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Questions about custom fields in CiviCRM.

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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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Custom field set - how to move Delete button (or prevent deletes)?

Users are 'accidentally' deleting custom field sets because (so they claim) the 'Edit' button and the 'Delete' button are too close together after clicking the custom field set tab. So is it possible ...
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Change count in Custom Tab with table according to filtered data

I have filtered the data being shown in a custom group tab on contact page but I'm struggling on how to change the count being shown next to the tab name. Could anyone help me how? thanks
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CiviContribute/CiviCRM overrides content entered into a custom field each time a donation is made

Hopefully I can explain this so it makes sense. :) We have customers that have donation pages (and events) that they use custom fields with, but when someone completes the custom field once, it does ...
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Why does my 'Delete Case' action in the case search report not work?

When I use the 'Find Cases' report (from the Case menu), and I select [Delete Cases] it does nothing. And it looks de different. Like this: CiviCRM version 5.34.alpha1 on Drupal: And besides that, ...
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Unable to Create New Contact Field

I'm currently setting up the CIVICRM platform, now at the stage of importing data I am unable to create new contact fields, I followed the instructions available to create custom fields however none ...
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Automatically filling custom fields with data

Is there a way to automatically populate a custom field with data from other parts of Civi? My use case is simple. We have an arts organization that uses relationships to link "partners" ...
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custom fields become unavailable after a period of time

I have created some custom fields to collect size data as part of an event registration form. When I first create the fields I am able to include them in a profile and use them on the form. At some ...
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Survey Questions vs Contact Info

CiviSurvey has two types of information we could collect - 'Contact Info' and 'Questions'. Is there any difference between these two from an implementation perspective? Would it make any difference if ...
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Alter custom field view

I have created a set of custom fields and I want to hide some data which have specific value, I have tried using $smarty = CRM_Core_Smarty::singleton(); $smarty->assign('records', []); to try and ...
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How can I enable multiple entries for an existing Custom Data Set

I have an existing Custom Data Set that I want to enable multiple entries for, but when I open the settings and try to enable it, I'm unable to- when I click on the option, nothing happens.
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Dedupe error when merging records with custom values

I have a set of records where participants have registered for some events, with additional booking info, using different email addresses so have created duplicate records. When merging these I ...
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Extension for hierarchical custom fields?

Does anyone have a generic extension for hierarchical custom fields? For example, we have 'Country', 'State' and 'County' - the value of Country determines what States are valid, and the value of ...
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How to add a profile with a fieldset that accepts one or more entries for event registrations

I'm not sure that this is possible but here goes: I have a requirement to collect data from Event Registrants of University Programs that they have undertaken and the years of study they have ...
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exporting custom data structure

I'm looking for some recommendations. I've inherited a CiviCRM instance with a quite complicated custom data structure, and I want to review and update it. I was wondering if there were any tools or ...
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Multi-Select Field No Longer Working

I have a site I manage that uses a "Multi-Select" HTML field type. I do not use the field so I cannot say exactly how recently but no more than the last month our field stopped being able ...
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How to chain api calls i.e. GETFIELD contact for fieldID after doing GET profile on profileID?

I want to join the below api calls- API 1 http://ec2-3-6-40-236.ap-south-1.compute.amazonaws.com/civicrm/sites/all/modules/civicrm/extern/rest.php?entity=Profile&action=get&api_key=userkey&...
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How to get a CiviRule to fill in a custom field upon a webform submission?

We have a Drupal 7 website that we are having users submit a webform on. When a webform is submitted it is assigned a unique ID. This ID used to generate a PDF to view the webform results and is ...
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Record audio/video fields for contacts?

I'm using CiviCRM + Drupal 8. I'd like to be able to add fields to contacts that can record audio &/or video, so that we can collect interviews with our contacts. Is it possible to add "...
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Is is possible to hide GiftAid details if someone selects 'no'?

We're using the GiftAid plugin which is great. However, if someone declines to use GiftAid the fields are still present and compulsory to fill in. Is there any way to make them conditional on ...
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How to have one custom field open one or more other fields in a frontend form?

I need to have a checkbox or yes/no radio field that opens 'Preferred Language field when value=1 or affirmative choice. How is this done? A more exact use-case: To choose Language Interpretation: ...
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Is it possible, using ACLs, for a group to have only 'create' access to contact custom data and another group to have 'edit'?

