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Notification of address change (for external accounting software)

Our office manager uses an older external software program for all our accounting and issues tax receipts from that program. At present, we are not using CiviCRM for contributions. We have the ...
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Why is there a Location Type AND a Checkbox for billing addresses?

In CiviCRM you have a location type named billing. In addition to that, there is a checkbox named "Billing location for this contact". As far as i know, CiviCRM will use the address that has the ...
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Using contacts as event locations

Is there any extension or any other way to use regular contacts as event locations? This has been asked on several occasions in the forum, and the response has been "well, at least you can re-use ...
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What are best practices for bad postal addresses?

I work with a number of organizations that do a lot of outreach via postal mail. What is the best way to handle the bad addresses when returned mail is received? I do not want to simply delete the ...
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Need historical address information

I inadvertently changed an address on a contact and need to change it back to it's previous address. How do I find historical address information?
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Export full state name - not abbreviation

In the CiviCRM database the States have a full name and an abbreviation. e.g. New York, NY; Paris, 75; British Columbia, BC. The contact export on CiviCRM exports the abbreviation for the state field ...
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Mass deletion of bad addresses

I have several hundred individual records that have bad mailing address and have tagged them in CiviCRM. How can I delete these from the system in bulk? I have tried Civi's upload process by leaving ...
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Exporting primary addresses exports non-primary addresses for some contacts

I'm exporting contacts with both home and billing addresses, where the home address is set as primary. Even though I've selected primary as the address type for all address fields in the export fields ...
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Is there a way to prevent USPS address standardization from making addresses all caps in PDF letters?

We recently linked our CiviCRM database to the USPS address verification system, which saves me time verifying addresses and looking up the Zip+4 codes. However, Civi now makes the addresses all caps, ...
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Using custom fields to store secondary addresses

As of now only primary address of a contact is searchable in advanced search. Search is not possible for other addresses of the same contact. So I want the other addresses of contact also searchable. ...
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How do I restore City, County, State to the Address block in Contact Summary

I'm on Civi 5.20.0 and Drupal 7.67. I installed and re-installed the Electoral extension, see and
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