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Questions tagged [ideas]

Ideas is a community of users who post, vote for, and comment on ideas. An Ideas community provides an online, transparent way for you to attract, manage, and showcase innovation.

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Why can't I see Ideas in Community?

I have made Ideas and Idea themes tabs visible along with CRE for both for System Admin but when logging in to Community, I don't see it. I see the tabs in SFDC proper but not in Community. Any ideas ...
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Alternative for lambda expressions in apex salesforce

I know that Salesforce does not support lambda expressions and query syntax (like in LINQ) queries in apex collections. But, It would be a nice feature for developers. Has anyone tried implementing ...
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Idea: Improve dynamic content blocks (VAWP-related)

Salesforce support told me i should create a case on stackexchange to get votes on this idea because they admitted it is an gap in product. Here is a link to the problem: Dynamic Content blocks ...
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Rest API downloading Idea AttachmentBody

When downloading Idea's AttachmentBody field per the documentation, the download gets a 400. Example: services/data/v37.0/sobjects/Idea/087c00000009GDVAA2/AttachmentBody services/data/v37.0/...
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Issue with Vote Score in Ideas in Communities

I am setting up Ideas in a Customer Community and because the Vote Score takes into account the date of the idea, the score decays based on how old the vote it. I understand that the higher the Vote ...
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Mock SOQL in Test class

Is there a way to mock SOQL in test class in salesforce. Like we have mockito in java. Say for example: I have a batchable job which has the following soql in its execute method: [SELECT T***,***,****...
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How to close an Idea so that no one can vote for it

I am working on a POC, where we need to convert the Ideas into a Case. Once an Idea reaches, let us say 100 points ( assuming each person’s vote is 10 points ), the idea should gets converted to a ...
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Convert Ideas into Case

I am working on a POC, where we need to convert the Ideas into a Case. Once an Idea reaches, let us say 100 points ( assuming each person’s vote is 10 points ), the idea should gets converted to a ...
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Ideas that every salesforce developer should vote for? [closed]

I've noticed that Ideas around improvements to the apex language don't seem to get the same up-vote exposure as some of the admin-based improvements. Thinking this might be a good place to ...
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Ideas standard controller

I am building a logic to add an inline visualforce page to Ideas standard layout. I have created a sample visualforce page and added to the page layout, but unfortunately it is not visible when I am ...
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Which Salesforce licenses can use Ideas? Specifically, can a Salesforce Platform license see and create Ideas?

I'm trying to determine which Salesforce licenses can use "Ideas" but all the documentation I've found primarily talks about Cases and CRM. Which license types can actually use Ideas?
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Cannot deploy profiles - no RecordType named idea.Record_type_for_community

Cannot deploy profiles - no RecordType named idea.Record_type_for_community. We have no record types defined in any org. Still we are getting this error while migrating. Any suggestion please.
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Retrieve Likes/dislikes on idea comments

I am writing a custom Visualforce Page for Ideas. I want to retrieve which user liked or disliked the comments on idea. I could retrieve the votes(promote or demote) on ideas from Vote object, aswell ...
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How can I have the child (merged) Ideas “Status” field inherit the Master Idea “Status” field value when the Master is changed?

On the Ideas Object, how can I get the child Ideas (merged Ideas) to inherit the Status of the Master Idea if it is changed? The Ideas Object does not have record types. I tried to create a workflow ...
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Can we use Idea's on Napili template in Salesforce Communities?

I want to expose Idea's in Communities using Napili template. I dont see this object being exposed there. Any idea if this is even possible or not ? Any workaround of doing it if it is not possible ?
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Send alert from idea object when idea gets 100 points

Can i force sales force to alert management whenever an idea gets 100 points. as far as i know it does not support workflows, neither triggers. at least that's what documentation says.
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Merging ideas in Apex Test class

I have written a batch class which picks merged ideas and sent certain notification emails to idea creators.Batch works fine. Now same functionality has be tested in test class. In the test class, how ...
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Change the Points Earned in Idea activity in salesforce

