Coleman
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How can I set "Assigned To" for an Activity to default to the logged-in user name?
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Create a simple extension implementing hook_civicrm_buildForm like so: function myextension_civicrm_buildForm($formName, &$form) { if ($formName == 'CRM_Activity_Form_Activity' && $form-...

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Can I allow users to update their registration?
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Drupal Webforms currently have this functionality, so if you set up your Civi event registration page using Drupal Webform-Integration, your users will be able to revisit the form and update their ...

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Adding custom roles to Case "Add role" function
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In CiviCRM versions 4.5 and above, you can add case roles by navigating to Administer -> CiviCase -> Case Types and clicking "Add Role" Note that roles and relationships are not precisely the same. A ...

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How to add memo type comment field for memberships?
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You can set the data type to "Note" and the input type to either "TextArea" or, if you prefer a wysiwyg editor, "RichTextArea".

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Trying to write a hook to add contribution page name to Main.tpl I'm super close
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Looks like you are trying to access a variable that's been assigned to the template, not the object. I'd say just access the variable $form->_id directly. Also, I suggest you do not use raw sql ...

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Civicrm search results page URL
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CiviCRM search pages don't accept filters from the url, but Drupal Views can. If you are using Drupal as your CMS, try that.

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I Need more contact base types
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Another option would be to create a sub-type of "Individual" and use a hook to remove options from the create/edit form. This is probably not as good as Andrew's proposed solution but wanted to ...

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How to create a case activity using the API?
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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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How can I display that an event is full on a Drupal View?
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One approach would be to use the views_php module to embed a civicrm_api3 call to find out if the event is full, then print the result into the view. E.g. $event = civicrm_api3('Event', 'getsingle', ...

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Webform-CiviCRM and the "my billing address is the same" checkbox
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This feature has not been implemented in Webform-CiviCRM. If you do see that box in a webform, it's a mistake (and the fix is to remove profiles from the contribution page you are using for the ...

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Can one change the order of Groups shown on a profile?
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I agree that a Webform is the best solution if you are using Drupal, but to answer the exact question that was asked: CiviCRM profiles do not currently have a UI to alter the display of groups on a ...

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Why can't I export a Contact Detail report to CSV?
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The report you are trying to export (Contact Detail) does not currently support that feature. That particular report presents a variety of information that does not lend itself easily to be ...

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How do I set up custom permissive relationships?
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There is an extension that does exactly what you're looking for: Relationship Permissions as ACLs The release on the extensions page only does 1 thing (setting permissioned relationships to actually ...

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What is the CiviCRM LTS Version, and should I use it or the latest stable release?
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The current trend (although this may change in the future) is for even-numbered versions to get long term support (LTS) while odd numbered versions don't. If you are installing CiviCRM for the first ...

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Making Contact Layout Editor work
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There is a difference between the Contact Summary screen and the New Contact form. When you go to Contacts > New Individual it takes you to the form, which is not affected by the layout editor. But ...

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Finding contacts without relationships (API)
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Yes you can! I fiddled with the APIv4 Explorer a bit and came up with this: The trick is to join onto RelationshipCache with the relationship type(s) you are wanting to exclude (note that the double ...

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How do I create an email template?
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You can find them by going to Mailings > Message Templates OR Administer > Communications > Message Templates in the menu. Here is the documentation: https://docs.civicrm.org/user/en/latest/email/...

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Disable check that a web browser has already signed a petition?
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What CMS are you using? If Drupal you could do a webform for your petition which would have all of the basic functionality of Civi petitions plus a lot more configurability. It would definitely let ...

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Events 'missing' after upgrade to 4.7.19
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There is now an open issue and fix for this: https://issues.civicrm.org/jira/browse/CRM-20549

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Recurring contributions with Webform-CiviCRM?
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Yes, thanks to generous contributions from the community, this feature has now been added. See this issue for details.

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Edit button and allowing some users to edit subtype
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What CMS are you using? In Drupal, an easy way to do this would be to add a Block, shown conditionally by role, containing your css.

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Site calling home to civicrm.org - why?
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I think that error message is coming from your civicrm install attempting to check for extension updates. It does this as part of its routine status checks. There is a fixme in the code to handle ...

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I want to list civievents in a civimail
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Yes, you can achieve this by installing the Fancy Tokens extension.

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Webforms with offsite payment processor development
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The issues related to paypal standard and webform_civicrm have already been resolved. I've just updated the wiki documentation to reflect this.

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CiviCRM Dashboard Hangs for 5+ minutes part 2
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I think the best solution would be to upgrade to CiviCRM 4.7.11 which will include an improved dashboard that no longer depends on server-to-self http requests. This upgrade will be released in about ...

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Do Webform Contributions allow for using Grid Widget?
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Ah, that was a bug in the webform_civicrm module. I've just pushed up a fix, which will be part of 7.x-4.16. Or you can grab the latest -dev release from drupal.org/project/webform_civicrm now. ...

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"You are already subscribed to our newsletter" message
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CiviCRM does not have this feature built-in. You would need to write a custom extension to achieve this, probably using hook_civicrm_postProcess.

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Change button text
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CiviCRM is a large and complex application. Much of its functionality is covered by unit tests to prevent regressions, and there is a rigorous review and testing process for changes made to the stable ...

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Start new CiviCRM site in Drupal 7 or wait for Drupal 8?
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I am working with an organization that has been struggling with that question. They were originally planning to upgrade their Drupal 6 site to D8, but D8 progress has been so slow (notably lack of ...

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Click tracking on anchor links
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No. Links that do not go to a website cannot be tracked by CiviCRM. The reason is that anchor links simply scroll the document the user is reading - they will not take them to an external site, which ...

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