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"Interval" field not supported by Eventlogfile object (in Enterprise edition org)

I am using Salesforce Enterprise edition, and I have the "System Administrator" profile assigned to me, which has all the permission related to Read, Modify All data, View Event log files, ...
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Can you make the field FirstName on a Person Account record required?

I need the FirstName field on a Person Account to be required but I can't find how to set it like that. I know you can use a validation rule but I want Salesforce to show the user that it is required ...
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How to get field label from metadata in LWC (lightning web component)

I want to get a field label from metadata. In this usage, it isn't part of data. I just want the label for elsewhere on the page. Getting it from metadata instead of hardcoding it will aid in ...
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How can you get the merge field to take a url field from an object and set it to show up as a picture image in lightning email template?

I am trying to have Salesforce LEX Email Template populate a specific image from a field that's from a Account object and (fyi) the field data type is URL. My idea was simple, put the url into the ...
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Embedded Live-Agent Chat Settings Offline support Case field selection

I try to add new Case field by pressing plus sign. There are some set of Case fields selectable and to be used for Case form. I need Case description field and it is missing from selectable case ...
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How to enter Seconds into Datetime fields using the standard UI

Say you have a datetime field Start__c on a pagelayout. Now try to enter a date (we have DE locale enabled, but should be similar in EN): 31.08.2014 14:53 ==> works 31.08.2014 14:53:38 ==> doesn't ...
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How to import parent object field in lightning record form of child custom object?

There is Contact object as parent object and I have created a custom object called Vaccination_Information__c which is a child of Contact object. I want to include the contact name field from Contact ...
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How to hide the Standard Field (Name) from the Layout

I have created an object named "Bus". By default, a field called Bus Name has been created in this object. However, I don't need this field based on my scenario and requirement. Is there any ...
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Field Level Permission Leakage to a profile

I have a Recruiter profile Which has field level permission for "Assigned Owner Field" is given only Visible Persmisson.But when a user Logins who is assigned Recruiter Profile is able to ...
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metadata of All THE FIELDS OF ALL THE OBJECTS

We are trying to make a list of all the fields which we have created between our two consecutive releases. We need the metadata of All THE FIELDS OF ALL THE OBJECTS for this reason, so that we can ...
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Change color of standard salesforce images samples

I would like to know if it is possible to change the color of this type of image /img/samples/color_yellow.gif I would like to use other colors, such as blue or orange
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Contact Email field not queryable in SOQL

I'm querying contact email field in apex class and saving the return record inside a list. but when I debug the list queried then it does not show the email field. Below is the SOQL which I'm using ...
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Update IsCustomerPortal field in Account Object

During the process of self Registration of users in a Experience Site, we need to create a new Account and a new Contact if the users email doesnt match any of the existing contacts. However in order ...
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How is ContactId determined in Visit object on Consumer Goods Cloud?

I'm new to Consumer Goods Cloud and I would like to ask you about a doubt I haven't been able to discover. I have not understand how is the "Contact" (ContactId) standard Lookup field ...
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Reading Long Text Area field with line breaks

I have long text area field, which has data on each line. I am populating a line then hitting "Enter" and then populating the next line and hitting "enter" again and so on. When reading this field ...
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can we remove or hide standard field from page layout "Mailing State/Province" on contact

I am trying to remove this standard field "Mailing State/Province" on contact page layout but unable to remove or hide any trick to hide this field
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Flow - Copying one Field Value to Another Field

I just want to preface this by saying I am new to building out flows, so lots of trial and error, just wanting to guidance and advice! I am wanting to create a flow that copies a currency(numeric) ...
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Renaming API fieldname causing problems in Flow

I noticed an issue regarding updating field API names and the use in Flows. Any changes in API names are automatically 'refactored' in flow. i.e., assignments, use in decision elements and screens is ...
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validation rule for ISCHANGED

Good evening, I have to create one validation rule that should be valid for specific custom profile, specific pick list field value Automotive. The validation rule should make all editable fields Read ...
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Task Object Page Layout shows more fields than Fields and Relationships section

I noticed that on the Task object, the page layout offers a lot more fields than there are in the Fields and Relationship section. What could be the reason for this?
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Inline help text translation overrides default value

Performing sf project retrieve start changes text value in field's <inlineHelpText>. What is retrieved depends on language settings of the user performing the retrieve. Is there any way around ...
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Error parsing file: The content of elements must consist of well-formed character data or markup

Error when deploying knowledge fields via sfdx. I am getting following error : Does anyone encounter this in the past ? I have checked and current deploying user have the knowledge user checkbox ...
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Setting checkbox fields via trigger

I'm in the process of learning Apex triggers, and I've been attempting to write code that runs before updating a field. The code should change the Primary Contact field to FALSE if the checkbox field ...
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Find if field is used in a report

One of the SFDC Admins asked if there is a way I can find out if certain fields are used in any reports/code. I have the code portion covered but I can't figure out how to find if the fields are used ...
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Attendees Field on Event object is null in backend

In my use case I would like to grab all event where a certain user has been added as an attendee for the event. When I do get records in the flow and I actually get null value in the Attendees field ...
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Set field visibility dynamically

We want to assign field visibility on UI level based on whether a user is a member of a specific team or not. E.g. we have an opportunity record and we need to display some fields only if the running ...
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Events not showing on a custom report of opportunities with activities

I've created a custom report type. The primary object is 'opportunities'. The secondary object is activities. The report is set to show all opportunities, with or without activities. I went into the ...
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In Before Flow: How to set a Text field from standard Email field on a related contact record?

