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Double custom fields in Edit view for Participant Records

I have created a custom field group in Participant Record that captures the Emergency Contact details (1 field for name, another one for phone number). this is displayed correctly when you click on ...
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Unsure if I just broke my database with a custom field

I added a custom field for authenticated users to add a bio on their profile page (and if there's an existing field I should use for this, please let me know). Not knowing how long I should make this ...
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“Recent Registration” view under CiviEvent - Customise columns

Hi to all (and thank you in advance), I'm looking to add / remove a number of columns under the "Recent Registrations" view, in CiviEvent (image attached). Any suggestions are welcome. (running ...
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Event Reporting to call out Custom Fields in related Contribution Record

Is it possible (via extension perhaps) to get a custom field from a related contribution record to be included in a Event Report ? For example, in a paid event registration, this would create a ...
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Custom field - Drop down. How to create?

Hi guys and thank you in advance. I am extending the options available under "events". I need to create a new custome field (called 'collaboration type') that presents the user with a dropdown list (...
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Get Contact id from Relationship to use in a Hook [duplicate]

I want to display Contact B ID of a relationship for the current contact. I am building a hook and this is my code so far. if ( $formName == 'CRM_Contactlayout_Form_Inline_ProfileBlock') { if ...
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Set Default Value for Custom Field

I am trying to set custom fields in a Custom Group. Here is my code: function dfi_civicrm_buildForm($formName, &$form) { if ($formName == 'CustomData') { if ($form->getAction() == ...
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Create “Add Custom Data” Button

Is there anyway to link someone to a page to add custom data, it seems you can only generate a link to add custom data from the page itself as there is a 'cgcount' variable. For e.g. this is the link:...
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Can i use CiviToken in Custom Fields

Can i use CiviToken (https://github.com/eileenmcnaughton/nz.co.fuzion.civitoken) as Default Values in CiviCRM Custom Fields the same way Drupal lets you use it. Thanks
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Default Value for Custom Field

I have a created a custom group and a custom field within that group. One of the Custom fields is Date. Is there any way to autoload 'current date' (today) in the default value field Using a hook or ...
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Deleting and Adding Custom Fields

I'm having trouble updating custom fields in CiviCRM 5.15.1/Drupal. UPDATE: I believe this is occurring because I have too many custom fields in a custom group_id. I was able to reproduce this error ...
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Import Contribution failing, how to fix?

Receiving following error in drupal when importing contribution from a csv. Is there a quick fix for this? Error: Class name must be a valid object or a string in CRM_Import_Parser->...
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Contribution Report includes TIME

I'm creating a Contribution Report, Contribution Details. I include check the boxes for both Date Received and Receipt Date. The results for both include the time as well as the date. When I export it ...
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Hiding Fields or Disabling Them?

Can you disable or hide fields in the Individual window?
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How do I create default custom data when changing contact subtypes via the API?

If I use the API to give someone a new contact subtype it doesn't create a row in any relevant custom data tables and populate the default values. Does anyone have a good way to handle this? I have ...
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Civievent custom data field duplicate fields in Edit

I encountered a strange situation. I have added a custom data group in a participation record called "Emergency Contact" with 2 fields and while this appeared ok in View of the participant records, ...
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CiviEvent: Limitations for workshop as part of a conference

I created an event for a conference. The conference consists of a gernal part for every participant AND of workshops/panels with limited number of participants (each workshop/panel with its own ...
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Unique custom field - contact creation

I want to add a custom field that we use as an ID from a 3rd party. I need to ensure this value is unique as a way to prevent duplicates. What is the best way to do this?
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<br> tags inserted in rich text fields custom fieldsets when displayed as tabs

I am looking at a site where there is an extra <br> tag being inserted between all elements in rich-text fields in custom fieldsets, including between list items! And two being inserted between ...
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Approach to dynamically filled custom field using member since date

I've been thinking about how to best approach this and I'm stumped as to how to best go about it. I want to add a custom field to a profile that is rendered on the Contact Summary page. I would like ...
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“Use (create mode)” button is missing

WordPress 5.2.2, Civi 5.15.1 I just created a custom profile containing custom Membership fields, and want to get its URL so I can add it to the Navigation Menu. However, the Use button does not ...
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Webform field not updating CiviCRM field

I have created a webform and want to update existing fields in Civicrm. These fields are custom fields that have been created in CiviCRM (see below print screen) So i have created the following ...
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How do I put saved searches or smart groups as menu options in WordPress?

