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One can attach a file to an Activity, but is it possible to attach a file to a Contact ? How ?

Then, if the file is an image (jpg or png, ...) how to display it ?

(I am using CiviCRM/Drupal + Webform + Views)

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If you use webform and views, create a custom field in CIVIcrm, an image field, it will then be available from the Webform interface to be added.

Then select that particular field to be displayed on the view.

  • Thank you all ; I actually use Webform and Views, but did not know that it was so simple. Unfortunately, I can only click one answer, but all of them are useful. – Jacques-Marie Moranne Nov 25 '18 at 9:11
  • Hi Jacques - yes you can only 'accept' on answer but you should be able to +1 all of them – petednz - fuzion Nov 25 '18 at 18:38
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One possibility is to use the Documents extension: https://civicrm.org/extensions/documents. This will allow you to add documents to contacts and show them on a separate tab.

  • Totally recommend this module - has done wonders for us – petednz - fuzion Nov 22 '18 at 22:33
  • however from memory it only works if you are using CiviCase doesnt it?. We have scoped out extending it to work purely with Activities but client is hesitating. – petednz - fuzion Nov 22 '18 at 22:35
  • I do not think it only works with Cases @petednz-fuzion but I have not seen it since about 2016 :-) – ErikH - CiviCooP Nov 23 '18 at 12:32
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A basic option to store a file is to create a custom field of type File. Not sure how well that plays though with webforms/views but easy enough to try.

  • It would not cause an issue for either Views or Webform. Ie if the workflow is, look at a view, click through to a Webform, add file ... then that would work just fine. if alternatively you need the View or Webform loading the file then i also don't think that is problematic – petednz - fuzion Nov 22 '18 at 22:37

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