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How can I improve the performance of the change log table?

Retrieving the change log for a contact takes ages for my client - maybe a response of 10 minutes to get just 79 records for one contact. The contact database has about 39K rows, but with about 950k ...
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How to make status always 'Completed' for activities added to a case?

A couple of clients would like to use CiviCase and both of them have very unstructured cases, so a timeline or a sequence is not appropriate. So I have created a case without a timeline or sequence ...
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How to permanently delete contact with API?

I'm creating an automated test script. It creates a test contact, does some stuff, then cleans up after itself by deleting the contact. However this still leaves the contact in the "Trash". How can ...
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What differences are there between CiviCRM 4.6 and 4.7?

We're trying to make the decision to upgrade from 4.6 to 4.7 and would like a complete list of changes between the two. Does such a document exist? I can't find anything except blog entries about ...
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How do I debug “Could not find valid value for ct” error message

Performed upgrade of Civi 4.4 to 4.6 alongside upgrade of Drupal from version 6 to version 7. The Drupal upgrade went fine, as did the CiviCRM upgrades (i.e. no errors were reported). All dashboards ...
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How to remove notice at login

When users login right now (Jan 4, 2018) they get a notice publicising CiviCamp 2018. For 99% of users this notice is inappropriate. How do I remove it? I know it can be removed via some update to ...
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Can I safely trim civicrm_job_log and civicrm_log?

civicrm_job_log is the biggest table in my database by an order of magnitude. And civicrm_log is the fifth biggest. Can I trim these somehow, e.g. a cron job that removes old logs? It's making the ...
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How to increase limits on activity attachments?

Current (4.6.7) limits say that an activity can have up to 3 attachments, each being less than 2MB. I need more, and a bigger file size limit. What are the obstacles to achieving this? I can't see ...
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How to fetch activity including custom fields using API

I hope this is a useful question + answer. I feel it's necessary to document some, um, quirks, of the API v3 around Activities and custom data, because as a developer this took me ages to figure out. ...
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Missing Activities tab when viewing contacts

When viewing a contact, there is no "Activities" tab in the list of tabs. Is this a configurable setting somewhere? In other words, is there a way to add this tab to the Contact page? Running ...
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Is is possible to import cases into Civi

A client has many cases in spreadsheets, and Civicase looks very suitable. I cannot see any facility to import cases into Civi via the UI. Is this possible? I guess the alternative is to import ...
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Custom fields of type select not displaying in Activity Report

A site I'm working on has recently been upgraded to version 4.6.32. Since this upgrade the client is no longer able to see data from some of the custom fields in the Activity Report. Custom fields ...
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Expanding the Relationship Notes field

Is there a way to increase the size of the Relationship Notes field? In 4.6, it appears to be stored in the varchar(255) "description" column of the civicrm_relationship table. Nevertheless, Webform-...
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Why is no Receipt is being sent for a Contribution when using PayPal Standard?

CiviCRM 4.6.5 and WordPress 4.2.4 When the payment processor Paypal Standard is chosen, the receipt is not being sent. When returning from paypal, it goes onto the thank you page and the payment is ...
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How to register participant for all repeating/recurring events - CiviCRM 4.6

I've been looking at the docs but can't find an obvious way to register someone onto all occurrences of a repeating/recurring event. e.g. On a ten week course, I want to register them on one page, ...
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How to enter relationship dates before 1997? [duplicate]

In relationship management you also want the information to be complete and include relationships that were before CiviCRM was used. This could typically be relationships older than 20 years. CiviCRM ...
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Has anyone used CiviCRM on a 10" tablet?

I am working on a nightshelter signin application in CiviCRM, and the suggestion is to use a 10" tablet. I'm not sure this would work although the menu is much simplified. (I have a 7" tablet and it ...
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Additional info required on mail tokens

Was wondering if anyone could help. We need some mail tokens adding for membership details and event details so we can send out mass mails with personalised information in. This isn't in civicrm as ...
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Where can I see what's fixed in 4.6.15?

The announcement of release 4.6.15 (and previous updates) on the CiviCRM website blog is very 4.7 centric. There's no link to what fixes have been incorporated into the 4.6 update - and as 4.6 is an ...
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How to enter an activity ID in the API Explorer?

I know the numeric IDs I want to query, but I can't enter them. e.g. on entity ActivityContact, I want to use the Contact ID params, and the Activity Id. (I'm wanting to issue this request, which ...
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How do I fix error with the new (4.6.0) Drupal views image handler for CiviCRM contact images

Just upgraded to 4.6.0 and now I see that the CiviCRM Contact Image field in Drupal views now uses the views image handler! Awesome! Prior to 4.6 it was just a string containing a URL to the image. ...
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Upgrading from 4.6 to 5.5.3 - [Error: Remove Moneris] CiviCRM_API3_Exception: “Could not delete payment processor type”

This is a Drupal 7+CiviCRM deployment. Trying to upgrade to 5.5.3 - we're getting this error that stops the upgrade script. Is there a database value I can edit to skip over this to proceed with the ...
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Where can I find out more about the changes made from one version of Civi to another?

Do you need to find what changes were made from one Civi version to another - say 4.6.6 to 4.6.9? Where can you find that?
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Is anyone using the bootstrap UI css in production in 4.6?

I'm using bootstrap and it's very easy to work with, especially for form data. I know there is a project, with documentation: http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Bootstrap+UI+for+...
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Why do ACL roles not appear in Reports 'Access' option menu?

