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Questions about custom fields in CiviCRM.

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Editable “Other” option in multiple choice / select field?

Is there a way to create a CiviCRM form like this: What would you like to eat at the event? Falafel Kebap Other: ......................... <-- user can make a free entry here ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Issue field DEDUPE “0 Argument 1 passed to”

After upgrading to civicrm version 5.21 we detected a problem in one of the fields of the form linked to a custom profile. For some reason, every time you try to insert that data from the form in the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 can I prevent users editing custom fields for contacts not in their ACL group?

Using Wordpress 5.4.1 with Civi 5.24.3. We have a smart group used for ACL which prevents the core "Edit" button being shown on the contact summary. There is also an ACL entry for a group of ...
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When exporting data from CheckBox field, can value of be different from what is displayed?

When exporting data from a custom CheckBox field, can the value of the data exported be different from what is displayed? For example, the checkbox Multiple choice is labeled "Asked" but I would ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to create file type custom data with API?

I was wondering how to do that. Didn't find it for that type of custom data. If possible I want to do it via API, if not possible i'll try with CRM_Core files.
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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 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 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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