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Is there a search index that needs to be updated so CiviCRM Advanced search can find custom field data that was added directly to the database?

Is there a search index that needs to be updated so CiviCRM Advanced search can find custom field data that was added directly to the database? I created a custom field for Individuals (which is set ...
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importing multi select options into Activity custom fields

I'm trying to import a set of Multi Select Options on a Custom Field that's attached to Activities, but I can't find a way to do it. I've tried replacing the csv field with the label strings, the ...
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Is it the case that to change a field type in CiviCRM there are only 3 steps?

does this post in the old forum from Lobo still hold true? change the value in civicrm_custom_field change the column type in the value table truncate civicrm_cache
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Part of our Directory Images are Broken

Website Membership Directory: https://tecumsehchamber.com/component/civicrm/?view=Profiles&layout=search&task=civicrm/profile&force=1&gid=30&reset=1 When you first load page (link ...
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Validation on custom field

Have a custom field on Contact called as 'Employee ID #'. We want to restrict user/staff from submitting the form from adding more than 6 digits. How to add validation on custom field to accept up-to ...
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How to get "Last contribution amount" and "Last contribution date" into report?

I'm needing a way to add 2 columns to contribution summary report, 1 for displaying "last contribution date" and 1 for "last contribution amount" in a CiviReport. Is there an easy ...
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Problem creating a CiviCase via online form

I want a user to be able to order various stickers from our website. They are distributed for free, but in exchange we request photos of where people put them. To track the whole process of ...
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Custom fields not available when doing CSV import

Tried creating several custom field sets but none of the fields are showing up in the match fields window?
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Best methods for filesharing with Civi, not using file upload fields

I'm trying to find a way to share documents in an organisation without using the file upload field as part of custom data on a contact/ case record. Could a link field handle a link to a shared server/...
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Search Builder: Using "in" operator on a custom multi value field giving unexpected results

we encountered a problem when building searches using the "in" operator. While this should work as if making multiple where statements connected with or, we noticed that on one of our custom ...
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Get Drupal View to Display Label from Numeric Custom Select Field

I have a custom field in Civi that is a numeric select field. The select field values are numeric but the associated labels are text. I have created a Drupal view that displays the select field but it ...
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Using CiviCRM to track number of signatures collected for ballot initiative

Anyone have any advice how I might keep track of how many signatures are gathered through our volunteer tabling and events to qualify a ballot measure? We need to collect 5000 wet signatures for a ...
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Not all Activity types are displayed when creating a custom field set

I am trying to create a custom field set that will add additonal fields to a new activity type I have just defined. The activity type can be used for Contacts and Cases. When I try and create the ...
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Custom File field in custom group used by CiviCRM entity group not saving

I attached a new custom group to entity type group and added a field of type file. When editing the group settings and fill in a file, it is posted without errors and notification bubble confirms ...
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Custom field is set to searchable, but not turning up results in the public directory on the frontend. Wildcard set to "yes" Help?

I've created a public directory based on membership status. It displays information like org. name, phone, address, website, & products & services. The issue I'm having is that my custom field ...
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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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Limit contacts in "Assigned to" field of an activity to a specific group

I need to limit available contacts in the "assigned to" field in a specific activity to only a specific group. For example, I only want contacts in the "staff" group to be ...
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Job Title from list?

Is it possible to select the Job Title from a closed list only ? Choice1 Choice2 Choice3
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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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Custom Data Set - Field Limit

I am using Civi 5.38 on a WordPress site. There have been multiple custom data sets created and used for Activities which have all worked fine apart from the most recent set which needs 70+ fields ...
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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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Rename multiple choice option sets

I'm fairly new to using Civi (building with it on a WordPress site) I'm creating a load of custom fields for several new activities that we need to replicate forms we use. I've created a multiple ...
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Why can't I edit view or edit custom data fields that include multiple choice options?

I'm having problems editing custom fields with multiple choice options. I have created custom fields which display in preview mode. But the custom fields don't appear when I try to Edit Multiple ...
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Nesting custom data sets into a custom data tab

I'm trying to create a custom data tab that contains multiple children sets of custom data, including one set that is multiple records. I made a wireframe to illustrate what I am looking for below: ...
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Why is a custom field not appearing in forms after changing its type from CheckBox to Select?

A custom field was originally created as HTML type CheckBox (with Options Per Line set). This was later changed to type Select, using the Change Input Field Type facility in the Edit Field form. After ...
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How to specify a custom field checkbox option in 'Set Custom Field' action?

I wish to set up a CiviRule that sets a particular Mailing List Option on a Contact. I have a Custom Field that contains the 'Mailing List Options' Option Group, which displays as checkboxes. I can ...
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custom fields in hook_civicrm_pre' $params have an extra "_-1" suffix

On my latest Civi 5.37.2 the params array passed to hook_civicrm_pre looks like: Array ( [hidden_custom] => 1 [hidden_custom_group_count] => Array ( [] => 1 ...
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Webform integration - how to I get a webform to create multiple records in a custom field set?

