Staring with Summer 13, you can select the objects data you would like to copy to the full Sandbox. Navigate to Setup -> Deploy -> Sandboxes -> Sandbox Template and click on New Sandbox Template. Specify the name and description and specify the object data you want in your sandbox. Once saved as a template, you can reuse this template to create the full sandboxes More
Introduced in Spring’13 you can now reply to the chatter notification email to like the post. Just click reply and type “like” in the mail body as shown below. Do note that reply should only contain the word “like” (case insensitive). If it contains any other character other than “like”, it will be processed as a ‘comment’ rather than a ‘like’ on the post
Recently while working on a project, I had the requirement of uploading data containing Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese etc. characters in Salesforce. The data to be uploaded was available in Microsoft Excel format. However from Excel, when I tried to save the data in CSV format a lot characters where converted to ‘ ? ‘ (question mark) resulting into loss of characters. Excel does not allow you to specify the the encoding of the CSV file, which might have solved the problem. More
Salesforce.com is not longer just a CRM company that it started with. Today with its innovative thinking & acquisitions it has added quite a number of different products to its arsenal. This post will give you a bird’s eve view of what all Salesforce has to offer More
There is no native functionality in Salesforce.com to send an e-mail reminder when a task is due. However check out this useful discussion thread on LinkedIn to find out how others are trying to achieve the same.