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Architecture decision: use canvas app or lightning out?

Suppose we need to develop an app which can be used both inside Salesforce and in another web site. And definitely we don't want to duplicate the code. So basically there are two options here: ...
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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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Salesforce Canvas SDK in React Component

Hello I have a React App hosted on Heroku, I will iframe it into Salesforce Community by CanvasApp. I need to dynamic change the canvas height, so I followed instructions https://developer.salesforce....
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utility bar wont re-render

I have a canvas app inside a utility bar. I would like it to re-render when I change the tab. any suggestion and the canvas app is embedded through aura: component I have implemented onRecordIdChange ...
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Lightning App Builder - Unable to drag an iframe lightning component

We have a force:canvasApp Lightning Aura Component rendering an iframe, and after it's been fully loaded, the normal drag-and-drop functionality on the component within the Lightning App Builder just ...
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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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Push Embedded Iframe Browser Notifications to Lightning Page

We have a Lightning Canvas App component that's an iframe into a web page that normally pushs notifications to the browser. When in the Lightning Page context, those browser notification don't reach ...
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Canvas App: How should I pass record or form information in

I am new to Canvas App. When I go through the existing documents and topics about Canvas App I have found them kind of confusing to me. How should I pass record or Visualforce/Lightning component ...
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Embed a existing website inside a community page

I have a requirement to embed a custom website (external) inside a community page. By clicking a button, the custom website content needs to be displayed and pre-filled with some information - which ...
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How to remove the mask that overlays the Canvas App when it is in a Page Layout?

I am trying to place an app into the page layout using the Canvas App feature. However, when it is placed into the Page Layout, there seems to be some kind of mask over top of it which means you ...
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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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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 for API & Canvas App Settings seem to contradict each other

We're trying to use the same connected app (using Web Server flow) for two purposes: 1) Allow API calls to Salesforce via an external website and 2) Use Canvas App to embed that external website into ...
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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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Get Canvas Context using force:canvasApp after authorization

I'm trying to see some of the authentication tokens returned by the client after successfully authorizing my force:canvasApp aura component. Any attempt to use Sfdc.canvas within lightning aura ...
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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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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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Visualforce page with canvasApp fails to load when using “login as” (user impersonation)

I have a Visualforce page that uses apex:canvasApp. The canvas app itself uses a signedrequest for authentication via SAML SSO. Everything loads fine when logged in as a real user, however when an ...