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Salesforce CRM: The Definitive Admin Handbook by Paul Goodey

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Creating custom objects

Custom objects are database tables that allow you to store data specific to your organization in salesforce.com. You can use custom objects to extend Salesforce functionality or to build new application functionality.

Note

You can create up to 200 custom objects in Enterprise Edition and 2000 in Unlimited Edition.

Once you have created a custom object, you can create a custom tab, custom-related lists, reports, and dashboards for users to interact with the custom object data.

To create a custom object, follow the path Your Name | Setup | App Setup | Create | Objects. Now click New Custom Object, or click Edit to modify an existing custom object. The following screenshot shows the resulting screen:

On the Custom Object Definition ...

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