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Force.com pulg-in for eclipse facing Error "No repository found at http://media.developerforce.com/force-ide/eclipse42."

installing force.com IDE pulg-in via Eclipse Marketplace Kindly Help me out.. Thanks
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How to use Salesforce DX to search for keywords within metadata such as APEX class, triggers and etc? [duplicate]

I'm not a developer. However, I find that IDE tool like Force.com Eclipse is useful to help me with analysis. I mostly use Force.com Eclipse to search for certain key word, like Field_Name__c, and it ...
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infonot a valid enumeration for type class com.sforce.soap.metadata.deployproblemtype

While validating Package.xml from Force.com IDE to Salesforce org, I am getting error: infonot a valid enumeration for type class com.sforce.soap.metadata.deployproblemtype <?xml version="1.0" ...
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Unable to create new project in Eclipse

I have installed latest Force.com IDE in eclipse in my local system. I am unable to create a new project. I am able to enter username, password under force.com project, then when clicking on NEXT ...
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Not able to create a new Force.com IDE project on macOS Mojave

after I fill in all the required (username, password, security token and environment) and click "Next>" nothing happens :( No error even
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Retrieving packaged(Managed ) objects custom fields into Eclipse with Force.com IDE to deploy to another org

I added the following code in package.xml <types> <members>SCSCHAMPS__Job__c</members> <name>CustomObject</name> </types> But, After I am trying to deploy this ...
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Migrate from Force.com IDE to VScode

We want to migrate from Force.com IDE to VScode. I have some questions around this. Can we use metadata format (src folder) with vscode, if yes than how? if not then, Would migrating to source ...
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Refresh from Server Eclipse

I updated a class in a sandbox via the developer console. I'm trying to update the code change in Eclipse by using "refresh from server". However, the code is not updating in Eclipse even though it ...
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How to preview lightning application in browser directly from force.com ide eclipse

I am new to Salesforce technology and I have practiced basic lightning course in Salesforce developer console. I am trying to implement same in Eclipse IDE with force.com plugin. I have imported all ...
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Unable to edit VF pages in Eclipse

I am getting below error while editing visual force pages in Eclipse(Neon) - Force.com IDE (eclipse45). org.eclipse.ui.ide.FileStoreEditorInput cannot be cast to org.eclipse.ui.IFileEditorInput
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How to retrieve custom fields through force IDE?

I have retrieved all the custom and standard objects in my force IDE, but I am unable to retrieve Custom Fields. Because of that objects are not deploying in the target org, I have to create manually. ...
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force.com ide has to reinstall on every startup of eclipse

I installed Neon.3 Release (4.6.3) and Force.com IDE, lightning support and debugger. However everytime I close eclipse I'm prompted to reinstall these three components as if I never installed them at ...
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Unable to create project in Eclipse using Lightning HostName

I am trying to connect to sandbox from Eclipse. My org settings wont allow me to connect to sandbox using test.salesforce.com. I have to put hostname to create a project. As we know we have different ...
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What developer tools should i use when starting Lightning / Apex development?

I have been trying to get into Salesforce development recently and can't seem to find a good IDE to get started. I have installed Eclipse and the latest version of the force.com ide but for all i ...
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Change Field Labels through Force.com IDE

I just installed Eclipse and the Force.com IDE and I cannot figure out how to use the IDE to change field labels. I understand that API names cannot be changed and that is fine. For example, I have a ...
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Does VS Code SFDC IDE require Salesforce DX?

I've looked at a bunch of threads here but don't see the answer so I'm posting this question: It appears that SFDC Extensions for VS Code requires Salesforce DX which is a paid product. Is that ...
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How to ANT refresh developer sandbox with Production metadata?

I do understand that a dev sandbox can be refreshed from a production org via the Setup UI. However, I want to be able to refresh my dev sandbox with the production org GIT repo (SFDC_REPO) so I can ...
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Run the `.app` created in Eclipse Force.com IDE

How could I run the .app created in the Eclipse Force.com IDE? By run I mean to perform a preview similar to the one I can perform in the developer console. Here is the best example I was able to ...
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Apex MyProfilePageController class bug

While trying to deploy apex changes to prod I receive an error for the MyProfilePageController class. I found https://developer.salesforce.com/forums/?id=906F000000099W9IAI. This is an issue from 2010,...
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Problem understanding Permission Set xml in Eclipse IDE

I have a Permission Set which has access to some Classes and Pages and one Custom Field on the Account object. When I am trying to see the file in Eclipse IDE, it shows as just the following, even ...
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What is the best way to mass update the field labels of a custom object in Salesforce?

I have a requirement to update the field labels of 200 fields in a custom object and mass delete another 100 fields. what is the most time efficient way to accomplish this? I read a post that said ...
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Not able to run Force.com IDE on Eclipse Neon 3

I have installed a fresh new eclipse on fresh new windows machine. Eclipse version is eclipse-java-neon-3-win32-x86_64. Installed a new Force.com IDE following by instructions from https://...
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Eclipse IDE api update

How to update the eclipse ide api version. Currently the api version is at 38 in my eclipse. Every time i create a project it only uses 38 by default as there is no option to change while creating ...
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Batch Apex save error in Eclipse Neon with Force.com IDE

I am trying to demonstrate batch apex in Eclipse Neon with Force.com IDE. Following is the code - global class BatchApexDemoClass1 implements Database.Batchable<Sobject> { global Database....
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Force.com IDE: I want "work offline" to be default

Every time I switch the source for my project (between sandboxes or between production and a sandbox) it defaults to "Work Online", and I need to remember to switch that or else it starts deploying ...
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How to avoid overwriting changes by others while using Force.com IDE?

