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RE: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/cp/members/custom_member_fields_edit.html

Is it possible to have a group of fields to represent a single entry (of a possible many) in member fields? For example, say the member is to list his/her professional services, it may look like this:

1 hour(s), Web Development, $100
1 hour(s), Web Design, $125
1 hour(s), Web Content Development, $75

Each entry contains 3 fields. Is this natively possible? Do I need some sort of addon? Or is this not supported at all?

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I am not entirely sure what you are trying to do. But given the fact that the native Member module is not good for much of anything, I always recommend not using it. Using an add-on that stores profiles in channel entries allows you to use any fieldtype you want and get the level of flexibility you need. I am sure there is a fieldtype (FT) available to what you need, and you already used the word "entries" which tells me one of these add-ons would be exactly what you need.

All of these are solid solutions

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  • What is a "FT"? I just need to support entries that require multiple fields per entry for each member. So, in my example, say an IT professional is listing down his/her rates for various services. – ExpressionEngineNewbie Dec 11 '12 at 1:51
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    FT == fieldtype. Sorry about that, I edited the posted. But yes, no matter the case, store all the data in the channel entries you can. It will make your life easier in the long run. – Justin Kimbrell Dec 11 '12 at 1:53
  • I guess what I need are "line entries". Is that possible? – ExpressionEngineNewbie Dec 11 '12 at 3:50
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    Justin's list of recommended modules that will allow members to be stored as 'Channel Entries' is what you are looking for. Once in place, you could then use a Matrix field to create a list of services for your members. – nonprofit_tech Dec 11 '12 at 7:20
  • Matrix fields allow for line item entries? – ExpressionEngineNewbie Dec 11 '12 at 8:16

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