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Force.com Canvas is a set of tools and JavaScript APIs that you can use to expose an application as a canvas app.

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How to implement a Facebook login with LWC?

I am building a solution that lets users access their data on Facebook (like Pages/Ads/Feeds etc). For this, we need to let the users login to their Facebook account while they are in Salesforce (from ...
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Can Canvas app be used for integrating vendor managed SaaS applications?

Can Canvas app be used for integrating with other SaaS applications such as ServiceNow, Workday, etc? Or can it only be used for web apps that we have full control of?
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How do you do Canvas Authentication client-side for a Javascript application?

I am trying to build out a PoC of what will eventually be a nodeJS+React application that will be embedded in Salesforce via Canvas. I'd like to get the PoC up and running with just React. What would ...
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How do I launch a Canvas app or lightning component in a modal window from a related list view

I have an external website w/oAuth2 that I want to launch from a Quote Line Item related list view that sits on a quote. I want each record in that list view to have its own link or button that will ...
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Canvas App - Connect to Another Orgs VFP using Web server flow + API User

I am trying to wrap my head around Salesforce Canvas apps and its authentication. My test use case is to be able to access / interact with a visual-force page located in another Salesforce org. ...
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Link to Lightning App Builder Tab/Canvas

I have a few Canvas Apps on a page's Lightning App Builder tabs. Is it possible to create a link to open one of the tabs from another Canvas tab or a modal within the page? Not sure if SF allows ...
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Sdfc.canvas.parent.publish() function is not able give any result beside the event being fired

I am using Lightning Data service to take an input from my component and take that particular record to be displayed in the canvas app which is an external application. So far there are no errors in ...
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Not able to open link with default browser in Safari / iOS

i have a canvas application renders inside iframe salesforce lightening. in that i render an html page where i present few external links to user. when user clicks on any external link, i want it to ...
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Visualforce Page: Save both HTML5 Canvas and other text

I'm experimenting with this post. I'm trying to expand the area that is saved (i.e. saving both the Canvas AND any body text placed on the Visualforce page). I've been trying to add a line in the ...
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Can we put canvas app inside a public site? How this can be achieved?

I am trying to expose canvas app through a public site but I can see that it doesn't work. I can see that there is some request to /canvas/proxy.jsp which doesn't work inside a public site. Page Not ...
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Configurable Canvas Url for Managed Package

When creating a Canvas App in a managed package, we have to enter a static Canvas Url. This would be the production endpoint Url. How can we have this app point to different environments like ...
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Update outer page from canvas app

I have several canvas apps implemented through lightning components on a lightning record page. The lightning page also contains a highlights panel and other panels that are native to lightning. ...
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Canvas App in New Window from Lightning Component

I have a Canvas App in a Lightning Component that I'd like to display in a Modal/Overlay when a User clicks on a button (within a different Lightning Component). The Canvas App component uses the ...
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Getting JSON_Parser_error when using Sfdc.canvas.client.ajax to Create multiple records using REST API

I am trying to insert 2 records at a time using canvas client in a connected app, using REST API, code and response below: Sfdc.canvas.client.ajax('/services/data/v47.0/composite/sobjects',{ "...
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Enable USB Feature for Canvas: external website embedded in a VisuaForce page

I am using SF Canvas to embed an external Web Application in a VisualForce page in my org. The content is being successfully loaded in an IFrame in the browser. The page needs access to the USB ...
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Edit Signed request

Is there anyway I can edit what is put into the signed request that SalesForce returns in a canvas app? I would like to change the context.user fields. It gives us Id's rather than names and I would ...
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how to make test class for controller with parameter canvas.toDataURL()

I made extension class and VF page for getting signature image. I confirmed it works well through many test . And then, I need to make test class to deploy that extension class into production org. ...
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Display Salesforce page/component from Org1 in another salesforce Org2

I have a requirement to show VF/lighting page of salesforce Org1 in another Salesforce Org2.  However possible way just want to show the page/component in another salesforce org. Please let us know if ...
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Consumer key and secret for connected canvas app

In a managed package we have a Connected canvas app, which will be connected to the central server from all of the Orgs which have installed the package. After the user installs the app exchange app, ...
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Connected App / Canvas in Managed Package with dynamic endpoint

I am selling a Java App that customers are installing on their server and now build a Salesforce app (Managed package) to integrate it. This means The Salesforce App packages some Canvas elements to ...
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Integrate external app using IFrame (not Canvas) and Security review

I have a customer that wants to integrate an external Java App with a Managed Package. As the endpoint (domain name) of the external Java App(s) is not static but differs from customer to customer we ...
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Canvas app inside managed package that connects to configurable endpoint

Our customers have versions of our Java web app installed in their data center. I want to build a managed packaged Salesforce App that is able to connect to those web app instances using Salesforce ...
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“Browsing session has ended or is invalid” when loading Canvas in DX scratch org

I followed this Salesforce tutorial to get a Canvas connection working in a DX scratch org. I'm quite sure I configured everything right but the Canvas on the page always shows Canvas - ...
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Send custom data (100k) to a Canvas URL

I am planning on using Canvas to lightweight integrate an external web app. In the documentation (https://resources.docs.salesforce.com/218/latest/en-us/sfdc/pdf/canvas_framework.pdf) I wasn't able to ...
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How do I use Salesforce Canvas to function like an Iframe?