Using Drupal 7.81 and Webform 4.x with CiviCRM Webform integration. I have an application form that uses a custom field and this field is set to allow multiple records. The form is set to expose 6 ...
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SQL too many joins limitations- what will break and how

From experience I know that once a database reaches a certain size the sql limitation of 61 joins can cause problems I've seen it raised in stack exchang here:Too many tables - MySQL limitation - ...
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Custom field checkbox option seems non-searchable because of + character in value. How to access my data?

I created a custom field months ago with checkbox options for age categories, including an option with the value '65 and +'. I can search for the other values of the same field without any problem (ex....
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Custom Field data missing in export

For an event we wanted to aks for more information so i set up a set of custom fields. I added this to a profile and added some more fields I added the profile to an event registration. If a user ...
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Add a custom field as a column in relationship tab

I added a column in relationship tab, to do that I edited the civicrm/CRM/Contact/BAO/Relationship.php I already added columns with fields existing in the base of civicrm but now I'm trying to add a ...
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Is it really not possible to have two multi-record custom fieldsets in one profile?

I'm trying to set up a form for contacts to update their own data via our Joomla frontend. However, I ran into an unexpected problem when I tried to add a second multi-record custom fieldset to a ...
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Illegal text in MySQL queries

I have a CiviCRM install on Windows shared server operated by a client. The installation was originally set up on a dedicated Ubuntu Linux virtual server, but was transferred to the Windows server at ...
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Searchable Profile fields do not work

I have an issue on creating profiles. When I create a profile with several fields such as "First Name" "Past Name" "E-Mail" and some Custom Fields and I set these fields ...
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Search custom field by name

if I want to get a value of a custom field, now I have to use custom_xx, like this: $result = civicrm_api3('Contact', 'getvalue', [ 'return' => "custom_11", 'id' => 123, ]); As ...
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is there a possibility to add custom fields to "notes"

We want to structure the content in our "notes" by adding custom fields. We want to do this in notes because it is the only place where you can shield datafields form other users.
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How to send Participant-Specific information via CiviMail

We are running a hybrid event where some participants are virtual via Zoom and some participants attend in person. We need to send out reminders and the zoom link to virtual attendees, and also want ...
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Custom field saves, for all entries, instead of wanted data a number that is not in original data

I'm having an odd problem with a custom field within a custom data set. The field is made for personal identification number, data type is integer and it's a single line input field. Every time I ...
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Voting Election

I am reviewing the Civic CRM Election component for Joomla. I have created some basic election information and nominees. I need to add Amendments for this election. I don't where I would add this. ...
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Editing custom group settings

I'm trying to edit the settings for an existing custom fields group. When I make the changes and save it, I get this: Please correct the following errors in the form fields below: Custom group '...
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Option Group vs Custom field

New install (civicrm 5.35.1) and I can't find this answer. We have 22,000 alumni that I've imported. One of the fields is cast year there are about 120 of these so I want to make an option group (it ...
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Export of custom multiple choice options to CSV files limited to 32 characters

A user is trying to export data from an advanced query on custom fields to a CSV file using the "Export contacts" action. This fails with a backtrace which is attached below. The error ...
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How can I delete a custom field (other than GUI)?

I had a custom field group with a disabled field. When I tried to delete the field (ID=59), the Warning window froze with CRM logo rotating. When I tried to enable the field, it gave Error about DB ...
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How to recreate civicrm_value table(s)?

I just had to restore a site and some of the civicrm_value (a.k.a. custom fields) tables were not part of the backup The groups / fields are still in the groups tables - how can I easily recreate the ...
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File type custom field to only allow images

I have created a file type custom field and discovered that you can upload any type of file on the field so I want to restrict the custom field to only upload image files. Is it possible?
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How can I create a checkbox for filtering contacts in report?

I'd like to filter out specific contacts from a (contribution) report, based on a manually enabled or disabled custom field. By default everyone should be included in the report, but if the checkbox ...
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Joomla 2 CiviCRM User Sync: synching Community Builder multi-value custom fields?

looking for some suggestions on best practice implementation for synching external data to CiviCRM custom data. I'm using the Joomla 2 CiviCRM User Sync plugin to sync my Joomla 3.9.24 user ...
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Add custom field with multiple values to Contact Form 7 and Form Processor

I can't seem to make a custom field that allows multiple values work if more than one value is selected in Contact Form 7 via Form Processor. If one value is selected, everything works fine. If more ...
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Does Civi rename picture files?

I have a situation where authorized users can upload a scan of their passports. While this doesn't happen often, there are times where various users will upload "Passport.jpg" as necessary. ...

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