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Set Default View for Views For Display Contacts in Advanced Search Form

I want to change the columns that are shown in the advanced search results. I have created a Search Views Profile and this shows up in the dropdown list of the Search Views on the Advanced Search ...
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Can I batch update participant role for an event for all contacts registered for an event who have a certain tag?

The scenario is this: I have an event -- we'll call it "Meeting." There are 200 contacts registered for "Meeting." All 100 have the participant role "attendee." 60 of the contacts who are registered ...
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How to get new or updated CiviCRM entities (Memberships) indexed by Drupal Search API?

Based of the terrific guidance provided in this blog post we have built a faceted directory of our business members using CiviCRM Entity, Search API, and Facet API. To accomplish this, we have ...
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Could an extension add fields to the standard Find Contributions form?

A client would like to search for contributions by payment processor. The built-in search forms don't include a payment processor field, although the data exists within the Civi database. As the ...
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Error with Contact Custom Field in Advanced Search

We had an issue with the addresses of our contacts, so for now we added a temporal custom field that saves the province of that contact, so we can easily filter them. The thing is that when I do an ...
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Advanced Search AND Operator doesn't operate for Multiple Tags Search (at least)

Have discovered recently while searching for multiple tags. Even if Search operator radio button AND selected, search for two tags returns results with OR logic. Mean, there is a contact, which has ...
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Incorrect results appearing when searching for events by date range

Has anyone else found the "Search All or by Date Range" option in "Manage Events" to return incorrect results, particularly if you have events that have a start date but no end date recorded? I've ...
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Can't find a »Back to search results« link on contact pages

When visiting a contact from the results list of a civicrm search, it's possible to navigate forward and backwards through the results set. Wouldn't it be good to add back-to-list-button which ...
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All search modes redirect me to search page over and over.

The problem: Every time I try to use any of the search functions (Find contacts, Advanced Search, full-text searh, etc), I fill out the fields, and when I hit "search", it takes me back to the blank ...
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How can I search in the greeting fields?

I would like to do a search in the greeting field for all contacts with the greeting 'Dear%'. Neither with the search builder nor the contact search I was successfull. Can anyone help? Thanks!
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How to use a GROUP_BY / HAVING in extended Advanced Contact Search query?

Based on this solution, I'm trying to add a custom pan in advanced search in order to filter by Line Item Total Sum. The context I successfully manage to filter by Line Item Total with these fields: ...
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I get a WSOD when I use the search function on CiviCRM

CiviCRM was working fine until I downloaded an extension called CiviRules. I looked into the API for field UFMatch, clicked around in there, and pressed execute (got no warning that it was going to ...
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Custom data sets, search and display in CiviCampaign

I am currently setting up CiviCRM for the small NGO I currently work for, and I am having a lot of trouble with CiviCampaign. We use CiviCampaign to record every fundraising campaign the organization ...
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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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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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how to find contacts who have paid for their membership?

Civi 5.15.1, WP 5.3.2 My organization manually enters all memberships and membership payments using the Civi UI (we don't expose this functionality on our website). I need to create a smart group of ...
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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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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/civicrm/...
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Can't search profile in Wordpress

I have created a new profile in CiviCRM that I want to use for searches of services offered by associate members. When I test the profile from CiviCRM it behaves as expected. If I embed the profile in ...
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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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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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how to search for contacts selected in contact reference fields

Civi 5.15.1, WordPress 5.4.1 Some of our contacts ask us to send our communications to someone else, a "designated contact" or DC. To accommodate them, we created custom Contact Reference fields for ...
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The requested Profile is disabled

Using 5.17.5 on Wordpress, I've got the dreaded error on a member search form: "The requested Profile (gid=10) is disabled OR it is not configured to be used for 'Profile' listings in its Settings OR ...
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Shortcode and permissions for WordPress publicly searchable member directory

This is a fairly broad question: a client wants to have a publicly searchable member directory. So I'm looking at some old questions, such as Creating a public Members directory with CiviCRM in ...
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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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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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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 ...