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An integrated development environment (IDE) is a software application that provides comprehensive facilities to computer programmers for software development. An IDE normally consists of a source code editor, build automation tools and a debugger. The most common Salesforce IDEs are Eclipse and MavensMate.

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How to set up VS code so I can switch smoothly between different sandboxes?

I followed this really helpful guide to set up my VS Code environment and was able to get my Dev sandbox connected. Now I want to connect another sandbox (e.g. QA) to my VS Code because my goal is to ...
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How better is VSCode for SF development than other paid tools? - need your objective opinion [closed]

This question is aimed to get help to decide whether to migrate to VS Code or stay with IntelliJ+IlluminatedCloud. I know this is a personal choice, but I feel like I'm being driven more and more to ...
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VS Code - Snippets Library?

Before I go through and recreate all my most commonly used snippets in VS Code, does anyone know if these have been created for apex already? ..and if so where I can find them? I have checked in the ...
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Set up Git in IntelliJ with Illuminated Cloud

I’m new to source control (git in our case) and have just set up a development flow with CI using Gearset. That’s all well and good (and working fine). But, I also want to set up VCS within my IDE (...
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IDE Retrieve: Picklist with both Active/Inactive Values [duplicate]

Hopefully a quick question - I have a field which has over 100 inactive picklist values on it which all need to be activated. I'd like to do this via the IDE if possible, but I haven't pulled through ...
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Retrieve managed package metadata using Org Browser in Visual Studio Code

I have created a project using Org Browser in visual studio code instead of creating a project using the manifest file since it eliminates the need to manually update the package.xml file and also it ...
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How to Turn Off the Path Hover in VSCode File Explorer? [closed]

The file path popup that appears when you hover over filenames in the VSCode File Explorer is my least favorite feature of VSCode. If I'm scrolling through a list of file names to find something, ...
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No refactorings available on Apex Classes when using VS Code [closed]

I used to be able to refactor/extract methods from VS code as documented here Now whenever I try to do this, I get an error saying No refactorings available I tried uninstalling and installing ...
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How to install Force.com IDE for Eclipse [closed]

Salesforce retired Force.com IDE for Ecplise. Is there any way to install it? Or is it possible to work on Lightning Aura Component in Sandbox from Visual Code?
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Not able to Authorize an ORG in VS Code

I am trying to create project workspace using VS Code. I am using SFDX: Create Project with Manifest command. After executing, it is creating folder for my project with all default files in VS code. ...
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Unable to add a new Force Project on Eclipse IDE

I am trying to take Metadata backup from a sandbox before refreshing it, I used to take this metadata backup using Eclipse Force IDE on other computer and now I have a new one and I have installed ...
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Automatically close Output window in vsc running salesforce CLI

I have switched from Sublime to VSCode. I have found ways to make most of VSCode work the way I want. The main thing I wish I could do is when I deploy to the org if it is successful I would like ...
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How to search all Apex Classes in IntelliJ Illuminated Cloud?

I am trying to search a code base for any reference to a particular SObject using IntelliJ IDEA (Illuminated Cloud). I tried using Double Shift as indicated within the interface, but when I search for ...
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'json Not a Valid Enumeration for type' Error When Retrieving Standard sObjects with IntelliJ/Jetforcer

I use IntelliJ with Jetforcer for Salesforce development. Starting yesterday, I began receiving the following error when trying to retrieve Standard sObjects for my project: jsonNot a valid ...
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IntelliSense in Visual Code doesn't work

Started using Visual Code. Downloaded Salesforce Extension Pack. Looks good but IntelliSense doesn't work. Text writer in Trailhead is pretty confident that it should work. Operation system - Mac OS. ...
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Exclude managed fields from profiles when retrieving metadata

In our Salesforce implementation we installed several managed packages. We have also set up a CI process using jenkins+git to allow us to quickly deploy our changes to the next environment. Recently ...
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MavensMate connectivity on new UM5 pod

Having an issue on DE orgs created in the United Kingdom. Once spun up, they are on https://um5.salesforce.com. I'm having an issue connecting MavesMate to it, after entering credentials I get this ...
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Salesforce DX Project Structure Clarification

I am having trouble understanding the capabilities of a scratch org. I am in need of someone to take a look and see if it is set up incorrectly or if I am understanding it's capabilities wrong. My ...
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Getting error while retrieving Source from Salesforce Org using VS Code and Salesforce Extension Pack

I am getting this error while trying to fetch(retrieve) source from VS Code and SF Extension Pack. STR : Right click on sfdx-project-json -> click on Retreiev Source from Org. The file is present ...
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No sfdx-project.json found in the root directory of your open project. Open a Salesforce DX project in VS Code

