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Country custom field import error

I have a custom field called "Nationality" of data type "Country". It doesn't accept any kind imported values. I tried with "United States" and "US", it doesn't give an error but it doesn't import ...
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How to import existing membership records

I am trying to import some old and existing membership but fail, which only the start date on 2015 can be imported. In my xls, the other membership records on 01/01/2008, 01/06/1991...etc are all ...
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Why are Activity Imports failing with error message “source contact id not valid”?

I'm running a monthly activity import into a site (4.4.13) [I realise it's due an upgrade to LTS] We have a standard csv tempalte, and existing field mapping. And have been using the same method ...
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Importing and collecting openids

We use CiviCRM 4.6.9 with Drupal 7, and our members login via OpenID. No problems there. However, we have found since we went live about this time last year that the OpenID values are not being ...
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Get error msg from Manager.php

I'm new to CiviCRM, just installed 4.6.5 on my Joomla 3.4.4 testsite. Other software levels: PHP: 5.5.18 MySQLi: 5.5.36 I tried to import contacts, 980 in total, using a .csv file. There are no ...
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Membership import - is there any column heading that will automatically match internal identifier?

I've tried all sorts of things and can't find any column heading for the cvs that will automatically match internal identifier. One would think that if you use what comes up when you manually match ...
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CiviCRM Import contacts only adding some to groups

I have to csv files with organisation contacts in them, when I import a group of contacts it says it has created all the contacts, but will only add 300/350 or 160/240 into the group. I receive no ...
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Problem importing CSV contacts

For reasons too stupid to relate here, I am trying to Export my entire Contacts file from the operating, on-line Drupal/Civi setup as a CSV to my desktop -- no problem. When I try to Import this CSV ...
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CiviCRM 4.7 - DB Constraint Violation - possibly dashboard_id should possibly be marked as mandatory for this API

We have moved our hosting to new hosting provided (CiviHosting). CiviHosting installed a fresh installation of CiviCRM 4.7. We then imported our previous sql dump from our old site which also had ...
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Can I export full database and import it in a fresh newer CiviCRM version?

I am experiencing difficulties during CiviCRM upgrade from 4.7.14 to 4.7.31 or 5.1, namely, fields like contact.birth_date get broken. (More: DB Error after upgrading 4.7.x to 5.1 (Drupal)) I have ...
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Cannot find import in menu

I am running 4.7.8 but cannot find the option to Import from CSV for multiple choice options under a custom field - is this possible?. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks Steve
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Need clarification on switching CiviCRM hosting from a host/consultant

We are currently hosting with a company that also assists us with are CIVI Crm. We are interested in moving our site to a new host and would like to know if the CIVI will move with it? Without having ...
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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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Primary Emails not Being seen as primary

I have an a bunch of organizations we imported via csv. The email addresses are checked under the contacts summary as 'primary'. However they are not receiving emails and reminders and in search ...
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Page timeout on contact import

Drupal 7 CiviCRM 4.6.28 Hosted on: Pantheon I have a client that needs to import 15,000-20,000 contacts on CiviCRM. The problem we are running into is that importing any amount over 500 is causing a ...
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HOWTO reliably set default Country on Import?

We are trying to understand why importing contacts from CSV files with Address, City, State, Zip but no Country results in addresses with countries like Uruguay (for some CA residents), Yemen (for ...
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How to import check box field data?

How do I successfully import contact's check box field data? I am using civicrm 4.6.19 and importing from csv. I want to import the "is deceased" field and the communication preferences... Thanks
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ignored import file lines

I have a contacts.csv file with 4330 records. On importing, CiviCRM reports that the file has 1866 records. Separating the file into three files yields proportionately similar results. Why the ...
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What does this import error mean? “Invalid value for field(s) : … Country input value not in country table”

I am getting a crazy import error message: Invalid value for field(s) : Addressee must be one of the configured format options. Check Administer >> System Settings >> Option Groups >> Addressee for ...
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How can I import a list of contacts from MailChimp to the database all at once?

I am looking to import a list of 185 contacts from MailChimp to our database and wanted to know how I can do this in one go. As far as I know I have to export the list from Mail Chimp and then edit ...
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Where does Civi store membership and membership signup info?

We are moving to a new site, and when I tried to import our entire current Civi MySQL database to the new site, I had problems. So I have created a fresh database on the new site and want to try ...
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migrating civi database from current hosting to civihosting.com

We recently signed up for shared hosting at civihosting.com and want to move our current site there. Both sites are running CiviCRM 4.7.29 and WordPress 4.9.1. I cannot get into the CiviCRM ...
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Custom data field - problem with import

I have to import small quantity of contacts with custom date field. Field is set as rrrr (which should be filled with 4-digits year - 2017). Every single time, when this year is added in csv file I've ...
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Is there a way to preserve existing data when importing into multiselect and checkbox fields?

My use case involves lots of importing, and extensive use of multiselect fields (to track things like skills, interests, etc). Sometimes we get new information about, for instance, an existing contact'...
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Civi Event Participant Status ID

I'm trying to create a simple spreadsheet to import event participants, and need to add the Participant Status codes to import. Is there a list anywhere or which codes correspond to which statuses? ...
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How can I assign an External Identifier to each set in a multi-record import?

