Questions tagged [app]

The term "App" with reference to Salesforce would usually be referring to a collection of tabs grouped together and made available in the The "Force.com App Menu" at the top of every screen.

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How to check debug logs for installed App?

how to check debug logs for installed app? Is there any way to check those ? What are the best ways/practice to follow when developing app, so that we can get some logs in case something goes wrong on ...
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What is aloha app and what is process to make app as aloha

Can you please help me understand what is Aloha SFDC app and how it differs from other apps ? If app is developed based on force.com features only (no other services are used) does it gets considered ...
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How can I build an app for a company that has two very distinct types of customers?

I am working on building an app for a startup company on the Force.com platform, and I am struggling to find the best way to set up and distinguish between two very distinct customer types. The ...
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What are the best practices for managing changing picklist values in managed packages?

One of the issues that we always see when creating new releases of our managed package is that new or changed picklist values don't deploy when someone upgrades our app using a new release that we ...
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How do I send SMSes from Salesforce?

What would be the approach to create an SMS application (either in Salesforce or other language) to send SMS from Salesforce? Is it feasbile if the client-side process is done through a streaming API (...
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Salesforce Lightning Ready certification

Could you please provide main steps of "lightning ready" certification? Which checks application should be involved in before "lightning ready" certification? We have an application with several ...
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Find Nearby Accounts migration to Google Maps API v3

we have been using the Find Nearby Accounts app from appexchange for a while now. The app uses the Google Maps API vs 2 which is now deprecated and hence has rendered the app ineffective. I have tried ...
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What would really happen in the security review before listing our app in AppExchange?

we have developed an app that we are planning to list it in AppExchange. For that, we have completed AE meeting, first round of technical review with a Saleforce Technical Evangelist. Now, we are ...
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Building an App that works in Group & Professional Edition?

What are the considerations when trying to build an AppExchange Application that works for Group or Professional Edition? I understand that there are a lot of Professional edition org and it would be ...
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Confused: Lightning Service Console only for Salesforce Classic?

We have a Service Cloud license, we use the console and we'd like to switch to Lightning Experience, now that it is/seems to be available for Service Cloud. Yet I don't know how to enable it. I have ...
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How to detect the active app in salesforce App menu Programatically using API

I have an appexchange application which is going to be installed in customer orgs. I need to show a sidebar component if the app selected from app menu is my installed package. When I change the ...
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How do I bridge a platform version difference between sandbox and production?

I was tasked with adding an app from the app exchange. As part of that process, I need to create a new trigger in the sandbox, and then move that to production via a change set. However, when I try ...
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How does Salesforce DX interact with paid apps?

My organisation is moving an increasing number of business applications into the Force platform. As systems we previously integrated outside of SFDC now move into a common environment, it feels daft ...
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Is there a way to change a Salesforce ID?

Salesforce generates and manages the 15-18 character Salesforce IDs for objects in their system. We are getting a super weird error where our system can't handle an ID coming in from a customers ...
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Why, when creating an app, do name examples include HRforce and Bugforce when the Salesforce Brand guidelines forbid to use names with 'Force' in it?

Why, when creating an app, do name examples include HRforce, Financeforce and Bugforce when the Salesforce Brand guidelines forbid to ever use names with 'Force' in it? Or is there a slight ...
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AppExchange Checkout for ISV outside the US

Does AppExchange Checkout already support ISVs located outside the US? I know that they are using Recurly and based on Recurly's website, they do accept Paypal Payments. Does this mean that anybody ...
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Can Lightning Pages created with Lightning App Builder be used for desktop?

According to this site https://developer.salesforce.com/lightning Lightning App Builder can be used for both mobile devices and desktop, but I cannot find a way on how a Lightning Page can be opened ...
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How do you change profile level security permissions on an app after it's been installed?

I recently had an app that had been installed a while ago. In the mean time we had created a new profile type which, since it hadn't existed when the app was first installed, didn't have permissions ...
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Force.com (Custom Application) Licensing?

I am not sure this is right forum to ask information about the licensing option & others. For a small organization where there are only 3-5 users, I am planning to develop an custom application. ...
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Inline Visualforce API issue

I have asked this question of Salesforce support from my partner portal but they closed it without answering (which I am trying to deal with as a separate matter), but it is affecting my client's use ...
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App Launcher not available in Menu

Somehow, I am not able to see App Launcher Menu and it supposed to be available after Winter 14. I have gone through this Video - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_cTGhxPJHQ and also from this post ...
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“Cross Org Data Proxy User” has attached itself to my App

I cannot delete my Custom App because a System Profile has it selected as the Default App. As part of Cross-Organization data sharing there is a new Cross Org Data Proxy User that appears amongst my ...
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Salesforce AppExchange - How is app popularity measured?

