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Khalil MedinaKhalil Medina 
I want to say THANK YOU all. Today I certified as a Sales Force ADM and it won't be possible without you guys.  I want to say specially thanks to Steve Molis and Jeff May, you guys are a huge example for me. I cannot be more happy

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Khalil MedinaKhalil Medina
Syam Kishore: the key for me was learning everyday something new, because since I work as a salesforce adm I have some experience. I didn't try to memorize answers and questions, I don't find this valuable. I went to real situations. 

That serie of videos named: WHO SEES WHAT is excelent:

And the next on line courses:
Online course: Administration Essentials for New Admins and Administration Essentials for the 
Service Cloud
Other helpful resources:
 Online course: Analyze Your Data with Reports
 Online course: Configure Salesforce with Custom Fields
 Online course: Customizing Profiles to Align with Your Business Needs
 Online course: Getting a Head Start with Chatter
 Online course: Getting Started with Managing Data
 Online course: Managing Users and Troubleshooting Login Issues
 Online course: Summarize Your Data with Dashboards

That's all.


Jordan McDanielJordan McDaniel 
We are a manufacturing and repair company so we are looking for a way for ALL users to be able to see 2 different page layouts depending on the type of work applicable to that opportunity. Right now our opportunity page is cluttered with fields for both repairs and manufacturing opportunities. We have a custom picklist field (Manufacturing, Repair) and I want that to control the page layout. Our users all work with both types so assigning record types by profile isn't working well. Any ideas would be appreciated!
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Geoffrey FlynnGeoffrey Flynn
Setup > Customize > Opportunities > Page Layouts > Page Layout Assignment button
Then just edit as required and save.  
You can also add the Record Type field to the Page Layout to avoid confusion as to what they are looking at
Emilie LavelleEmilie Lavelle 
I am trying to calculate a number formula to return a value of 1 if true or 0 if false based on the following critera:

Picklist value (Role__c) is equal to "Governor" and
a date field (End_Date__c) is blank OR is greater or equal to 01/09/2011. 

The closest I have got to is

IF(( AND( ISPICKVAL( Role__c , "Governor"),(OR(ISBLANK( End_Date__c ),End_Date__c > ( DATEVALUE( "2011 -09-01") )) ))) , 1, 0)

This returns the correct value of 1 where End_Date__c is blank but otherwise I get the #Error! display.

The date 01/09/11 refers to the start of the academic year. If anyone can suggest ways to calculate the start of the academic year rather than hard code it in the report that would be really helpful too.

Thanks for your help!
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Marco (werewolf) CasalainaMarco (werewolf) Casalaina
If you copied and pasted that verbatim, I would note that there is a rogue space in your DATEVALUE call.

DATEVALUE( "2011 -09-01")

should be

DATEVALUE( "2011-09-01")

That may be causing this error.
Paul BackhousePaul Backhouse 
I would like to create Person Accounts im my DE Org. It seems as though Salesforce have disabled the ability to make support requests. Yet the documentation states that Person Accounts are available for DE Orgs.

How do I make support requests for DE Orgs?

Can anyone from Salesforce make this happen?
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Brian RoffBrian Roff
Yes, Paul this is an issue with Dev orgs!  One thing you can try is, if you have access to a Production org, you can submit a Case through that org and put the ID of your Dev org into the case Org ID field.  Additionally, you could try to tweet the ​Salesforce support team at @asksalesforce and see if that helps.

​Hope that helps.  Good luck!
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Karthikeyan ChandranKarthikeyan Chandran
Thanks Kate,

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Ankit SinghAnkit Singh 
I have a class which implements schedulable and below class which schedules the job
public class LeadNotContactedStart{
  public void startRun() {
        leadNotContactedImplimentation dtr = new leadNotContactedImplimentation();
        String sch = '0 0 * * * ?';
            system.schedule('Lead not contacted Test', sch, dtr);
            system.schedule('Lead not contacted', sch, dtr);

I needed to to edit the class which implements the schedulable in order to achieve that I had to delete the existed running scheduled job. Now after editing how could I restart same job.
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Sumit KawSumit Kaw
Why dont you just use SetUp -> developer console and schedule the same job using the same class that you have provided.

I have a class which implements schedulable and below class which schedules the job
public class LeadNotContactedStart{

 This piece might help.

 LeadNotContactedStart schedulingObj = new LeadNotContactedStart();
Greg GilbertGreg Gilbert 
Is there way to edit a document in Salesforce and save it in Salesforce without ever leaving Salesforce
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Sharif ShaalanSharif Shaalan
Hi Greg, not at the moment, you can vote for the idea here:
Lori SchilkowskiLori Schilkowski 
I'm new to SalesForce, so go easy on me please. ;)

Our old data is a mess and not all mailing addresses are necessarily in the "mailing" address fields, so I need a field to let me know which records have data in ANY possible address field. I've created one formula field to check street, one to check city, one to check state, and one to check zip. However, it's returning the same result regardless of what data is/isn't in the field.

Here's an example formula that I intended to return only those records that have data in at least one street field:

IF(ISBLANK( BillingStreet )= TRUE, "NO STREET", (IF(ISBLANK( Home_Street__pc )= TRUE, "NO STREET", (IF(ISBLANK( PersonMailingStreet )= TRUE, "NO STREET", (IF(ISBLANK( Office_Street__c )= TRUE, "NO STREET", (IF(ISBLANK( PersonOtherStreet )= TRUE, "NO STREET", (IF(ISBLANK( Property_Street__pc )= TRUE, "NO STREET", (IF(ISBLANK( ShippingStreet )= TRUE, "NO STREET", "MAILABLE")))))))))))))

However, even those with addresses are coming up with "NO STREET". What am I doing wrong??

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Deepak AnandDeepak Anand
So in your case, I am guessing you'll have to wrap up the ISBLANKs like this:
        ISBLANK( BillingStreet ),
        ISBLANK( Home_Street__pc ),
        ISBLANK( PersonMailingStreet ),
        ISBLANK( Office_Street__c ),
        ISBLANK( PersonOtherStreet ),
        ISBLANK( Property_Street__pc ),
        ISBLANK( ShippingStreet )
    "NO STREET",

which means if all of them are EMPTY then return "NO STREET" and if any one of them has a Street Address then yes, give it "MAILABLE".
Katie HambergKatie Hamberg 
Hi All,

I'm trying to give a user access to a custom object.  I've updated the profile so the tab shows up on their homepage, field accessibility is visible, page layout is assigned, but when I login as the user, I'm not seeing any records?  Am I missing a step?

Thanks much
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Adam MarksAdam Marks
Profile gives you access to the object as a whole, but not the data. Your Organization Wide Default (OWD) settings are what control the data. Go to Setup>Administer>Security Controls>Sharing Settings to see what the OWD level is set to. Guessing private if the user is not seeing any data 
Brendan ConroyBrendan Conroy 
I noticed for one of my clients that whenever i create a new dashboard component or report chart, the color always defaults to black.

The weird thing is that each of the field has colors assigned dynamically

Anyone have any ideas? Thanks
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Amber BoazAmber Boaz
I'll bet you $10 that user has "Color-Blind Palette on Charts" enabled on their user record!