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How to generate thumbnails of PDFs for files uploaded to civicrm file fields

Title says it. There are a number of Drupal modules which take care of this if the field is on a drupal entity but we are using civicrm fields (via a webform but pretty sure that is beside the point) ...
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How to attach a File to a Contact?

One can attach a file to an Activity, but is it possible to attach a file to a Contact ? How ? Then, if the file is an image (jpg or png, ...) how to display it ? (I am using CiviCRM/Drupal + ...
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Private Files Readable

How can I fix this error on CiviCRM. Thanks.
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How to Modify CiviCRM settings file

How can I modify the CiviCRM settings file so that the CiviCRM extension directory is set using settings files variables. Thanks!
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Restoring uploaded file records

WE had some sort of corruption on our CiviCRM db and somehow lost data in different fields One of these was a custom field containing uploaded files THese files are still listed in the civicrm_file ...
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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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Upload a contact image via the API

Can someone give me a simple example of how to upload a Contact image via the API? I am guessing it will involve a call to the File API as well but not sure. I have the original image as a URL but ...
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Cleaning up images (or other files) in the custom folder

I'm wondering if anyone else has come up with a good way to manage their custom files (where documents and images which are attachments to contact records are stored.) We have a fair amount of files ...
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File Upload / Insert Image crashes browser

Running the latest version 4.7.29 on Wordpress 4.9.2. Using either CKEditor or TinyMCE if I attempt to "browse" the server for an image it locks up the tab and has to be killed. I use DUO Security ...
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How are folk storing lots of Files on Cases?

I know there are File fields on Activities, and we can add File Fields to the case itself. But say there are 20 documents to add over time. while googling I found this which sounds interesting ...
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How to create a custom field for a file upload, and make it private

We would like to create a custom field in CiviCRM for a file upload, and link it to the CiviCRM Webforms Integration module while at the same time keeping it "private" and is not publicly accessible. ...
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Where is CiviCRM installed?

I have CiviCRM installed on my web site, and some answers on Stack Exchange tell me to change a file in CiviCRM, or to find my "civicrmroot". I know how to access the files on my server, using FTP or ...
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How can I get custom file fields in an activity to display correctly?

I have a Civi implementation that uses a custom activity type in which I have - amongst others - four custom fields of the field type "File". These custom fields work fine in all but one situation. ...
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How to upload multiple files to be downloaded by contacts in frontend

I'm running CiviCRM 4.7.7. on Joomla for a Sport Club in which athletes have access to his licences, anual documents, reglaments, etc. from frontend. In configuration we have added some custom fields ...
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Uploading files through the API

I see an older thread on the forum about potential improvements to the API to allow file uploads, but I'm not sure that ever happened. Has anyone ever uploaded files in CiviCRM using the API? I see ...
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File Storage on CiviCRM

We have a client who is looking to upload about 5G per year of files onto client records in CiviCRM. We can obviously arrange for the server to manage that, but wondered if anyone has ever notice ...