I'm transferring code from a managed package to a new org.

This line of code

public static string getGeocodingAPIkey(String customSettingName) {
    Google_Geocoding_API__c goecodingCustomSetting = Google_Geocoding_API__c.getValues('Default');
    String geocodingAPIKey = goecodingCustomSetting.Geocoding_API_Key__c;
    return geocodingAPIKey;

There is the Google_Geocoding_API__c class. When I go to my list of custom sObjects in the managed package org, it's not there.

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The error I'm getting is

Invalid type: Google_Geocoding_API__c

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    It's a Custom Setting, not a Custom Object. If it's missing, then you need to create it...
    – Adrian Larson
    Dec 16 '16 at 19:14
  • @AdrianLarson is there anyway to know that when you look just at the code?
    – Tyler Zika
    Dec 16 '16 at 20:54
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    Yeah, it's the only way getValues, getInstance, or getOrgDefaults would ever work.
    – Adrian Larson
    Dec 16 '16 at 21:09

For sObjects (or Custom Settings) in a package you need the package prefix. Usually something like packagename__Google_Geocoding_API__c


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