I'm importing education history for each Individual Contact, which can have from 0 to 5+ sets of multi-records. Each set of multi-records comprises [institution], [degree level], [degree name], and [...
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One of parameters (value: Array) is not of the type Integer - initially observed during import, but same when visiting Contact Record

As per the title - this message was observed first during an import, which failed. I re-imported with a 'tracker' field so i could see exactly where it failed. And rinsed and repeated. Found 2 records ...
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Migrate CiviCRM from Joomla to Wordpress

I don't even know where to start. I have been tasked with migrating an older version of CiviCRM (3.4.8) on Joomla 1.5 to a newer version of CiviCRM on Wordpress. I got a fresh install of CiviCRM done ...
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Error when importing contacts

I'm getting the following import error message when trying to import contacts: Invalid value for field(s): Geo code 1 Can anyone please explain? thanks
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Member since date is being updated on import but we dont want it to!

using CiviCRM 4.4.14. We're trying to update memberships with an import using data from a direct debit processor. In field mapping we're matching the pay out date to 'Membership start date', but some ...
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HTTP 500 error trying to import contacts

Running CiviCRM 5.11 plugin on WordPress. This is a fresh install. Running on a shared hosting service (Arvixe). PHP release is 7.1 The Import file is less than 10,000 records. One time, it was ...
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preferred language not importing with contact data

I have tried this several ways, but can't seem to get the preferred language to come in with the contact import. The initial values I had were basic (English, French, etc.) and didn't match the labels ...
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Importing Notes with Privacy / Privacy level for Notes

We have a client that wants to import private notes. (1) Is it possible to import note with privacy? There is not an option, when importing, to specify a particular row as "Author of"; any imported ...
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simple way to import membership and contributions together

What is the simplest way to import Membership information and corresponding contribution information together from .CSV files?
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noob query : Importing contacts and membership

I am going to freshly import data from excel into civiCRM. I have some contact related information like addresses, educational info, etc and also membership data like membership date, enrolled by whom,...
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Legacy SQL Activity and Contacts Dump Transfer

Because of the excessive problem that happened to me on SQL, I had to create a new CiviCRM installation. How can I transfer the existing Individual profiles and Activities in the old CiviCRM database ...
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all imports seem to geo code

I never check the geocode box when importing. Yet, I found that even small imports were taking a long time. I ran strace on the php process and saw lots of lookups to google. So I disabled both the ...
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How to delete Field Mapping

How do you delete field mapping you saved? Have done a lot of work and learning system and now built up a bunch I won't use again but can't find anywhere in guide/online how to get rid of them.
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Update contact's field to empty value

I have updated some contacts and during import there was a mixup in some fields, i.e. an individual's "Website" field was filled with the value of an Organisation's website. I want to set the value ...
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CiviCRM Multi-value Custom Data empty

My civicrm version 4.6.2. Drupal version 7.51. I visited on this URL of the feature to test is /civicrm/import/custom?reset=1 This feature was not working correctly, such that if a custom field set ...
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import contacts Sorry but we are not able to provide this at the moment

I am using Drupal 7.50 and Civicrm 4.7.11 and received Sorry but we are not able to provide this at the moment. I am trying to import from a csv, individual records, 200 at a time. I imported the 1st ...
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Import Multi-value Custom Data Fails for Household Contact Type

The "Import Multi-value Custom Data" fails when importing data into a multi-value custom field set that applies to only a Household contact type or Household sub-types. When the field set was change ...
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Import to Custom Field with Tab setting

I created a custom field with a Tab setting, but when I go to Import the custom field is not visible as an option for importing. Custom fields that are inline are visible. Is this a limitation or a ...
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How can I import custom data contact references as names rather than id numbers

When I try to export custom data from the front-end and export a contact reference I get the name of the contact rather than the id. But when I try to do the reverse and import an organization with ...
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api csv import - cannot find start page

I have installed the api csv importer https://civicrm.org/extensions/api-csv-import-gui I cannot find where the start page is. I have looked in read me which says civicrm/csvimporter/import ...
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How to import notes?

This might be a silly question - how do I import notes into existing contacts? I tried importing data to the Note field with the related Contact ID, which results in the following warnings - with no ...
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CiviEvent Participant Import

I have about 4,500 rows of participant that I would like to import. In each row is a column for the CiviCRM internal ID and columns for the requisite information about the event. When I upload ...
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Important Event Participants on CiviCRM 4.6.5 no longer supports external ID?

We've been importing event participation in 4.4.6 using their external ID (External Identifier). This appears to be no longer supported in 4.6.5. Any way to get this to function again?
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Details des imports contact evenement et activité

Bonjour, Où peut on trouver la dicumentation qui détaillent les dfférence entre les champ d'import pour les contact activiy et
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Help on Contribution import - Invalid value for field(s) : Receive Date

I've recently wanted to add the time to my import of external (non-Civi) transactions. Before this, I just imported the date, which is OK, but the data is there, so why not import it? I keep getting ...