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In this article you will be learning how to create a full backup of your entire Redmine application, including files and database (MySQL). And how to do the same process unattended as well.
One of the most used Redmine features is the ability to allocate hours to tasks. Here I will explain how to get the total spent time from all issues in a project and show this sum in a project field.
In Redmine's top menu there is an option called “Help”. IMO this option can confuse the user, since she might reasonably think that the link will lead her to a help section inside the Redmine application So I think it is very legit to hide this option from the top menu. There are several methods to achieve this.
In Redmine tasks and subtasks have a close relationship. For instance we can avoid a parent task to be closed if a subtask is still open. But we can make this relationship even more dependent by means of the Custom workflows plugin. Here we will see how to modify a parent task field value depending on a subtask field.
Sometimes you would need to show a user field in the issue page. For instance: what is the user department of the issue's author? This is something we can achieve with a very useful plugin: Computed Custom Fields plugin.
Here I will explain you how to
Redmine is available in multiple languages, but not entirely. Its base structure is translated, but we do not have the option to translate the expressions of the different variables or values in the application. In this post we will see how we can turn Redmine into a 100% multi-language application.
If your project management process implies creating many subtasks, it could be very productive if subtasks inherit some details from the parent task. Here's the deal!