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How do I implement a custom field where I can input multiple instances of that thing.

For example I want to add Hobby custom field to Contacts. But a person can have more than one hobby. Is there a way I click add another hobby, and then another etc.

Is there a way to add an arbitrary number instances of the same filed?

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It is not so much the field you set to multiple, it is the custom group! So for example, many contracts.enter image description here

You can add multiple custom fields for contacts ONLY (including individuals, orgnaizations and households). You need to check the box Does this Custom Field Set allow multiple records? (see attached screen print) and then you can add multiple hobbies.

  • Thx for the quick answer. That is what I was looking for, but I don't need it for Contact, I need it for Contributions. I just used Contacts and hobbies as an example. Ís there a way to enable multiple records for Contributions? – Marko Jul 24 '17 at 13:34
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    You can not use this feature for contributions i am afraid. What you could do is use either a comma separated array or values in between CRM_Core_DAO::VALUE_SEPARATORS? But that would require some coding. – ErikH - CiviCooP Jul 24 '17 at 14:49

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