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Custom Labels in Packages - Potential BUG in Winter 19 (Confirmed as Known Issue by Salesforce)

We have an unmanaged package using 167 custom labels to use the Translation Workbench in Salesforce and to be able to translate texts into different languages. Until now, all our custom labels have ...
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Managed Package error "Dependent class is invalid and needs recompilation"

I'm getting an exception email from a client who has installed my Managed Package in his org. The error message I receive is: Apex script unhandled trigger exception by user/organization: ...
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Test cases failing with "Could not run tests on class 01pXXX because: connection was cancelled here"

When running all the test classes in my dev org I'm getting intermittent failures on some of them with: Could not run tests on class 01p400000000001 because: connection was cancelled here The ...
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Creating Idea Votes from portal user in Test code. DML Exception

I Wrote a very simple VF Page and Controller to show the Accounts that voted on certain Ideas. Here is the controller. Just aggregates the Up and Down votes on the Idea excluding internal votes. ...
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Spring 24 v60.0 Changes in Iterable's Type Checking and Inference Mechanism Break Backward Compatibility

Switching from v59.0 to v60.0 I noticed a significant change in handling type checking and inference with Iterable<T> types. A very simple example: new List<Id>() instanceof Iterable<...
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Salesforce External Service - Capturing Request and Response

We are doing POC to use external services for integrating with external systems. It works well.With spring 20 as per preview release notes enhanced external service is going GA. Question: Is ...
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Cache.Session not honoring ttlSecs argument?

I'm using session cache and trying to set the TTL (lifetime) to 60 minutes. However it is expiring much more quickly (it appears to be using the default 5 minute expiry). The docs say TTLs is ...
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Total Batches increase during the run of a batch (again)

I experienced a batch that changed (increased) the #TotalBatches during its execution. 104 total batches Reload. 106 total batches I experienced this year ago (see this question Total number of ...
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How do you use a mock response when calling Auth.JWTBearerTokenExchange.getAccessToken()?

Let's say I have a class like this /** * Example of using JWTBearerTokenExchange to demonstrate issues with testing and mocks */ public class JwtBearerTokenExample { public static String ...
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Update user email without email confirmation via Apex

I have been trying to update the user email via scheduled apex, but it seems I am out of luck! User u = [Select Id, email from user where email = '[email protected]' limit 1]; u.isactive = ...
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QuickAction.DescribeQuickActions Broken In Managed Packages

QuickAction.DescribeQuickActions() will return different results when called from a managed package context and unmanaged code. For a given entity type, for example Contacts, you must call QuickAction....
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Spring 18 breaks overridden apex methods in lightning components

We have an overridden @auraEnabled method that returns an array of custom apex class objects with @auraEnabled get methods. This has worked since it was built. However, one of our customers just ...
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Salesforce doesn't merge fields on email sent in platform event context

I have a process that runs every day in the morning. It is a scheduled class that publishes a platform event. When this event is run by the system, it collects some records and sends emails to some ...
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Field filter does not Work for Text Formula field used in SOQL

I have a simple SOQL query on Account which has a field Full_Address__c which is joint of Billing Street, City Zip. When I use this field as a filter it doesn't return the records: Example: String ...
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Non-Selective Query Async (fails) vs Sync (works) - Is that supposed to happen?

Running into the following issue only during async processes (i.e. Batch Apex): Code used is same for both sync and async apex. Both essentially pass a single record into the method Batch scope is 1 ...
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Error parsing json response: 'expected expression, got '<''. Logged in?

I'm calling a remote action which returns a wrapper. It works without any issues on most of the time. But sometimes, it throwing an error: Error parsing json response: 'expected expression, got '&...
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Read access denied: getQueryLocator(soql) vs. query(soql)

I am attempting to add pagination, and I followed this great article by Jeff Douglas. I am an admin so when I run the page it runs great, I can navigate forwards, back. When I log in as a user my ...
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Do not send email when activating a user

I'm writing some code that should (de-)activate some users based on some criteria. This part was easy, but one of the requirements is also that this user should NOT get an email. So when I create a ...
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Implement Domain Event Pattern in Apex - can and should it be done?

In Domain Driven Design a single pattern is drawing a lot of attention to itself - Domain Events and Event Queues. (slide via http://de.slideshare.net/andysal/never-mind-the-bollocks-heres-the-domain-...
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Trigger page message in the parent page from the Controller Extension of a custom list view button

Is there any way to trigger the display of a page message in the embedding Detail page from the Controller Extension of a Custom list view button? I create my list view buttons with this technique ...
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Formula.recalculateFormulas producing gack

Winter 20 release is in live, so I wanted to use this glorious feature Formula.recalculateFormulas Thus I tried the below block of code: Opportunity opp = new Opportunity(Purchase_Price__c=2000 , ...
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Rethrowing an exception is missing the stackTraceString

I have code that is wrapped into a main try-catch block and then inside of that I have another try-catch which I am using for a specific use case. If the inner try-catch gets triggered I then use a ...
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Sync with Pardot by Apex Trigger | Duplicate send to Pardot button in Apex

I have Pardot installed in my SF sandbox and it is connected to a Pardot Sandbox. [Use Case]: If a prospect is in the recycle bin in Pardot, then it does not sync with Salesforce. If from a ...
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Exception during Inserting attachment from managed package

I'm working on managed package and I have to insert Attachment record from my apex code. The code is pretty simple, that's just create and insert Attachment, something like that: Attachment ...
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How can I reproduce the EmailAuthor native SFDC application?

