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Flexipages are XML based custom pages for salesforce1. They allow administrators / developers to build pages constructed of list view components and/or recent items components. This with a maximum of 25 components per flexipage. These flexipages can then be used in the Salesforce1 application.

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Problem when deploying FlexiPages on Winter '22 org --> "The 'xxxx' component instance doesn't have an identifier specified."

When deploying a FlexiPage to a Winter'22 org I am facing this error: "The 'xxxx' component instance doesn't have an identifier specified." How can I fix it?
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Where can I find flexipage documentation?

Is there any other documentation about flexipages than the little info and tutorial in the Salesforce1 App Developer Guide ? We find this quite limited and are very interested in exploring this area ...
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Property 'componentInstances' not valid in version 49.0 but Package.xml is version 48.0

I am trying to deploy a flexipage to a newly created sandbox org and I am getting the following error Property 'componentInstances' not valid in version 49.0 I have read the following links but ...
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How to get an LWC component on a record page to refresh when that page is updated

This is my version of Dana's question: I have an LWC component that is dropped into a record page (it accepts the recordId property and this is automatically populated by the flexipage infrastructure)...
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Lightning Components: is there a way to render a Flexipage inside an other Lightning Component yet? Or roadmap? Or never?

As the title says, I want to use an entire Flexipage as a component itself (I bet that behind the scenes a Flexipage actually is one) inside an other Lightning Component as a subcomponent. Is that ...
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Sticky Header in Custom Lightning Page Template Component?

I've created a Custom Lightning Page Template Component as described here: https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.lightning.meta/lightning/...
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How to enable lightning component only for a particular page?

If I implement flexipage:availableForRecordHome in component, the user will be able to add the component in the record page alone. Now I want the component to appear only in a particular page. For ...
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How to pass URL parameters to a Lightning App page, to load LWC in context of a record?

I want to make a standalone salesforce page that loads data specific to a current member. I tried making an App page, however when I load /lightning/n/MyAppPage?recordId=something it redirects to /...
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Metadata Deploy and Push fails on Flexipage componentInstances in API 49 (Summer 20) and later

I'm having a problem deploying metadata after having updated my project to Summer 20 and pushing the project contents to a Summer 20 org. There are several failures seemingly related to a FlexiPage ...
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How to set Dynamic Picklist Values provided by APEX on a Flexipage inside a Managed Package?

The Story We have built a Lightning Component that can be put in a FlexiPage and shows the Name of a Field of the Object it's on. It has a Designer and in it a Picklist to choose the Field to be shown....
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How to set attribute in the designer to a string-value which contains expression-tokens like "{!...}"?

I have defined a string attribute like <aura:attribute name="pageParams" type="String" default="" access="global" /> and in the design <design:attribute name="pageParams" label="Custom ...
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Lightning Components: DOM-Functions behave different on new vs. existing record

Scenario I've got a very simple component as described in detail below. It's height is about 19px. If I press on "Click Me", it should log it's height to the console (using vanilla JS). The compo is ...
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How are local edits of packaged Lighting flexi-pages handled when a package is updated?

I read in this Components Available in Managed Packages that Lightning pages (AKA flexi-pages) are upgradeable. But these pages are also locally editable. So how does this work? Do local edits always ...
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Why is force:inputField bound to the lookup Account.ParentId creating error-popups?

Using force:inputField bound to Account.ParentId on a flexipage, I get a sequence of ugly error-popups. However after closing a couple of popus, the component feels usable. I think it is related to ...
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Is there a way to use a private custom lwc Component (isExposed=false) in a flexipage that will be deployed in a managed package?

We are an ISV partner and are working on a managed package that we will release soon. We are mostly using LWC components and found that if we try to include one of our custom LWC component into a ...
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Can't delete deprecated packaged Custom Object as it has a Flexipage?

Is it true that there is no way to remove a packaged Custom Object with a Flexipage attached to it? Flexipages can't be removed and the Flexipage itsself can be edited when it is packaged. If so, ...
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Is there a way to deactivate a Flexipage from the command line?

If you try to delete an active flexipage from the cli, you'll get the following error: You can't delete an active Lightning page. Open the page in Lightning App Builder and click Activation to ...
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Can I put a package's LWC that uses other custom LWCs from the package in a flexipage for a custom object?

We developed a package, with a fully lowercase namespace, that includes custom objects. We created an LWC, we'll call it "c-container". This LWC uses another LWC, we'll call it "c-child&...
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Is it possible to partially deploy flexipages with Sfdx?

I'm currently struggling to get our Salesforce into a version control system with the "source" metadata format. And, of course, I want this repo to be deployable. After about 16 ours of ...
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Lightning component (framework) error ("no such property") and "init" handler not invoked in a Lightning Component but not in Lightning Page tab. Why?

I have encountered a very strange behavior in my Lightning component and i cannot figure out why this error occurs and how to fix it - any help would be appreciated. First my (simplified) component ...
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Navigate from Lightning Component in Record Page to Lightning App

I have an issue that I can't seem to see how you navigate from a Lightning Record Page to a Lightning app without a new pop-up opening. I have a Lightning Component with just a ui:button that ...
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Lightning Community Builder: How to add a new Page into the menu?

I have created a new page and populated it with components. Now I want to add a new menu topic and assign the page to it, so when it's clicked the page will be loaded. When adding a menu item, for ...
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Lightning datatable not loading data when scrolled to the bottom

I have created a lightning component which has a lightning:datatable that loads more data as I scroll down. The data loads fine when I use the component explicitly in an app. In the below picture ...
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Error when trying to deploy Lightning Page: "Error: You can't change a Lightning Page's associated template"

Relatively new to the SFDC world and I've come across this issue when trying to deploy Lightning pages to a new sandbox. When deploying my lightning page via workbench I get the following error: ...
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Is there a trick to embed Report Charts inside a custom Lightning Component (or anyhow so that they are available in the mobile app)?

