I created a custom data set of type Tab with Table that accepts multiple entries, and I have added this to the New Individual form.

I can then create a new individual and hit save, after which time the Tab with the custom data fields is displayed. I can enter data into the custom data fields and save it. After I save, the count displays that it has been created, but nothing appears in the list/table except a message that says "No records of type '' found."

Is this a bug?

  • I just played around with the settings and changed it to tab (not tab with table), went to the contact record and all of the data displayed fine. I then changed it back to Tab with Table and got the original error message again - "No records of type '' found." - so there appears to be an error with the Tab with Table functionality. How does one raise a bug for this?
    – jkobier
    Sep 30 '16 at 8:04

Sounds like a bug, which version of CiviCRM are you using? Which version of which CMS are you using?

Can you repeat it on http://dmaster.demo.civicrm.org or http://wpmaster.demo.civicrm.org ?

  • Thanks! CiviCRM 4.7.11 & WordPress 4.6.1. I will attempt to reproduce when I get back to the office in a couple of days and update this record accordingly.
    – jkobier
    Sep 30 '16 at 9:12
  • I just tested this on the wpmaster version and it works - weird!
    – jkobier
    Oct 3 '16 at 10:12
  • Then it is unfortunately likely a bug related to the setup of your system. Could be the CiviCRM extensions or even a WordPress plugin. Best way to approach would be to create a copy of your install and then switch extensions and plugins off to see if one of them is causing it. Let us know if you found it.
    – Catorghans
    Oct 3 '16 at 10:24

I was experiencing the same problem. My CiviCRM 4.7.25 (sequentially upgraded from 4.7.18) was on Joomla 3.8.1 (also sequentially upgraded from 3.7.x). After doing some observation in the database, I noticed that the field named in_selector (table: civicrm_custom_field) was 0. When I manually changed the values from 0 to 1 using PHPMyAdmin, I got the Tab with Table listing to work. Upon further investigation, I believe the respective individual fields' setting Display in Table needs to be ticked/true.

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