I'm using VScode for Apex dev. I have logged into Devhub org. and created a scratch org. when I try to execute pallet command: SFDX: Refresh SObject Definitions I'm getting below error. No sfdx-...
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SFDX “Develop Against Any Org” overwrites changes

"Develop Against Any Org in Visual Studio Code" As far as I understand, the feature of VSC SFDX extensions that allows to develop against regular sandboxes, allows only to retrieve and deploy, not ...
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Trying to run a test suite in Eclipse Force.com, but I am getting authentication error

I can save metadata and execute anonymous apex via my Force.com project, so presumably my login credentials and token are working, but I receive an error when trying to run a test suite that I have ...
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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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Regenerate the salesforce custom object in Illuminate Cloud

How could I regenerate the salesforce custom object in Illuminate Cloud? I need to do that because there are some fields which were added to the object after it was generated by the Illuminate Cloud. ...
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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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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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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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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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Can Visual Studio Code be used as an editor for Salesforce without SalesforceDX?

All the tutorials I have seen referencing the use of Visual Studio Code for Salesforce development imply that it is used in conjunction with SalesforceDX. It is my understanding DX is a relatively ...
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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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How to Trim permissionset in XML automatically

How can I download only those permission that are set to 'true'? When I create permissionset and download it through FORCE.COM IDE (eclipse) I received thousands unnecessary permissions. It is ...
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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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Export from Intellij/Illuminated Cloud all of the object's XML into one file

My requirement is to get all Object's description. After some investigation we found that this isn't possible unless you get it from the XML. I created a new Intellij project of just the objects. I ...
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Visual Studio Code + ForceCode not working?

With MavensMate no longer being developed, I've shifted over to VS Code with the VisualCode plugin. Our process is to focus around Git, so every morning we pull the newest code from the repo, merge ...
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Development process in Salesforce DX and compiling code locally

I am starting to experiment with the Salesforce DX development workflow and I am curious about the best practice for code development (Apex classes, VF pages, etc.) and compiling on an actual SF ...
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Best way to deploy code in salesforce [closed]

How many ways are in salesforce through which I can write code in salesforce and deploy it ? As to my knowledge so far, there are two ways: Conventional way which is online through developer edition....
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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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Eclipse New Project Error: OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space

I am trying to create a new Force.com Project and I am getting: OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space error. I lowered the amount of metadata components I am bringing over to only be the 6 Apex ...
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IDE for Salesforce developers [duplicate]

Hii iam learning salesforce Which IDE is mostly used by Salesforce Developers in real time especially in India?
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IDE for Salesforce developers [closed]

Hii iam learning salesforce Which IDE is mostly used by Salesforce Developers in real time especially in India?
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mass field creation & migration

Actually, I already have a salesforce org where I have some custom objects & fields. Now I want to create the same objects and fields(including checkbox, formula fields nearly 100) in another org. ...
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Eclipse remove src folder from structure

Is there a way to remove "src" folder as a default folder where all the components such as classes, pages, etc. reside? I have created a git repository using these instructions and my git folder ...
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Salesforce dev org too slow

My salesforce org is too slow all of a sudden and is timing out randomly. Due to this am not able to save files or deploy using mavensmate or force.com IDE. The connection to the server is just ...
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Apex Test Results in Eclipse not reporting correctly

I'm using (the apparent latest because there's no updates ATM) Eclipse Neon v4.6.3 Force.com IDE v38.0 When I run my Apex unit tests, I only get a green checkbox in a single item in the test results ...
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Force.com IDE V38.0 test running issue

I just updated the Force.com IDE to the latest version, however, I am having issue running unit tests. When I open the "Run as configuration" dialog, I receive an error: And when I filled in the ...
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Eclipse Force IDE: Found read only local file content not in sync with remote instance. Use Synchronize to resolve conflict.

I am trying to update the leads object with new fields I created using force ide. However, whenever I try I get the following error: Eclipse Force IDE: Found read only local file content not in sync ...
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Granting the “Debug Apex” permission for the Apex Debugger as an ISV Partner

I'm following the instructions under Get Started with the Apex Debugger. I'm up to the point where I create a Permission Set for the debugger user to enable the "Debug Apex" permission under System ...
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Platform Developer I & Force.com IDE

I'm attending Destination Success on the Platform Developer I track and the pre-work focuses on the Force.com IDE/Eclipse. Though new to development, I'm using MavensMate/Sublime Text. Does the ...
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Does any IDE fully support v38+ (Winter 17)

Has anyone had any luck with any IDE since winter 17? I used to be a big supporter of Mavens Mate but the new server and desktop app are just bad, poorly supported and doesn't work with all metadata ...
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Apex/SF IDE Usage [duplicate]

I'm curious what is the most useful IDE when writing Apex (coming from a c# background). I've already gone ahead and setup Eclipse, but it seems fairly clunky, and not feature packed like other ...

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