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Extending CiviCRM Advanced search (queryObjects hook)

I am adding a Soundex featured to the advanced search. I am using the queryObjects hook to add this into the query. The documentation on this is spotty, only referencing CiviHR. I have downloaded that ...
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Unable to sort event participants by participant name after search?

It seems it's not possible to sort event participants by name after the search. To reproduce: Go to events, find participants, Select an event under event name, Select participant status (example ...
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why does a search in contacts using full name in lowercase not find the contact?

Example: I have a contact Leo Bakx. The following searches find the contact successfully: leo; bakx; Leo Bakx. However the search leo bakx (all lower case) results in no match found. The search %leo ...
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full-text search not working consistently; case search in custom field not working

First, I'll explain how I stumbled upon the issue. We need some serious, working search functionality. I set up a custom field for cases. I set up the custom field to be searchable. I then created a ...
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Search result sort by Last Name

Which method really works if search results listing (doesn't matter, simple search or advanced one, both are the same) should be sorted by Last name, not by Contact ID? Things we've tried so far (none ...
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Custom fields with advance search and search builder returning wrong results

We have a custom fields to define our contacts regions as tick box for the region, after we upgraded to CivicRM 4.6.8 when we search using this custom field to find the client in a particular region ...
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Problem with Advanced Search and Search Builder

We are using Civi (version 4.6.3) primarily as a case management tool. In Advanced Search, when I try to create a query with more than one Custom Field Set used for two different Case Activities, ...
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Exact Search Results

Is there a way for e.g. searching by last name, of producing exact search results. So if I searched for Last Name, Head. I currently get email addresses with head in etc not just people with the ...
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Contacts age as a search criteria/smart group?

I would like to create 2 smart groups. 1 for members under 18 and one for members over 18. There is no search criteria for age rather only a static date. Any idea?
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Where is the search and replace feature?

I want to replace the value in a field (yahoo Home) with another value for multiple contacts. The field is in the summary screen for contact types = Organization.
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Changes in Quick Search/Search

It seems that the ability to search on a list of last names (delimited by a space) was removed from searching. We are using version 4.6.4. Whether or not this was intentional, we need to be able to ...
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Saving Advanced Searches for later use

Can advanced searches be saved for later use and made to appear in the Search menu, so users dont need to enter the search criteria every time? Similar to how custom reports can be created once and ...
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Batch update participants by profile - show more than 9 fields

I'd be grateful if anyone knows the answer to this: I need to make a variety of batch update profiles that allow me to edit details of up to 40 custom participant fields on one screen. The batch ...
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civievent - add 2097 participiant to an event

I tried to add 2097 contacts as a participant to an event. procedure: - search - advanced search for "individuals" - action add 2097 participants to an event - waited for more than one hour -...
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“Membership can not be used as a Result Column for profile searches” - why not?

What can be done to make Membership - Membership Status in particular - a Result Column for profile searches? I want to be able to show Status in a Search View.
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How to search all the fields in address as one string

Kindly help us with address search builder please. We wanted to make all the fields in the address as one string and then search for the address using reg expression.
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“Empty needle” error when exporting from Advanced Search results

I get the following Warnings when export contacts after performing an advanced search: Blockquote Warning: strpos(): Empty needle in /home/iskcohdx/public_html/crm/wp-content/plugins/civicrm/...
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How do I removed accordions in the advanced search

My charity needs a custom address field, rather than the address field that comes with civicrm. This is mostly set up, but there is one issue we have. We have removed the fields from the advanced ...
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How can I generate a search results page from a list of contact IDs, programatically?

I have an extension that lets people filter contacts in various ways. I'd like them to be able to click to show these contacts in a standard Civi results page - with the action box at the top etc. So ...
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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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Clicking Fields in Front-end Profile View Gives Inconsistent Results

These issues have existed for a while, but perhaps without resolution? Front-end Profile View Issues When you go to view the full profile from a profile-based search, all the fields are clickable ...
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Search custom fields with multiple records

I'm not really sure how to describe this but hopefully I can describe it clear enough. I created a custom field set that holds borrowing information for items (like tools, equipment, etc.). It has 3 ...
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How can I find contacts with only 1 contribution during last 12 months?

How can I build a search for contacts that match two criteria? 1) The contact has contributed in the last 30 days; AND 2) The contact has not contributed another donation within the last 12 months....
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Is it a bug that Relative Dates are broken in Search and Smart Groups?