My user would like one group of users to be able to have only 'create' only access to a custom field set that will be in a contact's tab, and for another group to be able to have 'edit' access. I ...
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How to turn off multiple-record custom field set

I created a custom field set and initially checked the box "Does this Custom Field Set allow multiple records?". I would prefer to convert this field set back to a single record. I checked ...
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How to use full unicode on custom fields

There's an API call System.utf8conversion which will change all your tables to MySQL/MariaDB's utf8mb4 format, i.e. full unicode with emoji support, rather than the incomplete utf8 implementation of ...
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Can't i create study result for student

i doing customization CiviCRM, My Charity working for Education(Donor, student, volunteer). One student have 1 study result/year. example: student study 12 year then student have 12 study result. Can'...
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Preparing for move to utfbmb4 should I limit character length?

I'm looking into moving our database to utf8mb4 - as indicated will be required in the future. I've been trying to find information about the possible impact in doing so and I found this post: https://...
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Custom fields sometimes missing from profile, until flushing caches

On civicrm 5.20.1 under WordPress, we have added two custom fields to the Registration Info profile (gid=12). We've added that profile to the Online Registration config for one event. Now and then, ...
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How would I expose weight for a custom select field to Drupal Views for sorting?

I have a custom select option field with about 35 options. I'd like to be able to sort the field in Drupal Views by weight instead of value or name. I looked around for the views integration in the ...
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Missing more menu options three dots/vertical ellipsis (⋮) within administration interfaces

I've created some custom data and fields that I now need to delete, but I don't see any options for deletion- only the option to add. Also, I'm unable to edit a custom data group once it's created. I'...
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Unable to edit custom fields for contacts in wordpress

I have had a custom application written to search and display using the API, but since this has happened, I have been unable to edit custom fields in the contacts. I have checked that I can edit the ...
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How to increase the size of a Note field type?

Does the 'Note' custom field type have a limitation of 12000 characters? If so how can I increase its limit to three fold or four fold?
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Post Patterns, Adding Custom Fields to Subject Area

Post Patterns, I Want To Add Custom Data To The Subject Area. By info "Custom tokens (based on custom data) can be added for organizations as well. These tokens will not be displayed in the list ...
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How to store (and import) historical data (date, integer#1, integer #2, etc.)

I want to store data (date, integer #1, integer #2, integer #3) for an organizational contact in CiviCRM. Each month a new record record with the same format will be created for each contact, but with ...
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Required custom fields in events

For some of my events I need to add a custom field which I want to make required. For other events I don't want to include this field and I use different profiles to deal with this. My first idea was ...
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Custom Fields used for Participants and then used in a Profile are not displayed

I have created specific custom fields for Participants. These are viewable in Preview mode under Custom Data. When these fields are used in a Profile they are not displayed in Preview mode. I notice ...
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How can I make custom (participant attendees) reports with inline editing functionality?

How can I make custom (participant attendees) reports with inline editing functionality? Larger Challenge/Background I want to create an overview for managing all attendees for (all future) events. So ...
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How can I change a cell in dataTables (custom data type tab with table) to disable the inline edit?

I need to make a change where some of the contact identifiers (extension Identity Tracker) can not be changed by the user. I can do that with the validateForm hook. But the Contact Identities are ...
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Why is the clear option missing on a custom field with radio options?

When a custom field with radio options is created it has sometimes a clear option (see below).. And sometimes it's not available like the color field. The first thought is that the reason is that the ...
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CiviCRM and Caldera Forms

I have a general question really. I am working with a client who is using CiviCRM. He has a membership joining page, donation pages, main donation and sub donations ie. £4, £6, £10 as well as a ...
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Token for Contribution custom field outputting “Array” for a Multi-Select custom field

I created a message template for an email that will be sent to our accounting when an online contribution is made - it has a table and I've inputted tokens that will put in data for the contribution. ...
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How to update preferred language depending on a custom field in imported contacts?

I have imported hundreds of contacts having a custom field called "Langue" in set "ocsr" and having two possible values, 'F' and 'N'. I want to transfer this information into the field preferred ...

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