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Enable Forecasting on scratch via CLI with Most Likely value

here's the situation... We configured CI/CD with workflow in Github. In the short description it: creates the sandbox, deploys the whole code from the branch to it, and runs all apex tests. Now we ...
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Discrepancy when using Opportunity Splits for Forecasting Expected Revenue

Requirement: We want to do Sales Forecasting based on the Expected Revenue field on Opportunity (i.e. Probability x Amount). Based on this StackExchange post, it looks like we have to enable ...
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Opportunity Stage: How to Use Closed Types for Commit Forecast Category

I have a requirement to change the forecast category we are using to Pipeline, Commit and Omitted Forecast categories alone for all Opp Stages. This I have changed ok however on testing I noted for ...
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How is the Forecast Amount calculated in Salesforce?

This is related to another question of mine: Adding new custom column to Forecast Type in Forecasts And basically I have the ad-hoc notion that the Forecast amount already covers the requirement, it ...
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Adding new custom column to Forecast Type in Forecasts

I haven't worked with forecasts before, but I'm required to add a new column to appear in one of our Quota tracking reports. The main fields of the report are Forecast Category and Quota amount, and ...
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Can't add Forecast/Quota report to Managed Package

I want to add a report and dashboard to my 2GP package, which visualizes Opportunity Forecasts and Quota. I know that not all orgs have this feature enabled. When I try to package a Report Type using: ...
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can Sharing rules provides access to forecast hierarchy

Role A Role A1 Role A2 Role A3 Role B Role B1 Role B2 Role C Role C1 I have sharing rule on Opportunity to share the records of A1,A2,A3,B1,B2 to C1. But in the forecast tab, For C1 , he ...
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How to set multiple quotas for a single user

Sales executives sell bikes. I want to set a quota on sales executives by new and used bikes(to incentivize them). For example in November Sales executive Rob must sell 5 new and 3 used bikes. How can ...
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Enable Einstein Forecasting

I have recently started working on Einstein Forecasting. How much time does it takes to enable Einstein Forecasting? I have enabled it 4 days ago, but still I can see that the Einstein Forecasting ...
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Can a user get forecast access to the role above in the role hierarchy

Role A Role A1 Role A2 Role A3 Role B Role B1 Role B2 Role C Role C1 Can a user in Role C1 get forecast access to the role A1?
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Deactivate forecast category value in Opportunity

Salesforce throws error when deactivating a forecast category. I need to deactivate 'Commit' forecast category. Please refer below stage and forecast category mapping. I have mapped 'Commit' to '...
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How does Fiscal Period in Forecasts get set up?

When I create new Opportunities it automatically assigns a Fiscal Period of Q4-2019 and is then represented incorrectly in Forecasts despite it having a close date of this Quarter. I do have Fiscal ...
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What is 'Fiscal Period'?

This seems to be a field only accessible via Reporting or Forecasting, but I can't seem to understand how it's set. Anyone have any info on this? Edit: Just created a new opp and it give it a ...
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How to generate a monthly revenue breakdown using start end dates on Opportunity object?

The Opportunity object has project start and end dates along with total revenue. Need a way so that user can see a month by month breakdown with revenue divided over each month. For example if start ...
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Querying the Forecast Hierarchy for custom forecast Solution

I am building a custom 'Customizable Forecast' tab from scratch using Visualforce and a custom controller to add some new features. One of my requirements is to forecast off of the 'forecast hierarchy'...
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Visualforce page to display opportunities along with their products

I am currently working on a Visualforce page to completely recreate and customize salesforce's 'customizable forecast' tab to make it work with our instance of CPQ as well as make a few business-...
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How to hide Forecast Object?

I want to hide the forecast object in the lightning app launcher. Before I did anything, I noticed there were Two Forecast links on the app launcher. After I set the Forecast Tab into 'Tab Hidden' , ...
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Salesforce forcasts: Adjusted Total Not appearing for some users

While viewing opportunity forecasts, some users do not have the 'Adjusted Total' as highlighted in the picture. The Adjusted total enable users to have a detailed view of their opportunities. Is ...
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Customizable Forecast: Override Forecast Commit & Best Case

In Customizable Forecast users can override the commit & best values for users with lower role according to the role hierarchy. I'm trying to understand if the overrides values are stored ...
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Multiple Quotas for Single Sales User

In real business scenario, a Sales Rep can be working on multiple opportunities of different types. Business needs to set multiple Quotas for single Sales User either depending on the Opportunity Type ...
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Can we deploy Forecast Object with data?

Is it possible to deploy the forecast object with all its data and related navigation over force.com site or community portal?
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'Omitted' Forecast Category Help

On the Salesforce Documentation it mentions that the 'Omitted' forecast category 'means the amount does not contribute to your forecast' I would like to know what criteria causes the forecast ...
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How do I got back further than 12 months in the forecast tab?

I use the forecast tab extensively in combination with split revenue between sales reps. Forecast shows this quickly and easily however I look at previous years data for comparison and the forecast ...
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How do I disable Forecasts?

I accidentally enabled Forecasts in my salesforce Org. I am trying to disable it. However, going to Build > Customize > Forecasts > Forecasts Settings, I am unable to uncheck "Enable Forecasts". I am ...
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Why Won't My Forecasts Calculate When Opportunity Data Is Created?

I have created a batch to aggregate our order data into Opportunity and OpportunityLineItem records so that it will feed into the out-of-the-box Customizable Forecasting module. The Opportunity data ...
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OOB Forecasting UI?

