Questions tagged [contacts]

The central entity of the CiviCRM universe. Every other entity is connected in some way to a contact. Can be subdivided in individuals, organizations and households. New contact types can be configured.

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My custom fields are not visible on Contact's Activity Log

I try to show (first for the admin user) all changes for a contact. That works on Contact's Activity Log page. I can see the date and time of modifying my custom fields, but the old and the new values ...
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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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Apply Access Ajax API permission to allow Add new organization option to public autocomplete for current employer, still not works

Civicrm-4.7. Apply Access Ajax API permission to allow Add new organization option to public autocomplete(1.4 v) for current employer field, but still not works!.
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Increase the import limit (3MB) for Contact import

I have a great quantity of Contact to import in CiviCRM and I absolutely need to increase the actual 3MB limit to, at least, 150 MB, with a view to fit my needs. Many thanks for the help! Regards
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DataTables warning: table id=dupePairs - Ajax error

Getting this error when running any merge rule in Civi 5.10.4. I tracked it down to a 502 ajax request failure triggered by this post: admin.php?page=CiviCRM&q=civicrm%2Fajax%2Fdedupefind&...
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Is there a way to modify/customize the fields shown in the Group Contacts Window?

Is there a way to modify/customize the fields shown in the Group Contacts Window? When we're looking at the Contacts in a Group, under >Contacts >Manage Groups, is there a way to modify this ...
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Can I generate a quarterly report of Donors without the dollar amounts?

We have a group called "Donors". I want to obtain the number of new Donors each quarter, but do not wants the amount they are contributing as I can gain that from other reports. If possible ...
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Permanently Deleted Contact Records Keep Reappearing

We are using CiviCRM with wordpress and we're trying to do a data cleanse to remove any out of date and spam contacts. None of the records we're trying to delete have financial data attached. We ...
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hash_equals(): Expected user_string to be a string, null given in Contact/BAO/Contact/Utils.php on line 232

Has anyone else seen this error under Joomla and CiviCRM 5.10.4 when viewing a contact via the front end? Warning: hash_equals(): Expected user_string to be a string, null given in /.../administrator/...
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Contact Print Summary - how can I customize?

is it possible to customize the Contact Print Summary? I would like to select the fields to be printed and manage the print templates by inserting for example the organization logo and the footer. ...
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PHP Fatal error: Uncaught CRM_Core_Exception: [0: Transaction integrity error: Expected to find active frame

We recently moved our database to a new server, but when adding a new contact we now get this error: This is what our server admin found: [20-Sep-2020 21:53:47 Europe/Amsterdam] PHP Fatal error: ...
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Unserialize error when viewing a contact

I think this has something to do with a bad database table although I'm not sure how I would go about finding out where or how it happened so any advice would be greatly appreciated! I have seen ...
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Importing Individual Contacts related/linked to Organizations causes Organizations to convert to Individuals

When importing a list of Individuals through the Contact Importer, I linked them to the Organization they are related to using "Knows" and the Contact ID for the organization, but after the ...
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Importing only postal codes for large number of contacts

I'm trying to update a large list of zip codes. Using the built-in updater, I have to break the files up repeatedly and it times out often. I'm trying to learn to import from the command line, but ...
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DB: No such field! Error message

We're just a very small charity trying to put this together with limited experience. I had set up some custom fields for the database but some changes to those fields was requested which I made and ...
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CSV file import problem with file from Mac MS Office

I am trying to import contacts as .csv file, however when I try to upload it I get an error message saying that the input file must be in a CSV format - which it is! I'm using a Mac and I've read that ...
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Associate a tag with a contact where drupal tables have a prefix using civicrm 5.32.2 - drupal table prefix missing

CiviCRM 5.32.2 is missing the drupal 7.77 prefix when trying to access drupal tables that should have the drupal table prefix applied. How can I fix this? I am using Shoreditch theme, running with ...
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Creating a relationship when filling in a Profile (Revisited)

I am reposting this ticket from 5 years ago because I really need to be able to do the same thing using CiviCRM 5.39 and Wordpress 5.8. Does anyone know if this is possible now, perhaps using an ...
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How to automatically create relationship between Drupal role user and a group of civi contacts?

I have webform where volunteers signup for newsletter. They land on group called "Volunteer". Our volunteer co-ordinator users are in a drupal role called "Coordinator" What I want ...
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How do I disable or deactivate a contact or an expired member? The only options I can find are to delete the contact, not disable or deactivate

How do I disable or deactivate a contact or an expired member? The only options I could find are to delete a contact or expired member.
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How to Change CiviCRM Contact Mismatched with WordPress User

I have a CiviCRM contact associated with the wrong Wordpress User. I see the link on the contact record but when I got into Edit for that contact the \UserId is not there to edit the link I am a full ...
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Is there a way to add relationships in a custom profile?