I'm interested to know how popularity is measured on the Salesforce AppExchange? For example I have a free app listed, which is currently at popularity position 152 in the free category. It has 45 ...
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Klout installation not auto populating std fields in Salesforce for Social Media App

Salesforce for Twitter and Facebook (v4.6), includes a Klout score and Klout number field. If I manually entered Klout number in as 59 the app will then auto populate the Klout score. Should this be ...
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Property 'tab' not valid in version 42.0

When trying to push an existing application to a new Spring '18 org, I get the following error: Property 'tab' not valid in version 42.0. The application XML is as follows: <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Meaning of 'Salesforce API Access Change for Connected Apps' Salesforce Notice

Subject: Salesforce API Access Change for Connected Apps You are receiving this communication because we have identified you as a system administrator of an organization with users that ...
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How to implement per user Licenses with LMA for an AppExchange App

I'm wondering how to implement user restrictions to an SFDC AppExchange App based on Licenses with the LMA. The idea is that only users within a customer's org who have been assigned a license have ...
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Is the Salesforce Package Installer customizable?

In salesforce when you install an application from the app exchange, it brings you to the Package Installer, a three step process which allows the person installing the package to approve package ...
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Add app in Opportunities page

You are building an app for Salesforce and you want to add the app container in Opportunities page, like Evernote app does (see image below). How you can do that? Best Regards, Fabrício Ferrari de ...
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Remove App from managed package

I have a released managed package which contains App. In new version I added Connected App to this package and wanted to remove old App. Is it possible? At least I would like to remove link to it, ...
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How to Create a Custom App Settings Page?

I would like to create a custom app package that provides the user with a setup interface in which they can input their own preferences, which inputs will then be referenced by apex code. I will be ...
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Where else I can see the subtab app other than chatter profile?

Below is the text from salesforce help Subtab apps are the various sets of tabs available on specific pages, such as users’ profile pages. Is there any use case of having subtabs under user ...
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Best practices to follow to organize classes/pages based on app?

Currently we have multiple applications in our client org. It's hard to identify which components like Apex Classes, Visualforce Pages, etc belong to each application unless we look into each ...
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Maintaining separate sets of custom objects for different apps

After working on an app for some time, I created a second app where I wanted to have an entirely new set of custom objects. However in the setup mode of the 2nd app I can still see the cutsom objects ...
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Are apps and tabs available and modifiable through apex?

I have a need similar to the one in this post, but I'm wondering if I can accomplish it through apex code. Essentially what I'd like to do is: When installation of the managed package completes, ...
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How to check if a user is a Marketing User using APIs? (metadata/whatever)

My external service requires to write Campaign/Leads/Opportunities, so it requires the user to be a marketing user. Unfortunately, this can't be added to a permission set, so I need at least a way to ...
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special characters not displaying properly

Special characters such as ≠ or ≥ are displaying as question marks on a single customer's site. My app is a managed package and these characters appear correctly on all other instances, so I figure ...
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Find Nearby App: Unable to locate my accounts or use Map Accounts button

I am very exited to use this app, but it's not working when I install it in my dev org. When I click on Map Accounts button in list view its jumping to fn.ap1.visual.force.com/apex/...
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Touch.salesforce.com + SSO + Mobile App setup for SSO

I have done SSO using the federated way using ADFS and this is working fine on the desktop browser, my client has the requirement that if this is done then users should be able to login in to the ...
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Does salesforce org update automatically?

For example, my developer org was created five years ago. If I install a new app, may it then have some features which will not work properly? May any old app that I install in my new org and that ...
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Seeking a recommendation for a (preferably free) Project Management app? [closed]

I am looking for a a recommendation for a (preferably free) Project Management app in Salesforce. I am interested in setting up a system that would allow users to track internal projects on ...
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What will really happen in the technical review session before listing our app in AppExchange?

We have developed apps that we are preparing to list it in AppExchange listing. It would be a paid app. We already completed a meeting with Account Executive from Salesforce.com. Now, we are going for ...
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Text to Columns Function in Salesforce?

Is there a "Text to Columns" function or app (similar to the Text to Columns Data Tool in Excel) in Salesforce? Some of my data sets are too large for Excel to handle prior to uploading into ...
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Deleting approval process steps which is activated once

I have one approval process. i have activated it once and deactivated it again. now i want to delete some steps from approval process, but it is not showing any option to delete, but before i have ...
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Working With Multiple Apps in Salesforce and the objects respective to a given App

Suppose I have created multiple apps in salesforce. I'm logged in as system admin. Now whenever I look at custom objects, home, chatter, schema builder, global publisher actions, reports, dashboards, ...
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Free App for Paid Service

I'm working on getting an app listed on the AppExchange, and we are just about ready to go into the Security Review. We were wondering if it is going to be a problem that we sell our app for free on ...
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“Overwrite users' personal custom app customizations” is not changeable

I installed my managed package beta in a sandbox, and realized that the tabs I had set in the developer org were not respected. I went to Create -> Apps in the developer org, and noticed that for my ...
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How to create SMS app in salesforce [closed]

can i know how can i send SMS to management user from salesforce. the details that needs to be send in message is: 1)Leads generated of the previous day 2)vehicle sales information. 3)Dealer Wise ...
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Parsing PDF file attachments

I have have pdf files uploaded as attachments in Salesforce. Is there any a way (an app on App Exchange) that would allow me to parse contents of pdf files, preferably as xml or json. The files ...
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Why is my Lightning Domain Not Available?

After performing a Sandbox refresh this afternoon, I continued working on a Lightning app I am building. When I tried to preview the app from Developer Console in my Sandbox I received the following ...