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An sObject represents an object, such as an Account or Campaign. An sObject is the base object for all objects in Apex.

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How to use addError() with a dynamically derived field name? [duplicate]

I know I can add an error to a field as follows: Account someAccount = [select id, name from Account limit 1]; someAccount.name.addError('Bad Name'); How can I do that if the field name is only ...
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Getting field value dynamically while using describefieldresult

What I have to do is to get all fields of an sObject and converting it into xml runtime. I have all the fields. And I get field name and field label in xml tag. What I want is field value instead of ...
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Enterprise WSDL maps objects to different types in different organizations

I have two organizations, one for development and another for production/sandbox. When I generate an enterprise WSDL from production/sandbox I have some lookup relationships mapped as Name. When I ...
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Is it possible to retrieve picklist values from SalesForce using SOQL?

I am using a .NET library - SalesforceMagic - for communication with SalesForce. I use a SalesForce API user credentials and pass data to and from via a SOQL query. It all works fine. Now, there are ...
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error while trying to upsert a list of Sobjects

I am trying to perform the following procedure: String tipoInt = 'Account'; List<SObject> sl = new List<SObject>(); Sobject so = Schema.getGlobalDescribe().get(tipoInt).newSObject(); ...
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Get info if sObject is 'setup' object from metadata

I need to know if some sObject is setup object during runtime from apex code. Does anybody know how to do it? I checked the documentation on sObject class and didn't find it.
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Create Public custom settings via REST API

First, is it possible to create a custom object without using Metadata SOAP API ? As per my reading until now it is not possible. I know for a fact, one can create ApexTrigger using REST API. Since I ...
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Best Approach/Way to Query Single SObject record

To query a single record we have below two approach : Approach 1. Assign record to a single Account variable as shown below: Account accountToGet = [SELECT Name From Account where name = '...
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How to get recentlyviewed objects for all users?

Salesforce REST APIs support endpoints for getting updated, deleted and recentlyviewed objects. I am interested in getting the recentlyviewed items. This endpoint returns data of the form { "...
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SOQL to get attachment(s) on PollPost

Just curious what SOQL I would use to get the Poll Items (attachments) on a FeetItem with the Type PollPost? So if we had a poll saying, "Whats your favourite color?" How would I get the line item ...
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Codes and Values

We have clients that use a lot of codes in their day to day activity. Eg: Take a look at the UK Government Common Basic Dataset: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/common-basic-data-set-cbds-...
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Tracking changes to object structures through SOAP API

I am looking to check whether the object that I queried has changed during the previous access. For example, if a new field was added to the Account field, I would like to alert the user that a new ...
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LoginType field shows length 1 but retrieves length greater than 1

I am trying to query AuthSession object where the loginType field shows the length 1 but the length is actually greater than 1. Sample: Id ID 18 UsersId ID 18 CreatedDate dateTime 0 LastModifiedDate ...
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Error while parsing object Contract received through Metadata API caused by restrictedPicklist

I retrieve SObjects using retrieve() call from Metadata API and then I'm trying to parse them like described here in comment. The problem occurs while trying to parse standard object Contract. It ...
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Add canvas app to layout of all object

How can we add connected canvas app to layout of all the objects like account, opportunity, custom objects etc. Currently I have to go to each object, edit layout and add canvas app. Also, If ...
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Name field of Group sObject is Not Nillable but returns null

I request the metadata for the sObject Group via: GET /services/data/v32.0/sobjects/Group/describe/ HTTP/1.1 In the resulting JSON i see the following metadata at the fields property: { ... ...
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How to add a lookup field value to an sObject list

Since I started coding in Apex, I've gotten used to working with lists of IDs of objects not the objects themselves. This time around, instead of creating a List<ID> of account ids, I created a ...
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Show reports from a report folder in picklist

I currently have a text field on a custom object which is supposed to store a report URL. As things are right now, the user can simply paste the URL of a report and it gets saved. However, I want ...
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What are the advantages of Light Application objects

I was hoping that the introduction of "Light Application object" would do something about the data storage of junction objects, but it doesn't seem to do anything about it. The documentation seems ...
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How to get SObject type from object Id using REST API?

I have an object id that is a "parent id" of a specific Attachment object (e.g., b3KD0000119wDTlMAN). I'd like to understand what type this object belongs to, to query for it's details. It can also be ...
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1:1 relationship

What is the best way to create 1:1 relationship in Force.com. I have an Object A. What i need to create is another object B, which will be like an extension to this object. Since there are already ...
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Using inputField to set SObject list item in Controller

So I've been working on this project on and off for quite a while and have finally hit a crossroads. I have a custom controller and visualforce page I wrote to act as an input form. The form is ...
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Check the field of a related record

I need to fire a Trigger when an Opportunity record is updated and Stage = Closed Won and there is a specific value in the name of the related Opportunity Product. What's the syntax for this IF ...
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Formula Field from REST Service

So here is an odd question. On our Opportunity object we have a formula field. Is there anyway to pull in the actual formula calculation through any API, APEX, REST, SOAP? I have an iOS app and a ...
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How to compare a text value in a list of sobjects?

The following gives me a list of texts which are customer numbers (CUST_NUM__c) List<SYSTEMS__c> lst_PartnersAcc = [SELECT CUST_NUM__c FROM ...
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how to get all fields from any object and its parent object in apex?

