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How can I add custom date range in CiviCRM date picker?

The standard Choose Date Range date picker allows to select from multiple presets, including Last 7 days, Last 30 days, Last 60 days. Is there a way to configure my own preset (in this case last 35 ...
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Proximity search results details show as links... is it possible to prevent this?

We are using the proximity custom search, and its great functionality produces a table of results. Each result has the opportunity to 'view' the result and when clicked this takes you to a page ...
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Search Preferences set a custom Profile quick search - autocomplete fields drop down stops working. This is Why!

pretty sure this is related to TypeError: array_flip(): New install, CiviCRM 5.55.2 on drupal9 php7.4 setup few custom fields for INDIVIDUAL in new group, fields searchable. Not View only! Create ...
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Find Contacts Custom Searches Zip Code Range Search lists duplicates

I entered a range of zip codes and the selected records were duplicated. How do I go about reporting the issue to have my request analyzed for an error on my part or get bug fixed?
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Can you Change the Default Participant Search Profile?

I know you can change the default contact search profile but can you change the default participant search profile?
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How can I search contacts removed from a specific group?

I need to find contacts that have been removed from a specific group to add them back again in. I can find using custom search if they're not in a group, but not if they were in a specific group. Is ...
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Custom field is set to searchable, but not turning up results in the public directory on the frontend. Wildcard set to "yes" Help?

I've created a public directory based on membership status. It displays information like org. name, phone, address, website, & products & services. The issue I'm having is that my custom field ...
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How to pre-fill a civi proximity search profile on a map

We're using Google for geocoding, and when we use Civi's proximity search on a profile we get the very cool option in the search results to view the contacts on a map. When a user chooses this option ...
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search database to identify addresess

we have about 1400 people in our database. All have email addresses and some have physical addresses. How can I sort/search so I can produce a list of those who have physical addresses? Once we have ...
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Search for people who have NOT registered for an event using a custom search or data processor

I need to search for all users who have not registered for an event. Five years ago, I asked the question, and the answer was to create a group of users who did register and then do an include/...
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Default sort field for a Custom Search?

I'm building a custom search and I would like it to have a default sort on (order by) a specific field other than the first field in the list. How can I provide a default sort field? This ...
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Custom Search with No Input Parameters just Results

I'd like to create a custom search that goes directly to the results page, without asking the user for input parameters (the WHERE clause is hard-coded, no need for inputs). How can I do this?
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How do I use a hidden column in a custom search template?

I have created a custom search based on relationships. Each row shows a contact and a related organisation in separate columns as well as other info. Each contact is automatically linked to the view ...
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How to search for contacts by date added or date range added. Alternately: list contacts by date added

How to search for contacts by date added or date range added. Alternately: list contacts by date
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How can I make a Custom Search do an initial search?

I have created a custom search, and it works nicely. What I would really like though is to pass default values to the custom search and it doing the initial search with those values. The user can ...
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Organisational search option

I have three types of organisations: a. institution, b. supplier, c. corporate member. I am creating different menus for manipulating each one of these (requirement of our users). I would like to ...
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Organisation relationship search

My organisation is primarily (but not solely) a network of other organisations, so on Civi we have lots of "organisation" contact types, and lots of individual contacts. Some of these individuals are ...
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How do I put saved searches or smart groups as menu options in WordPress?

Is it possible to make custom searches (smart groups) available from the custom menu. For instance, I am tracking elections (organizations) with custom fields for special elections, open races, ...
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How do I search Contact Source?

I am getting people added to our database from Contact Source called Get Updates. I don't know what that is.
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Unable to use Price Set Details for Event Participants custom search if price set field option is disabled after a registrant has already selected it

Issue: After disabling an event price set field option that one or more participants had already selected in their registration, you are now unable to run the custom search "Price Set Details for ...
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Missing column headers on a custom search

CiviCRM 5.6.1 Drupal: 7.59 I have a problem with my custom search outside of core, but i was able to replicate issue on "Proximity Search" which comes in core. Steps to reproduce: Go to Proximity ...
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Can I pass parameters in the url to a custom search?

I got a custom search which takes one parameter, group. This search gives us back the people in the group plus a custom status. I'd like to be able to add a number of menu items that would run the ...
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Can I customise the columns on the 'Find Participants' page?

I'd like to customise the columns on the 'Find Participants' page. I want to swap 'fee level' and 'amount' for 'employer' and 'job title'. Have I missed something obvious in Civi's customisation ...
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Proximity search doesn't always work for towns

I'm noticing that the proximity search doesn't seem to work quite as well on towns as it does for postcodes. I've seen this behaviour sporadically. For some contacts it's not an issue, for others it ...
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HTTP Error 500 during search request - CiviCRM 5.1.1

I have a new installed CiviCRM 5.1.1 property on my server. My current system configuration is: Wordpress 4.9.6 The problem: I importet a few contacts but I realized that besides using the search ...
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Custom Search Include/Exclude error message

Using Civi linked to joomla web to manage our membership and various mailing lists. I would like to be able to use a custom search function to find, for example, individuals who are not members, or ...
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Mixing Contact sub-type with Individual data in Profile?

