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Data Import Wizard doesnt show custom field of a custom object

I had the same problem and I have found a solution. The new Data Import Wizard picks the default record type and page layout as the controller for the visibility. You need to go to the profile and ...
Alberto Del Rio's user avatar
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Is it possible to preserve created date and last modified date on importing records

Yes, you can import records with created and last modified dates the first time. You need not to create a case with salesforce for this. You need to enable this in Setup | Customize | User Interface |...
C. Praveenkumar's user avatar
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How to import accounts without contacts using Data Import Wizard?

Choose Accounts and Contacts on the first step, and proceed through the wizard. Simply unmap all of the contact fields. If no contact fields are mapped for import, the wizard will only import accounts....
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Too Many SOQL Queries when doing a data import because of Process Builder calls

It's hard to say without seeing the PB, but my first suggestion is to reduce the batch size in Data Loader. The load will be slow but at least it won't error out. It's a bit unpredictable when PBs ...
Charles T's user avatar
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Data Import Wizard Matching

There is no option to add additional Match By attributes in the Data Import Wizard. The attribute is used to uniquely identify records, and this is from the help text for the attribute: Unique ...
Jayant Das's user avatar
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External ID matching no longer an option in Data Import Wizard for custom object to add new records

Make sure that your External ID is set to Unique and you will be able to match by it using the import wizard!
Sebastian Lechner's user avatar
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It is possible to show custom error message in import wizard?

Currently, there is no possibility to display the failure message on UI of data import wizard. The Import Wizard only provides statistics after finishing import. As mentioned in the post you should ...
Swetha Maddali's user avatar
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Data Import Wizard not updating field

Whenever you update your account make sure to click the box update existing account information and that should do the trick!
Joshua Klaus's user avatar
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What is ACT! in Salesforce

ACT! is another CRM system (so a competitor to Salesforce) see the wikipedia article. The documentation you've linked says that it's possible to export contact data from ACT! (as some file using a ...
Derek F's user avatar
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Data Import Wizard doesnt show custom field of a custom object

This is a known issue listed on salesforce site https://success.salesforce.com/issues_view?id=a1p30000000jjYUAAY
Cloud Man's user avatar
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Url parameters for Data Import Wizard

The parameter is objectSelection See https://success.salesforce.com/issues_view?id=a1p30000000eUs9AAE for an example For custom objects, use the API name; eg, CustObjName__c
user5411's user avatar
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Can I change the Data Import Wizard Settings permanently?

No Salesforce don't provide us the option to configure these setting permanently. We need to setup this every time we run the process.
Tushar Sharma's user avatar
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Odd Error when Mass Importing Data

Basically, following line will throw NullPointerException prospect.HD_Referral_Store_Our_System__c = staffMap.get(prospect.Referral_Store__c.substringBefore(' ')).Id; As staffMap may not contain ...
Santanu Boral's user avatar
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How do I restrict access to the Data Import Wizard but still allow object edit/create in UI?

The Data Import Wizard is governed by a few permissions. See What permissions do I need to import records? for more details, but basically, if you want to restrict all access, you can remove the "API ...
sfdcfox's user avatar
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enable a user to use the import wizard to upload custom object records?

To import records, following permissions are required. Please check if below permissions are given:- To import custom object data via the Data Import Wizard: “Import Custom Objects”  AND “...
Ashwani's user avatar
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data import wizard map lookup field custom

My advice is to recheck below noted points properly in your org and verify it. The Data Import Wizard respects Salesforce admins’ field access as specified in page layouts and field-level ...
sanket kumar's user avatar
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Where is the Data Import Wizard Error Log

This is from one of the documentations on Data Import Wizard: When we finish importing your data, we notify you by email. Review the results and resolve any errors that occurred. You should check ...
Jayant Das's user avatar
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Why do I still get System.LimitException: Too many SOQL queries: 101 when using Data Import Wizard?

It looks like an issue with the Trigger Code, it can be a code quality issue (SOQL Query in a loop, excessive use of SOQL, etc. ). I think that you can still load your data but a code review should be ...
Akram G's user avatar
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Import records - Partner Community

I have the same issue and opened a Salesforce case. According with the Salesforce support team, this feature isn't available for "Partner central" community template. Its only available for &...
Gustavo Cardozo's user avatar
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DUPLICATES_DETECTED:Use one of these records?

The Data Import Wizard and Duplicate Management match records based on different criteria. When you use Data Import Wizard, you can select criteria to match existing records on: These criteria are ...
David Reed's user avatar
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Data Import Wizard not working

I determined that the problem was caused by the "Salesforce Community Page Optimizer" Chrome extension. Once I disabled the extension, the data import wizard worked fine.
Michele Kleinhomer's user avatar
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Is there a way to import Products and Opportunities in Salesforce Essentials?

Out of the box, Essentials does not include any API or integrations, so you can't import anything that the import wizards do not support. Based on my limited understanding of Essentials, you could ...
sfdcfox's user avatar
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Was Salesforce able to match by external Id fields in import wizard (not unique)

I just got the response back from Salesforce. It seems to be an known issue: https://success.salesforce.com/issues_view?id=a1p3A0000008gOnQAI&title=non-unique-external-id-fields-are-incorrectly-...
Lance Shi's user avatar
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NPSP Data Import Wizard Contacts mapping issue

With the NPSP, if you're trying to import a new Contact for the org, the ContactId from another Org and AccountId from another org is (ditto for any Salesforce Org) is irrelevant. Each org will assign ...
crmprogdev's user avatar
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Import .csv to knowledge using Import Wizard

You need to select Import Articles instead of Data Import Wizard option from setup menu. Quoting from documentation: From Setup, enter Import Articles in the Quick Find box, then select Import ...
Raul's user avatar
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Escape comma in Salesforce Data Import Wizard

Fields with embedded commas must be delimited with double-quote characters. From documentation the problem is that there is no unique standard for csv format. So the only option to read comma is to ...
Oleksandr Berehovskyi's user avatar
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How to import Job_Applications.csv file in the training recruiting app using the new Data Import Wizard?

For uploading the data you need to define email id in candidate object as unique. Then you will get an option Email(External ID) in data import wizard. Rest process is same as the pdf. The ...
Avinash's user avatar
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It is possible to set the concurrency mode for a Data Import Wizard job?

I don't think Import Wizard have the option to run bulk import in serial import as of now. The other workaround for this is use Data loader in data loader you have option to load data serially using ...
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is that possible to get id populated automatically based on name in data import wizard?

Yes it is possible for the data import wizard to match on names in Lookup fields, you will get the option to select which of them you are using when you select the object that you are loading. ...
Dave Humm's user avatar
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Importing Files for SFTP into Lists

You cannot import an exported file as it is in the wrong directory of the Enhanced FTP. You need to move it from the Export directory to the Import directory. Files you import must reside in the ...
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