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Multiple contact (sub)types for an individual

It will mostly work, however, you are on less travelled paths, so you might bump into issues on some "out of the ordinary" actions. For instance, imports or profiles assume(d) a single contact subtype ...
Xavier's user avatar
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3 votes
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What is the Membership type 'domain' in the api?

On multisite you tie each membership type to a domain id. You can find what the domain ID's by looking at the civicrm_domain id table (or in the civicrm.setting.php file). If you create the ...
Andy Burns's user avatar
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3 votes

What is the difference between a grey and blue organisation

Sylvia, Welcome to CiviCRM stackexchange. CiviCRM allows you to create contact sub types under each contact types. When adding new contact sub type the form allows you to define the image url which ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
2 votes

Why is my search for a specific contact subtype giving no results?

I remember there was a patch for a contact type search...let me dig....that was with CiviCRM 4.6 and the issue was https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-18063. The patch worked for me, but I am ...
ErikH - CiviCooP's user avatar
2 votes

Odd REST API result

Can you try with a LIKE 'CLC' rather than '='? This might help as the contact_sub_types are stored with the weird CRM_Core_DAO::VALUE_SEPARATOR around the values?
ErikH - CiviCooP's user avatar
2 votes

When adding a New Org via the Add Relationship link, why does it fail if the relationship uses a sub-type

The issue is fixed if you go to civicrm/admin/uf/group/field?reset=1&action=browse&gid=5 (ie the Admin > Customise > Profiles > Reserved Profiles > New Organisation and add a field ...
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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Dog as sub-contact type of individual but they have no last name

Depends what you want to do with the dog contacts, but another option for your last name question would be to use a sub-type of Organization rather than Individual since that only requires a single ...
Aidan's user avatar
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How to create a new contact type other than "Individual", "Household", or "Organization"?

You can't create a new Contact type at the level of Individual/Household/Organisation (although most things are possible with enough code!). However, you can create subtypes of those, so you could ...
Aidan's user avatar
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How to create a new contact type other than "Individual", "Household", or "Organization"?

it may be also worth familiarising yourself with what https://github.com/civicrm/org.civicrm.contactlayout can do in terms of changing the configuration of the Summary Screen. It allows you option of ...
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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webform CiviCRM integration problem with custom fields and individual sub-type

This is a regression bug caused after fixing an issue related to the subtype having more than one word. Have submitted the PR for the fix, can you please test and let us know if it's fixed for you?
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
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Dog as sub-contact type of individual but they have no last name

I'm assuming the dog doesn't have email? Then again, it's almost the year 2020. All joking aside, if the org were to register a .dog domain name (which does exist), they could assign emails for the ...
Demerit's user avatar
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How do I create default custom data when changing contact subtypes via the API?

I think this is how it typically works, but in your same api call just populate one of the fields in each relevant custom data group with a blank '' and that should fill in the rest.
Demerit's user avatar
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can't edit Contact Details for records with a custom subtype (Error: One or more contact subtypes have been de-selected from the list ...")

It seems to be problem with data how its saved in database. The settings for Custom group might have been corrupted during upgrade or some scenario are not being handle during upgrade. To debug or fix ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
1 vote

Network Error and DB Error on contact subtype with custom fields

Not a definitive answer yet but it seems to be related to the way they tried to implement comment fields. I disabled all their "Alphanumeric > text" fields and the errors go away. Still having to dig ...
Laryn's user avatar
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