In the Ideas Documentation page 13, i have seen the points allocated to ideas activity. i want to change thses points allocated to idea activities. is there any way to change these points.
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Unknown constructor 'MyIdeaExtension.MyIdeaExtension(ApexPages.StandardController controller)'

When following the steps on this page to make an example VF page with the Ideas Controller https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.apexcode.meta/apexcode/apex_pages_ideastandardcontroller....
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Package Ideas Base Theme Install Failed

I have an issue with package installation in my developer edition. I am working on Community. when I install this unmanaged application (https://appexchange.salesforce.com/listingDetail?listingId=...
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How To Query IdeaComments Object On Created Date

I have a requirement where i need to create a email digest for the IdeaComments object. Send an email to an Idea owner every week listing the IdeaComments for his Idea in the last 1 week. However ...
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Is it possible to suppress the “is your code coverage, take a quick tour” dialog?

It seems like every time I visit the Apex Text Execution page, I get a yellow popup asking me to go on a tour of the apex test system. After taking the tour four or five times, I kind of got sick of ...
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Link to custom visualforce detail page

I have a page that displays Ideas dynamically with page blocks and repeater. I would like to be able to click the title of the Idea as a link that would take me to another custom visualforce page that ...
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Why can I not reuse the name of Apex classes deleted in previous releases?

Because the documentation defines it that way. Yes since Winter'15 it explicitly states: Although a component is deleted, its Name remains within Salesforce. You can never create another ...
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Is it possible to hide/remove the Category field on the Idea standard object?

Case: our company wants to simplify the Idea object (in order to retrieve maximum input & participation from the user community) and therefore skip Zone, Theme, Category from the user interface. ...
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Hiding/Deactivating “Demote” button on Ideas [duplicate]

I'm looking to implement "Ideas" in an organisation, but they have concerns as to having a "Demote" button being against the spirit of the initiative. There doesn't seem to be any good options for ...
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Updating a field in one object with the value from another a field in another object

I have searched and tried come up with a solution but I just can seem to do it. I am new to APEX in SF and what I thought was going to be simple I just can't seem to get to work. I want to update a ...
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Lock Idea record on field update

I need a way to lock an Idea and its comments from being editable. I have a time-based workflow already set up to change a custom field after 30 days. The custom field is called voting status with ...
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Deployment error: You are not allowed to modify record types on Idea

I've got an errors during deployment an existing project which has been developed in dev. org to a fresh dev. org: (Idea.InternalIdeasIdeaRecordType) -- Error: You are not allowed to modify ...
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Creating Idea Votes from portal user in Test code. DML Exception

I Wrote a very simple VF Page and Controller to show the Accounts that voted on certain Ideas. Here is the controller. Just aggregates the Up and Down votes on the Idea excluding internal votes. ...
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Find the Contact and Account name for an Idea Vote in the UI

I am wondering if I am missing something when using the Ideas functionality within SF. One of the biggest complaints from our product development team is that you cannot tell who actually voted for ...
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Ideas in Salesforce Communities

I need a ideas functionality on salesforce communities.I did something like below but the tabs and comments are not working.I tried with other options like isdtp=mn,istdp=lt as well but no luck.So ...
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Imagine this scenario…customer calls sales rep and automatically customer details are on screen

Imagine this scenario...customer calls sales rep and automatically customer details are on screen.Can this be made possible? Has this been already been implemented?
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Single items are all in on XML field when using PHP SOAP API

That's the snippet from it. $query = "SELECT Id, Body, Status from Idea"; //print_r($query."</br>"); $response = $mySforceConnection->query($query); // QueryResult object is only for PARTNER ...
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How do I move an idea between communities?

I have an org with a large number of communities, one of which is private. Some of the ideas posted in the private community need to be made public, while some need to stay private. Based on this ...
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Ability to change Ideas community assignment and default community?

Does anyone have some experience in managing ideas? I like the feature, and am now getting some adoption, but users are not putting ideas in the right community or not using communities at all. Is ...
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How to enable visualforce page overrides on ideas?

I've noticed a large library of visualforce components that are build aroud the ideas product (apex:vote, ideas:detailOutputLink, etc.) however I can't find a way to set up a view override for ideas ...