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Error when trying to access a channel from the backend

You are missing a file from an add-on, most likely Solspace Calendar. You will need to verify the installation of that add-on is complete, and correct for your version of EE (which is either 3 or 4). ...
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Leading Zeros in Text Input Fieldtype

You should be able to do this by changing the expected content of your field from a number/integer to "any" which is basically a string and so will not be treated as a number.
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Fieldtype display_field() function converting to htmlentities()?

The comments on the official documentation page note the following: Just a note that on display_field the data has htmlspeciachars on it if you’re trying to deserialize or decode_json so make sure ...
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File field ... not loading

I had a similar issue a while back. I don't know what your console is saying but if it's returning a 406 error it's probably an issue with Mod_Security preventing your scripts from rendering. Check ...
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How to change other entries values when an entry is saved/updated

Can you explain further why you need to accomplish this? It seems like an odd functionality to implement. Could you just make one entry sticky at a time? You could create an extension, and I can ...
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Does replace_tag fire for single tags if there is no $data?

It does not fire if the field data is empty. You could probably use the channel_entries_row hook to modify your field value to show the default if blank. I wouldn't do this, though, as that hook will ...
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Why won't Field Pack List 2.1.1 work?

Sorry for the lack of clarity, I have figured this out and will detail it in case someone makes the same mistake I made. I have been working with EE to long to make this type of mistake, but figured ...
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Can you remove the timestamp from the value generated by the EE date fieldtype?

I came across this post while attempting to solve a similar problem; hopefully this will be helpful to others who need the same functionality in the future. Event Helper is a plugin that comes with a ...
1 vote

Can you remove the timestamp from the value generated by the EE date fieldtype?

Can you simply remove the timestamp after the fact with something like CE String? Or, don't use the EE date field at all. Set up your own custom field, use a javscript calendar like jQuery UI ...
1 vote

Freeform - make file_upload field required

You can make it required by adding an hidden input with the same name as your file input: {exp:freeform:form required="file_upload"} {freeform:field:file_upload show="1"} <input type="hidden" ...
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How can I sort entries by ascending integers?

I cannot replicate your results. Created a new channel "test" with a single field "counter" set to Text with field entry set to "integer". Built template with this code: <h1>Sorting Test</...
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How can I sort entries by ascending integers?

I think the Custom field sort_order may have value in string format. That's why it is not working.You need to convert it into integer format then try with it. You can convert it by making small pi....
1 vote

Custom Fieldtype: How to check save($data)

I received some help in the slack forum for this one. Short answer is I was not providing a name for my fieldtype during construction. I assumed this was auto-generated by EE due to back end ...
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Suggestion for fields to use for this type of content

You could use Content Elements? Create a new field type called "Event Pricing" selecting Content Elements as the field type, then when editing the field remove all the default ones, then add your own ...
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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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EE3 Convert Field Type

This has already been filed as a bug, and Derek Jones gives some explanation in the comments there: https://support.ellislab.com/bugs/detail/21302/field-type-not-changeable-after-creation
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Fixing Wyvern/CKEditor

Changing the fieldtype won't strip out data. Internally Wyvern, Wygwam, or any WYSIWYG editor just saves the data to a normal text column in the database. Changing the type to textarea just ensures ...
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Solspace composer template if field_type = file

I don't know Composer at all... This would be comment if it weren't going to be so long. OK, so let's debug. I'm not sure if this is a production template. If so, holy crap-a-rolla, make a duplicate ...
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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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Best way to store SVGs?

However you'd like. Yes, you could store them in a multiline plain text field, but why not use them as SVG files? Unless you are using channel entries to generate CSS content (which would be a very ...
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Add Dropdown in Channel Form

As per the documentation for displaying select lists in Channel Forms: If you’re creating a select list, you’ll need to pull in the options, using {options:my_field_name} but otherwise things look ...
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