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Restrict location types available to specific contact subtype

We have a contact subtype that needs to have location types of 'Postal' and 'Geographical'. I can edit the location types list to create those entries, but is it possible to restrict the available ...
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Why is “Billing” location type marked “reserved”?

What I was trying to do was disable the Billing location type, but I see in the database it's marked is_reserved=1, so it won't let you do it through the UI. But on a fresh install it's not even the ...
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How can I prevent Contribution Pages forcing the email to be of type Billing

Only just stumbled on this after realising that a client was correct. They set the Profile to use Email (home) but the Contribution page overrides this and makes the email be Billing. This ticket ...
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What happens if a site “flattens” the location types in CiviCRM?

CiviCRM has multiple location types ("home", "work", "postal", "billing"). The contact DB I'm working with has no distinction, and the types don't add value for this contact. The location types were ...
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Why does civi sets employer relationship on sharing address – even if api triggered?

I wonder why civi triggers relationship and employer changes when our users let a person share an organization's address. Existing works-for-relationship is being deactivated. This also happens when ...
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How are “Billing” location and “Is billing address” automatically set by CiviCRM?

I'd like to know under what circumstances does CiviCRM automatically set an address's Location Type to "Billing", under what circumstances does it automatically set the "Is billing" checkbox for an ...
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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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Why is there a Location Type AND a Checkbox for billing addresses?

In CiviCRM you have a location type named billing. In addition to that, there is a checkbox named "Billing location for this contact". As far as i know, CiviCRM will use the address that has the ...
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individual - location-type work address

examples Individual 1: Thomas Hess, work address bank of switzerland, 8050 Zürich Individual 2: Steven Müller, work address bank of switzerland, 8010 Zürich So I have 10 individuals of this kind ...
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Using Search Builder to search on a field with custom location gives DB error

On current CiviCRM demo site (4.6.10) if you add a new location type, then populate a contact with an email address of that location type, then use Search builder to search for email address with ...
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Import from CSV and dedupe using Email (match to contact) with PRIMARY email?

Is there a way to use "Email (match to contact)" field mapping against the Primary email address? Or are we forced to use a location type?
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Disable certain address location types depending on Contact type?

I would like to disallow certain address location types on Organization contacts—for example I don't want to allow "Home" addresses on an Organization. I would also like to disallow "Main" address ...
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Change address location type for all contacts?

I have a bunch of Organization contacts with "Work" addresses. I would like to change all of these to "Main" addresses. What is the most straightforward way to quickly get this done? This is quite ...