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Can not enable Contact Distance Search under CiviCRM modules

CiviCRM Contact Distance Search requires views module and since your system is missing required modules you won't be able to enable it. Once you install Views module you will need to configure it with ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
8 votes

Struggling: Search report for donations by creation date not receive date

Yes, there is no such field in contribution table that holds when a contribution record was actually created. However an activity is created when a contribution is recorded with status completed. If ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
8 votes

How to search for contacts by date added or date range added. Alternately: list contacts by date added

Under Search - Custom Searches - Date Added to CiviCRM. Also a variation is under Search - Advanced Search, and expand the Change Log tab.
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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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Were they a member last year?

Memberships have three primary dates, the join date (member since), start date and end date. The join date is the date the contact first signed up for a membership with your organisation. Unless it is ...
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List Parents of Children having certain values

Yes, using Advanced Search (Search menu » Advanced Search). Set up the search the same way you would in order to find the children. Additionally, set the "Display Results As" at the top to "Related ...
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Searching/filtering by the date a contact was added to a group

I have a report for this on Github. EDIT: Ignore comments below; this report works on modern versions of CiviCRM, and Laryn's improvements are now part of my extension.
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
6 votes

Searching for someone not in a relationship

The 'Include/Exclude' search is very handy for situations like this: create a group of all contacts of interest create a group of those who DO meet some criteria use include/exclude to include group ...
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Accessing a user's search history

CiviCRM does not store information of who accessed what, for better and worse. If you have the advanced logging turned on, you can see changes users made. The CMS may have a record of when they last ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
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Custom Field doesn't show up in Advanced Search

Navigate to Administer - Customize data and screens - Display preferences and select the Custom field section listed under Contact search. After that you should see the Custom field accordion in the ...
Andrei's user avatar
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Where is the search and replace feature?

Not sure about "Search and Replace", but you can do the above from the "Update multiple contacts" task on the contacts returned on Advanced Search. All you need to do is add your field(I think it's ...
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5 votes

Server transfer CiviCRM search problems

I found the problem, the session save path in .htaccess was different from the one in the new CPanel.
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How can I add custom date range in CiviCRM date picker?

You can add your own relative filters using existing ones Navigate to CiviCRM >> Administer >> System Settings >> Option Groups. Look for Relative Date Filters >> Edit Options ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
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Find contacts who haven't donated

Create a group of your donors, and then run a Custom Search of Include/Exclude. One option is to create a group (preferably a smart group) using "Advanced Search" or "Find Contributions": the only ...
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4 votes

How to add/remove search fields from the search box dropdown in the navbar?

Since CiviCRM 5.8 this feature is in core. Before you could use this extension: https://lab.civicrm.org/extensions/quicksearch To manage it: Menu Administer / Customize Data and Screens / Search ...
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Civicrm search results page URL

I wanted to leave a comment here because I came across this post looking for a this answer, and it may help someone else. (So this is probably only helpful to you as a clue, rather than as a complete ...
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Is there anyway to search on a non-primary email address?

Under CiviCRM search preferences, there’s an option “Search Primary Details Only” which is defaulted to “Yes”. /civicrm/admin/setting/search?reset=1 Setting this option to “No” will allow you to ...
Anil's user avatar
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Is there anyway to search on a non-primary email address?

There's an extension for this that provides a custom search called Any Telephone or Email. Powerbase, the CiviCRM distribution from Progressive Technology Project, cleverly has a custom Drupal module ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
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Is there anyway to search on a non-primary email address?

In Search Builder (Top menu > Search > Search Builder), you can specify which type of email address you would like to search for (on the demo: Home, Work, Main, etc.). By linking the searches with "...
Allen Hutchison's user avatar
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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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Batch update participants by profile - show more than 9 fields

Try increase $_maxFields in: CRM/Event/Form/Task/Batch.php /** * Maximum profile fields that will be displayed. */ protected $_maxFields = 9; This would be a core hack though! To do this ...
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Custom Field doesn't show up in Advanced Search

Ah - yes - it's easily overlooked: In Search -> Advanced Search -> click the Custom Fields fieldset to see your Custom data sets. I just created a Custom data set: Date SE with a MyDate field in it ...
KarinG - Semper IT's user avatar
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how do I find error log to see what is causing the error

The links in the comments are helpful, but don't actually give the correct answer for the log in question. There's two ways to see the logs for your error: Check the ConfigAndLog directory. You can ...
Jon G - Megaphone Tech's user avatar
4 votes

Is it possible to make the UI simpler?

Since you are using Drupal, I would also suggest considering how much you can save most users getting in to CiviCRM at all, and providing a lot of the UI via Views and Webforms. We have done this for ...
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Can you search for only manually added members of a smart group?

I have an experimental search extension that provides many missing features, and includes your needs, I believe. You can try it if you're up to that https://lab.civicrm.org/artfulrobot/keenies but it ...
artfulrobot's user avatar
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Accessing a user's search history

While there isn't a way to do it using native Civicrm - you might be able to get close using webserver logs - depends on how your server is set up and if they are still available for the time period ...
Luke Stewart's user avatar
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4 votes

Nothing happens when selecting any "Actions" dropdown options

The problem was a conflict with the CiviCRM Bootstrap Theme. Disabling the extension resolved the problem.
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How can I search for all contacts without email?

Go to Search - Search Builder. Choose: Contacts Email Primary Is Empty Then on the results screen you can also from the Actions dropdown choose Groups - Create Smart Group to save this search so ...
Demerit's user avatar
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how to find contacts who have paid for their membership?

You can use Advance search to get the contacts that have membership and have paid for their membership. Navigate to CiviCRM >> Search >> Advance search Expand Contribution accordion Select ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
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Search by 4 months ago on Membership

Have you tried using Search Kit? Code: [ [ "SavedSearch", "save", { "records": [ { "name": "Last_4_month", ...
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