Questions tagged [fields]

When speaking of fields specifically on a Salesforce custom or standard object.

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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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Is there a way to Programmatically distinguish between Person and Non Person Account fields

Is there a Salesforce provided method/process to Programmatically distinguish between PersonAccount and Business Account fields ? I am using the getSObjectType().getDescribe().fields to get fields of ...
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Purpose and/or Description for “Is Controlled by System” Field on User Record Requested

I was working on a Validation Rule today for User Records, and notice a field on the User Record "Is Controlled by System",. This looks promising and useful, however, I can't seem to find anything ...
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JunctionIdList columns in the Event entity

By the documentation Event entity should have AcceptedEventInviteeIds column in v34 API. But it isn't exist in the Event Fields (app setup). Also I doesn't see it by using API with databasedotcom ...
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Position cursor at beginning of text on edit mode

I'm working with assistive technology, a page reading device for blind and low sight people. Problem I'm having is when they go to edit a page, Account for example, and they tab to text box (long text)...
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problem displaying hebrew (right to left) last character on text fields

We use Hebrew characters in our Salesforce org. Whenever there is a symbol character (!,. etc) as the last character of the line, it displays as the first character: You can see at this picture that ...
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Opportunity field HasOpenActivity does not exist

I'm experiencing an error similar to this. With the same Error message, but another field. This shows up on my packaged visual force page, which is querying Opportunity.getDescribe().fields Field ...
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Set NAME using workflow?

I had built an app with a number of objects in a hierarchy. I had figured using an auto number for the NAME field would be useful for quite a few of the objects however now I'm adding data for testing ...
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Field Accessibility “Data Not Available”

With our managed package, after installing it to another org, I am receiving a bizarre message when I try to view the "Field Accessibility" for any of the objects. If I go into Setup as a Sys Admin, ...
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Eloqua to Salesforce Integration Issue

I have integrated Eloqua to Salesforce to upload Cases. It is working as expected however the only problem is that the Status of the case always goes to New(which is the default value of Status in ...
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Ability to sort a concatenated formula field by numerical value

I have a formula field that concatenates values from various fields within a custom object. Each of these items has a simple numerical value. I've created this formula field to summarize certain items ...
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Custom object not displaying name of included custom object

I have a custom object named Notes (Notes__c) living within Opportunities. Notes lets me put in a bunch of great information about my latest meeting, including a list of attendees. I can include ...
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Is it possible to retrieve list of hidden fields of custom object?

Background. My manager asked me to retrieve all currency fields for many custom objects. Amongst them there was at least one object with many fields which have field access Hidden. Let's call that ...
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Field History Tracking for Territory Field on Opportunity object

I want to enable field history tracking for Territory field (API Name Territory2) on Opportunity Object. However on field history tracking page, I cannot find that field, so I am not really sure if ...
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Not able to find a standard field CompletedDateTime on Task object

We are not able to see CompletedDateTime field on Activity or task object in the production environment but the same is available on Its sandbox. Can someone please suggest if there is any way to ...
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I uninstalled a package but custom fields stayed?

I installed the PhotoLoader by GearDesign into my personal dev org and don't like it so I uninstalled it.. I'm still seeing remnants in certain places. The User object still has the fields it used and ...
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Remove Google Maps Hyperlinks from Addresses, Contacts and Accounts

We have a request to remove all Google Maps hyperlinks on our addresses, so that users can copy addresses more easily. Is there a way to remove these hyperlinks? I've already turned of Google Maps ...
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Make a custom field clickable

I have an external object and I want to make custom field clickable to the record instead of the salesforce standard name field. I found out lot of alternates like creating a formula field and making ...
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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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Joint Reports of Multiple Objects

I am using the RForcecom library of R to download fields of different objects. I am trying to access a standard field (call it AccountID) of one object (Account), which is also read by other object (...
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Change field “updateable” status

My company uses webhooks to create orders & order items in our Salesforce instance from our Shopify store. When an order is updated if an extra product is added to that Shopify order it is added ...
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external object text field length hard/soft limits

We're implementing a service cloud instance using external objects and odata 4.0. One of the objects is a "file" object and holds information about downloadable files. One field holds the base64 ...
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Process Builder - Clone - Deleted Or Renamed Field (API Name)

Is there a way to CLONE a Process Builder, where a field used inside has been deleted or renamed, without having to recreate the field (removing it from Deleted Items or creating it from scratch)? ...
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SOQL Query - Field Permissions by Permission Set for a Custom Object

I am trying to run a query to determine which Permission sets grant Field access to my Custom Object KimbleOne__ActivityTimePattern__c. I ran the query below to determine which Permission Sets grant ...
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How to save related case accountNumber field on Task Using Process Builder

I need to create a field in task where the value should be the task related case related Account Number. I want task.whatid.account.accountnumber something like this
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Task ActivityDate - Behaviour in Visualforce

For a number of apex:inputfields in Visualforce, I'm suppressing the Salesforce date picker and using the browser based one. I'm experiencing odd behaviour when attempting to do so on the Task ...
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Is there a way to report when a field was last populated?