Any guides to help me get started with Canvas in Salesforce? Need to use it for an Iframe replacement and the guides I have read feel like they skip a big section of how to use it.
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How to configure HTTP request headers for a Canvas app

I’m trying to create a Canvas app where the URL is served by a CDN. Salesforce is setting 'cache-control: no-cache' in the request header and this is causing the request to fail with status 403 along ...
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Consume external REST API user-aware (without having to re-login)

I have an Apex class that is consuming a partners REST webservices. Currently all users of my app (in the installed org) access the service via a single API Integration user. We now want make the ...
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Publish Custom Canvas App Event from Lightning Aura Component to the Canvas App

We're currently using an aura component with the <force:canvasApp> component to embed our Canvas App. As mentioned in the answer to this post, Sfdc.canvas is not fully exposed to the aura ...
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Canvas app signed request 'content type' header is always using 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded'. Can this be set to application/json?

We have a situation where our APIs do not accept a content type of 'application/x-www-form-urlencoded' and I can't figure out how to force the canvas app configuration to use another content type that ...
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What are the differences between a Lightning Container and a Canvas App?

Both lightning:container and Canvas Apps (which themselves can be embedded into Lightning components using force:canvasApp) seem to be doing similar things. Both of them allow you to embed external ...
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Canvas App (or equivalent) for Lightning Web Components

We are currently using the force:canvasApp lightning component to embed an external site securely into Salesforce. The Spring '19 release is introducing Lightning Web Components as the future of ...
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Canvas adapter / Tableau dashboard

Using the canvas adapter for SFDC, I am trying to embed a Tableau Dashbaord into the account page. Below is the code i am using. The problem is that it is not properly passing the parameter. <...
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Canvas App Previewer gives “Cannot POST /” error for Node app

I'm running a node app on heroku that that I am trying to pull into a Canvas App, The Canvas App Preview error simply says "Cannot POST/". When I look at my node server debugger for local host it says ...
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How to get Canvas working, need pointer to simple instruction

The Salesforce Canvas Developer Guide states: "Canvas enables you to easily integrate a third-party application in Salesforce". And then it needs more than 100 pages to explain how to do this. OK, ...
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How to consume window.parent.postMessage from a third party application in SFDC Canvas?

We are implementing SFDC and trying to integrate with a third party (different team within same organization) application using Canvas approach. This third party application is being currently used as ...
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How do I integrate my canvas app in lightning

I have a canvas app (iframe) working perfectly in SalesForce Classic. How do I integrate it into Lightning?
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Canvas installation in another SalesForce works but can't find button in Chatter

I have created a Canvas app and it runs perfectly on SF developer account 1. In SF developer account 1 it appears on the Chatter tab as a button in the left menu (classic mode). I create a package and ...
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Position of select options in connected canvas app

I have a connected app that is being used to iframe in an external web application as a apex:CanvasApp. This works well, except something has started occurring with HTML select controls in Chrome 67....
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Canvas App not showing in Chatter in Lightning UI

I have created a Canvas App and I have enabled it for everything including Chatter. I am able to preview the Canvas App and it also shows up as a Quick Action. However, while in SF Classic I can see ...
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Canvas app - verify signed request

i am following the canvas app documentation to verify a signed request before using the parameters i am passing in the canvas app request. The canvas app is embedding a third party app in salesforce. ...
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UI integration with Salesforce

We are trying to setup an external app (as a footer item) in Service Console. Upon clicking of this, the external app would be opened in a new window and SFDC would pass the member ID and do a search ...
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Running Tableau in Canvas App

I am looking to embed a Tableau report inside one of our SFDC communities. I am planning on creating a separate tab inside of the community so that everybody has access to the report. Will each ...
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Link Salesforce Canvas App

We have canvas app in our managed packaged. Now we want to link canvas app directly from Contact object component. How do we link . Also can we provide additional parameters to canvas app from this ...
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Canvas in visualforce page is not capturing data when used in touch screen devices

I have a requirement to capture user's signature using <canvas> and save it to a record. It is working with mouse but not when using touch screen devices like mobile phones. Below is my code: &...
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Canvas URL and postMessage

I'm trying to determine if this is an unsupported Canvas scenario or if there's something misconfigured in the org or the browser that would otherwise allow it to succeed. For the purpose of ...
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Canvas app direct link

We have canvas app which loads list of items. (Here all oauth is established). From this user is able to click on individual link to open the item details from there. Now I am looking for direct way ...
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Canvas app framing issue (how to define domain of RemoteAccessAuthorizationPage.apexp)

We implemented a tool which uses salesforce oauth. This tool should be included into an opportunity page as canvas app. First of all: The oauth2 workflow works fine when I open the tool in a new ...
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Canvas app issue

I was playing with Canvas app in my Trailhead Play Ground (TP). I have implemented Canvas in TP successfully but very time I have received below error. However, I have implemented same Canvas app in ...
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Pass dynamic parameters to SAML response in a connected app

I have a connected app that uses SSO (and thus it points to a SAML certificate). I include a canvas app in a Lightning component via force:canvasApp tag like the following: <force:canvasApp ...
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Setting height and width of Canvas app using force:canvasApp

We're exploring using force:canvasApp in a community. We are finding that the height and width declarations specified by force:canvasApp don't seem to be having any effect on the displayed component. ...

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