...
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How to create a Task with Due Date using URLFOR

I want to code a button on a custom object to generate a task with some precompleted fields. I can do it like this: /00T/e?what_id={!My_Object__c.Id}&tsk5="This is a ...
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How to recreate Task Recurrence on VF page

Has anyone replicated the task recurrence functionality on a VF page? It looks like it uses javascript in an Activity.js file to do the showing/hiding of applicable fields based on the user selecting ...
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Query LeadSource from Task

I am trying to write a SOQL query that queries from Task the field LeadSource. In a report the name of the field that displays LeadSource is Contact/Lead. I have been trying different variations like ...
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Log a Call subject pick-list different for account than contact

I'm having a bit of a problem configuring the subject picklist for the "log a call" publisher action. I have made some changes to the subject pick-list under Setup>Customise>Task Fields> This is a ...
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Add a user who already exist in salesforce to your app

I have created an app. Now would like to add users to my app. However on ethe users that I would like to add is already a salesforce developer user. So I cannot create a new user using his email. ...
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Creating reminder whenever task is half way through

I have a requirement where i need to create a reminder for every half way through the task. Eg, if i have a task on 2 months from now, i need to create a reminder before 1 month, one reminder before ...
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How to create an email alert to task creator when task is complete

Is it possible to create an email alert that goes to the task creator when a task is complete?
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How to close a task on test method?

I have a opp which contain a task. My scenario is when task is closed on opp update with new task from a lookup field temp on opp(this lookup to another opp) . I have wrote a test class when task is ...
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Task from Workflow questions / issue

I have a question in regards to the user the system uses when assigning a task from a workflow. I have a workflow on a field in account and if this field reach 90% the workflow fires. This workflow ...
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Send an Email from Task: Why does the To field picklist sometimes show up?

When I click "Send an Email" from an Activity History Related List from a custom object record, sometimes a picklist appears next to the "To" lookup field. Why does it appear when I select some ...
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How to set object permissions to no access for: Tasks, Events, Notes, Users?

Within the profile settings, under object settings, then object permissions - I do not see the option to set a profiles object permissions for Tasks, Events, Notes, Users to no access. Appears that I ...
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how a user can assign tasks to another user en mass

We assign tasks en mass to our sales reps. However when the rep is on annual leave they need to be able to assign their tasks en mass to colleagues. How can they do this in Salesforce?
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Create task-salesforce

Guys i hope i would get some help here. I am trying to automatically create tasks. Creating task is very simple as I know. But the scenario is different here. I have an account where I'm doing some ...