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Custom field set for custom entity

I want to create custom field set for my custom entity. I have Lead.xml and there: < class >Lead< /class > < name >civicrm_lead< /name > inside cg_extend_objects I put title:Lead, ...
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Multi-value fields in profiles - how to?

When I add a multi-value custom fields to a profile, Civi only allows visitors to enter the fields once - as a simple fields. How to configure custom fields and profile to get form with multi-field ...
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How to use auto-complete reference field in a profile?

I am currently using an auto-complete field to indicate which member is representing which organisation. When I preview the field, either in the personalized fields or in the profile I am using it in, ...
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import mapping dont save for custom fields on contact subtypes

As the title. If I create custom field set against a contact subtype, then import fields from a csv (saving the mapping for later use), none of the mapped fields are saved for the custom fieldset. i....
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Event Reporting to call out Custom Fields in related Contribution Record

Is it possible (via extension perhaps) to get a custom field from a related contribution record to be included in a Event Report ? For example, in a paid event registration, this would create a ...
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What is the public flag for on custom Field sets?

What is the public flag for on custom Field sets? It seems that even if a field is marked as public, it will not show up for anonymous users on a profile unless I give anonymous users the "access all ...
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How to disable possibility to enter past date in activities?

I have a custom field of type Date used for activities, even though i have set years prior to current date to 0, it still allows users to select past day and month of the current year. Is there any ...
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Visually group custom and standard fields on screen

For the activity type 'petition signed', I want to add a custom field 'event' next to the standard field 'location', because my organization wants to store information about the specific event where a ...
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Multiple values for custom fields in Activities?

Anyone has seen any custom implementation/extension of custom group multiple values for Activities? Since we are using Activities for many different scenarios, many times the requirement of having ...
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Sort Criteria for civiCRM custom in Drupal View

I created a drupal view to display contributor names. The view displays civicrm fields, both custom fields I have created and out-of-the-box civicrm fields. The contributors are displayed according ...
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ARCHIVE not enabled by default on MariaDB 10.1

The ARCHIVE storage engine is enabled by default on MariaDB 10.0, but no longer from 10.1. Therefore, you get a DB unknown error when CiviCRM tries to create a logging db table when logging is active ...
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Multi-Record Custom Data Set - Permissions (View/Edit)

I am using some multi-record custom data sets and they are working well. I have been able to import records, use them in reports, use them in searches, add/edit and delete records. All seems to work ...
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How do I make a new Custom Field Set visible in the Tab Display Style?

I have created a new Custom Field Set. When I set Display Style = Inline, the tab shows as expected. However, when I set Display Style = Tab, it disappears. There is no Custom Fields tab either? ...
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Why is filtering by custom country multi-select in a Drupal View not working?

I have a searchable directory listing a group of users, made with a Drupal View. The user profile includes a list of countries where they have relevant work experience, and this data is stored in a ...
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Generating links or a popup to edit a single multivalue custom field record in CiviCRM 4.7

I have a custom report generated for viewing some contact data and I would like to include a link to send the user to an edit form for a single multi-value custom field record. I would then use ...
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How to Create a New Participant Profile

I want to create a new Participants Profile which includes Participant custom fields. How can I do that ? The only way I see is by copying/renaming the "reserved" Participant Status Profile, and ...
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How to get url for custom image field

I have currently created a custom field in CiviEvents to upload an image for my event. When viewing the eventinfo page I can see the image in a collapsible field which shows the thumbnail of the image ...
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How do I create a Smart Group of Participants using a Custom Data Field in Events?

We use the Events module to offer three main types of classes: adult art classes, youth art classes, and professional development workshops. Students register online. What I would like to be able to ...
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Change multi select custom field to single select?

We need to convert a multi select box to single select, and the option for doing this in the Change Field Form window looks scary. Warning: This functionality is currently in beta stage. Consider ...
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How do I pass a variable to a smarty template?

Big picture: I'm working on a module that will display view-only custom data on a specific contribution page. Please understand, if you're not aware of this already, view-only custom data is not ...
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Is it possible to change Custom Field types?

