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Questions about custom fields in CiviCRM.

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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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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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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 allow custom date field over 10 years ago?

Civi 4.7.3 and Wordpress 4.4.2 Since upgrade from 4.7 to 4.7.3 I cannot seem to add a custom date field and allow the user to select a date older than 10 years ago. Recreated on Demo site: Click ...
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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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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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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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Implementing tokens and tokenValues hooks for Event custom field

I'm trying to implement a hook for inserting Event custom fields into Scheduled reminders; however, I'm not a developer so I'm really not sure what the code needs to look like. The custom field is ...
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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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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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Can custom Tokens for pledges be created?

I need to include the amount pledged and the amount they need to pay (which are different values) within an email I'm sending from CiviMail to let our pledgers know when/how to pay and how much. This ...
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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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Can't access custom fields used in event registration

Versions: Drupal 7.63 CiviCRM 5.9.1 Custom Fields: Created custom fields with Field Type of Autocomplete-Select with lookup for following fields: Institution Area of Study Year of Graduation Used ...
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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 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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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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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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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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CiviEvent Confirmation Email Displaying Profiles Not Used In Event

We have created some custom fields/profiles to use with certain CiviEvent registrations. These profiles only display in the event registration when they are selected in the event setup - as expected. ...
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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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Custom fields for invoice / PDF

I know that sticking in a contact-related custom field to the invoice template is just "contact.custom_xx" (where xx = custom field id). We're trying to do the same for a Contribution-related custom ...
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Event invoice (receipt) - custom tokens

Can anyone provide guidance how to create tokens for custom participant fields, to be added into a Contribution Invoice Receipt for event registrations? Our tax system requires that VAT registration ...
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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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Should participant custom fields be available under events on webform

Custom fields for participants in Civi are not being presented for addition to Drupal Webform. Event registration is selected and working but the custom field set for participants are not showing up ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do you restore contacts that have a deleted custom contact type?

I am getting an error Invalid Filter error when trying to open a contact that was configured with a contact type that has since been deleted. The contacts are returned in the search but I am unable to ...
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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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Custom Fields Table

I am having issues when working with Custom fields, that the CRM gets frozen, and have to restart everything. Today I noticed that the MySQL table log_civicrm_custom_field has nearly 140K rows, while ...
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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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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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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 ...
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CiviCRM report for Case activities listing Case data

I would like to generate an Activities report (eg upcoming scheduled activities) which includes case data (eg case ID, case Subject, case Role contacts, case custom fields) of the case to which each ...
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How can I add Option Group for custom data field in CiviCRM

I'm trying to create an option group for a custom data field. It needs to be a multi-select dropdown. How can I build in CiviCRM Eg <select> <optgroup label="Accommodations"> <...
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Why does API get participants return all custom fields together with the specified return field?

When I do this: $result = civicrm_api3('Participant', 'get', [ 'sequential' => 1, 'return' => ["custom_14"], 'event_id' => 3, ]); In the results I get the desired custom field, but I ...
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DB Error: No such table - custom fields

Below are log entires telling me what I know, but do not know how to resolve. In reformatting custom data set, via import and export via phpmyadmin (need to switch from text to number field type), I ...
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Change of custom field type to bigint

I have a custom group where one of its custom fields is of type varchar(64). This field is storing huge numbers only (something that I did not know during development) so I want to convert it into a ...
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Does CiviVolunteer need volunteer sub-contact type?

We have found that it is more cumbersome than it is worth to use a 'volunteer' sub-contact type classification. One reason is profiles assume one contact type and even working with Caldera Forms it ...
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Offline Contribution receipts does not contain custom fields information

Currently using CiviCRM 5.9.1 and drupal 7.63 Contribution receipts works as expected if the checkbox to send receipt is checked while creating offline contribution. Receipts for offline ...
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How do I set the display size for custom fields?

I have a profile that combines built-in fields with custom fields, both alphanumeric. The custom field displays shorter than the built-in fields which, when I examine the page source, are size="30". ...