Is it possible to make custom searches (smart groups) available from the custom menu. For instance, I am tracking elections (organizations) with custom fields for special elections, open races, ...
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How to install the missing countries

When adding a new contact, I want to insert the address including the country. However, in the drop-down menu, only a few countries are listed. How can I add missing countries to the drop-down menu at ...
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Profile form submit error page displays duplicate data entry fields

I’ve used a profile on a Wordpress page on our website to gather constituent demographic info, with required fields set at the profile level. If you’re on this page as a visitor to the website and ...
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Listing events that only belong to a group

I have CiviCRM 5.12 on drupal 7. I want to create a drupal view containing the next events that are printed if only the contact belongs to an authorized group. That is, when I create an event, I link ...
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API contact custom field

I successfully used civicrm to create a contact but I want to send a custom field value through api to be saved on the created contact but can't find a way to do can you advise, when I search in ...
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Batch Update the current relationship in CiviCRM

I need your help. I need to disable a current relationship for 4000 records in the import process without using SQL command line. There is no field for set active/inactive or expiry date of the ...
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Search builder “not empty” “not null” question

I'm using CiviCRM to (in part) manage a large group of translation volunteers for our organisation. I've got everything set up quite nicely, using custom fields and groups to help our staff manage ...
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Custom dropdown for specific relationship type

When creating a new relationship is it possible to create a dropdown that only displays when you have selected a specific relationship type. For instance: Add custom relationship “Representation” ...
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Custom field not displaying in edit mode

CiviCRM 5.12.4-5.13.4 PHP 7.1 - 7.2 Joomla 3.9.6 MySQL 5.6 Hi, After updating Civi to 5.12.4, I cannot edit custom fields in contacts, also creating and editing fields in Administer 'Edit Field' ...
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How to cure empty config screens in civi?

We are getting two Civi config screens which show a header, but no content. The screen loads but is empty - no options, no fields, no instructions. One is when wanting to delete a custom field - here'...
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Where has a custom field been used?

Drupal 7.65 CiviCRM 5.10.4 Hi everyone, Bit of a strange question here but I'll explain the context and hopefully there's a solution! So we have a custom field that asks for people's consent to ...
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API call to modify contact custom data fields fails without error

I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue I'm having with api v3. I can successfully use the api to modify standard CiviCRM contact fields, but if I use the api to modify a contact's custom field the call ...
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Help! Multiple choice value vs lable

I created a set of custom questions that are of the type multiple choice. I entered the labels like "Blue", "Green", "Orange", and left the values at 1,2,3 When I run a report in civiCRM, the column ...
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Spanish custom last name solution

I'm new here, but I'm sure not the only one who speaks Spanish. I would like to know what solutions you have used for the problem of the 2 surnames that are used in Spanish. Which is the best ...
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Add custom fields to cases

Have managed to add custom fields to contacts, and have tried to do the same for cases. The option seems to be there, but they do not show up on the page for creating a new case. I can add custom ...
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Accessing fields/data from a lookup field

Does anyone here know about CRM? Accessing lookup field data (composite address field) using JavaScript? Lookup field is on Contact form. Trying to access address of Account entity
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Custom Field: Multiple Contact References

Is it possible to configure custom field of type contact reference to store multiple contacts?
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Is it possible to assign a “custom group” to a specific roles of users?

I have a custom set of data that I wøuld like be only visible to users with specific permission. is it possible to achieve? thanks
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How can I refresh a custom data tab in the contact summary?

I want to store an email address (or phone or address) in a custom group when they are deleted. So if for contact John Doe the email address john.doe@example.org is deleted, it is stored in the custom ...
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facilitators viewing registration responses

We have co-facilitators for our instructional events who are not staff. We want them to be able to view the complete registration profile responses (i.e. 'registration info') prior to their event in ...
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Querying participant custom fields in CRM/Event/Form/Participant.tpl

I am trying to add a custom behaviour while editing a participant, so that based on several conditions of what the user had chosen as custom fields in the event's registration form, the confirmation ...
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Warning: htmlspecialchars() expects parameter 1 to be string, array given in …/civicrm/packages/HTML/Common.php on line 144

Has anyone else seen the above error under Joomla and CiviCRM 5.11.0 when running the Event Report: Attendee List? I've done a bit of troubleshooting and it appears it seems when a custom form value ...
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sorting states in state/province dropdown

Civi 5.11, WordPress 5.1.1 I work with an organization whose Contacts (of all types) are limited to 4 states in the US. (Available States/Provinces in the localization settings includes only the US.) ...
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Trying to create a custom field that works similar to “Contact is Deceased” function

One of the organizations we work with is defunct now and I'm trying to create a field to capture this info. It would be great to have similar functions as the Contact is Deceased button (ie, "...
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How to troubleshoot “Expected one CustomField but found 0” error?

When I try to open Contacts of some Smart Groups, CiviCRM gives me error: Expected one CustomField but found 0 All parent Smart Groups that include faulty Smart Groups are also rendering the same ...
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Can you use contribution fields on event registrations?

we have an event - we have custom fields for contributions that we would like filled out when people register. CiviEvent will not allow me to select a profile with contribution fields. How can I ...
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Custom field default values at database level, not form level?

When you set a default value for a custom field, it only exists at the form level. Is there a practical way to enforce them at the database level? For instance, by altering the SQL table definition? ...
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Validation radio custom fields on civicrm_validateForm hook does not work

I have a custom field on contact in radio type format, not required field. I'd like to set up custom error on this field by using hook_civicrm_validateForm when the field is null. // hook in ...