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Questions about custom fields in CiviCRM.

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Tags, relationships, or custom fields to record custom data?

Apologies if this isn't the best place to ask, I'm completely new to CiviCRM and could do with some advice on the best way to store custom data. I'm building a database of churches. For each church I ...
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Selecting all checkboxes for field reverts to one value

On Wordpress 4.9.8 and Civi 5.4.0. It shows multiple values as long as you do not select all of the options. If you select them all, then it reverts back to just one (petitioning in this case) for ...
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Missing Custom Activity Field Data When the Activity is Filed on a Case.

As the title states. Data that I enter into custom activity fields, is saved and I can view that saved data from the Activities tab in the Contact Summary. Like this: But after the activity is ...
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How to display custom fields 2 fields in row, instead of new line for each field

I'm new to civiCRM, I tried to search but didn't find an answer, although I feel that my question is naive
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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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How to use civiprofile for contact form

I want to use a civi profile for our contact form, so that all inquiries and new contacts are stored in civi. I created the custom fields and have them on a new tab and table, so multiple submissions ...
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CRM API shows only the first char of the result?

I'm absolutely embarrassed. I try to get value as it in this thread (and sorry for the wrong use of the topic). I try get a custom value via CRM API. With the API Explorer I can create the ...
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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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Add Custom Field to Core Field Group

I'd like to add a custom field to the "core" demographics fieldgroup: the place of birth. I created a custom field, but I can't figure out, how to put it into demographics fieldgroup. Is it possible ...
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Importing membership custom field keeps failing

I'm having problems importing memberships with a custom field. I'm able to import a alphanumeric text field without an error, but a second custom field, set up as a checkbox, keeps being rejected. ...
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How to change the value of a custom radio button field programmatically?

I have a CiviCRM profile that hosts a custom field. The custom field is of type "Radio-Button" and hosts two options: What I'm trying to achieve is changing the values of each option programmatically ...
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Custom filed that will auto calculate a position number based on date

We manage a wait list for membership so I would like to know if there is a way to calculate a number for a custom filed that would be based on if a member is a subtype and then the date in another ...
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Get Custom CiviCRM Data by ContactID This is not a duplicate

This is option group 110 in civicrm_option_value I am trying to create a custom query for reporting that pulls the actual Custom Data LABELS ('Green Light','Red Light', etc)vs the custom data VALUES (...
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MySQL Query to return all custom values

Any MySQL Civi Gurus out there that know how I can create a query to return all custom value fields with their value per contact id? I know how to get the occasional custom value, but i need the ...
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Keeping historical demographic information, while updating donor information

So we have a unique use case. The organization collects donations from employees of various departments with various roles at the organization. Collecting employee information like title, department,...
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How to display only Time value in User Contact without the Current Date value

I have created a custom field selecting date type,selecting the date format and time.Actually I will need only Time field but the system doesn't alow to create custom field of type date, without ...
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Custom Data Responses

How can I view responses to custom data questions? By looking at Contact summary I can see that new contacts are responding, but when I click on the link, nothing is there.
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Cannot set sort order of custom fields in profile

I created a custom group and populated with custom fields. When I preview all fields in group, it is in the correct order. When I use the custom group in a profile, the profile reverses the order. I'...
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Large Text Fields Not Writing in Database

We've discovered what seems to be a bug creating large text fields from CiviCRM Custom Fields. I hope I'm able to explain this well enough. Relevant environment information: - Drupal 7.59 - CiviCRM 5....
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Insert custom date field from Drupal Webform

I'm trying to set up a Drupal Webform that will (among other things), automatically update a custom date field in the connected CiviCRM contact record. The date field in the webform is hidden, and I'm ...
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Why would two distinctly separate custom fields share the same options?

