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Is there a recommended way to customise the quicksearch?

I found it quite hard to replace the customization done with hook_civicrm_contactListQuery (CiviCRM <= 4.4) with the new hook_civicrm_apiWrappers (CiviCRM >= 4.5). So I am sharing my results here. ...
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Is there a recommended way to customise the quicksearch?

For customizing the list of options, see this question. To override the quicksearch behavior, you could try hook_civicrm_apiWrappers to modify the output of the contact.getquick api.
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Changes in Quick Search/Search

This is by design - see https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-15653 for an explanation and the reasoning. Overall, I think this change was the right one - I worked with someone at a California-...
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QuickSearch - is it possible to exclude some contact types?

Afraid to say its not possible at the moment via UI, but you can achieve this by writing a small extension and implementing hook.
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Quicksearch "name/email not found. Did you mean to search by name/email instead ?"

Have also experienced this after upgrading to 5.8.0. Bug has been reported and hopefully should have a fix very soon – https://lab.civicrm.org/dev/core/issues/593
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How to search contacts with certain prefix say, "Dr"?

This is job for the Search Builder that you can find in the Search menu Select Individual Select Individual Prefix Complete with = and the desired title. When the results are shown you can create a ...
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Is there a recommended way to customise the quicksearch?

Based on @samuelsov answer and samples I've developed an extension that could customize the quicksearch fields More info here: https://civicrm.org/extensions/quicksearch
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Extend quick search box

The base code for it is located at navigation.js.tpl where all the menus have been listed with their search inputs. Adding source as a search field seems to just add another line with a value as ...
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Hanging Searches, Listings

It sounds like you have a problem on your install/instance, perhaps a host issue. If you are evaluating CiviCRM, you may first want to try the Joomla Demo and/or create a sandbox to test on. Once ...
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Update to 4.7.7 broke CiviCRM contact search

This is a regression that has been identified in 4.7.7 - thanks for spotting it. Progress on the issue, and a patch to resolve it, will be posted on the issue tracker here: https://issues.civicrm.org/...
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How to add options in autocomplete contact search options?

You can add easily add predefined fields into the autocomplete results by selecting fields under "Autocomplete Contact Search" under "Settings - Search Preferences". Adding the Birth Date will not ...
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Quick search not working

Thanks Joe for the comment. In the search settings, all of the checkboxes for "Autocomplete Contact Search" were checked. We disabled all but "Contact" (which is set by default) and "Email" and now it'...
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Add Contact Suffix to Quicksearch Results

At Administer - Customize - Display Preferences, near the bottom there is "Individual Sort Name Format". If you change it to {contact.last_name}{, contact.individual_suffix}{, }{contact.first_name} ...
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Can we do quick search on non primary details?

There has been discussion going on to implement this in CiviCRM core code, developed a small extension to do that for time being until its been implemented in core.
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Can Quick Search be set up so External ID does not have to be exact match to work?

I originally wrote it that way to avoid confusion. If you want to pull up contact id 20 you'll be overwhelmed with irrelevant results (201, 202, 203, 120, 220, 320, and so on). You'll get so many ...
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quick search autocomplete not working on civi 4.6.20 drupal 7.50

This was a hosting issue. ModSecurity rules had to be edited. Not a 4.6 update issue at all.
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Extend quick search box

I've developed an extension that could customize the quicksearch fields More info here: https://civicrm.org/extensions/quicksearch
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Can I create a block like of CiviCRM autocomplete search using "Search AutoComplete" module?

A very speedy google on 'drupal autocomplete block' turned up many modules that will help you. Plug in the results of a civicrm api call, remembering to set count=0 to sidestep the 25 result limit. If ...
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Changes in Quick Search/Search

Actually, it turns out that this doesn't help our client. I wasn't aware at the time but he uses the advanced search and needs to select a "Display As" selection, Activities for example. He tried to ...
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