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Questions about custom fields in CiviCRM.

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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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Is it possible to have many to many relationships between custom field sets?

i tried to look for an answer but im pretty confused with what i found.. I'm trying to create a many to many relationship like in SQL.. for example: lets say i want to create a custom 'Event'(a ...
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Is is possible to restrict visibility of custom data sets?

Current install - WP5.0 / Civi 5.7.2 I'm just thinking through our Safeguarding / Child Protection process. We don't have any issues, but we're legally obliged to have a process. And I'd rather set ...
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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. ...
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Exporting Contacts - Reporting?

Is there a way to save different reports? ie. the fields wanted to export? so you don't have to enter those in every single time you do an export?
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Check custom data field value change to trigger activity status change

How would you recommend to check data change (with pre and post values) on a custom field (attached to a case) and then to mark an activity in that case as completed? I have looked at hooks like ...
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What does the error mean when enable honoree in contribute I get an error CiviCRM 4.6.8

CiviCRM 4.6.8: When I enable honoree in contribute (even with the default setting: Honor type: "In honor of", "in memory of " and Honoree profile: "Honoree Individual " ) I get a warning: "warning ...
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How to add extra date in contribution template? or best way to do it?

We have 10 Financial Types and different online contribution based on those. I need to add an extra date field in contribution such as "Date of sponsorship". I have already created 10 different ...
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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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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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Dietary requirements in CIVI event

I'm looking for the dietary requirements in Civi Event an I can't locate the option. Please could you help? Thanks, Adam
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Importing Custom Field Checkbox Data

I have setup a custom field with 4 options. In my spreadsheet I've tried various combinations of columns which would allow me to import data and select required options. But nothing is working! ...
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Civicrm fields in Views, present with editable fields?

is it do able to be able to present an editable fields with civicrm custom field? as I tested using it was not available for select? update: Rephrasing my questions, I am trying to setup a views ...
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Is it possible to move data from a contact type to a component/extension?

I'm still figuring out how to organize our organization's data before importing it into CiviCRM. One question that came up is whether it would be possible (through the UI or through SQL) to move some ...
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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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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 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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help needed in importing multi value custom fields

For the below custom fields, suppose a contact has two UG degrees B.Tech, BBA and two PG degrees M.Tech and MBA, I want to add additional set of custom field set, and then add the second degree. Like ...
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Custom Fields are not showing when trying to import a CSV

I have created some custom fields. I am trying to import contacts with values for those fields. But the fields are not showing up during the step 2 "matching civicrm field" though other custom fields ...
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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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Search custom fields with multiple records

I'm not really sure how to describe this but hopefully I can describe it clear enough. I created a custom field set that holds borrowing information for items (like tools, equipment, etc.). It has 3 ...
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“DB Error: unknown error” when adding (custom) field

Adding a new field to a set of fields results in an error DB Error: unknown error In ConfigAndLog (real names are replaced by , and ): Mar 16 05:19:37 [info] $backTrace = #0 /home/<domain&...
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Custom Fields for Specific Individuals

I'm entirely new to CiviCRM and setting it up for the first time for our church. One of the needs is to record information for Weddings. This will mean that against the record for a Bride or Groom (...
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How to a create custom field that is multi-line text or text area?

I want to create a custom 'About Me' field for a web profile, but there doesn't appear to be anyway to make a text area or multi-line text custom field. I know I can set the field length to allow ...
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Export Gift Aid?

We have a gift aid tab as show on the attached image. I can search using the fields using the advanced search function but cannot export the data held in the gift aid fields. Is there a way I can do ...
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Different search results in Adv Search vs Search Builder

We upgraded yesterday from 4.5.8 to 4.6.5 (with Drupal 7.38). We have a number of custom fields for Individuals which are type multi-select (child's grade in school, marital status, etc.). When we ...
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Token not evaluating in CiviMail

I have a token for a custom field in my email template, but its not being replaced with the value when the email is sent. What's wrong? How can I fix it?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mandatory volunteer contribution to maintain membership status. How would you implement?

Volunteer-based cooperatives often have requirements for its members to maintain an 'Active' status in order to be eligible to vote in meetings or elections. For example, my cooperative requires: A) ...
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Can I change settings for a custom field set for participants without losing any data?

I have a custom field set that is currently configured to be used for participants. When it was set up it was configured to be targeted to just a couple of events. We now want to make this field set ...
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Can a Custom Field be added to a Contribution Page or Financial Type?

I have created a Set of Custom Fields called "Tracking" to be used with -any- Contributions. The set includes Custom Fields called "Category" and "Job". I would like to assign specific Category and ...
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Is it possible to copy a profile?

I created a 'Membership Info' profile but now realise that, because I have diferent membership types with different qualifications, the information I need to collect will not be completely the same. ...
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Addition of custom-fields

I would like to know if it is possible to customize the description of the contacts or any objects of the system? Can we enrich dropdown lists? Can we add fields and indicate it's a text, a date, a ...
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how to copy data from one custom field to another (text to textarea)

I created a custom data field of type text (alphanumeric) for use in a profile, but now realize it should have been a textarea (primarily to support line/paragraph breaks). A number of the these text ...
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Using login data to skip over search

I have set up a bunch of my contacts with a group of custom fields that can have multiple entries. I set up a profile to list out these custom fields, however, it is asking me to enter search criteria ...
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CiviCRM API: How to get event by custom multiselect field option?

I have an event with a custom field custom_1 which is a multi select or checkbox list with two options Category A and Category B: "custom_1": [ "category A", "category B" ], Now I'm trying to ...