Why would two distinctly separate custom fields {Constituent Info and Contribution Info} share the same options? How do I go about separating them? If I try to delete any option I get this ...
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How to report on repeating custom fields

My client wants a report on a set of 10 repeating custom fields, each one of which has a date and one of a set of outcomes. e.g there is an 'Accommodation' custom field which has 2 fields - a date and ...
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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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How to display an Event's custom field on its registration form

I have a custom field set with fields used for managing extra data on the event. I want one of the custom fields' value to be shown in its registration form. What is the Smarty expression to put in ...
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Different subsets of a selection custom field

I have a select custom field for 'Accommodation' showing the options available for participants in events' registration form. To simplify, lets say there are 10 different accommodation options, '...
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Custom date field formatting with smarty

I'm trying to format a custom date field using smarty to send emails. What I want is to have the day of the week included, as "Wednesday, April 18, 2018". It seems that this should work: {contact....
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Multi-value custom fields for events

I have events that often include downloadable materials. Whether or not there are downloads, what exactly they are, and the number of downloads related to a particular event is variable and unique to ...
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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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CiviCRM_API3_Exception: Expected one CustomField but found 0 in civicrm_api3() (line 45 of sites/all/modules/civicrm/api/api.php)

I was cleaning up some extra custom fields in our DB. ONe of these , though it was disabled did not stop displaying in the contact profile. So I clicked to delete it. I then got this error when I ...
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Fixing the CiviCRM db when someone deleted “phone” from system dropdown menu options

Got a problem with how someone (I suspect) has gone in to CiviCRM » Administer CiviCRM » Option Groups » Phone Type Options and thought "hey, we don't need a dropdown item of "phone" because that's ...
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Notes about participants

We need to fill some information about people that registered to specific event, for example room number where they will stay. Is it possible to store additional information about participants so that ...
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New Profile adding custom fields issue

I created a new Contact Type, Parish, based on Organization. No data added yet. I will display this as a field in a Contact Records as a Parishoneer of relationship. I am following a tutorial ...
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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 can I have both Participants Custom Data and Contacts Custom Data in a Drupal View

I want to create an Event Participants View which displays both Participants Custom Data and Contacts Custom Data. But when I want to add new fields, the Contact Custom Data are not proposed. Isn't ...
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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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Need to enlarge the field box size

I've created some custom fields for a profile and would like one of them to have a larger text box than the default size. How do I enlarge the field box size?
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How do you set the displayed text of a custom field (“view-only”)?

I am using Drupal and I have an extensions that I am running this code on. I've seen several threads attempting to help with this. I haven't found any that really make it clear. From what I ...
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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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How do you implement more than one “Employee of” field?

How do you implement more than one "Employee of" field? We have a number of contacts that have multiple jobs. Ideally we would like to have the Employee Of field have multiple sub fields (primary, ...
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customize the interface / view

I am starting with CiviCRM this week and a user asked to me: how to customize the contact summary view to add the 'Contributions tag' into the summay I think I have to go to admin menu: Administer > ...
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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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Attach pdf file civicrm_api3

i need help, i'm trying to attach through civicrm_api3('Attach', 'create'..) a pdf file, passed with a rest call as simply text: %PDF-1.3 1 0 obj << /Type /Catalog ... ecc . The attach works, ...
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Require suggestions on how to handle custom 'contribution'

I run a large non-profit dog registration system. One of the functions is to require all dogs to be registered with us for this particular sport. The way I have it now, I have set up individual ...
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Embed video in Profile field for directory

Working on a public directory. The listings include a link to a YouTube video. It is working fine with a custom field of the type link. We would like to embed the videos in the search results. I ...
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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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Is it possible to create nested multiselect custom field?

The use-case is a business directory. Businesses sign themselves up and provide info about their operation. There are many types of businesses (NAICS), and the options they need to self-identify as ...
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Custom field group weight order on contact summary page?

As far as i can tell, the weight of custom field groups is not respected in the order they are displayed on the contact summary page - is that accurate? I can't find anything obvious that controls ...
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Invalid value for field(s) : field ID after moving the installation

I copied my CiviCRM installation into another machine. I imported all my old data successfully. I am able to see the old data in matching fields including data in custom fields. I tried importing new ...
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Sync custom first and last name fields in Drupal with CiviCRM

We have an online training platform and had created custom first and last name fields to be used on their training certificates. Drupal asks for this information when they register for an account. ...

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