We have been using Force.com IDE (Eclipse) to develop Apex and LEX. We notice if 2 developers accessing same file, it will be over-written by latest changes without prompting the user. So we have to ...
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Force.com IDE: ApexClass and ApexTrigger no more supported?

Since today my Force.com IDE project on a spring 18 sandbox doesn't sync my Apex classes modifications anymore. When I try to edit the project components I have the message: The following components ...
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Setting up visualstudio to work with an existing org and sandbox?

I've always worked on the web console. I recently moved to visual studio but I'm having trouble setting up the system. In short, I'm experiencing information overload and I'm wondering if anyone ...
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Deleting Classes

When you delete an Apex Class or Trigger is there a difference between doing it through an IDE vs a destructiveChanges.xml? Does using destructiveChanges.xml purge the Class completely? What are the ...
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Eclipse Force.com IDE cannot create project

I am getting the following error when I try to create a New Force.com project: The selected wizard could not be started. Plug-in com.salesforce.ide.ui was unable to load class com.salesforce.ide.ui....
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ANT migration tool - fail to deploy to sandbox

When I use ANT to deploy to sandbox, I got the following two errors: API Name Type Line Column Error Message Custom System Administrator Profile ...
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Force.com IDE still in v38.0?

I am trying to update eclipse force.com IDE so that I can create lightning components with v41.0(with Winter 18 release feature). I do not see an update available and while creating the component/apex ...
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Eclipse Neon updates server with components I haven't saved

Running Eclipse Neon 4.6.0 and Force.com IDE 37, and whenever I have it set to build automatically and work online, when saving changes to a component I'm finding multiple components updated that I ...
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In force.com IDE / eclipse: Is it possible to see a temporarily created destructiveChanges.xml when I delete metadata?

I use eclipse for deletions of layouts. Clicking through the UI it works just fine. But I have to do it over an over again on many orgs and now I want to automate that task with ant. Maybe I'm wrong ...
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Versioning project on github

I'm trying to store my project on github using Force.com IDE Tool (ant). I have created a new command to store my project on github defining it in the build.xml file: <macrodef name = "git"> ...
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Force.com IDE V2 new SFDX project w/ embedded space in project location directory name - fails to create

Detail Description: To get a hands on on Force.com IDE 2, I installed it on my system. But while creating a project it gives me below error. This error is becoz of white space in the project path. ...
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Force.com IDE Eclipse Anonymous execution Debug

So I have just started using eclipse with the Force.com IDE. I am executing code in the anonymous window and it shows me that the execution was successful. However, I have a System.debug(); line in my ...
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Enable Code-Completion in Force.com IDE 2

How can I activate Code-Completion, and other Language Server features in Force.com IDE 2? It's not working for me. I'm fairly new to Salesforce development in general, and don't have broad awareness ...
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Unable to authorize existing scratch org from Force.com IDE 2

I'm unable to authorize an existing scratch org (created with the SFDC DX CLI) in the Force.com IDE 2 I do the following: On command line: display org detail using sfdx force:org:display -u <...
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How to retrieve standard object validation rules using eclipse or force.com migration toolkit

I want to extract all standard and custom object validation rules in eclipse project so that i could search for specific strings which need to be replaced. I tried this but it did not work : <...
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How to create a force.com project in a SSO sandbox

Recently, we enabled Single Sign On in one of our sandbox. When I try to refresh metadata using Eclipse, I am getting following error. I have tried by specifying different environment which matches ...
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Force IDE 2 BETA not working due to java.lang.NullPointerExceptions

I'm using the old eclipse-based Force IDE for some of my task, mostly deployments. I've seen that there is a new BETA Version of Force IDE 2 based on Salesforce DX here: https://developer.salesforce....
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Unable to go online in force.com ide

I just finished setting up eclipse oxygen and created a force.com project successfully, with the basic components like class, page, trigger etc. When I try to "work online" it shows the below error. ...
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Force.com IDE 2 crashes (Cannot start the oauth redirect server on port Error)

When I try to authorize a new Dev Hub using the Force.com IDE 2 in Windows 10, I get a stacktrace after a couple of seconds: com.salesforce.tools.ide.cli.api.SfdxApiException: Cannot start the oauth ...
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Unable to delete class from production

For some reason I'm not able to delete specific class from production. Earlier I comment all the code and it was deployed ok from Dev--> QA, and then from Dev --> Prod. Now I want to delete this ...
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Unable to install Force.com IDE due to Error reading signed content

I'm getting trying to install the Force.com IDE (from the standard update site per instructions here) in my Eclipse Neon (v4.6.3), but I get an "Error reading signed content". Full details: An error ...
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SoureTree + Mavensmate vs Eclipse + eGit [closed]

Just a quick opinion question. Regarding Git/Github version controlling from SFDC IDE's. I'm training some non git experienced consultants on how to use Git with SFDC Metadata. Personally I prefer to ...
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Force.com IDE not seeing Triggers folder in new project

I am trying to create a new Force.com IDE project to my production org and I do not see the folder for triggers and cannot seem to get any of my triggers pulled into here. What am I missing? Below is ...
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How to change the lead layout to default layout using ANT

I have a requirement to enable the default button for Lead Layout using ANT tool. This is my Package.xml file <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <Package xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/...
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Can't connect to salesforce with force plugin for eclipse

I'm using eclipse 4.6.3 with Force.com IDE 38.0.0.201701101558. When I enter my credentials in project properties it says com.salesforce.ide.core.remote.ForceConnectionException: Unable to create ...
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