I want to restrict access for users so that they can only see certain contributions - just those for their own campaign. It doesn't appear to me that CiviContribute is very ACL aware, so I'm looking ...
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How to customise the activities tab listing

I used to hack the Activities BAO to change the search results to make the subject line something more useful; i.e. extract other data from particular activity types and auto-create a summary in place ...
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How hard is it to obtain PCI compliance?

I want to preface this by saying that I am aware that no one here can tell me authoritatively whether I am PCI compliant, since only licensed people can do that. Instead, I'm asking what your ...
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Why, in Civicase, is 'other relationships' purely additive & why do they show up on every subsequent case?

If I manually add someone to 'Other Relationships' in Civicase by using 'Add members to Case Resources', then that someone then shows up in ALL cases under 'other relationships' - not just for the ...
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Is the GDPR extension compatible with civicrm 4.6?

Anyone tried adding the GDPR extension to a 4.6 site? Cheers Craig
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Country ISO and World region in Views

There is no Views relationship to civicrm_country nor civicrm_worldregions. How to create a view counting number of contacts from a region?
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How to get relationship changes logged?

On the 4.7 Drupal 7 Demo site I changed the middle letter of contact Kathleen Adams and it gets logged and becomes visible in the log tab. Then I make a change in the relationship tab, adding a Case ...
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Syncing Drupal Roles from CiviCRM Smart Groups

(Drupal 7.52 CiviCRM 4.6.24) I am trying to make sense of a work-around for keeping Drupal roles in sync with a smart group. The Smart Group takes into account: Contact Type in Organisation Contact ...
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Is it possible to have an updateable log for an event?

We have a requirement where we want to have a user updateable 'log' (text area) attached to an event. A custom field is the obvious answer but the screen to update the field (event config) would not ...
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Is there a way of removing 'View' from event reports

Event reports have the word 'View' to the right of the contact name - it's a link to the participant record. It's not a selectable column in the report and the problem is that when the report is ...
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Event Custom Fields not Looking Right with 4.6.27 Upgrade

I'm trying to upgrade our site from 4.4.21 to 4.6.27 (latest LTS). The upgrade process, following the guide, worked as expected and everything looked ok initially. However, when I try to create a ...
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Mosaico and 'View in your browser' not working

I am running Mosaico beta 1.0 beta1 with 4.6.22 and 'View in your browser' does nothing. Of course, this is a beta so not surprising. But... is there a way round this? Otherwise quite impressed with ...
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Upgrading old version - Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry 'civicrm_handler_field_custom_file-class' for key 'PRIMARY'"

I have been spinning my wheels all day trying to upgrade an old CiviCRM installation. It was running 4.3.4, and I need to get it up to at least the latest 4.6.x. This error has been dogging me the ...
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How to work with names that don't fit first, last

I'm implementing CiviCRM for a client who works with African contacts whose names do not fit CiviCRM's first, [middle,] last format. e.g. someone's name may have 4 parts, and may be presented in any ...
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Importing contributions with soft credits fails with spurious email error

I'm trying to import some contributions. Each contribution has a soft credit field which is an email address. I've set the field mapping to Soft Credit / Email / Solicited. All the rows are failing ...
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How to add a sorting column in Reports

I have a report that I would like sorted by County but that field doesn't appear as a sortable column, although it does appear on the report. This field is in fact 'State/Province' but is renamed via ...
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CiviCRM 4.6 installation on Drupal 7

I recently set up a new CiviCRM and everything's working fine but there's a couple of error messages that I get in the admin menu that I would love to resolve: When I go to 'Manage Extensions', this ...
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Contribution receipt not being sent after paying with Paypal

Using Joomla and CiviCRM 4.6.10, a receipt is not being sent when using the Paypal option on our Contribution page but is being sent when using the Pay later option. The Paypal payment is being ...
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ISSUE upgrading CiviCRM 4.6 to 4.7 (or 5.1) in Wordpress (comes from a Drupal multisite)

we are trying to upgrade a CiviCRM 4.6.15 on Wordpress that comes from a multisite Drupal installation. This on WordPress is on a different server, but with the same DNS and Admin name. It works ...
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Add new case: “Case Type is a required field”

When I try (on 4.6.18) to create a new Case, I get an error saying Case Type and Case Start Date are required, but no fields exist on the form to specify these? I have Case Types defined and enabled ...
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Contribution Summary can't be filtered by payment method

I wonder why Contribution Summaries can be filtered on pretty much everything but not on the payment method, even though payment method (check, bank, cash...) is a mandatory input... Do I miss ...
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Unrecognized database version from 4.6.16 to 4.7.7

Joomla 3.5.1, Linux, Php 5.6.20 Is there a "quick fix" I could make to a script to allow it to either recognize the database, or would it be OK to manually change the database version number only ...
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WP - Errors after update from 4.6 LTS to 4.7

Upgrading seems to work fine, I checked folders and resources configuration because the paths weren't there anymore. Then when I try to access the extensions menu I get the following error : Cannot ...
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Why do I get security warning & how to remove?

User just got 3 security warnings about access to sites/default/files/civicrm/custom & sites/default/files/civicrm/upload & sites/default/files/civicrm/ConfigAndLog. I changed the access of ...
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Link State to Country in Custom Fields

Using 4.6, I have a custom field group, and from that group a profile. It includes a State select dropdown and a Country select dropdown. How would I go about "linking" the Country custom field to ...
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How to fix 'New mailing' that only has 'Initializing' and edit boxes that wait forever

One of my Civi installs has a problem where clicking 'New mailing' has 'Initializing' but nothing more, and edit boxes on the summary screen have a continuously circling triangle if an item is edited. ...