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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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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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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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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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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Salesforce and Mailchimp integration

I have an account with mailchimp and salesforce and I want to connect both of them. Mailchimp offers an option to sync a Salesforce account to Mailchimp through a user account. I synced both tool ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Linking custom objects to a contact

We recently purchased Salesforce and an app (I am not sure if that is the right term) with custom tabs (might be an custom object). When we enter a customer (contact?), the program is designed so that ...
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Unable to see activity log in custom object

I am VERY new to salesforce.I feel like I have moved to a foreign county and trying to learn the language (without a translator). We are using a program (App) that has pre-developed "Custom Object" (...
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Using Salesforce with a BlackBerry Z10

Following my research on the Internet, I noticed there's nothing much available for the Z10 to access Salesforce.com. There's a version of Salesforce Classic and Chatter available for older devices, ...
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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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A problem setting up Canvas - strange error message

Have anyone seen this error message before? The requested URL was rejected. Please consult with your administrator. Your support ID is: 9169748803228620297 I am trying to set up a canvas ...
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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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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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Salesforce managed package that only redirects

I am totally new to SF so my question might sound weak. I want to publish an app to the appexchange store. The only functionality of this app would be to redirect the user to a configured URL when the ...
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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 get all emails within the organization?

I'm making an application that needs to retrieve all the emails in the organization. Currently, I only get the email of one particular person, i.e. the one who install's the application. How do I get ...
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Can a Sites Guest User have a license in the Sbox?

Our app requires a license for the Sites Guest User. I do not see this in sandbox. A sites guest user cannot have a license in sbox? Is there a workaround? something I am missing?
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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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Data export from app on app exchange

I have a SFDC App which does data (Account, Contact, Lead) segmentation and flags them according to segmentation rules. I want to be able to provide a link on visualforce page to download certain ...
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How to set default app?

How to set the default app? I.e., after login, user should be redirected to default app, irrespective of what app was being used before prior logout. I tried setting the default app as custom app on ...
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Salesforce Authentication of user

How to make sure the user that installed my salesforce app is registered with my company and purchased subscription. One way I could think of is I'll email user SHA activation key and when they ...
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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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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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Facebook toolkit session issue

I have created a Facebook app using the toolkit and have seem to run into what seems like a session caching issue. I'll use Pat (@metadaddy)'s test page to illustrate Login to facebook Go to https://...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...