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before_channel_entry_save hook

This was driving me insane but I've figured it out. You need to edit the $entry object (1st parameter of the function) in order for this to work. You can, however, use the 2nd parameter, $values, for ...
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Method to add multiple fields to a channel entry

Easy, I'd create a grid field with Date | Time | Location | Price. For ease of management I'd create a separate channel for locations (manage all locations separately to stop typos and misspellings ...
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How to list all members and their custom member fields?

Please see this thread: Display members in group in template You will probably need to use an extension or plugin to do this easily. Something like solspace User or another plugin that will allow you ...
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Select with Field

You are using this inside a channel entry loop, correct? If not, you need to be. And you might also try using the other field segements: {exp:channel:entries channel="...
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Channel Entry Model Not Saving Custom Fields

You may be using the incorrect field name. You can't access it via its short name, it has to be by it's field_id. Here is an example of how I do something like this: // these are usually set at the ...
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How get the particular part for a string?

Use the PHPStringFun add-on and use regX either with substr or str_replace. Alternatively you could use Low Replace or MX Jumper. Or you could even activate PHP on the template and post parse. All ...
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displaying certain entries first based on custom field

http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/add-ons/channel/channel_entries.html#orderby You can order by custom fields in the channel entries tags. It might mess up the order of the remaining ...
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How can I tell if a fieldtype is in use?

This MySQL query should give you a list of fieldtypes which are not currently in use as Channel or Grid fields: SELECT name FROM exp_fieldtypes WHERE (SELECT COUNT(*) FROM exp_channel_fields ...
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When viewing entries in CP, can I view custom fields?

Yes you can use Zenbu. really nice addon suite https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/zenbu
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Channel entries search by custom field

The channel entries call you are using to retrieve the custom field would need some more parameters to work - you need to give it some sort of channel or entry information for EE to work out what ...
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Creating a featured channel entry

Yes, It is possible for sure. Follow the steps. 1) create a checkbox field named "featured" and pass the checkbox options i.e, "yes". 2) check the checkbox in entry which you want to set as featured....
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Freemember and custom member fields

Are you running the latest version of Freemember? Are you sure your custom field names are correct? Your code? Ok, your code was not formatted properly.. {exp:freemember:register form_class="form ...
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Comma in Text Input

"My database is full of the strings like this" - so you already have the values correctly stored in EE entries? Or are you referring to a different database? "I set the fields Field Content to All." -...
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Cannot retrieve custom fields inside exp:store:checkout tag

I had similar issue and solution was to add status="not closed" to the exp:channel:entries tag from where I had pulled custom fields (GRID in my case) Simple code: {exp:store:checkout form_class="...
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add/publish new field data for existing channel entries

You'll have to run a query on the database to set the past entries' values for this new field: UPDATE exp_channel_data SET field_id_XX = 'YES' WHERE field_id_XX == '' AND channel_id = X; Just ...
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How to get Calendar and Event data from Solspace Calendar?

Highly suggested reading to distinguish Calendar tags: https://solspace.com/docs/calendar/getting_started/ {exp:calendar:cal} is usually used when displaying a list of events in a chronological order....
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How to make the Rich Text area larger?

Have you inspected the field using your developer console? Oh, and FYI, this isn't an EE question. Textarea rows constraint has nothing to do with styling, just how many rows are allowed to be typed. ...
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Images are gone with membergroup

Ok, very weird but also understandable. I had to give permissions in the File Upload Perferences. Its odd because the membergroup "members" is allowed and for a new membergroup that is based on that ...
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Is there any plugin for US map functionality means on clicking the particular area we get the updates about that?

Depends on your approach and what you want to display information wise. I built this map using Entry data which populates hidden DOM objects that are shown and hidden depending on the state clicked. ...
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Channel Form - Relationship Field - Custom Field

You don't actually say if your trying to edit the field on the child entry or just display it? If I assume your trying to just view it, try something like this : {exp:channel:form channel="...
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PHP Error with Channel Field Group

From your question, it looks like the issue is in the channel field with the ID 15, and this field is in fact a grid type. I've posed a few questions for you above, however as a "first answer" could ...
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Use Custom Field as Timezone Parameter in Date Field

If I'm inferring correctly, there are events in multiple time zones and they want each to show in the time that is local to the location of the event. If so, I think what you want is Fixed instead of ...
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Do unused custom fields affect performance?

For each custom field you add, it adds at least 2 columns to the exp_channel_data table, and if that table gets too big, it can affect performance in some respects. I have a site with many channels ...
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Custom Fields in DevDemon Subscriptions

You need Subscriptions 1.5.3 for custom member fields to be detected. See: http://www.devdemon.com/expressionengine-addons/subscriptions
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Adding the total number from a specific custom field of all channel entries

I used the "Tally" addon found here https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/tally. It works like a charm.
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PHP Error Notice Undefined index: field_ta_rows in textarea/ft.textarea.php

I came across this just now and fixed it by changing the number of rows assigned to the gird textarea field. Possibly related to this Structure bug (if you're using that?): http://structure.tenderapp....
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Dynamic Content In Fancybox Not Working

You've got a few problems, all related to JavaScript, not EE though. You'd be better off asking on the general Stack Exchange if this doesn't answer it. Your JavaScript code is being generated per ...
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Output custom author fields on entry

This sounds like the "auto hyperlink" feature built into each of the Channel preferences. This custom field doesn't happen to be a hyperlink or email address by chance? If it is, simply disable this ...
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Registering for different events, with each event having its own registration questions

I would take a look at using an add-on like FreeForm to manage the actual event Registration. You would then be able to use the Form Composer functionality to build a form for each event with the ...
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combining two sets of custom field groups

Yes, it is possible. You just need to change field groups association in table exp_channel_fields. Make you db backup then run next code (u can even use SQL Manager from CP) UPDATE exp_channel_fields ...
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