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The Force.com IDE is a powerful client application for creating, modifying and deploying Force.com applications.

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Force.com IDE Debugger. New feature?

Saw this as I was installing eclipse earlier. Anyone know how to tinker around with it?
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Will Salesforce.com eventually port the Force.com IDE to Eclipse Che?

When I learned about the new Eclipse Che I thought it would be a perfect-match for a modern browser- and cloud-based IDE for Salesforce.com a replacement for the prototypish Developer console easy ...
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Force.com IDE in brand new eclipse fails to Add/Remove Metadata Components (on specific Orgs)

OUTLINE When I want to select the Metadata types for the project, I only get the error: Unable to open custom component selection dialog. Reason: An unexpected error has occurred. I don't know ...
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Force.com IDE 35.0.0.201510211056 in Eclipse missing run test class option

Force.com IDE 35.0.0.201510211056 and Force.com IDE Debugger 35.0.0.201510211056 in eclipse but it doesn't show this option to run test class, is their any way i can see it because it show the ...
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Cannot save in DevConsole or Force IDE due to “unfinished save request” - How to resolve?

Since the IDE and DevConsole was updated to use the Tooling API is sometimes run into situation where I cannot do a Save on a class change anymore. The Force.com IDE is giving no error at all and is ...
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Eclipse: project properties update: Element {urn:partner.soap.sforce.com}returnFieldDataTypes invalid

A newbie developer here... thx in advance for all your help! I am trying to set up eclipse for salesforce. Keep getting this error on Eclipse Mars.1 and Eclipse Kelper. [Unable to update project ...
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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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Developer Console vs. Force.com Eclipse IDE [closed]

I am a new developer and do most of my work in Developer Console. What are some of the advantages i will get if i start using Force.com IDE besides version control and being able to deploy code to ...
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Why Force.Com Migration Tool Does NOT deploy CustomMetadata Records?

For the first time we started using Custom Metadata types to store our Custom Settings data. We created a new custom metadta type and created some metadata records for the object Eg: Metadata ...
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Eclipse IDE V36 Java Null Pointer Exception - Run Configurations

I recently upgraded my Mac Force.com Eclipse IDE to V36 because I liked the Windows version V36. (Separate client engagements in case you were wondering) When I click Run Configurations in the ...
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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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Open/create lightning component in Force.com IDE

I'm relatively new to Salesforce and have gone through a tutorial creating a lightning component, using the web based developer console. I would like to open the component with the Force.com IDE that ...
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How do I add documentation to lightning bundle in Force.com IDE?

I'm using Eclipse Neon (4.6.0) with the Force.com Plugin version 37.0.0.201609220436. When I create a new Lightning Bundle, "myComponent" I get: myComponent.cmp myComponent.cmp-meta.xml ...
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Force.com IDE: Can't deploy Individual Fields (Option is not coming)

I have downloaded Eclipse Mars2.0 on two systems. On one system's Eclipse, I am getting the option to select individual fields and on another system's Eclipse, I am not getting the option to select ...
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Is there a way to refresh only changes from a specific developer in the Force.com IDE (Eclipse)?

I have a question about the Force.com IDE in Eclipse along with SVN (subclipse). For the sake of this question, we have two developers, Harry and Sally, working in the same developer org. They both ...
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Case Comment component missing in Force.com IDE

I just installed the Force.com IDE because I needed to search my Apex code and workflow rules (which you're unable to do in Salesforce). I noticed the Case Comment workflow component isn't being ...
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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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Connect GIT project with Eclipse Force.com project

I'm using Eclipse MARS v2 and Force.com IDE v36. I am trying to get Eclipse connected to a GIT project I just cloned down to a local directory on my drive: My Computer >> My Documents >> ...
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Deployment of SiteDotComSites: Required field is missing: label

I've pulled all the metadata from a sandbox, and now as a sanity check, I'm trying to push it all back (via Force.com IDE) to the same sandbox. It all seems to work apart from siteDotComSites ...
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Error- Can't Specify the external Sharing Model for Account in Force.com IDE

I am getting this error when i am deploying my metadata components using Force.com IDE. Can't Specify the external Sharing Model for Account So how can i resolve this problem?
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Not able to connect to sandbox org through Force.com IDE and Data Loader - TLS protocol issue

I am not able to connect to sandbox org through Force.com IDE and Data Loader. It is giving error "TLS 1.0 has been disabled in this organization. Please use TLS 1.1 or higher when connecting to ...
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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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Which Eclipse version is better for salesforce?

