currently it shows Contact / Subject / Status / Type / Mt Role / Manager / Most Recent /

I want it to show Contact / Subject / Activity Status / Custom field 1 / custom field 2

  • Can you clarify which dashboard? What's the url or menu item?
    – Coleman
    Jul 31, 2015 at 2:19

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One way would be to use the technique described here: http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Customize+Built-in%2C+Profile%2C+Contribution+and+Event+Registration+Screens

The files you want to override are:


Getting custom fields can be done using the api, although you need to know the database id for the field definition. See http://wiki.civicrm.org/confluence/display/CRMDOC/Using+the+API, and down where it says Custom fields.

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