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How can I change the order of address field columns on screens and reports?

In Europe, the postcode mostly precedes the town name. I could not find any options for changing the order of the columns for these fields, particularly on the constituent report.
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Change address location type for all contacts?

I have a bunch of Organization contacts with "Work" addresses. I would like to change all of these to "Main" addresses. What is the most straightforward way to quickly get this done? This is quite ...
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Disable certain address location types depending on Contact type?

I would like to disallow certain address location types on Organization contacts—for example I don't want to allow "Home" addresses on an Organization. I would also like to disallow "Main" address ...
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Counties - US ones but based in UK

I have created an event and want to collect the attendees address including the county. Although based in the UK, the available options registering on the event page only offer a couple of American ...
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How do I set the print order for address labels?

I've created a site using Drupal (7.37) and CiviCRM (4.6.2) for a club that I am a member of. We send out a quarterly printed newsletter and sometimes need to insert personalised letters or other ...
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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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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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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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Want to auto populate city and state from an entered U.S. zip code, WordPress

I am a complete newbie to CiviCRM and hoping to use this platform with WordPress to replace an antiquated CRM (even has comments for displaying properly on netscape). One of the desired features is to ...
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How are "Billing" location and "Is billing address" automatically set by CiviCRM?

I'd like to know under what circumstances does CiviCRM automatically set an address's Location Type to "Billing", under what circumstances does it automatically set the "Is billing" checkbox for an ...
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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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Show full county name rather than the abbreviated form

Appreciate it's a US-bias, but can't find a way to stop the abbreviation of County, eg Essex becomes ESS. What have I missed?
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How to setup Civicrm for using FPO addresses

I have a client that needs to use FPO addresses for contacts and members. Is there something that needs to be configured in CiviCRM for this capability? Carl
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Why aren't State options non-default countries (outside UK) showing for billing address on the contribution page of a webform?

Drupal 7.39 CiviCRM 4.5.8 Webform Integration 7.x-4.11 I've got a webform to capture membership info and payments. To share the address with related contacts, Contact 1's address is captured twice, ...
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Clearing/disabling out-of-date event locations

Is it possible to hide/disable event location addresses? Or manage them at all without digging around in the database? I'm using Drupal Views to search by event location, but that doesn't help when ...
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NCOA integrated with Civi

Has anyone integrated Civi with some sort of NCOA (National Change Of Address) service in the United States? TrueNCOA API Informatoin A related question can be found here.
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Sharing household address with individual record no longer builds "member of household" relationship CiviCRM v5.17.0

We noticed after upgrading to CiviCRM v5.17.0 that when you create a new individual record, and add an address and have it shared with another Household record's address, the option to automatically ...
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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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How does CiviCRM handle international mailing addresses with unusual formats?

I'm working with a non-profit that is exploring CiviCRM as a successor to their old FileMaker database. I've been doing some experimenting with a demo site. One of the biggest problems with their ...
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Strange Text Appearing in Contact Address Area

My CiviCRM installation is showing weird text around the address area of each contact entry. The weird text disappears when I try to edit the address, but when I finish the edits the weird text ...
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API call setvalue for is_primary does not make other values 'not primary'

When using the CiviCRM API to make a field primary, other fields in the set do not have the 'is_primary' flag removed. This results in multiple 'primary' fields. Eg: Address A is primary. The ...
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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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Add supplemental address field 1 to BillingBlock.tpl

I'm using CiviCRM 4.6 with Drupal 7 and have added the Supplemental Address Field 1 in CiviCRM but I can figure out how to get it to show in my custom BillingBlock.tpl
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Is there a way to prevent two 'home' addresses for a contact?

I'd like to prevent a single contact from having two addresses with the type 'Home' (or 'Work', etc.). Is there a CiviCRM configuration, or an extension, that provides this functionality?
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How to delete addresses (and only addresses) for multiple contacts?

