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I want to create an activity inside a case. I can create a case using $result = civicrm_api3('case', 'create', $params); But how do I pass the case id in the api which creates an Activity. To create Activity I am using: civicrm_api('Activity', 'create', $activityparam);

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  • Can you edit the question and put the code (including activityparam)
    – Xavier
    May 27, 2015 at 8:52

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The param you are looking for is case_id which can be used like:

civicrm_api3('Activity', 'create', array(
  'subject' => 'Hello',
  'case_id' => 123,
  ...
));
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  • This works. Thanks. Where should have I looked for to find that key 'case_id' ?
    – M Sivani
    May 28, 2015 at 5:02
  • @MSivani click the checkbox to mark this answer correct :).
    – Coleman
    May 28, 2015 at 13:26
  • Hmm you're right that param seems a bit hidden. I think it needs to be added to the _civicrm_api3_activity_create_spec function so it will be visible in the api explorer. Here I've created a PR to add it.
    – Coleman
    May 28, 2015 at 13:37
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you don't have to create an Activity because we already have a table called civicrm_case_activity. Which links the case Id against the new activity created and you can also view the activity against CiviCase Dashboard. I guess this helps!!!

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  • Not sure if you are considering the need that I want to create an Activity using API in my custom module. I do not see any parameter key in civicrm_api('Activity', 'create', $activityparam); to pass the case id.
    – M Sivani
    May 27, 2015 at 9:11
  • yes, you cannot pass case Id while creating the activity but you can create an activity and make a entry in civicrm_case_activity which will link the created activity again the case Id. May 27, 2015 at 9:54

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