According to CiviCRM user guide article's Searching section The Date Range Filter: Relative date ranges are especially useful for searches that you would like to then save as Smart Groups (...
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Different search results in Adv Search vs Search Builder

We upgraded yesterday from 4.5.8 to 4.6.5 (with Drupal 7.38). We have a number of custom fields for Individuals which are type multi-select (child's grade in school, marital status, etc.). When we ...
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Participant Search - Failed to interpret input for search

In the latest version of CiviCRM on the latest stable version of Drupal 7, if I attempt the following: Events > Find Participants Enter an event name AND a participant status The search results in ...
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Activity search by subject - advanced search vs activity search

I've noticed the upgrade to the activity search now lets you search either the Subject or details of an activity (I'm in Civi 5.5.3, Drupal 7.59) which is great but on the Advanced search screen it ...
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Link to Directly View Default List of Contacts (Drupal)

I would like to be able to link directly to the page listing contacts (same as if searching for a wildcard (searching without entering . Even better would be able to pass in variables through the link ...
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Add another position to a contact or enable fullt-text search for position field

in CiviCRM running on WordPress I had to recognize that it creates problems when filling in two positions into the position field when adding a contact. The main problem is that you've got to type the ...
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How to use advanced search to search contacts created by logged in user

Basically what I need to do is search for contacts created by the current logged in user. I have tried the change log tab but that does not work for me because then it would be contacts created by ...
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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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Search for address of person contacts through current employeer

I'm looking for a way to search for contacts for which we have an address of their current employeer on record. How do I do that? I often find myself in this situation, wanting to find contacts based ...
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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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Hanging Searches, Listings

I'm trying to test CiviCRM to see if it'll be right for our organization, but try as I might, I just can't get contact searches (either through the quicksearch or profile -> frontend) to return any ...
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Search cases - find case by case role

I'm looking for a simple solution to allow staff to search for a case by Case Role in addition to client name. currently the search cases screen (civicrm/case/search?reset=1) has only the client ...
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Membership directory

I created a public list (directory) of members based on a relationship. I was able to set-up a smart group with a profile and can see the list. But I want to customize the list by country, without ...
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How do I search for contacts with “not empty” multiple records field?

today I realized that the search builder does not provide access to custom multiple-record-fields. Thus I'm wondering how it's possible to search for contacts having at least one record of such field. ...
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How to add “ACTION” Column in a custom Search?

I have a custom search extension for contacts. Search result shows by default "VIEW EDIT" option in "ACTION" Column. How Can I bring the "MORE" option just like the one appears if I use built in ...
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Search for contacts with documents

I am in a process of migrating CiviCRM data to a separate database. I am using the Documenten extension to store some files attached to my contacts and I would like to find the contacts which have ...
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How to fix it? By pressing “Print Summary”, there are 2 extra blank pages printed

By pressing "Print Summary", there are 2 extra blank pages printed. One of them is before the content and the other is after. How can I make them disappear? I'm using CiviCRM version 5.10.4. Thanks.
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How to identify case activities in find activities or advanced search

In Activity Detail Reports I can set a filter to include or exclude case activities. Is there a way of filtering activity searches in a similar fashion?
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Can you search for only manually added members of a smart group?

Is there any way to search or sort the manually added members of a smart group (versus the smart members)? It seems like there should be, but I don't see any option anywhere. It isn't possible to sort ...
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Feature request: Make search more forgiving and spaces after comma and non-primary emails

Two longstanding inconvenient issues about the search: it does not locate non-primary emails (see attached) if you fail to place a space between the lastname, firstname it will not return any results ...
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Mail merge export issue

I've had a good search and not seen anyone asking a similar question - I'm testing out the mail merge function to see if it will work for our next mailing. I'm able to export labels as a PDF from an ...
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Civicase- order results in find case

Following links in Civicase dashboard (4.6.38) normally takes you through to a set of search results in the Find Cases search. Initially cases are displayed by client name, alphabetically. There are ...
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Unable to Update Search Preferences After Upgrading to CiviCRM 4.7.28

I have just upgraded from version 4.7.22 to 4.7.28 (with Drupal version 7.56) and am no longer able to save changes on the Search Preferences screen. When I try to save I get an error: "Save Failed - ...
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Show default country and state for public proximity search

I'm trying to figure out how I can set public-facing proximity searches in 4.7.25 to default to civiCRM's default country? Currently, the user is required to select a country and state, but 99% of ...
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MembershipEndDate not exposed in Search Builder

I had hoped to use Search Builder to find memberships where Membership End Date was between certain ranges, but in 4.7.25, this field isn't available, although Membership Start Date is. Am I missing ...
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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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Autocomplete Contact Search - Add Contact ID possible?

I'm working with a direct mail company on a donation campaign. They plan on including the contact ID on the top of the donation tear off. Then when we manually enter the donation we're be able to ...