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Is it possible to not have a default country?

CiviCRM allows you to over-ride the settings through php. You can over-ride default value for Contact Country. Add the below snippet in your sites civicrm.settings.php file global $civicrm_setting; ...
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
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Can you change your default 'Activity Status' for adding a new activity?

Yes, if you have access to your database, otherwise I don't think so. You can edit your database. Look for the table called civicrm_option_value and search for WHERE label LIKE 'Scheduled' and WHERE ...
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"Deceased" flag set to "no" by default in standard reports

You can save an instance of the report that has your preferred settings and then have it appear in the menu or on the dashboard. https://docs.civicrm.org/user/en/latest/reporting/set-up/#define-report-...
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timezone in PHP is incorrect

Try setting your preferred timezone in civicrm.settings.php and/or wp-config.php? ini_set('date.timezone', 'Asia/Calcutta'); You might want to adapt the timezone you set as appropriate to your MySQL ...
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What is causing default membership type error?

I think the answer to this was that there was a bug whereby the 'weight' was being used in one situation, whereas the type ID was being used in the other. And this error only showed up if you had ...
Gemma - Fuzion's user avatar
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Couldnt see Civicrm plugin when logged in as wordpress subscriber/editor and other roles

You need to set the ACL permissions for the specific roles in CiviCRM. Go to 'Administer>Users and Permissions>Permissions (access control)' then click on 'WordPress Access Control'. Here is where you ...
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HOWTO reliably set default Country on Import?

I think the problem can happen if you import your 'State' as the Abbreviation. If you look in table civicrm_state_province you will see lots of States with Abbreviation CA - and unless you specify the ...
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Can you change your default 'Activity Status' for adding a new activity?

Here's another way to do it using api explorer. Just replace "yoursite" with your site, and this link will take you to the explorer with the necessary fields all filled in. Just click ...
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What is the `cv` command to set default language?

It should be cv api Setting.create lcMessages="fr_FR" Make sure you use the correct language code. Note: Sometimes you need to clear CiviCRM cache to apply changes.
Pradeep Nayak's user avatar
2 votes

Can you change your default 'Activity Status' for adding a new activity?

Yes, sorta! If you don't want to operate on your database directly you can configure some rules to make it work. Instead of actually changing what the default status is, you create a rule to set the ...
alec's user avatar
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How to add/change the default language?

First you will need to load the languages from a separate download file, the localization files. Once these files are in place you will be able to select other languages.
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How do I set the default font type and font size in ckeditor configuration?

Maybe not quite what you are looking for, but I forced font size in a letter by adding a tag in a message template. I had it put it into {literal} {/literal} (to escape the smarty processing if I ...
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Fixing the CiviCRM db when someone deleted "phone" from system dropdown menu options

You're on the right track. I'm assuming you currently have a mix of records with 1 and 7 so the steps would be Take another backup first (as always just in case). On the admin edit screen for the ...
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Fixing the CiviCRM db when someone deleted "phone" from system dropdown menu options

If you have logging on then take a look in the log_ tables related to the above - you will then be able to a/ see who did what when, and b/ have a template that may help you to restore the missing ...
petednz - fuzion's user avatar
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BaseURL change problem

Go to Administer > System Settings > Directories and Administer > System Settings > Resource URLs and make sure those show the new values. Depending on your CMS, you may need to make ...
Aidan's user avatar
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Can you change your default 'Activity Status' for adding a new activity?

I wrote a small extension that makes it possible to change the default activity status in the database, without having to do a change directly in MySQL. Admittedly, it's not really simpler than doing ...
bgm's user avatar
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HOWTO reliably set default Country on Import?

For sure this sounds like it should be working - and one could say it's a bug that it does not default to default country - but the workaround: to explicitly add Country in your CSV for import - is so ...
KarinG - Semper IT's user avatar
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change profile default (custom field)

From your description it sounds like a custom field with specific options (either a select field, checkbox or radio button). If you go to Administer>Custom Data and Screens>Custom Fields, find the ...
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How do I set the print order for address labels?

you can generate a profile (https://docs.civicrm.org/user/en/4.6/organising-your-data/profiles/) and every field you add to the profile is later sortable. check "search-form" under the option "use for"...
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