I have a bunch of contacts with two addresses. Each of their addresses is a different type (home, main, billing, etc). For these contacts, the billing address is primary. I'd like to delete the ...
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Importing Household Address if Already Exists

I've seen several requests for this, but some seems outdated. Goal: Import contacts and households and update existing records. I'm using http://forum.civicrm.org/index.php?topic=29506.0 as a ...
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How to create latitude and longitude automatically for civirm contact

I want to generate latitude and longitude automatically for CiviCRM contact when the address is present. How to achieve this?
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Effect of address change on current employer

I need your opinion on a standard CiviCRM behavior: When you add or change the address of an individual AND you check "Use another contact's address", AND that target contact is an organization, then ...
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Shortlisting contacts with complete address

How do I search in the contacts search / Advanced search that I get only contacts with complete postal address? I have many contacts in civicrm. Some have only city and country names, which is not ...
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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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Drupal views: text search in country name

When viewing CiviCRM contacts in a Drupal view, you can filter on the Address:Country , but the filter widget proposes you to filter on one or more of the 300+ countries in CiviCRM. When exposing ...
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Comparing Duplicate address

I have set of name, addresses, phone number etc in CiviCRM. These are slightly outdated. I have an excel sheet for the same people with their new addresses. I have a unique external identifier for ...
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Get actual value instead of ID in Address API for Country and State/Province

When am getting some entity using API, it's returning id reference only not the actual value. eg: $result = civicrm_api3('Address', 'get', array( 'sequential' => 1, 'conatct_id' => 10 ...
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State/Province display for a contact shows a number instead of the name for Vietnam contacts

Most of my contacts have Vietnamese addresses. When I enter the name (organization or individual), I see the correct name for the Vietnamese provinces in the list and choose one. When I view the ...
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Displaying the full state or County name in Profile Listing

I'm sure there is a simple solution to this that I'm missing - I have a custom profile that I'm setting up as a searchable directory that has a number of address fields displayed in the results ...
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Problem exporting due to multiple addresses of one location type (e.g. two 'home' addresses)

I have run into a problem where someone created a Webform using Webform_CiviCRM and for some reason added two address field sets to the contact, with the street address in one of them and the city/...
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Multiple Mailing Addresses Based on Time of Year

Is there a way to add multiple mailing addresses to a membership record? Say a member is in Florida during the Winter and Colorado during the Summer, is there a way to add the second mailing address? ...
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There is no valid default from email address configured for the domain

I have set Sendgrid up to send emails in Civi (smtp.sendgrid.net). I have set the from email address as my domain email address - john@johnsales.com.au. This is the same admin address set in WordPress....
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Could not establish connection

I am using CiviCRM for 6 months now and suddenly, since a couple of weeks when I try to enter or change an address I get a pop up saying "Netwerkfout Geen verbinding met de server. Ververs deze pagina ...
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Address field order on Contact's "edit" page

How can I change the order of the address' fields on the page where I can edit the conatct's details? Now I see the fields city, than postal code, than country, but I'd like to have postal code ...
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Why does civi sets employer relationship on sharing address – even if api triggered?

I wonder why civi triggers relationship and employer changes when our users let a person share an organization's address. Existing works-for-relationship is being deactivated. This also happens when ...
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Apartment field bug?

I have CiviCRM 5.28.0. I have parsed my addresses to separate in door number, street name and apt. My problem is that when I enter data in the fields, it does not save it as it should. More precisely, ...
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Contact Form: Unable to set country and province programmatically

From an extension I'm trying to insert data from the geocoding of Google maps into the address form. No problem with text fields, while I can't set the 2 SELECT fields. In practice, in the following ...
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How to trigger USPS address standardization on API address create?

It looks like addresses created by an API call do not go through the USPS address standardization routine. Is there a way to trigger the standardization through the API? Or what is the BAO function ...
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If i set Views filter for Country, should the exposed State filter be limited to just the states of the chosen country/ies?

On a D7 civi 4.6.x site on a CiviContact View I set up Country filter set to US (not exposed) and set State to Exposed. Result was the exposed State filter only shows 'any' and did not give any ...
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Is it possible to not have a default country?

I'm working on a Civi implementation for a client who deals with contacts around the world. It makes no real sense for them to have a default country, yet it looks like I have no option but to set one....
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How to connect your household address to its members in civicrm api v3?

$result = civicrm_api3('Address', 'create', array( 'sequential' => 1, 'contact_id' => $householdContact['id'], 'location_type_id' => "Home", 'is_primary' => 1, 'street_address' =&...
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State dropdown empty on form with Drupal webform integration

We are running Civi 4.7.29. with Drupal. We have a webform using Drupal webform integration which populates civicrm fields. we noticed that the state drop down was empty when previously it was ...