I want to see if a field is obsolete, meaning if it is not populated with data in the last six months, I would like to hide it from the page layout. So, Is there a way where I can run a report or ...
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Lightning Components | dynamic field Error

I'm trying to build a dynamic Lightning Component using Design Resources. The user should choose 1 object and 3 fields and the component will show the records of that object and the 3 fields. Problem ...
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Query on FieldPermissions object is super slow

We have created VF page that shows the access to fields for all profiles and permission. This page runs supper slow. When we analyse the the code with developer console we realized that this issue is ...
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Workflow re evaluation criteria doubt

I have a small doubt. Based on docs (https://help.salesforce.com/HTViewHelpDoc?id=workflow_field_updates_reevalute_wf.htm&language=en_US), there are 2 quotes which seems to me as contradictory. ...
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User-level access to the FieldPermissions object

Is it possible to give individual users read-only access to the FieldPermissions object? Right now, as an admin, I am able to query the object: SELECT Field, PermissionsRead, PermissionsEdit, ...
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Opportunity Product Fields - Names Changed

I am in the process of merging two Salesforce orgs together. In one org, opportunity products have fields with names such as "Quantity" and "Total Price". The other org has those same fields, but ...
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Is there a way to use the auto-number field type in a relative manner within a custom object?

For example, I have a Subscription object attached to a Lead. Within the Subscription Object, I have many payments. I want each payment for that subscription and lead to have a unique index. So the ...
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Accessing field SenderNetworkId on ChatterMessage object

As stated here and here, Salesforce added the SenderNetworkId field on the ChatterMessage object on its Spring 15 release (API 32.0). However, when querying this field, like this select Id, ...
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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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Vary Field Label by Record Type or Page Layout

I currently have a requirement that for a field we have on an object, the label shown to the user is different depending on the page layout or record type. I can't find any way to change a field ...
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Can you pull an ID for future Events?

I've been working on an Email alert for my team that will let everyone know when something is posted on our shared public calendar. I finally got the code down to actually send the email (If you're ...
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Enable/disable fields on create page based on picklist value using reRender

I'm creating a Hospital Management application that has a custom object GH_Patient__c. There is a picklist field GH_Patient_Type__c which has 2 values - In-Patient and Out-Patient. My Requirement is ...
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How to add combination pick-list in any object of salesforce (Standard Fields of object does not meet requirement )

I am new to Salesforce, so i am asking for your suggestion here. How to add combination pick-list in any object of salesforce (Standard Fields of object does not meet requirement ). I have two ...
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Populate fields not displayed on page with JS

I've got some script which uses Postcode Anywhere's functionality to retrieve an addresses latitude and longitude and stores them in Lat__c and Long__c custom fields. The fields are not displayed on ...
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How to approach this: change lead source into 2 fields

We currently have around 30 values for the Lead Source field in a lead - that are propogating to the Account same field. Marketing now wants to change that into a major lead source field ( 6 values) ...
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When using /sfc/servlet.shepherd/document/download/ <ContentDocument IDs> , can we rename the zip folder document?

I have used the Custom button (/sfc/servlet.shepherd/document/download/ ) to download all the files realed to an object. The Zip folder always has a name “downloaded-content”. So I need to change this ...
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Dynamically convert CSV field value into salesforce data type

I am trying to create fields dynamically based on the CSV data. All CSV headers represent the field name in Salesforce and rows represent the values. As all CSV values are in string format I have to ...
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How to filter out the fields available for a record type

Is there a way to list out the fields available for a specific record type? Maybe an apex or soql solution? Basically this would mean a list of fields that are available in the record type page ...
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PersonAccount. Can I access and write in standard Contact's field?

I'm trying to write some standard Contact's fields e.g. MobilePhone and Email (I'm new to this object), when I create a new PersonAccount. For example using an Anonymous window I tried with this code:...
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Salesforce Consumer Goods Cloud

I'm implementing Salesforce Consumer Goods Cloud and on the Retail Store standard object OwnerId NOT showing under "Fields & Relationships", so I'm unable to add it to the Retail Store page layout/...
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Salutation field on the Lead object has missing label when viewed on the salesforce app

I have created a new layout for the Lead object which contains the default Name field that comes with the lead. When viewed on the desktop, the field appears properly with labels for Salutation, ...
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Get SuscriberKey field name that relates to a field in a Data Extension

So in Marketing Cloud I'm trying to get the field name from a data extension that is the relationship to the SubscriberKey; E.g. let's say I know the DE customer key and I retrieve all fields via ...
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Add Custom fields in “My Settings” page for User

I need to add a Date field in "Approver Settings" section from "My Settings" page. I created this field "Delegate Till" - and added in User layout. But this just adds field "Additional Information" ...
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Validation rule crashes when fields required are populated in form

I have a validation rule to require a Vacancy Announcement No to be filled in mandatory if a Date Vacancy Announcement Opened. I Cloned a ticket and it had the value beforehand in both places. Now I ...