I am not looking for any tips on building out a custom UI. We plan to implement Collaborative Forecasts in my org, and want to avoid some of the mistakes of the previous build-out. There was a ton of ...
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Query on RevenueForecast object does not return any results in test class

How to get results from RevenueForecast object in a test class? I created Opportunity, PricebookEntry, OpportunityLineItem and OpportunityLineItemSchedule objects. I expect to get a record from ...
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Not able to change forecast category picklist values

Need to change the one of the picklist values"Cloased" to "Won" in forecast category field but getting error "Cannot change the status category. This picklist must have at least one value for status ...
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Is there a way to make a forecast based on a custom field instead of an amount field?

I have a custom formula field that rolls up a value from my non standard item and my products from price book and displays them inside of the opportunity page. Inside of the forecast tabs you have a ...
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Can we do forecasting on custom date instead of close date

I am using collaborative forecasting and it's using standard close date for forecast period but I have two close dates, one for sales and second for management so I want to use forecast on custom ...
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I want to use company quota instead of individual sales user quota in collaborative forecasting

as per our company policies we don't have individual quotas. How I can show the whole company quotas in collaborative forecast. I am using forecast and upload quota for sales users. we don't want ...
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Adding new columns to Forecast Type don't apear in the page layout

When I add a new field to the forecast selected columns it doesn't seem to appear on the forecast layout. Does anyone know how to fix it ? most of the fields are from the opportunity tab. The Stage ...
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Get complete list of Forecast Categories & Labels

I'd like to programatically (in Apex or SOQL) get the full list of ForecastCategories and their corresponding ForecastCategoryNames for an org i.e. the list that you can access in the UI by navigating ...
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Actual Sales VS Target report / dashboard

I have task where I need to create Actual sales vs Quota/target report & dashboard. I have searched internet but couldn't able to find solution. And forms stated that it's not possible to generate ...
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Enterprise Territory Management (Territory Management 2.0) and Customizable Forecasting? Possible?

I want to implement Territory Management and Forecasts but the new orgs offer Enterprise Territory Management and Collaborative Forecasts, which are not integrated to work. Can I shift to Customizable ...
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Add result of several calculations to total & store in variable

Maybe I'm approaching this in completely the wrong way but.. In a trigger, I need to calculate an amount multiplied by a % which has been multiplied by an integer. For example if the amount is 100 ...
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Is it possible to use a custom object with collaborative forecasts?

My organization has a custom object that has a child relationship with the opportunity object. We use this object for monthly bookings. Our organization has consumption based pricing. We might have ...
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New Request for forecasting fields

There’s a request to change our global process of how we forecast (sales manager/business unit manager commits) in SFDC. Below are notes from my meeting and what the request consisted of. Changing ...
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How to forecast by expected revenue?

According to the Forecasts Administrator's Workbook - http://login.salesforce.com/help/pdfs/en/forecasts.pdf - it should be possible to forecast by expected revenue (Step 3 on pages 5 and 6). However,...
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Looking to recreate the customizable forecasting page

I'm looking for some ideas on how to recreate the customizable forecasting page with a few additional columns. The out-of-the-box forecasting page doesn't allow you to alter any column names or add ...
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But why? - Enterprise Territory Management cannot be enabled in existing organizations that have Customizable Forecasting enabled

Is there a deep underlying logic? They say, 1. Standard Fiscal year goes with Standard forecasting 2. Custom Fiscal year with customizable forecasting and with Territory mgmt 1.0 3. Custom Fiscal ...
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How to enable forecast for a community user?

I want to make forecast tab visible in a community portal. How can I do that? We have enabled salesforce communities in our environment which will be used by our employees to create lead, contacts, ...
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How can I modify a matrix report with a summary line?

I have a matrix report I want to use to show the quota for a month and then all the activity for that month summed up and compared to the quota. If I leave Details turned on, it will show the Quota ...
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Is it possible to programmatically customize a Customizable Salesforce Forecast?

I'm working on a project where the client wants the following: Somewhat different from SFDC's native concept of a committed Opportunity, the Opportunity should be set to "Committed" if it exceeds a ...
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Not able to edit Forecast category field in Salesforce1

I am unable to edit the standard forecast category field in Salesforce 1. I am able to edit it through Salesforce UI; I tried through Salesforce1 simulator in chrome as well (Originally tried in my ...
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Closed/Lost opportunity stage should match with Omitted forecast category

I have time based Workflow on opportunity Object. As per our workflow criteria when 'Reservation End date equals today's date and Reservation Flag is true' the workflow fires and updates 2 fields ...
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Forecast Category field is missing in Summer 14

In the sandbox which is Summer 14 we are not able to see the Forecast category field under opportunities object, whereas in Prod org which is still Spring 14 we are able to see this field... Also in a ...
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Forecasting on Product Families: Old Family options do not disappear

I've set up collaborative forecasting on Product Families for my Org. However, I've recently changed the options in Product Families from 'A','B','C', to 'D','E','F'. Now, instead of the Forecast ...
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Compare forecast from different dates

I want to compare forecast from two different dates e.g. I want to compare today's forecast and tomorrow's forecast and see if the forecast category has changed for any of the records and highlight it....
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How to enable Quotas in Professional Edition collaborative forecast

I am trying to setup quotas to PE collaborative forecast. When I go to the customize - forecast - setup section, I do not see the "Show Quotas" checkbox as described in the documentation (page 14) ...
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