Coleman
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Extended Reports Bug?
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With most extensions, the place to report bugs is on Github. In this case you want to go to https://github.com/eileenmcnaughton/nz.co.fuzion.extendedreport and click on the "Issues" tab at the top.

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How can I run a php script to display API response with social media information for a contact
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Since you are wanting to do more than just a "little bit" of php in your smarty template I would suggest this alternate approach: Implement a hook that fires when you want, such as ...

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How can I display an info only field in a webform
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You could use webform conditional rules to display or hide a message based on the ban. Add the "is banned" custom field to your webform Update it from the webform tab to be type "hidden" (but not ...

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Is Drupal Views affecting CiviCRM performance?
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Views has an option to display the exact query it generates, so you can get a rough idea by running that query alone with a tool that allows you to time it. Ideally a single query should execute in a ...

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Should smart groups be highlighted so users are aware they are smart and so avoid corrupting them?
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That's a good suggestion. I've also heard the suggestion to provide an admin option to "lock" smart groups to prevent manual adding/removing of contacts.

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Submitting Cases on a Website
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Sans-webforms, the simplest solution might be to create a CiviCRM profile form, and then write a small amount of custom code in a hook which uses the api to open a new case.

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How to set a custom country field using the API
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Any field (including custom fields) that accepts an option value will take either its machine name or it's id. The machine names for countries are their ISO codes, e.g. the code for 'United States' is ...

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programatically delete an event that has participants
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You can delete participants from an event using: civicrm_api3('Participant', 'delete', array( 'event_id' => $v, 'options' => array('match' => 'event_id') )); Once that's done you can ...

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Is there a recommended way to customise the quicksearch?
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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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Membership not inherited if child added via webform
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There is a bug that requires the acting user to have "access CiviMember" permission or the inherited memberships fail to be processed. I've submitted a fix for this which hopefully will be part of the ...

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Do I need to backup civicrm_cache table in civicrm 4.0.8
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If you TRUNCATE the table, be sure you do so at a time when there are no in-process contributions or other users actively filling out a form or their submission will be lost. Otherwise, it's safe to ...

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Webform and multiple memberships with same Member Organisation
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Currently you cannot use Webform-CiviCRM to sign members up for two membership types of the same organization concurrently, and this is true for the current release (4.10) and is unchanged in the ...

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Module or extension to use for tracking agreements?
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You can setup CiviCase to enable multiple clients per case, by editing your xml/configuration/Settings.xml file. Set <AllowMultipleCaseClients>1</AllowMultipleCaseClients>

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Simple, consistent N. Am. phone validation/reformatting everywhere?
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FYI Civi already does one pass at normalization behind the scenes - whenever a phone number is entered or updated, a numeric-only version of it (stripped of all punctuation and spaces) is stored in ...

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Display menu and pages of a newly created extension
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Whenever you modify a menu xml file you must clear CiviCRM's menu cache. Go to Administer > System Settings > Cleanup Caches & Update Paths and click the Cleanup Caches button.

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Activity assignee email not being sent from webform
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Looks like this is due to a mistyped variable name. I've created a bug report for this in the module's issue queue.

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How do I print an activity?
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I agree it's a missing feature. I've created a patch which adds a print button to the dialog titlebar, hopefully this will make it into the 4.6.4 release. For more details see https://issues.civicrm....

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AngularJS issues with Drupal 7 + CiviCRM
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Looks like you've found a bug. It's currently being worked on by the core team, you can follow progress at https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-16499

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Hook to change the Success message after CiviCRM submits a form?
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Xavier's answer is generally right but because you are in the context of a form I advise don't use the function CRM_Utils_System::redirect because that is a rather blunt instrument, and breaks pop-ups ...

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Is it possible to allow the person submitting a webform with CiviCRM to decide whether an activity is created or now?
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The following steps should do it (requires version 4.10+ of the webform-civicrm integration module): Make the "Activity Type" field "User Select" Customize that field to remove all options except for ...

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How to distinguish "Contacts with the same name" when assigning an activity?
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You could upgrade your CiviCRM version (4.4) to the latest version (4.6+), which will display contact emails along with their names in the autocomplete, making it easier to distinguish between similar ...

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Can I override core classes or PHP files with custom versions?
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The answer is "yes" but... Overriding an entire file means upgrades will become difficult, as you'll have to manually diff the contents of that file with the one in the new version, and reapply your ...

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How to update latest.civicrm.org?
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You are correct that latest.civicrm.org/versions.json is the canonical source for CiviCRM version information. The file is quite new and the release-publishing script has not yet been updated to ...

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How can I add/rearrange custom fields in the default contact view template?
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The template ​templates/​CRM/​Contact/​Page/​Inline/ContactName.tpl does not contain any custom fields. Instead of adding smartyDebug=1 in the url, which dumps variables in the main template, try ...

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How to tell which .extra.tpl files CiviCRM is trying (and failing) to load?
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I think the real answer to this situation is: "don't use tpl.extra files in an extension". The reason is that there can be only one of them, and potentially many extensions. That little trick is ...

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How to insert Javascript into an inline form edit via an extension?
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cj(function ($) {}) has an implicit document.ready. To unpack that dense few characters of code: cj is the deprecated alias of CiviCRM's copy of jQuery. In 4.5 and above use the new one: CRM.$. ...

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CiviCRM API Implementation
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I just finished writing a man page for this: APIv4 Architecture Note that there are currently 2 versions of the CiviCRM API. APIv3 has been around for years, and APIv4 is fairly new. But they both ...

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Can't create new mailing. Gets stuck on "Initializing..."
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Sounds like a basic javascript problem. Wordpress plugins are sometimes to blame. See troubleshooting javascript in CiviCRM.

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Can form submissions dedupe and "fill" instead of "override"?
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There is a partial solution available called the No overwrite extension which will prevent users from changing their name. But this only works if they are logged into your website already. For non-...

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What is the best way to raise awareness of a extension upgrade that breaks core fuctionality, e.g. all the menus went away?
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I'd like to build out more infrastructure for this. I've started an Extension Compatibility List which so far has the ability to blacklist an obsolete extension (my original use-case was for merging ...

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