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Problems with Search Builder: Trying to find records with empty Country field

I know I have contacts with no Country - this was something we came across recently when a colleague tried to use the proximity search and known contacts didn't appear. I've used Batch update to ...
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What went wrong with events search? “Counted” link gives error… How to fix it?

I am on civicrm 4.6.5. From a Event Dashboard when I select the "Counted" link to see the list of participants, "DB Error: syntax error" appears on the screen. And from civicrm log I get the following ...
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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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Search contacts with attachments

I want to search for all contacts that have an attachment. How do I do this? I have looked under custom and advance searches. as well as searched all help documents for an answer.
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How can I tell what the query that is executing when I do an Advanced Search looks like?

When I perform an advanced search I would like to see the query that is created based on the criteria I have chosen in the Advanced Search. Is there a way to see the query that is created?
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Why aren't my advanced search results sorting properly?

A copy of this issue: http://forum.civicrm.org/index.php/topic,36263.msg154206.html#msg154206 Which says: "column header sort option does nothing at my advanced search results."
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'OR' search syntax

How can I search for organisations that share a part of the name (i.e. 'embassy of') but then add more attributes with OR? So, for example: 'embassy of' AND ('the US' OR 'the UK')
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How can I search for all employees of several (a limited set of) employers

Can someone tell me how I can easily search for all employees of several employers, ideally using a single search string - i.e. something like: employee of: 'employer A' OR 'employer B'? Ideally the ...
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Find Contacts who are in one and only one group?

i could write a sql query but is there a way to do this search from the UI?
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Add non-Primary email address to Group

I have contacts with multiple email addresses. I want to assign non-Primary to specific Groups, ie, Billing different than Main (Primary). Also, when using simple or Advanced Search, it doesn't find ...
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Can I add phone number as a searchable field on Advanced search Page?

We are currently running on civiCRM version 4.1. Can I add phonenumber as a searchable field on Advanced search Page?
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Changing the activity dashlet

CiviCRM 4.5.6. (trouble updating at this time) Drupal 7.34 I am just beginning to explore customizing CiviCRM. I have a lot of questions. Any answers to the following question will give me a better ...
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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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Linking spouse relationship information

I am very new to this, and am a user and work for a charity and have very little experience in this field and would really appreciate some advice! I want to print labels to post invitations to all our ...
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Is there a URL that can open a contact search?

I'd like to know if it's possible to craft a URL that performs a Contacts search – Something akin to typing a name into the search box in the navigation menu. For a non-functional example of what I ...
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How to view CiviCRM Event Participants Custom Participant Fields?

We have an event and need to track any special dietary needs for attendees. I have created a custom field 'Dietary Needs' for event participants. This works as expected. HOWEVER, the only way that I ...
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How to find contacts with no group?

I want to do some spring cleanup and see who in my individual contacts aren't in any group, is there an easy way to do it?
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Problem with navigating search results

Working on a site running civicrm 4.4.11 Using Find Contacts to find contacts of type "organisation" Returns 1206 contacts paged over 25 pages. We can use forward and back to navigate between ...
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Special search problem

I have input around 1000 contacts from a specific country. Most of these are already in groups. I want to create a group for contacts from that country that are not yet in a group. How can I do that? ...
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CiviCRM and Apache Solr - Drupal 7

I have CiviCRm installed Drupal 7 and Apache Solr Api. My search configuration says that the site is 100% indexed, however there are CiviCRM events that do not show up in a search. For example, we ...
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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/civicrm/...
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Can “Find Activity” automatically shows result with set parameters without going into selection every time?

For my volunteers I want to create an activity search based on set parameters, i.e. Phone, email. & scheduled. So they do not need to select parameters everytime. If I enter &force=1 in the ...
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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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How do I search for contacts with no contributions?

Is there a non-code way to search for contacts with no contributions recorded? (A search in search builder will only result in contact with contributions with null values, which is not the same as no ...
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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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How to add/remove search fields from the search box dropdown in the navbar?

In the CiviCRM global menu there is a nice search box on the left. This box allows for targeting specific fields via radio buttons in a dropdown, like this: Is it possible to remove or change the ...
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How can I manage the drop down field lists in Search Builder?

I upgraded a site from 4.2 to 4.4. They use Search Builder to run specific searches against custom data, and build quarterly reports. Previously the field list in search builder was grouped by data ...
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How can I make it easier for users to generate the reports they need?

I am working with an organisation that uses CiviCRM to record information about their clients. They need to generate reports on a quarterly basis that summarise their work with clients. The reports ...
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Change the default fields (columns) in contact search results

Very frequently I get users asking if we can remove Address/City/State/Postal/Country columns from the default search results table. Often they want to show some of our custom fields instead. Or to ...

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