I've attempted both options: creating a text variable, assigning the email field's value to it, and then updating the text field with the text variable; and updating the text field directly with the ...
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Why am I getting this error when I sue the solution posted for how to use a picklist field in a formula field

Error: Incorrect parameter type for operator '+'. Expected Text, received Number The formula content is this: I need to pull together the Tracking # + the Case # + the Pickup Type__c, which is a ...
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SOQL Query to capture contents of compound field

Awhile ago, I was given a SOQL query that would retrieve the fields of a given object: SELECT Label, QualifiedApiName FROM FieldDefinition WHERE EntityDefinition.QualifiedApiName = 'ObjectName' I am ...
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How to get the length of all the fields in an object

I'm looking for a way to get the max length of each field in an object. I believe if I do something like System.Debug(ObjectName.FieldName.getDescribe().length); In Apex, it will get me the length of ...
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Getting a list of the items in "Fields & Relationships" under Object Manager

I thought that this should be fairly straightforward, but I'm not finding a way to do it. If I go to Object Manager, then Account, and then Fields & Relationships - I need a way to get a csv of ...
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B2B LWR: Phone number field in Shipping Address checkout form

In B2B LWR Checkout page there are 2 properties for Phone Number in the Shipping Address component configuration, plus there is a standard field for it in the ContactPointAddress object, PhoneNumber. ...
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How to set the status on Order to "Activated" in Test Code

I am trying to create an order in my test code and set its Status field to "Activated". However I get FAILED_ACTIVATION, Choose a valid status and save your changes. For a new or cloned order, choose ...
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Can I have more than 2 previews in a lookup field?

Asset Field _ 2 previews only In this example I'm seeing 2 fields that are part of my Asset object field. I'm looking for a way to increase the fields I can see in the preview to 3 fields. Any ...
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Can you create a field that points to a specific File?

Is there a way to create a Lookup Relationship field such that the field points to a Related File? For example, in FSL we have the Asset object. Our users upload photos to an Asset object as Files. ...
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Make 'Asset Name' field unique

We sell assets to clients with support contracts. All these assets need to have unique names which are generated according to a specific format. We imported all our assets in our SalesForce database ...
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Event object IsRecurrence2 field is not visible in Lightning App Builder

I have a Event record page. I am creating recuring event. To create recurring event salesforce had provided checkbox field called IsRecurrence2 on Event object. I want to set visibility criteria in ...
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Fields missing from 'Available Fields' list when Editing/creating list view

I am Admin and want to update a "list view" in opportunity Object I want to add the standard lookup field "Price Book" to the list, but it is not available in the "Available ...
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Fields missing from 'Available Fields' list when creating list view

We have users who are trying to create a custom list view of accounts, but some of the fields they require in the view are missing from the list of available field. They are able to see the fields and ...
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Is there any way to change field label character limit in salesforce?

I am not able to add field label more than 40 characters, because of salesforce limitations is there any workaround for this.
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Is there a way to distinguish Long Text Area field or Rich Text Area field from a regular Text Area?

I need to build an interface to allow a user to filter record by the field chosen by the user. I know that I can use Text Area fields in the WHERE Clause but I can't use Long Text Area field or Rich ...
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Months between two dates

In my trigger i would like to calculate the number of months between two date. For Example if the date format is (DAY/MONTH/YEAR): START DATE : 07/10/2013 END DATE: 12/01/2014 Number ...
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Need to initialize a currency field to blank or null in a process

Before calculating currency field values, I need to initialize all of these fields to be blank or null values as different fields may need to be populated based on updates to opportunity start and end ...
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Lightning Field Labels displayed Inline for some Users

In our Production Org the Field Labels on Standard and Custom Lighting Pages are displaying "inline" (to the left) instead of above for some Users. I know you can apply the label-inline ...
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Can I have a field in Salesforce that decides what to select based on a figure entered manually into FormAssembly? [duplicate]

I collect financial information from people applying to a programme using FormAssembly. I then use connectors to transfer this information into a related field in Salesforce. The applicant enters the ...
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How can I export object's field schema information to excel?

How can I export the fields of an object from Salesforce into an Excel sheet? I'm only looking for the field schema information, not the objects records.
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Where can I set in Salesforce the PlatformEventSubscriberConfig fields that are accessible (or not) to my Profiles?

It's my first time dealing with PlatformEventSubscriberConfig in our project (and I'm very new to Salesforce, still a 6-month newbie). We have 2 orgs and I noticed that when I query in UAT (Developer ...
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Fields, Buttons, Custom Links and Mobile & lighting Actions are not visible on User page layout for edit

I am trying to create a section but the field itself is missing in page layout. Please see image below. Missing required options on the left side to edit the page. Please help.
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Comparison arguments must be compatible types: System.Address, String

I created an apex controller class and i am trying to upload ot to salesforce, i receive many errors, one of them is:"Comparison arguments must be compatible types: System.Address, String" ...

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