I am creating profiles so that people in the organisation can input contacts easily. I can create a form that has all the individuals information that I need (name etc.) but I am struggling to work ...
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Resend email to non-openers

We would like to be able to resend a mailing (or send an edited version of the original mailing) to recipients who did not open the original mailing. While there are workarounds — such as creating a ...
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Random Overwriting of Contacts key data creating duplicate records

Experiencing several instances of contacts names and email addresses being overwritten thus creating apparent duplication of their record. The system is taking contact records whose First Name is the ...
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Contact Form 7 CiviCRM integration not connecting to remote CiviCRM website

I'm trying to connect my a form to a remote CiviCRM website. To do that I'm following this tutorial using FormProcessor Contact Form 7 and Contact Form 7 CiviCRM integration https://docs.civicrm.org/...
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Relationship tags not updating for import contacts drop down list

I have recently changed some of the relationship tags. These new tags come up when I am inputting or updating an individual contact. However, when I do a group upload and go to select the new ...
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Email On Hold? options

It looks like there are two options for indicating that an email address in on hold. Is there a way to add another option? If so, how would I go about doing that?
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Deduping within contact records

I've noticed that some of our contact records have the same email duplicated (e.g. as 'home' and 'work' or 'main' and 'work' emails). I'm not seeing a simple way to find these records so we can clean ...
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can't edit Contact Details for records with a custom subtype (Error: One or more contact subtypes have been de-selected from the list ...")

I first posted this issue under another question (after upgrade, can't edit Contact Details fields (Custom Addressee and de-selected subtypes errors)) thinking two separate issues were related. ...
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Email signup reporting?

Is there a way to generate a monthly report on new email signups? We just want to track new users that sign up via our website platform. Thanks in advance!
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Allow Contacts (Individuals) to register themselves and login with a password, on a Wordpress Website

I am looking for a way to let visitors of a Wordpress website register themselves with an e-mail address and a password, which should create a new contact (individual) in the CiviCRM back-end, so that ...
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Set Do Not Trade as default for New Contacts?

Is it possible to set Do Not Trade as the default for new contacts? Our organization requires consent to trade, and some of the new contacts, entered by volunteers, did not specify Do Not Trade & ...
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Child groups with all parents disabled shows in group list

I'am currently using Civicrm version 5.3.1 with drupal 7.59. Steps to replicate: Create one group, parent A. Create a one group, child A and assign parent A group created above as parent. Disable ...
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Contact mail action fails

Drupal 7, CiviCRM 4.6.25/4.7.15 When I try to send an email to an individual contact using the 'send mail' action, the triangle spins and nothing happens. Affects our production and test site. mail(...
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How to get contacts in children of a parent group using the API

I have a child groups C and B, each with 20 different contacts in them. Both child groups are in parent group A. I need to find all contacts in all children of A since C and B might be removed later ...
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See the modifications in Change logs on the source contact

Title says all, in any contact summary I can see what has been done to the target contact (the one I'm looking at) by who has done it (AKA Changed by). What if I want to see what the source of the ...
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Contacts Sections Disappear

I have a strange issue after upgrading to CiviCRM 5.39.0 in our production environment. We did not have this problem in development. There are two manifestations of what looks like some kind of ...
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Search doesn't work with words containing symbol apostrophe

When I search contacts using "advanced search" function and I try to search some word containg apostrophe, I've not results also if the searched word exists. For example: I've contact custom ...
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Custom field alignment

I've created some custom field sets for my contacts which work as expected but when viewing the contact record the display for radio buttons and checkboxes is slightly out in that the box is in some ...
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how can I change the contact type for one contact (to/from individual/household/organization)?

All contacts have a type of either "individual", "household", or "organization". How can I change this type for an existing contact?
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How can I import contact records where I only have an email address?

I'm trying to import about 500 contacts from a CSV. About 20% of them only have an email address, some have email and either a first or last name, most have all three. The default import method is ...
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can a search for the individuals in a group display notes instead of address, etc

I would like to be able to read the notes for a group of individuals when I am looking at the resulting list of contacts from a search.
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upper case in name with accents

{capture assign=last_name}{contact.last_name}{/capture}{$last_name|upper} I'm trying to render my contact name in uppercases with Smarty and include letters with accents. At the bottom of this page ...
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How do I control the automatic "email changed" notice?

I have been doing cleanup in our CiviCRM, like merging duplicates and fixing errors. I changed an email address for one contact that I (incorrectly) thought was wrong, but I immediately heard from the ...
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Synchronising CiviCRM contacts with CARDDAV possible?

We have three databases with contact information I would like to sync as much as possible. Central database is CiviCRM. For daily mailing activity we use CARDDAV (CardBook extension for Thunderbird, ...
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How to bulk modify email addresses as a result of re-brand?

I've got about 80 records in my database for contacts who all work for an important organisation that we liaise with. They've just changed their email domain, but all of the front part of their email ...
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CiviCRM and SharePoint

We run both CiviCRM and SharePoint. I've looked at the CiviCRM SharePoint extension, but: It didn't work - it gave errors. We are looking at exposing CiviCRM contacts in SharePoint - we don't need ...
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Update existing individual contact by using reference contact (search bar external sheet)

I'm using caldera forms and civicrm and I want to update contact informations by external forms. The idea is to use contact reference to identify existing contact rather than adding it (first name, ...
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How to change what fields show as columns in the Search display screen

How can I change the fields in the list of all contacts to custom ones, and delete unnecessary ones?

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