I'm comfortable with sending emails using APEX and using mailmerge within that process. What I want to do now is load an email template, mailmerge it automatically using a predetermined contact ID and ...
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Test class showing error : Converted Account empty for a Converted Lead.: [ConvertedAccountId]

I need to write as test class to cover public without sharing class CMassConvert { public boolean hasErrors; public String errorMsg {get; set;} //constructora public CMassConvert() {}...
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Query highest value of custom Field on Large Object

Existing Logic: We have a trigger that gets the highest value of a custom Field "UIN__c" on various Objects and increments the value by 1 on each new Record. This Field functions as an ID ...
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Uncrustify with VS Code is overindenting SOQL Lines

I use VS Code and use Uncrustify to format the apex code As per this article. This was working fine for me until all of a sudden my SOQL lines are now automatically indented after the WHERE clause. ...
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Verify Member Identities for Community Self-Registration

I'm trying to test the new feature for the Salesforce Community: "Verify Member Identities for Community Self-Registration". I want to create a Custom Verify Page and I'm reading the official docs: ...
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getRecordTypeInfosByDeveloperName doesn't work with duplicate Developer names

Our product comes with a couple objects including RecordTypes. In our customer org I'm adding some RecordTypes and experienced, that I can give them names that the packaged types already have. So now ...
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System.SetPassword During User Creation Sets Password But User Cannot Login?

Background: We've created a pseudo-single-sign-on integration between our external cloud program and our Salesforce environment, allowing our users to log in to our Lightning Community Site via a ...
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API Call in Managed Package behaving differently in Scheduled Apex

I have a Scheduled Apex job, 'scheduleUnsub,' which calls a class 'resubscribeCall,' which runs some code including a method in a Managed Package (ExactTarget) which makes an API call to ExactTarget. ...
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Append content to a document

I need to create a huge document. Naturally I face up the apex's limits such that heap size and string length. I can split the creation of the document using a batch job. I thought to create the rows ...
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error from test method - "apex job is already scheduled for execution"

I have a batch apex which starts itself after x mins. this is done in finish() method using , system.scheduleBatch() method. below is how the batch looks like, global class my_ProcessPurge_Batch ...
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how to write test class from Apex ConnectApi.Wave.executeQuery?

How to write the Apex test class for ConnectApi.Wave.executeQuery? ConnectApi.LiteralJson result = ConnectApi.Wave.executeQuery(JSONString);
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Locale Supported Format For Visualforce Input Field

I've been rewriting a Visualforce page to use SLDS styling. Part of this requires rewriting dynamics DateTIme fields to SLDS Date time picker. This therefore means writing the Date part of the ...
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What does '?scontrolCaching=1' mean in a URL from a Visualforce page?

I have a custom list button on the Account object that, once clicked on, auto-navigates a user to the defined Visualforce page which uses the Opportunity standardController. I notice in the URL, it ...
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Email chatter followers on every post to record

I want to email all the followers of a record anytime anyone posts to the chatter feed. I assumed this would be simple but it doesnt seem to be built into the system? It seems like im gonna have to ...
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Could not evaluate formula for value passed to Flow

Has anyone come across this error when trying to use Process Builder/@InvocableMethod to call an Apex class? This is the error I see in the Debug log: Could not evaluate formula for value passed to ...
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Handling uncatchable exceptions from chained queueable - finalizer hitting retry limit

We have a need to process a number of records (several thousand) using methods from a third-party managed package, which also involves callouts. We've achieved this by passing in the list of objects ...
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Transactions Committed After Lock Not Queryable?

I have created a function that is: Run every hour in a batch job. May be called on demand. May be called on-demand by a webservice method. It is summarised as follows: Lock the parent records. ...
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APEX Schema ChildRelationships: why have some relationships their relationshipName = null?

There is some strangeness in the some standard Childrelationships. Most Relationships are as expected, but let us take Account and Quote as an example: On Quote we have a standard lookup field Quote....
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Can I get all existing Pages for a Community using Apex?

I would like to create a custom component to use in Experience Builder, and this component will allow a configurable navigation to another page. I would like to use a dynamic picklist with Apex to get ...
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System.Quiddity Enum sync vs async

With the new Winter '21 release, salesforce makes it much easier to detect what is a current running context by means of Request.getCurrent().getQuiddity() method. This is great, thank you, ...
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How to gracefully handle custom Apex exception from Apex Action in a Flow

Prelude We have a button on the Account object which kicks off a Flow whose only job is to call an Apex Action. Inside the invocable Apex class, there is much weeping and gnashing of teeth, after ...
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How to get a PageReference from Site.login(username, password, url) in an Apex Test

When I run this code from within a LWC controller: ApexPages.PageReference pageRef = Site.login(username, password, url); It returns a valid PageReference instance. But when I test the code in a ...
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How to create custom rules for PMD Apex static code analyzer?

How can I create custom rules for PMD? For example, if I want to create a rule to say 'all code should be in allman style and therefore, any line with { should be the only character on the line', how ...
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No DML_END Issue

Yet another "what gives" question. I have a custom object that is updated upon a button click on a VisualForce Page. I can see in my debug logs that the object has been updated. But when I refresh ...
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Visualforce Remoting: Javascript proxies were not generated for controller QuoteLayout: may not use public remoted methods inside an iframe

I've looked at all of these solutions here on SFDC stack exchange (1) (2) (3). I followed them for what applied to what I'm doing and I'm still getting this error. I made my apex class global ...
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Why does SOQl query for Owner.UserRole.Name on Opportunity cause error in Opportunity Territory Assignment apex class

I've been working on an Apex class to do our Opportunity territory assignments based on the example here. I needed to modify it to support our rules that included checking the User Role on the ...
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