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how can I create an hook when external id change

I would to ask you , on how can create an event (programatically) when I change the external ID in contact form, how can I t make some kind of process like validation in another module or service I ...
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Importing Notes with external identifier

I'm trying to import notes into CiviCRM with only an external identifier. Inside the current database, the contacts are already assigned these external identifiers correctly within CiviCRM. I was ...
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Need to replace Membership id value with value present in External Identifier

Before using civicrm, our organization was using an id which was unique for each member, While importing data to civicrm we imported it under external identifier. So minimum and maximum external ...
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How to sort in descending order the results of CiviCRM API

I need to find the external identifier with highest value and hence need to sort in descending order .So I need to use sorting feature but unaware of what value should be added in screenshot shown.I ...
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how to get an autoincrementing membership id with existing membership numbers

I've imported our membership list with existing membership numbers into CiviCRM. The old membership numbers are currently under external ID. I'd like an autoincrementing membership number. The best ...
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Allow Duplicate External IDs for later merge?

I have a large number of contacts across different contact sub-types, imported via CiviMigrate. The particulars: I am pulling multiple contact types from the same, flat master table. This means ...
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questions on External ID

Is External ID Unique? will it automatically check for a duplicate External ID when the attempt is made to enter into database? Can External ID be auto incremented whenever an individual gets added?
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How can I avoid my import crashing with a Fatal Error due to an existing external ID?

I've had a few separate imports crash with a fatal error in the last month: Sorry but we are not able to provide this at the moment. DB Error: already exists Fatal error: Uncaught ...
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Can Quick Search be set up so External ID does not have to be exact match to work?

Tested on dmaster. Give Contact external ID eg fz123456 then set QuickSearch for External ID and enter fz123 - no result fz1234 - no result fz12345 - no result fz123456 - yay Ah, see this applies ...
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How can I make External ID a searchable field?

Or create a directory that displays all recorded external IDs?
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How do I get the External ID to appear in my contacts through Webform?

On the CiviCRM Webform Integration, I setup the External ID to appear as a textfield. Once the form is submitted, the External ID is captured in Webform, but not in the CiviCRM contacts. Is this a bug ...