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Questions about custom fields in CiviCRM.

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new event From Template does not copy custom fields

On the demo site - http://wpmaster.demo.civicrm.org/wp-admin/ I have created a new set of custom fields for Events - "Events custom fields" with one text field - "test1". I have added value "tst" for ...
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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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Communication Styles

How to define "informal" or "formal" communication style? That is, how to link the informal (1) email and (2) postal greetings, and (3) address layout to the informal style, idem for the formal style....
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What options does CiviCRM provide for equipment management?

I am just starting to configure a CiviCRM implementation for my organization. As well as managing membership, we would also like to use it to manage equipment (boats being the top priority). Option ...
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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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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 Implement Funds that Different Grants Belong to?

How would I go about implementing funds that different grants belong to? There would be annual funding rounds based on them. CiviGrant by itself doesn't provide this functionality. Two ways to ...
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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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Custom data sets, search and display in CiviCampaign

I am currently setting up CiviCRM for the small NGO I currently work for, and I am having a lot of trouble with CiviCampaign. We use CiviCampaign to record every fundraising campaign the organization ...
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Fix for column names breaking the 64-character limit

I'm trying to generate a report using custom fields and I am getting nativecode=1166 ** Incorrect column name This happens when the report is trying to generate temp tables using an alias as the ...
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Can an Activity input profile “remember” details from the previous Activity submitted?

Newbie here, powered by CiviCRM 4.7.28 on WordPress. The closest prior thread I could find is here. The use case is high school students self-reporting classes completed and corresponding grades. I ...
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Change displayed value for customfield

I have a custom field of an individual that stores the ID of a group (as int). I would like to change the display of the field to show the actual name of the group instead of the ID (same as contact ...
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Multi-value Custom fields not showing up for export

I have created custom fields for individuals. When I am trying to export data, those which are single value custom fields, I am able to export. While Multi-value Custom fields are not showing up for ...
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Include more than one profile at top of event page

I have a website with CMS Drupal 7.54 and CiviCRM version 4.7.16. On the CiviCRM event configuration page under "online registration" tab, there are two fields available to include profiles (Include ...
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crmEntityRef Populated with Custom Fields from a Custom Group

I would like to use crmEntityRef to load all the fields from a custom group I have created. I would like to have the list show the label for the field, and when selected it would return the id. The ...
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Mailing labels with multiple relationships

Hoping for a little advice on the best way to address the following situation. We have individuals with relationships to organizations. Each individual can have multiple relationships to ...
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Localised custom fields

Is is possible to create localised custom fields? For Swiss client I need to set up a custom field with the contact's profession. There are three official languages in Switzerland and we would like to ...
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Adding a ID to Custom Fieldset

I have created a Set of Custom Fields in CiviCRM, it is displayed as a "tab with table". I have also made it a field set that allows multiple records. Is there anyway i can set an ID to each entry ...
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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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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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Custom Field: Multiple Contact References

Is it possible to configure custom field of type contact reference to store multiple contacts?
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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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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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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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Images uploaded as custom fields are broken on view/download

I'm using Drupal with CiviCRM 4.7.30 (but this issue also affected 4.6) on Nginx & Debian I have a custom field used for images. Images are uploaded and stored correctly (when copying the image ...
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How to modify a custom field DataTable (sorting and appearance) from an extension?

I am having difficulty customising the display of a DataTable for a contact custom field group (multiple-record tab). I am trying to write an extension that would use a bit of JavaScript to interact ...
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custom fields created but don't show in civicrm_value_constituent_information_1

I ignored error messages on entering custom fields - Turns out they meant something. Can't import data, as many fields listed under wordpress:civicrm:administer:custom data and fields:custom fields do ...
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Pre-fill custom field value on advanced contact search form

I have a custom field that I want to be searched when a user chooses a custom quicksearch option. I have the autocomplete working with the custom quicksearch option, but I want the behavior of ...
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Printing Custom Field Table in Contacts

in general, I am not using the print icon from CiviCRM because (1) it doesn't print nicely and (2) when printing a contact page with a custom field tab, the icon prints the summary page. Therefore, ...
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CiviCRM Event Email Receipt Displays Custom Field Attributes Rather Than Values

A similar question has been answered in 2015, but it was not resolved: Contribution email receipt with custom fields shows array in template I'm having a similar issue. But instead of custom fields ...
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Unable to save multiple choice custom field

I'm new to CiviCRM and evaluating for our charity. I'm trying to create a multiple choice custom field but am unable to save it. I can do this OK on the 4.6 / Joomla demo site but not on 4.7.14 Joomla ...
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Custom Contribution Fields in Message Templates

I've been trying to get my custom contribution fields to be visible in my thank you/receipt message template and I think I am close but not quite there. I have enabled the CIVICRM_MAIL_SMARTY flag in ...
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Tab with Table - can I edit the layout or styling of the tab with table vier

Can I modify the layot of the Tab With Table "view"? So I have created a form using custom data fields, and selected the Tab with Table view. This works fine except when I look at a completd form ...
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how to display uploaded file in profile

I have a civi profile with a custom field where contacts upload their student ID, this works fine, however I can't find a way to display the uploaded file in the profile itself ie: when something is ...
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Adding Custom Data Set - get multiple Data Sets on Summary Display page

I just added a new custom data set (Monitoring Change) inline so it appears on the summary page of our database for each of our customer's details. However, I also moved some old fields from another ...
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Custom Event Field does not show for existing events

I added a custom field (file upload) to the Event object. It shows up nicely when creating a new event, but is not shown when editing an existing event. How could I also display the custom field on ...
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How to use ACL to just edit custom fields for memberships

I'm using CiviCRM mainly for membership signup (in wordpress). Now I have created a profile (a custom field set) to ask for extra info upon member signup (the signup happens via a contribution page). ...
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Exposing custom field and custom option group to advanced search export

I have a custom field (tempField) and a custom option group (tempGroup) with options (1, 2 and 3) I want to expose these to the export form. For example, when you choose "Individual -> Phone" field ...
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Inserting custom field to core field group

https://civicrm.org/blogs/lobo/extending-contact-demographic-information-custom-group shows some hints how I can add custom fields to the core demographics, but that was for civicrm 3.1. I gave it a ...
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Country custom field import error

I have a custom field called "Nationality" of data type "Country". It doesn't accept any kind imported values. I tried with "United States" and "US", it doesn't give an error but it doesn't import ...
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custom field set with multiple years of data

We are on WordPress4.3.1, civi 4.4.1. I want to be able to track multiple years of data related to a group of our contacts. Would I set this up within custom fields, with date being one of the ...
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How are multiple record custom fields handled in Drupal webforms?

Can't find anything on this from my searches, so thought I'd put the question here: If I use fields from a multiple-record custom field set in a Drupal webform via the webform_civicrm integration ...
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Can custom fields be used in Filters for summary level reports?

I established a custom field (Anonymous) on the contribution object, which works well with the Contribution Detail report. I can use it to exclude anonymous contributions from that report, or to ...
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Autocomplete Contact Metadata

Is there way to autocomplete a contacts metadata using the Advanced Filter option on stock CiviCRM? Let's use a contacts email address as an example. Thank you. Custom Field Screenshot:
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Why does this custom file field uploaded on profile not download from the emailed link?

I created a custom profile (to use as a form on my website) with a custom file field...When the user fills out the form, they upload a file, and the form is sent to the admin email address. When I ...
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Adding Multiple 'Note' Fields within Custom Fields

I have created a custom group with many fields, is there a possibility to enable the option to have multiple 'Notes' within that Custom Field. Instead of just one Note Field, so a "Add Note Field". ...
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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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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 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' ...