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How to make tables with fixed header and left column - scroll vertically and horizontally

We found a way that may perhaps be helpful for others, so we're posting the answer here. This applies to Drupal 7, Civi 4.6.17: We needed to add extra fields to the Batch update profile code, as per ...
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Contact Search Results Address Type

MikeLab, Welcome to CiviCRM SE. The address to be displayed on search result (primary or non-primary) is based on the setting 'Search Primary Details Only'. You can change the value of this setting ...
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Why is the column called "Soft Credit For" when it seems to show "Soft Credit from"?

Good question. There is probably no explanation except that the developer who implemented it called it this way. Maybe by mistake. If you feel this is wrong you can file an issue and if you have ...
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Search Confusion

If you need to exclude all of those email options at once for an export or something I would search up those people, put them in a group, and exclude the group from your searches. To search up that ...
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Shortlisting contacts with complete address

You can use the search builder to search for empty fields, e.g. Steet-Address or ZIP Code. From the result, you could create a (smart) group and then exclude contacts in that group from the mailing.
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How to find out the URL of my search results and edit the columns in the results?

You can configure profile to use as contact search. You can also control the result columns in profile search. To display contact result by default you can append force=1 in url. Ref: https://docs....
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(version 5.13/5.14) Search Builder syntax error when "Groups" "is empty"

This is a recent bug introduced by the fix to a different search issue, issue #726. A permanent fix will need to be found that doesn't break either scenario. However, to resolve your immediate issue,...
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new feature? - all addresses needs to be searchable

In the advanced search under the "Address Fields" you can choose "Address Location" which defaults to primary only. By selecting all of them you can search by any address type. answer taken from this ...
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Supplemental address should be searchable

It does sound like a reasonable feature request, and the good news is that it's already been implemented. The pull request was merged in March, so any version of CiviCRM from 4.7.18 upwards should ...
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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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Contact Search Column & Data Mismatch

This has been fixed at https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-core/pull/10556 and is included in 4.7.21 version. You can apply the PR on your site if you don't wish to upgrade now.
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Search Profile troubles

Add &force=1 to the url. You can also specify the search terms by the field name, e.g. to pre-specify a search on First Name use http://dmaster.demo.civicrm.org/civicrm/profile?gid=1&force=1&...
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Can't search profile in Wordpress

The resolution is a total head slapper. The problem was caused by previewing the page instead of publishing the page and viewing the published content. The directory profile is working.
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How to change what fields show as columns in the Search display screen

If you mean to display the search result columns to display custom fields, than you can create a profile to include all the fields to include as column(check the result column checkbox while adding ...
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Searching for contacts using a list of first/last names

Welcome to CiviCRM stack exchange. I don't think there is anything built in. If its a lot of people you have in a spreadsheet, I'd export all the conatcts with contact ids to a spreadsheet and than ...
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CiviCRM Search page results - Custom template

It depends which searches you are talking about, but you can configure a Profile for displaying contact search results at Administer > Customize Data & Screens > Search Preferences > ...
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How to sort the result of a Search Kit?

You will need to create it as a display and add sorting criteria.
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DB error: Unknown error in search

I think you might have mysql full group by mode on - 4.7 supports that (latest version is 4.7.19) but not 4.6. I think full group by is on by default or always on mysql 5.7 https://stackoverflow.com/...
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Using login data to skip over search

To close this out, I have actually written a custom PHP script to do this for me in a nice table format. I inject the PHP using a wordpress plugin call XYZ PHP Code and it works great. you can get ...
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Include tags or groups in Advanced search views?

In Advanced Search - I don't think that is possible now due to the reason mentioned in the question. But it could be fixed by filing a JIRA/PR etc. Workaround - Use Search Builder and fire a query ...
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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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Why doesn't the count of '0' change on Search Results when i select some records or 'all on this page'

A bug had already been filed on JIRA and it is listed as FIXED for 4.6.17
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Filtering activities by Source Contact ID

Search Builder seems to be broken for this functionality, you may report that as an issue in the issue tracker: https://issues.civicrm.org/. My understanding is that you want to search within the ...
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finding people with activities added by a certain user

You could use the search "Find activities" as in the screenshot. However this will only give you a list of activities as a result and not of the contacts (you can only see them in the results column). ...
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CiviContribute: customize "find contributions" default view

Through UI there is no such settings to alter the columns of Components Search results such as Contribution, Membership etc. You can achieve this by using Search Column hook. HTH Pradeep
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Hide contacts from search results ,added to specific group

This is directly not available through UI, but you can do this by creating your own extension and using hooks like post and queryobject. HTH Pradeep
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Why doesn't anything happen when I select a search action from the CiviCRM search results?

The cause was that I had the "Select2" Drupal module installed, which was adding a second Select2 widget to my search actions, breaking them. To resolve: Go to Drupal Configuration menu ยป User ...
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Create buttons on action from ResultTasks

By "buttons", I assume you mean the buttons referenced in the screenshot below. It's not recommended to edit the .tpl files directly - it's hard to maintain, and will be overwritten any time you ...
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How do you change default rows per page?

I'm not sure you can in the UI, but you can edit CRM/Utils/Pager.php and change the ROWCOUNT constant near the top.
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Error printing event badges after sorting by participant name

I confirmed that this is caused by having a name badge layout with a spacer field and sorting the participants by name prior to generating name badges. My work-around for now is to instead of using a ...
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