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DIFFERENT HEADERS AND FOOTERS BY PAGE IN PDF – SALESFORCE

A couple weeks ago I wrote about ‘Controlling the Margins and Footers of a Visualforce PDF – Salesforce’.  In that article we could see how to get headers and footers to display in the left/center/right sections of a rendered PDF.  … Continue reading

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A RECIPE FOR SAVING A PDF AS AN ATTACHMENT – SALESFORCE

So you are on a detail page in Salesforce and you want to save of the some of the details of that page in a PDF and then save that PDF as an attachment.  How do you do that?  We … Continue reading

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CONTROLLING THE MARGINS AND FOOTERS OF A VISUALFORCE PDF – SALESFORCE

Having a Visualforce Page render as a PDF is pretty straightforward.  You just change therenderAs attribute of the apex:page component to be ‘PDF’.  Pretty slick! But what if you want to control more about how that PDF is rendered including the … Continue reading

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STICKING WITH STANDARD FUNCTIONALITY – YET ANOTHER EXAMPLE

“But why do I want to stay with standard functionality?  It does not give me exactly what I want.” This is a question/statement that comes up often when providing a solution on the Force.com platform.  The out-of-the-box functionality may meet … Continue reading

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STUDENT, WELL-ROUNDED AND A PERSON BUILT FOR OTHERS

Almost a year ago I wrote a blog post about the phrase from the book ‘Season of Life’ that says I want you to be a ‘Student, Athlete and A Person Built for Others.’  This quote is coming from a coach while … Continue reading

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ANTI-SPAM LAWS – SALESFORCE

Every country seems to have its own set of electronic messaging laws.  Normally we think of these laws in regards to email, but there are so many ways out there to contact people electronically now with texts and social media … Continue reading

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TAKING CARE OF HIPAA DATA – SALESFORCE STYLE

HIPAA is the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996.  The main documentation about the law is on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services web site. HIPAA deals with patient data within health care.  Patient data must be protected … Continue reading

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A RECIPE FOR MASS DELETING – SALESFORCE

The first option for any new piece of functionality is to head to the AppExchange to see if something is available. In this case an app that does mass deleting can be found: https://appexchange.salesforce.com/listingDetail?listingId=a0N300000016YuDEAU Here is a video I found too that talks … Continue reading

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SALESFORCE COMMUNITIES – LET’S GET CUSTOMIZING!

As I mentioned in my last blog post Salesforce Communities is the successor to the old Portals.  There was a lot of thought given to make sure that each piece of a Community could be customized to meet brand standards.  Here are … Continue reading

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THE TRANSITION IN SALESFORCE FROM PORTALS TO COMMUNITIES

The transition from only having Sites and Site.com available to us in the past to now having Communities as a key component in allowing customers or partners into Salesforce, forces us to look at how to solve certain use cases.  … Continue reading

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