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How to modify unsupervised dedupe rule
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On our site we simply created a new rule, and chose the 'Unsupervised' option when creating it. That creates the rule, and marks it as the default 'Unsupervised' one. The old default is downgraded to ...

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How to display CiviCRM status messages on CMS pages
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I couldn't find a way to do what I wanted, so I've created a small Drupal module that renders CiviCRM status messages from the session on non-CiviCRM pages for logged-in users: https://www.drupal.org/...

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Upgrade to 4.7 breaks custom php
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This does appear to be a legitimate issue, so I've created a bug in the tracker here: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-18079 Generally it's better not to use this folder for maintainability ...

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Checksum not being enforced?
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I've just tested this and thankfully I wasn't able to recreate the issue. In your settings for the 'Existing Contact' component, please could you check that the 'Enforce Permissions' checkbox is ...

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Using HTML snippets for Forms no longer an option?
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Looking at the release notes for CiviCRM 4.7.11 there was a security issue that was fixed to do with these external snippets: https://civicrm.org/advisory/civi-sa-2016-17-manage-csrf-overrides-for-...

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Is CiviCRM available with German admin interface?
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Yes there is, for more information about downloading translations please see: https://civicrm.org/download-translations The installation instructions for localized versions vary depending on the CMS ...

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Duplicate entries in Views
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Why this is happening depends very much on how your View is set up, providing an export of the View might help us investigate. One thing that might help is turning on the 'Distinct' option in the ...

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Do you have a french version?
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There is a French translation of CiviCRM available here: https://civicrm.org/download-translations There is also a guide to 'Using CiviCRM in your own language' available. It doesn't look like the ...

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Why do the contribution page amount labels now appear before the amounts?
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I can't find the exact issue or commit at the moment, but these changes were made to standardise the order the of the label and the price. Depending on the type of field used, the price and label were ...

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Does Veda Consulting's dedupe workflow extension work on 4.7? Or is it now in Core?
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I think this pull request, that was merged into 4.7, contains at least some of these improvements. But not the functionality from the extension (as far as I know): https://github.com/civicrm/civicrm-...

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Report UI is broken in 4.6.2 and 4.6.3
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This might be the same issue as reported here: http://forum.civicrm.org/index.php/topic,35596.0.html Could you check if you have the 'Extended reports' extension enabled? That isn't yet compatible ...

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Opt out bulk email option ignored
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I haven't been able to recreate this issue on our sites, or on the demo site. The test I did was: Add a user with an email address to a group Include that group in a new CiviMail mailing 1 recipient ...

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Deduplicating - unexpected over-ride behaviour
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This does sound like a bug with 4.5.x. But it's worth noting that a lot of effort has gone in to improving the dedupe process in 4.7.x, and there are now automated tests in the core suite that test ...

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How can I set up the default CiviCRM error page/message inside the site template?
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As of 4.7 there is no more 'Fatal Error Template' setting. See https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-16478 You can instead use the standard approach to overriding template files as described ...

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CiviEvent - How to Template Profile Fields and Price Set Questions In Custom Groups
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I think jQuery is the best way to achieve this at the moment, rather than trying to customise the template, or load a custom template for an individual event. Doing this in jQuery also keeps the logic ...

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Upgrade Fails 4.7.4 - 4.7.6 in WP 4.5.1
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This issue is related to this improvement that was made in a recent version: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-18345 The update function is deleting foreign key constraints - however it ...

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Update to 4.7.7 broke CiviCRM contact search
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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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What could be causing slow mailing from CiviCRM (via SMTP)
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There are a couple of points to this. 1 - SMTP is chatty, it is a fairly slow protocol. To combat this, run several mailing jobs in parallel. This can be achieved by calling the process_mailing cron ...

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Altering form values
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View only fields can only be updated via the API, see: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-17843 So you could use one of the hooks (eg: hook_civicrm_pre) to 'detect' when that field has ...

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CiviMail - Error 500 when tracking clickthroughs
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This seems to be an issue with 4.7 and 4.7.1: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-17953 The issue has a workaround solution, and the full fix will be linked from that issue when it has been ...

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Offline event payment
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The 'Contribution status' is automatically updated when the second payment is added. For example: Register a participant for an event that costs $800 Log the contribution as $400 and save the ...

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How can CiviCRM manage and deploy configuration?
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CiviCRM Features looked like it had promise: https://www.drupal.org/project/features_civicrm I spoke to the former maintainer, Tim Mallezie, about this a while ago. He was very helpful. The module ...

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Can I use Smart Groups to dedupe?
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Our understanding is: Yes it does work =] Using this feature compares everyone in the smart group with everyone in the database (whether they are in the group or not). But this still dramatically ...

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Custom Group and Fields using API v3
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you could try using the latest version of the API explorer to give you an idea of the API call. In general, if the custom field is attached to that entity you can just get it using the custom field ...

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CiviGroup Roles Sync errors
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I don't think this is actually an 'error', the status is just misleading. The Group <> Role sync runs on a user when they log in, syncing up the roles. All this message is saying is: "When the ...

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How to set a contact's gender using API?
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Try using gender_id when creating the contact, rather than gender.

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Profiles - Pre Field and Post Field Help
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The pre- and post- field help areas will have identifying CSS classes from CiviCRM 4.7. This was the issue: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-16328 And here's the patch / PR if you want to ...

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How can I use <html>, <head>, <body> tags in a mailing?
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There is a good, baked-in solution for this now. Thanks to work by Coleman: You can add the fullPage = true setting to the CKEditor configuration just for CiviMail in: Administer > Customize Data ...

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GitHub, Jenkins and coding standards
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what sort of code style errors are you coming up against? CiviCRM's code style is very similar to Drupal's code style. I found some information about setting up NetBeans on CiviCRM's wiki, here: https:...

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Error when upgrading to 4.6.9 on Drupal 7
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Errors such as 'No such file or directory' or 'Failed to open resource' normally suggest that CiviCRM couldn't find certain files where it was expecting to. The first thing to check is that all your ...

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