I have a custom data set with a number of custom fields set as alphanumeric text fields - it's become clear that some of these would be better as note/text areas. Because I'm increasing the size of ...
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Custom Group and Fields using API v3

I'm trying to query the API on CiviCRM 4.4.6 for a Custom Field (Attachment) on a Case and an Activity. I've tried the examples here: http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Using+Custom+...
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Event custom fields not carried over to repeat events

When we set up a recurring event, data in custom event fields isn't carried over to the repeated events. Similarly, if a recurring event is edited and we tell it to overwrite all the occurrences, only ...
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Custom contact reference field with “New Organization”

I would like to create a custom contact reference field (for CiviGrants) that also has the ability to add a new contact on the fly. It should be like the default Contact field used in (for example) ...
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Add large amounts of custom data to contacts

I have "contacts" that are websites. I want to add large amounts of custom data to my contacts. An example of the type of data I want to add can be seen in this "report" https://freephile.org/...
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Participant Custom Data not saving

I have created custom fields for a site. All of them work except those connected to Participants. When data is entered into the backend, data will not save, and no error is issued. The fields also ...
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Why is format returned for multi-select custom field API different for Contact vs. Relationship?

I have contacts with an Alphanumeric/CheckBox custom field on, and I have relationships with an Alphanumeric/CheckBox custom field on. (The former is legacy and is copied into the latter.) These seem ...
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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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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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Change 'Used for' contact type of custom fields

I have custom field group set as used for 'individual' but I want to change it to limit it to a contact subtype. What is the best way to achieve this - I could create a new field group and copy data ...
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How to retrieve custom field image files?

How can I retrieve images uploaded in custom field sets for contacts? Could you get a URL for them the same way you can for the contact "image_url" in the API? When I look up the custom field for the ...
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Multiple custom field sets in one contact tab (not the main one)?

Drupal 7.59, CiviCRM 5.5.1, Shoreditch alpha24. Within a contact you can display a custom field set as an additional tab (or on main tab). On the main tab you can have groups of fields, including ...
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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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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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Custom fields for individual using tab with table causes 404 not found for popup

just recently started with CiviCRM 4.7.23 and Wordpress 4.8.2 and most everything seems to work the way that we are needing it to. However, tried creating some custom fields for individuals to capture ...
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How can I collect custom contribution data in an event registration form?

People register for events. As part of that registration I want to collect some data that will be stored as part of their participant record. No problem. I'd also like to collect information that ...
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Custom fields in the Report Templates

I've managed to generate new fields but I can't add them into the report templates. How can I do that? Thank you
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Displaying Custom Fields in Views Calendar

Is there a way to display custom fields in a Views Calendar (Drupal 7, CiviCRM 4.7.18)? I have custom fields in a table assigned to a certain contact (with the option to add more rows). One of these ...
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CiviCrm Custom Fields - Random Number Generation

Is there anyway to generate a random number using Custom Fields in Civi. any Ideas would be greatly appreciated
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Automatically transferring info from Casenote to indivudial client form

How do I automatically populate the individual contact form with information from the case note (civicase)? I'm using Wordpress. I'm using civicases for our intake sheets and I've chosen that because ...
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Error with Contact Custom Field in Advanced Search

We had an issue with the addresses of our contacts, so for now we added a temporal custom field that saves the province of that contact, so we can easily filter them. The thing is that when I do an ...
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Error creating Custom Data - DB Error: already exists

When I try to create Custom Data ( Administer-->Customize Data and Screens-->Custom Fields ), I get the following message. The query info is different depending on the type of Custom Data I am trying ...
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Creating custom fields: 1) previous address 2) number of years at this address

I would like to create a set of custom fields, whereby the user is asked to enter data relating to the location of the contact's previous address, and another field specifying the amount of time the ...
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Show all contacts

I am trying to create a navigation menu item (under 'contacts') that displays a list of all contacts. I found an old thread that suggest to create a new menu item and use the following URL: civicrm/...
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Repeatable Custom groups w/ required field

I am unable to save a contact with a that has 2 or more repeatable custom groups with a required custom field. The validation fails. I am using CiviCrm 4.7.9. Has anyone else experienced this?
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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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Custom Data: Multiple Contact References

What is the easiest way to add a custom field that contains multiple contact references a la Activity Target Contacts. I.E. Custom Data:::::Extends Organizations Field Set Name: Investment Round ...
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API vs GUI language code inconsistency or how to best use ISO 639-3?

I am comparing the values that appear in GUI Administration > Localization > Preferred Language options with the ones returned with the API. There you can see that Chinese Taiwan and Chinese China ...
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Is it possible to populate a set of custom fields with data from a postcode dataset?

My organisation (and others I presume) would find it useful to populate a set of custom fields based upon a contact's postal code. The dataset is the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation (SIMD), ...
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Need to be able to update a Custom Data but nothing else

Before posting I search a lot and try few combinations without success... What I would like to put in place is the following scenario : create 2 user groups, one that is able to create new contact ...

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