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Development with the Force.com Platform: Building Business Applications in the Cloud, Third Edition by Jason Ouellette

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Creating the Custom Object

Your Services Manager users in supervisory positions have asked to see missing timecards of their consultants. Specifically they want the dates of missing timecards, the offending consultants, and their assigned projects. There are two fields necessary to provide the requested information: the assignment, which automatically includes the resource and project as references, and the week ending date that lacks a timecard for the assignment.

Create a new custom object to store this information, naming it Missing Timecard. Add a lookup field to Assignment and a Date field named Week_Ending__c to mirror the field of the same name in the Timecard object. Create a custom tab for this object as well. When you’re done, the Missing ...

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