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How to make status always 'Completed' for activities added to a case?

Might be easiest to update the database is_default field. Works for me on a 4.6 site: update civicrm_option_value set is_default=0 where option_group_id=26 and name='Scheduled'; update ...
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What differences are there between CiviCRM 4.6 and 4.7?

The performance improvements to move from 4.6 to 4.7 when you have a large installation is, in itself, worthwhile (we did it when we had about 500k contacts, we would have done it earlier if we'd ...
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How do I debug "Could not find valid value for ct" error message

OK, turns out this was due to erroneous entries in the Drupal settings.php file. The following entries were causing cookies to be missed by Civi:- ini_set('session.cookie_lifetime', 2000000); ...
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How to enter relationship dates before 1997?

For CiviCRM 4.6+ go to Administer menu > Customize Data and Screens > Date Preferences. From there, change the Start Offset of SearchDate. I found this answer in Member since date before 1995 and ...
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How to remove notice at login

This is a preference you can set, but it's not exposed in the web interface. There's a section of civicrm.settings.php that documents it. In case you've upgraded from an older version of CiviCRM ...
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Can I safely trim civicrm_job_log and civicrm_log?

I think you can safely trim the civicrm_job_log, only the latest entries are probably useful (and given how little information the cronjobs return, I'd even doubt that ;) As for the civicrm_log (or ...
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How to make status always 'Completed' for activities added to a case?

You can use the buildForm hook on an activity to check if the activity belongs to a case (in which case case_id will not be empty I think) and then set the default status to Completed. There is an ...
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Missing Activities tab when viewing contacts

this is configurable at this path civicrm/admin/setting/preferences/display?reset=1 which is found from Administer > Customise > Display Preferences. The top section is called Viewing Contacts and ...
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Why, in Civicase, is 'other relationships' purely additive & why do they show up on every subsequent case?

I found the answer here in an old forum posting Civicase creates a group called 'Case Resources' into which it drops any contact you add (as described above). So to remove these from all cases you ...
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Country ISO and World region in Views

As of CiviCRM Entity 2.0-beta8 the Views relationships to Country and World Region have been made available. You must install the CiviCRM Entity Views Extras submodule. CiviCRM Entity can be ...
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How hard is it to obtain PCI compliance?

I have had experience with AuthorizeNet and PCI compliance both with CiviCRM installs and other sites with custom configurations. the process is the same, generally the merchant account provider will ...
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How hard is it to obtain PCI compliance?

A great explanation of PCI compliance and things an organization should consider relating to PCI compliance is available from this CiviCon Denver 2015 talk: CiviCon Denver Data Security and Payment. ...
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How to make status always 'Completed' for activities added to a case?

You can also use CiviRules: https://civicrm.org/extensions/civirules You can set a trigger when a case activity is saved, that the status always changed to "Completed."
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Add new case: "Case Type is a required field"

This was due to permissions in the templates_c folder. Some entries in there were not deletable by the user that Apache was running as. I discovered this by attempting to clear caches at civicrm/admin/...
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Where can I see what's fixed in 4.6.15?

Agreed on your suggestion -- the notification post usually does have a link to the fixes. Here are the issues with a fixed version of 4.6.15: CiviCRM issues fixed and closed for 4.6.15
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Can I safely trim civicrm_job_log and civicrm_log?

Truncate civicrm_job_log as often as you like - the data is only of very very marginal interest and only for a short period I usually prefer to turn on DB logging - in which case the data in the ...
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How to remove notice at login

Thanks Jon G for providing the solution to turn off the community messages. However, as one of the organizers of CiviCamp Brussels 2018, I am very happy with this feature. It's an effective way to ...
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How can I improve the performance of the change log table?

Take a look at the INNODB logging extension. It converts the log table format from ARCHIVE to INNODB, adding indexes and speeding up as a result.
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Unrecognized database version from 4.6.16 to 4.7.7

Error found: I downloaded the correct 4.7.7 to my computer, but then uploaded 4.6.7 to the server by mistake and ran that installation. Thanks @davejenx for noticing this.
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Is is possible to import cases into Civi

You might look at the API cvs Importer extension. https://civicrm.org/extensions/api-csv-import-gui I've found the extension extremely helpful for creating all kinds of CiviCRM data from CSV ...
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Is is possible to import cases into Civi

As far as I know there is no Import Cases in the UI. So importing into the database would be the solution, but make sure you respect all the data models! You need to add data to civicrm_case, ...
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Expanding the Relationship Notes field

Modifying field types in CiviCRM is bound to create problems later on (e.g. with upgrades), so I wouldn't do that. The straightforward approach would be to create a custom fieldset for relationships ...
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Is there a way of removing 'View' from event reports

This is a bug. In replicating it I saw it was easy to fix, so I did. See the bug report here: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-19782 If you don't want to wait for this to be incorporated, ...
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Syncing Drupal Roles from CiviCRM Smart Groups

You could in a custom module, implement hook_user_login() Then you could make an API call to get the contact id for the user... Then you can do an API lookup to see if the contact is in the group (...
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Link State to Country in Custom Fields

Well, after hunting around on my own, I think I may be able to answer my own question. For others who want to "link" a Profile's custom field Country to a custom field State so that changing the ...
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Contribution Summary can't be filtered by payment method

I suggest you use the Contribution Details Report rather than the Summary Report. In the "Columns" tab, choose "Payment Type". In the "Sorting Tab" select "Choose a Payment Method" as the sorting ...
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Custom fields of type select not displaying in Activity Report

This appears to be a regression in CiviCRM 4.6.32. (It doesn't appear to affect CiviCRM 4.7.28.) I have recreated this on the sandbox site. I have raised this as a bug in the CiviCRM issue queue: ...
William Mortada's user avatar
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How to get relationship changes logged?

If you have enabled the detailed logging it is currently displayed under the target contact of that relationship. Arguably it would be better if it is shown on both contacts. You can view all ...
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Is the GDPR extension compatible with civicrm 4.6?

We've just released a new version, 2.1, which is 4.6 compatible. The only difference is that in 4.6 installs the Forget Me function will not clear out IM messages as the API in CiviCRM crashes out.
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ISSUE upgrading CiviCRM 4.6 to 4.7 (or 5.1) in Wordpress (comes from a Drupal multisite)

we were able to update CiviCRM from ver. 4.6.18 to version 5.2.1! I will tell you below how we solved the problem: a) we realized that we had 3 extensions (CiviVolunteer + Angular + CiviRules) that ...
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