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Questions tagged [lightning]

This tag is for questions related to the "Lightning Experience" which comprises a number of elements around a new User Interface on the Salesforce Platform. While it can still be used in a server side MVC environment, it is primarily a MV UI where the Controller is JavaScript based operating from the user's browser. Lightning "Pages" are single page applications.

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Lightning Interface and Knowledge Base

I'm brand new on Lightning and I would like some help. Do you know if knowledge base can be added on lightning interface and what can be added to lightning interface regarding cases?
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What does GA means in “when Winter 16 is GA”?

In order to be Lightning Ready, doc says : Alternatively, partners can deploy unmanaged code to a Partner Pre-Release org and package the changes when Winter 16 is GA First, what does GA mean ? ...
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Salesforce lightning components in lightning applications not displaying text?

so I'm trying to embed a Lightning component into a Lightning Application - I have managed to do this however If I was to put this in the lightning component;- <h1>Hello world</h1> It ...
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Live Agent + Lightning Components [duplicate]

Is there any standard way of initializing the LIVE AGENT chat from withing Lightning Components in Community Builder. I have a prechat from within Community builder which is to be used to initialize ...
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Lightning component deployment

I have created few lightning component in my GSO ORG and now I want to deploy it to my another ORG I created a below mentioned package . It is retrieving the lightning components and creating a ...
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force.com cli is missing error in mac for lightining

I am trying to configure my force.com cli for lightning plugin in my sublime text editor. I have followed some articles but still I am getting that error.
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Expose a lightning component to salesforce classic

I want to expose a lightning component to salesforce classic. I know we expose the component using visualforce page (refer this link) but is there a way that we can directly expose it to the ...
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API Call Interruption

I am trying to make a webapi call from apex class. I have an external data source based on oData for Lightning connect. And I am trying to qeury the external object records. I am getting error - "...
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Change visualforce pages font in managed package

I have a managed package and to be Lightning Ready, I'm wondering if changing the font to Salesforce Sans is a good idea ? And if so, how can I change the font for all my pages in my application (...
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Lightning app question

Can we create custom lightning app right now in Developer org ?. I could see "Lightning Experience ! New" in my Set up menu but I don't see a way to create lightning application yet.
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Lightning, what's the preferred way to bind output text? [Best Practise?]

So I'm going through a lot of the Lightning guides, and even through the reference documentation, and I'm coming across a bunch of inconsistencies, and it's either not explained why, or there are ...
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Unable to get value of String from Component to JS Controller

I have a custom object ToDoObj which has no fields ( I am using only the Name field from it) and I am trying to create a ToDo list type of functionality with this Object. Below is my code for ...
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Simple Lightning Component Help with passing values to Custom Object

I am trying to build a lightning component that will be used on our Community site for article voting. I have a custom object called Public_Article_Ratings__c with some simple fields I want to ...
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how to set Details page to be default view when opening a record in Lightning UI

Is there way to land on Details tab by default when viewing a record in Lightning UI ?
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Lightning Out for Visual Force in a community works in dev org but fails in sandbox

This is similar to the problem here Lightning Components in Visualforce but is slightly different in that the page is being loaded in the context of a community. We are in the process of ...
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Why {!$Label.c.myLabelName} is not working in lightning component added to VisualForce page?

I'm trying to use custom labels in my lightning component project. The problem is {$Label.c.myLabelName} is not showing anything on one environment and is showing "[c.myLabelName]" string on the other....
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Email to Case in Lightning Experience

wrt winter 16 release note Email to Case feature available only in Salesforce Classic edition only, so this means if we enable Lightning where email to case already deployed – what is the problem will ...
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Error loading Lightning App Builder -

I;m trying to access to the App Builder in salesforce and I'm getting the next error: Anybody know what is the cause or how to make it work?
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Embedding Lightning Component in Visual Force

As an exercise I have developed a lightning app which replicates the standard related list functionality in a lightning page. I had put this app in an iframe in a visual force page so it looked like ...
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How can I enforce Lightning UI for all the Users

How can I enforce Lightning UI for all the Users. They shouldn't be able to switch to classic.
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Lightning Components in Visualforce

I've been following the documentation listed here:Lightning/Visualforce Documenation and seeing different results between my developer org and my sandbox environment. When constructing the example in ...
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How to build custom UI that works both for users that have opted in to Lightning Experience and users that have not?

This isn't a question about the pros/cons of Lightning/Visualforce, but is a question about how to build custom UI for the period of time (a year or many years?) where some users/orgs have Lightning ...
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Is Lightning the way forward? [duplicate]

At this point, when starting with new implementations is it better to go with Lightning Framework for UI and better UX, or to continue with Visualforce based UIs?
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Lightning Pages vs VF Pages

We have a requirement to build a lengthy wizard (spanning ~6-8 visualforce pages) and would like to know whether the advanced functionalities that we have used in Visualforce Development will be ...
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How to get apex:outputLink to work in Lightning Desktop correctly using target='parent'?

In Lightning Desktop we have come across an issue when using apex:outputLink that has a target of "_parent". The links will not work in Explorer or Firefox. The link works fine in Chrome. The ...
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Is Lightning App supported in IE?

I am following the trailhead modules for developing lightning apps. The lightning app preview works without any issue in Chrome Browser but in IE...it hangs and displays "Page cannot be displayed" ...
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Reports and Dashboard guru?

I'm a fairly new developer/admin (1.5 yrs in the role). I would love to focus on learning apex and building lightning components but the majority of my time making small edits but mainly creating ...
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Turn on Lightning experience on Developer edition Org?

Is there a way to turn on the Lightning experience (Not components) on a free Developer edition Org ? Or is it only works on Sandboxes now?
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Lightning Process Builder - Owner Update on Opportunity

Our objective is to set the Owner as a generic user for all newly created opportunities of a specific record type. I was able to implement the above via Lightning Process Builder (is there a short ...
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Lightning Process Builder - Remove extra actions

I am trying to create a process via Lightning process builder. Basically it checks whether the opportunity belongs to a particular record type and if it is then sets the owner as a specific user. By ...
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Not able to view the Lightning UI desktop

I have anabled the Lightning experience on my org with the following settings but still not able to view the Lightning UI. Am I missing any settings that I have to enable? Is it limited to any ...
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How do i activate Lightning Desktop on winter16

I have a developer account with winter16. I can t seem to find a way to activate the new Lightning Desktop UI. Can anyone suggest how this can be done
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Salesforce AppCloud - Where is WAVE?

During dreamforce Salesforce has announced "app cloud". Part of app cloud are the following technologies: FORCE HEROKU ENTERPRISE LIGHTNING THUNDER One technology plattform is missing: WAVE. ...
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Lightning UI for appexchange apps

We have a few apps in appexchange and with the new lightning UI, many users would probably start using the new lightning UI. In one Trialheads it says that your apps can apply lightning ready ...
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Calling a static resource resource javascript functoin from lightning component

I have a static resource named as 'geoCode', which is a javascript file, containing a function. I want to call this function from lightning component controller and receive an alert message on screen. ...
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How does the new Salesforce Lightning experience for desktop affect sidebar components?

Maybe there isn't much info yet since this is pretty new but I can't find any info on how sidebar components are going to be affected by the new "lightning experience" UI for the desktop. The ...
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What are the available $A JavaScript functions in Lightning?

The Lightning Components Cheat Sheet lists a few common $A functions and the Lightning Components Developer Guide references some others that are useful for certain situations. I can view the $A ...