I have tried this code but i am only getting particular object fields but not its parent fields. any suggestions what i am missing? public with sharing class FilterCriteriaComponentcontroller { ...
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Are SObjectField tokens safe in cross-managed package calls?

We have some code and SObjects and fields in a managed package that works when executed by other calls in that managed package as your would expect. The code looks like this. private SObjectField ...
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Get value of LookUp field through query

I am having a problem with a query. I am trying to extract the name of Assigned_To__c field (which is a look up field of Employee Rosters object). The query I have used for this is SELECT id, name,...
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Nested map without SObject

I'm using a nested map to store inputs from a Visualforce page and when I try to write the code to retrieve those inputs, I am getting "Error: Compile Error: Initial term of field expression must be a ...
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For loop issue in class

I have to get IDs of Call custom object from Incident Transaction custom object and run a for loop on call feeding the list. Can someone help me here? List<SObject> myCalls = [SELECT ...
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Want to restrict a user from creating more than 10 records w/o RSF

I have a object where 1 user can only create 10 record not more that that. If I don't want to code (by count() we can achieve it) but is there any other way that we can count the number of records no ...
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List all fields of query with subquery

I have this query: List<sobject> query_result = Database.query(query); with query = SELECT Email,Fax,(SELECT Status,Type FROM Cases),(SELECT CreatedDate FROM Tasks)FROM Contact WHERE Id = How ...
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I just want to display the values in picklist on VF Page

String soql = 'Select '+ pickField +' From '+ pickobjects; list<SObject> sObj = new list<SObject>(); sObj = Database.Query(soql); now i want to put the values of the list sObj into a ...
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How to display a list of dynamic sObject on Visualforce page

I have a list of sObject which I have created dynamically. This is how the list is populated. (Contact:{OtherCountry=null, Division_Type__c=null}, Account:{AccountNumber=null}) I don't want to hard ...
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Implementing WorkBadge History for Apex/VisualForce

What I would like to accomplish is create a visual force/apex page that show's how many times someone has received a specific work badge on salesforce, such as the "Thank You" badge. It's similar to ...
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Is it possible to use SObject Formula fields to get arbitrary values stored in some other SObject?

Let's say I have some SObject (myCode__c) with three string values (e.g. key1__c, key2__c, and code__c). The combination of key1__c and key2__c should be unique. Let's say I have a second SObject (...
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building an sObject from a json string in VF page

How can I deserialize a JSON string into an sObject in a VF page? I don't want to use a controller so I'm looking for the right approach to do this on the client side only. Any ideas?
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Custom object schema visibility

We are planning a managed application for Salesforce platform and there are few things that are hazy. Lets say if a customer install our managed application in their organization will they be able ...
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How to create object by it's name?

I'm writing a REST service which calls external service. I want to write a test for my service. I came up with no possibility to mock this call as it's in managed package. I want to wrap this call ...
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Quick way to delete/truncate all records in an org

I have a development org with a quite complex object structure and a ton of demo data. To refactor thr structure I want to get rid of all this data. My first thought was to use the new "Truncate" ...
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How to find the relationship between objects in apex class

Hi I have a base object that is a main object and I do have some other objects which is coming dynamically. I need to find out the relationship between the objects in apex class. If there any way to ...
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How can I get all the object and fields from the org which are accessible to the login user only.

I am getting all the object and related fields from my org using public Map schemaMap = Schema.getGlobalDescribe(); Map fieldMap = schemaMap.get(objectName).getDescribe().fields.getMap(); ...
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How to add fields dynamically to sObject

I have a map which contain sObject anf sObjectfields. Now am looping through the map and want to add the fields to the list for eg: account.Name, conatct.Name, contact.type__c. And after that need ...
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How to get the information of a user who deleted an object?

Salesforce REST API supports the getdeleted endpoints to furnish a list of deleted records for an SObject. The response from the API looks like this { "deletedRecords" : [ { "id" : "...
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SObject deployment: Cannot specify a startsWith attribute for this language

I'm trying to deploy an sobject to a new empty environment. I get the following error: Cannot specify a startsWith attribute for this language Both orgs are in English. Any thoughts? Edit: The ...
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Using a generic SObject in VisualForce Page

I have a wrapper class that I want to reuse for Both Accounts and Contacts public class SelectableSObject{ public Boolean selected {get; set;} public SObject obj {get; set;} } In the ...
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Compile Error: sObject type 'Custom__c' is not supported in Managed Package

I'm creating an apex class that implements Schedulable and in the execute it queries a Custom Object but I can't understand why I'm getting this error when trying to query. Some other related ...
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Is it possible to check whether the record if modified or not from apex?

I have a scenario that need to check whether the record has been modified or not. If the record ir modified by any other user except user A. Need to show an error Message. Currently i have added a ...
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convert string to sObjectfield type

I have a custom setting where I have fields api name and getting the field api name and use with sObject. At that time I am getting error cannot use string with the sObject. How can I convert the ...
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How to prevent refreshes from blowing out sobjects and tables

I have created an sobject the essentially manages a callback URL to app servers we have running in-house: http://devmyapp01.example.com http://qamyapp01.example.com http://myapp01.example.com Above, ...

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