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Adding a custom search filter to the ListView

I was given a task that involved adding a filter to the ListView of an Events module so that (by default) only future events are displayed….but with some way of listing them all. Two obvious solutions came to mind: filter

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Adding Many to Many Relationships to the Search Box in SuiteCRM and SugarCRM CE 6.5.x

Out the box SuiteCRM and SugarCRM CE do not allow searching from related modules with a many to many relationship. But this can be overcome by adding a custom relate field that represents your relationship then using a custom sub-query

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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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