In LEX I have embedded report charts in a tab on a flexipage like that: I need to expose the charts also in the mobile app. I know that it's possible to embed up to 2 charts on the page-layout and ...
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Activate Lightning Record Page via Metadata API

I can deploy Lightning Pages, aka Flexi Pages with the Metadata API. In order to active a Lightning Page, I can do so in the Page-Builder via Setup-Home -> Object Manager -> Account -> ...
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Deploy Flexipage Assignment

I created a pull request that encompasses the creation of a new flexipage, as well as assigning this new flexipage as the org-default. It is also supposed to remove all redundant App-Profile-...
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I don't see Custom Component in App Builder

I installed a custom component (managed package) from AppExchange but I don't see it in App Builder for a App Page. Can I solve this problem? Thanks.
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Lightning component included in tab

I'd like to display a "header" for those instances where my Lightning component is not displayed in a tab, but directly on the page. Is there a way to determine if a Lightning component is being ...
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Is it possible in LEX to show the Related List Contacts on Account-View as List instead of Cards?

Can I make the RL for Contacts look like Projects below? It should be a table-sytle - not a cards-style
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Can you have more than two componentInstances in a flexipage?

I've been playing around with the new Flexipage functionality, and I can't seem to get more than two componentInstances to display on the page. Two filterListCards works: <componentInstances> ...
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How to use SLDS responsive sizes when an LWC is in a multi-column page?

The size breakpoints in SLDS are based on the screen size which works great for LWCs that occupy the full width of the screen e.g.: <div class="slds-col slds-size_1-of-1 slds-medium-size_1-of-...
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Why can't I package a FlexiPage that contains a Quip Document component?

I've developed a managed package containing a Lightning Page, which embeds the Quip Document standard component, thus: The component is configured to store its document URL in a field called "...
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Error: You can't change a Lightning Page's associated object

I am attempting to execute a deployment to a Sandbox using ant + force.com metadata tool v.37 and my deployment is failing with the error: *********** DEPLOYMENT FAILED *********** All ...
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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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Any way to re-evaluate the dynamic action logic after a dynamic action has changed the record?

It is now possible to have action buttons rendered in the "Highlights Panel" depending on field values in the record - dynamic actions - and this works nicely in general. But it appears that ...
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Lightning Refresh Console Tab to New Record Type Flexipage

I have a different lightning flexipage intended for different record types. When I click a button on the page it changes the record type (using apex). When I get back from the action I want to refresh ...
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Why is there no "Tabs" Component for the App Page Flexi-Page

I'm currently trying to enhance one of our managed flexi-pages by adding a "Tabs" component that contains multiple, informative reports that a manager can flick through without taking up the ...
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Lwc components are visible on record page but in flexiPage.xml it is not there

Lwc components are visible on record page but in flexiPage.xml it is not there. I have updated the package.xml to latest 51 version but issue is still there. When I add an aura component, it reflects ...
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Lightning App Builder xml retrieve problem summer '21

after the Summer '21 release we have noticed that when we are trying to retrieve a flexipage that contains few lightning-web-component, all of these are removed from the retrieved manifest. This ...
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Capturing a Flexipage Lightning Tab Change

TL;DR Is there a way to capture / fire a lightning event to know a tab has changed when using the standard flexipage / lightning tabs component? We're trying to design a reactive page that has ...
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Why LEX is sometimes rendering <slot>-elements (shadow DOMs) on same flexipage for one user but not for the other user?

The core question is reduced and skipping the "Why do I ask this and what do I want to achieve?". Read the "Background notes" at the end, if you want to know the ugly truth... Core question Why LEX (...
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Why are my flexiPages not showing up in my lighting application?

TL;DR; My lightning app, when source-pushed to a fresh scratch org.. doesn't show any tabs for the custom page layouts. But every other editing interface in the fresh scratch org indicates they're ...
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Adding Lightning Pages to Managed Packages

I have some Lightning Pages in my managed package which are linked to from some Lightning Components. They don't have their own tabs. When I have deployed them to a new scratch org, I've had to ...
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Error while deploying flexipages xml

Am facing issue while deploying lightning page related changes to other org using [flexipage]xml file. Error: All Component Failures: 1. flexipages/APTS_Quote_Record.flexipage -- Error: The ...
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How can I change the version of a Flexipage through SFDX?

I am trying to deploy a flexipage that was modified in our repo, but the target sandbox is giving me this error: Property 'itemInstances' not valid in version 47.0 Based on what I could find in ...
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Redirect to custom object tab in lightning

I have created custom tabs inside an object's flexipage and I wonder if there's a way to redirect via js or apex to this custom tab. For example I want to be redirected to 'Oferta' tab after doing ...
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Does CumulusCI help with the deployment of per version layout and flexi-page changes?

I'm wondering what the best way to use CumulusCI is to deploy changes that managed package upgrades usually skip. The common problem areas are: Layouts Flexipages Picklist values We package daily ...
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Invalid property show legacy activity component error deployment

how are you? I have the following problem, I was assigned to be able to send emails from the chatter in opportunities, I created a quickAction and added it to the layout, then I went to the page ...
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Why did my lightning components stop showing up on my record pages in my scratch org after including my namespace?

I am using custom permissions to control when my lightning component appears on a given flexipage record page. The intent here is to make it easy for an admin to use a UI that I made to toggle ...
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