Which eclipse version best supports Salesforce? Helios? Kepler? or Juno? which one to prefer
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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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Different metadata shown on same object between Force.com IDE and MavensMate

Needed to edit picklist values for CampaignMember, so added entry via metadata using MavensMate and all works well in the Org Viewing the same metadata in Force.com IDE, there are no <...
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Apex code completion in Eclipse Luna not working

I installed Force.com IDE as Eclipse Luna plugin. Apex code completion is not working in Luna, but I can't switch back to Kepler now. In Force.com IDE installation manual Luna is not mentioned as a ...
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Force.com IDE “Unable to refresh resources: INSUFFICIENT_ACCESS: insufficient access rights on cross-reference id (Failed)”

I'm trying to create a new project from a sandbox environment, but when it tries to download the default metadata (just code components), I get this error: Unable to refresh resources: ...
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INVALID_CROSS_REFERENCE_KEY: No package named 'aura' found (Failed)

I am trying to work with Lightning Components in the Eclipse Force.com IDE. I add the AuraDefinitionBundle type in the package.xml file. I'm able to see all the Lightning components I created in the ...
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Eclipse error: Unable to find valid certification path to requested targer

I have installed force.com IDE successfully in eclipse and trying to create new project but i am getting the below error message. Coould you please help me to come out from this issue.
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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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Spring 16 release: latest Force.com IDE throws invalid credentials error

I've encountered with an issue after Spring 16 release has been deployed. Basically I cannot do anything with my project in Eclipse (Kepler + latest available Force.com IDE), every time it just throws ...
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How to enable notifications in Force.com IDE that file was modified on server?

How to enable notifications in Force.com IDE that file was modified on server? Now several people in the project work with one class and we just simply overwriting each other code..
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Force.com IDE Install - No repo found

Our company uses MyEclipse Blue with Eclipse 3.7, so the latest IDE version I can install I believe is 28.x.x I had it installed before but I was having problems so I decided to uninstall and ...
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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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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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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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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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Force.com IDE Winter 16 test no longer shows which lines of code were not executed

When I setup and run a test in Winter 16, the results no longer show me which lines of code didn't execute. That information was invaluable when trying to increase code coverage! How can I get this ...
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How to exclude managed packages in Force IDE?

Whenever I right click on my project in Force IDE and select refresh from server then it takes considerable amount of time. I guess the reason is it is trying to refresh even the managed package apps, ...
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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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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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Eclipse Force.com IDE - Can you create an existing salesforce project from file?

Can the Eclipse Force.com IDE create a force.com project from an existing folder? I have the files pulled from source control but it doesn't seem Eclipse supports it. I know Mavensmate can do it but ...
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Force.com IDE installation error

The version of Eclipse I'm running is : 3.8.1 I'm trying to install the force.com IDE for eclipse. I've seen many threads on this issue, and to be honest I'm so new to ubuntu and eclipse that I'm ...
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How do I create ant task to copy required package.xml filesto another directory to deploy?

I am getting a configured package.xml file from force.com IDE and while using the same package.xml file to deploy changes from another folder ANT is checking all the metadata. I know that the tool ...
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Unable to deploy destructivechanges.xml

I have a change set that is getting hung up on an old class that is no longer getting used so I want to delete it from our production environment. I have seen a bunch of posts on how to handle this ...
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Code Coverage in Force.com IDE is wrong and prevents any changes

I've been going around in circles all day try to do anything with the Force.com IDE. It keeps saying that my code coverage is 73%, but the Salesforce website says my code coverage is 78%. I've read ...
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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.com IDE issue - unable to find valid certification path to requested target

Getting below error while installing force.com project. Eclipse : Marc JDK 1.8 JRE 1.8 for 64 bit computer Unable to fetch organization details for redacted unable to find valid ...
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Can't Run Tests in Force.com IDE

I just got a new work pc and I got all my software reinstalled. The version of eclipse that our company uses is compatible with only up to version 36 of the Force.com IDE, so I can't use 37 at this ...
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Force.com IDE debugger Issue

I am facing the following error from Eclipse force.com debugger when i tried to debug the apex code. Encountered an error executing remote command Your Salesforce org doesn't have the permission ...