I have a profile containing first name, last name, employer, and contact sub-type. When I load the profile in the front-end and click on search, I'm able to see everyone. On the first screen, I'm ...
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Find contacts that have been moved out of a group

Working with Advanced Search and Search Builder but I can't figure out how to find contacts that were moved out of a group. Civi version 4.7.1 on Drupal. Thanks!
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How to search contacts with certain prefix say, "Dr"?

I want to search contacts with prefix "Dr." and if possible make it as a smart group. How to achieve these?
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Negative searches: volunteers WITHOUT relationship to supervisor

I need to get a list of Volunteers (contacts) who DON'T have a supervisor (relationship) ...I've tried Advanced Search and looking for relationships, and I've just tried Search Builder. I can put the ...
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Shortlisting contacts with complete address

How do I search in the contacts search / Advanced search that I get only contacts with complete postal address? I have many contacts in civicrm. Some have only city and country names, which is not ...
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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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searching custom field

I have a custom field for storing educational data. A person's degree is stored as either Btech or B.Tech or B.Tech. so what should I give in search option so that I can get all 3 in my result in a ...
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new feature? - all addresses needs to be searchable

In the latest releases of civicrm 4.7.18 onwards ,we can see the supplemental fields are searchable which is a very good feature. However, one can have multiple addresses and civicrm allows to add ...
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Supplemental address should be searchable

I want the supplemental address fields to be searchable under at least "advanced search". Right now the text entered in "supplemental address" can never be used for searching and retrieving. how do i ...
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Why are export field mappings not available for custom search results?

When using custom searches such as the Include/Exclude search, the resulting contacts can be exported, but there's no option given to select the fields. Fields to be included in the export file are ...
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Custom field data - maintaining uniformity

I want to add Educational information of individuals as custom field set. However I want the data to be entered to be uniform. In our organization, different people will enter data into civiCRM. Some ...
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DB error: Unknown error in search

Using both WP & Drupal with different databases. CiviCRM version : 4.6.28 Drupal version 7.54 Wordpress version :4.7.4 I am trying to use the search option given in CiviCRM. It fails in both ...
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Could an extension add fields to the standard Find Contributions form?

A client would like to search for contributions by payment processor. The built-in search forms don't include a payment processor field, although the data exists within the Civi database. As the ...
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How can I save Search results with preserving Views For Display Contacts (defined in Profile)?

I have a smart group which I would like to display with specific info in custom columns. I can do Advanced search, select this group and choose predefined Profile in Views For Display Contacts. Then ...
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Tags in Search Columns

I wanted to include the tags field in a search profile, so they can be shown in the list of search results. But it is not possible because the option "column in search results" is not available with ...
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Current members in expired membership search results

In our database, if expired members 'renew' (or rejoin) after their grace period, on their contact page, on the memberships tab, it shows both an expired membership and a current one. That is correct, ...
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Relationships Search other than via Advanced Search?

Is there an option to find the related contacts (e.g. employee of) of an organization other than with the advanced search? We seem to have an error/bug in our advanced search. It shows the correct ...
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Custom Search Unknown column 'contact_a.id' in 'field list'

I'm trying to code a custom search (CiviCRM 4.7.11 - WordPress) and I keep getting Unknown column 'contact_a.id' in 'field list' I built the search by civix as per docs and that created a contact ...
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Searching for incomplete fields

Is it possible to search for a list of records for which a specific field has not been completed? For example, if the options in the custom field are 'yes' or 'no', is it possible to find which ...
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Can you save an advanced activity search?

After using Advanced Search to create a pretty detailed search on activities, I need to save it. If my search results were contacts, I could create a smart group based on the search which would ...
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How to search for contacts without a specific relation?

I'm trying to figure out how to search for contacts (individuals) that do not have a "Current Employeer" relation. Is that possible?
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How to locate household for event participant

We organize a yearly week where children come to our community center to play and have fun. All children are entered and linked to their household, which is also where we put all contact-information ...
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How can I specify which location type address to use for a proximity search

I collect both home and work address data for contacts. I assume - although I've not yet tested it - that the default location type is used when a proximity search is carried out. I have work address ...
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How do I find users who haven't opened any bulk mail from me recently?

Bounce handling is broken on my site, and so I'm trying to clean my list through several steps. I'd like to get a list of users who have not opened any mailings in the recent past (say six months). ...
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