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Brian RomanowskiBrian Romanowski 

Is there any way to hide the creator on the ideas object?

We have a use case where the creator of the idea may need to be anonymous. We are using ideas internally and there can be cost saving ideas that may result in positions being eliminated so we would like the submitters to be able to be anonymous from other users. I have 2 custom fields, a check box for anonymous, and then a calculated field that displays the user if not anonymous or links to a dummy user if it is anonymous. We need to hide the creator field now but I haven't been able to access it through the profiles in the metadata api or change the page layout to not include it. Anyone have any ideas?
ShashankShashank (Salesforce Developers) 
As per existing functionlaity, we cannot remove the "Posted by" information from an idea. I would recommend you to post an idea regarding this: https://success.salesforce.com/ideaSearch