Training Video:Default Fields

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Introduction

This video covers what default values are and how to configure EPrints to apply default values to fields on items in the repository

What You Will Learn

  • What a default value is
  • How to add a default value to an existing field
  • How to access details of the currently logged-in user
  • How to find system field names for fields in the workflow

What You Should Already Know

  • How to access the EPrints administration functions

Resources

Video

The Video can be found at http://youtu.be/79vlrBHWpOU.

Index

The Video

Notes, Errata and Additional Information

  • EPrints 3.3.14
  • Ubuntu 15.04

Test Yourself

  • modify the configuration to add a default value to a field
  • add a default value based on current user information

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