Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, user can update any kind of object’s custom fields. Objects can be any type like Standard, Custom or Managed
User can update multiple fields using two ways:
a. Using Excel Template
  1. Download fields of an Object in XLS
  2. Update any column of the download sheet (except Field API Name)
  3. Upload sheet on BOFC Field Updation page
  4. Done
b. Display the fields of an Object in Table > Update the field properties display in columns > Done
Yes, user can update "Description" or "Help Text" for multiple fields in few clicks. User can also take export of Fields in excel, fill the description & help text and can again upload the same excel using BOFC to update field properties.
Yes, BOFC is capable to update properties of Relationship or Formula fields of any kind of object.
Yes, BOFC is capable to update managed object’s unmanaged fields. The "Unmanaged Fields" means the fields which are not the part of Managed package. User cannot update the field properties of Managed fields of Managed Object
Yes, BOFC is capable to update Master-Detail fields of any kind of object.
Yes, BOFC is capable to update roll-up summary fields of any kind of object.
Using BOFC, User can update more than 500+ fields in few clicks.
No, it doesn't take any time. The process is instant and your changes will be reflected at the same time.
Not as such. User can update all type of fields like (Text, Currency, Formula, Master-Child, etc).
Yes, BOFC can delete multiple custom fields for any kind of Salesforce Objects like Standard, Custom or Managed
User can delete multiple fields using two ways: a. Using Excel Template
  1. Download custom fields of an Object in XLS
  2. Type "Yes / No" in the "H" column of the downloaded sheet 
  3. Upload sheet on BOFC Field Deletion page
  4.  Done
b. Display the fields of an Object in Table > select the fields to delete > Done
Yes, BOFC can delete any type of custom field from the current org. The fields can be Primitive (like Text, Number, Currency etc) or Formula or Relationship fields like Lookup or Master-Child
Using BOFC, BOFC can delete more than 500+ fields in few clicks.
Not as such. BOFC can delete all type of fields like (Text, Currency, Formula, Master-Child, etc).
Let's understand the meaning of "Hard-Delete" and "Soft-Delete"
  1. Hard-Delete: Permanently delete custom fields of an Object from the org
  2. Soft-Delete: Temporary delete custom fields of an Object from the org and place in the "Deleted Fields". User can still rollback the fields.
BOFC performs soft-delete only because Salesforce API's doesn't support "Hard-Delete" in Production/Live Orgs.
Yes, BOFC can create multiple fields for any kind of Salesforce Objects like Standard, Custom or Managed
User can create multiple fields using multiple ways: a. Using Excel Template b. Manually adding multiple rows c. Directly importing from any source org (linked to current or non-linked org)
Yes, BOFC has a capability to import fields (all fields or any specific set of fields) from any external non-linked org
Yes, BOFC has an option where user can select single or multiple profiles. Also, in addtion to profile selection, user can select the "Read" and "Edit" permission.
Yes, BOFC can clone any type of field from the same or external non-linked salesforce org and can create them in the current org. The fields can be Primitive (like Text, Number, Currency etc) or Formula or Relationship fields like Lookup or Master-Child
Yes BOFC has a easy and quick way to assign newly created fields to multiple page-layouts of an object
Using BOFC, User can create more than 500+ fields in few clicks. User can import the fields of an object from any external salesforce org or can import using Excel template
Not as such. User can create all type of fields like (Text, Currency, Formula, Master-Child, etc) except for "Rollup Summary" field type.
No, it doesn't take any time. The process is instant and your field will be reflected at the same time.
Yes, Bulk Create Field feature is smart enough to identify the fields with the same api name.
No, BOFC field creation page displays the field properties or column depending upon the field type. For eg: If you are trying to create a Text Field, then Scale is disabled If you are trying to create a Picklist, then Length is disabled
Yes, BOFC has a option where user can import an Predefined Excel template to create any number of fields in Salesforce for multiple objects. The Sample Template is available on the BOFC Field Creation page.
Yes, BOFC has a capability to import fields (all fields or any specific set of fields) from any external non-linked org

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