brookinsconsulting/ezchangeowner

eZ Publish Legacy extension which provides a simple solution to changing a content object owner user relation property. Great for smart developers!

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README

eZ Change Owner extension for eZ Publish

Copyright (C) 2006 SCK-CEN Written by Kristof Coomans ( http://blog.kristofcoomans.be )

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.

Features

The owner extension allows you to change the owner of a content object. This extension uses the content browser to let the user choose the new owner.

Usage

The extension adds a menu "Change owner" to the context sensitive popup menu in the admin interface. Read http://ez.no/doc/ez_publish/user_manual/3_6/the_administration_interface/the_content_structure_tab for more information about the usage of this menu.

You can also add a button for changing the owner to your own templates. In a view template for a node, you can put the following code:

{def $currentUser=fetch('user','current_user') $canChangeOwner=fetch( 'user', 'has_access_to', hash( 'module', 'owner', 'function', 'all') )}

{if $canChangeOwner}

{/if} {undef $canChangeOwner $currentUser}

Additionally, you can specify where the content browser has to start when browsing for a new owner. The following code makes the content browser start at the parent node of the current owner's main node.

{def $currentOwner=$node.object.owner $currentOwnerGroup=$currentOwner.main_node.parent $currentUser=fetch('user','current_user') $canChangeOwner=fetch( 'user', 'has_access_to', hash( 'module', 'owner', 'function', 'all') )}

{if $canChangeOwner}

{/if} {undef $canChangeOwner $currentUser $currentOwnerGroup $currentOwner}