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.forceignore file to specify the files or directories you want to exclude in Salesforce DX project

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How to use .forceignore for scratch org push but not for packaging

I'm trying to package connectedApp using 2nd generation packaging as instructed here: https://salesforce.stackexchange.com/a/325175 However, the special xml file creates a conflict between scratch org ...
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Forceignore CustomMetadata on pull

The documentation says: Sometimes, you make a change directly in a scratch org but you don’t want to pull that change into your local DX project. To exclude remote metadata changes, use the format &...
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How to exclude remotely added listview from pull using .forceignore

When I run command: sfdx force:source:status I get output: Remote Add ClaimCoverage.All_ClaimCoverages ListView Remote Add ClaimCoverage....
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Why is SFDX deploy throwing a false warning/error regarding forceignore v2 and double asterisk wildcard? (**\.*)

The message warns about **\.* even though that isn't present in the forceignore file. (node:436) Warning: The .forceignore file doesn't adhere to .gitignore format which will be the default ...
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.forceignore force:retrieve not working and general syntax questions

The documentation for .forceignore file is terrible. My understanding is that there are two syntax's with different use cases. for force:source:push, status and deploy force-app/main/default/objects/...
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forceignore - Correct syntax for excluding not yet synced remote changes - CustomField, Profile, RecordType, CustomObjectTranslation

I need some help figuring out the correct syntax for excluding the remote changes in my scratch org, not yet synced with local source. These are dependency changes that I'm importing via force:mdapi:...
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How come .forceignore is being applied to force:source:deploy?

We have a permission set that we explicitly deploy as part of our scratch org build process using a command like: sfdx force:source:deploy -pforce-app/main/default/permissionsets/Manage_Encryption....
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forceignore files with prefix

I have a bunch of apex classes that start with a prefix such as: et4ae5__HelpLinks.cls et4ae5__Manual.cls cwbtool__CodeComparator.cls cwbtool__ConnectionCtrl.cls How can I ignore anything that ...
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Does .forceignore have a mechanism to ignore most files except for specific files?

With .gitignore, a ! represents the negation of the pattern - see Make .gitignore ignore everything except a few files. So I thought this in .forceignore might ignore all the pages except the ...
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Why does SFDX pull unwanted object data and how to prevent it

I have an app that puts Lightning Web Components on the Flexipages of Accounts and Contacts. I also have a Flexipage for both in my App. I guess that is the reason for SFDX pulling in the object ...
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Multiple .forceignore files

I have a need for multiple .forceignore files in my Salesforce DX project. The reason for this is that there are files that I would like to have in development (scratch orgs) but I do not want to ...
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Can .forceignore be used to not pull profiles that only exist in the scratch org?

I have an SFDX format project that contains some components but I do not want any profiles to be present. When I do a: sfdx force:source:status to see what files would transferred by a sfdx force:...
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Using .forceignore to ignore listViews for certain objects

I am trying to make it so we can create list views in scratch orgs that will not be pulled into our source when developing. I have created a .forceignore file in the root directory. My .forceignore ...
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Ignore Lightning Application with .forceignore

Using SalesforceDX, I am currently having trouble finding a way to ignore a lightning application created in my scratch org; the force:source:status always seem to include it. The name of the Aura ...
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.forceignore isn't detecting the files

After playing a bit with Salesforce DX, pushing and pulling stuff, I decided to try out the .forceignore file, but I can't seem to make it work. At the moment I have the following structure: and my ....