Year: 2014

Allow System Admin users to set ‘Textfields’ as being mass update fields in SugarCRM and SuiteCRM

Mass update on text field.

In my last post I showed you how to make specific fileds for specific modules mass up-datable but what if you want to make a field type mass up-datable across all modules? In the following tutorial I have used text

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Add any field to Mass Update in SugarCRM CE | SuiteCRM

Before we start I want to make it clear that this is a Non-Upgrade Safe modification. Credit to Jason Eggers for originally describing how to do this in this forum post. By default SugarCRM only allows custom fields of the

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How to add custom fields to a relationship table and display them in a Subpanel – SugarCRM | SuiteCRM

There may come a time in the development of a custom SuiteCRM or SugarCRM module when it would be handy to store additional data in the relationship table between two modules. This is not possible in studio or module builder

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Make an Edit View field Read Only based on User Role (SugarCRM CE)

I recently had a SugarCRM project which had a requirement to make a Select field read only depending on the current users role. The requirment was that if the currenlty logged in user was in the Admin or Admin Manager

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Convert the country text field in SugarCRM CE or SuiteCRM to a drop-down list

If you need to change the country text field into a drop-down list in any of the sugarCRM’s modules this post will show you how. Step 1 Create the vardef for your country field custom/Extension/modules/[THE_MODULE_NAME]/Ext/Vardefs/custom_primary_address_country.php Step 2 Make a copy

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How to Change the Account Name field back to a relate field in Leads

In sugarCRM CE the relationship between Leads and Accounts has been changed so that in the Leads editview, the account name does not show as a standard relate field. If for whatever reason you would like to change this back

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