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This class represents a single eprint user record and the metadata  associated with it.  
 
This class represents a single eprint user record and the metadata  associated with it.  
  
EPrints::DataObj::User is a subclass of EPrints::DataObj with the following metadata fields (plus those defined in ArchiveMetadataFieldsConfig:
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This class is a subclass of [[API:EPrints/DataObj|EPrints::DataObj]] with the following metadata fields, along with fields in <tt>cfg.d/user_fields.pl</tt>.
  
 
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==SYSTEM METADATA==
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==CORE METADATA FIELDS==
 
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===userid (int)===
 
===userid (int)===
  
The unique ID number of this user record. Unique within the current repository.
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The unique ID number of this user record. Unique within the current repository.
  
 
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===rev_number (int)===
 
===rev_number (int)===
  
The revision number of this record. Each time it is changed the revision number is increased. This is not currently used for anything but it may be used for logging later.
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The revision number of this record. Each time it is changed the revision number is increased. This is not currently used for anything but it may be used for logging later.
  
 
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===username (text)===
 
===username (text)===
  
The username of this user. Used for logging into the system. Unique within this repository.
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The username of this user. Used for logging into the system. Unique within this repository.
  
 
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===password (secret)===
 
===password (secret)===
  
The password of this user encoded with crypt. This may be ignored if the repository is using an alternate authentication system, eg. LDAP.
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The crypted password for this user as generated by  [[API:EPrints/Utils#crypt|EPrints::Utils/crypt]]. This may be ignored if for example LDAP  authentication is being used.
  
 
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===usertype (namedset)===
 
===usertype (namedset)===
  
The type of this user. The options are configured in metadata-phrases.xml.
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The type of this user. The options are configured in <tt>metadata-phrases.xml</tt>.
  
 
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===pin (text)===
 
===pin (text)===
  
A code required to confirm a new username or password. This code is emailed to the user to confirm they are who they say they are.
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A code required to confirm a new username or password. This code is emailed to the user to confirm they are who they say they are.
  
 
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When the pin code was set, so we can make it time out.
 
When the pin code was set, so we can make it time out.
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===loginattempts (int)===
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Number of login attempts since last successful login.
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===unlocktime (int)===
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Time at which user account will be unlocked after too many failed  login attempts.
  
 
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===joined (time)===
 
===joined (time)===
  
The date and time that the user account was created. Before EPrints 2.4 this was a date field so users created before the upgrade will appear to have been created at midnight.
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The date and time that the user account was created. Before EPrints 2.4 this was a date field so users created before the upgrade will appear to have been created at midnight.
  
 
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===lang (namedset) ===
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===lang (arclanguage) ===
  
The ID of the prefered language of this user. Only really used in multilingual repositories.
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The ID of the prefered language of this user. Only really used in multilingual repositories.
  
 
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===editperms (search, multiple)===
 
===editperms (search, multiple)===
  
This field is used to filter what eprints a staff member can approve and modify. If it's unset then they can modify any (given the correct privs. but if it is set then an eprint must match at least one of the searches to be within their scope.
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This field is used to filter what eprints a staff member can approve and modify. If it's unset then they can modify any (given the correct privs. but if it is set then an eprint must match at least one of the searches to be within their scope.
  
 
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===frequency (set)===
 
===frequency (set)===
  
Only relevant to staff accounts. Is the frequency they want to be mailed about eprints matching their scope that are in editorial review. never, daily, weekly or monthly.
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Only relevant to staff accounts. Is the frequency they want to be mailed about eprints matching their scope that are in editorial review. never, daily, weekly or monthly.
  
 
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===mailempty (boolean)===
 
===mailempty (boolean)===
  
Only relevant to staff accounts. If set to true then emails are sent even if there are no items matching the scope.
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Only relevant to staff accounts. If set to true then emails are sent even if there are no items matching the scope.
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===latitude (float)===
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The latitude of the location where the user is based.
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===longitude (float)===
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The longitude of the location where the user is based.
  
 
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===preference (compound)===
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===preference (storable)===
  
User preferences which need to be persistent (simple key-value pairs).
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User preferences which need to be persistent. Stored as a  serialization of simple key-value pairs.
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===captcha (recaptcha)===
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A ReCAPTCHA field to use to protect user password resets and  similar forms from being spammed.
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==REFERENCES AND RELATED OBJECTS==
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===saved_searches (subobject, multiple)===
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Saved searches created by this user.
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==INSTANCE VARIABLES==
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See [[API:EPrints/DataObj#INSTANCE_VARIABLES|EPrints::DataObj]].
  
 
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===get_system_field_info===
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===Constructor Methods===
 
 
$field_info = EPrints::DataObj::User-&gt;get_system_field_info
 
Return an array describing the system metadata of the this  dataset.
 
 
 
 
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===new===
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====new====
  
 
  $user = EPrints::DataObj::User-&gt;new( $session, $userid )
 
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====new_from_data====
  
 
  $user = EPrints::DataObj::User-&gt;new_from_data( $session, $data )
 
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$dataset = EPrints::DataObj::User-&gt;get_dataset_id
 
Returns the id of the [[API:EPrints/DataSet|EPrints::DataSet]] object to which this record belongs.
 
  
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Return default values for this object based on the starting data.
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$user = EPrints::DataObj::User::user_with_email( $session, $email )
 
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Validate the user - find out if all the required fields are filled out, and that what's been filled in is OK. Returns a reference to an array of problem descriptions.
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Validate the user - find out if all the required fields are filled out, and that what's been filled in is OK. Returns a reference to an array of problem descriptions.
  
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Write this object to the database.
 
  
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===remove===
+
====commit====
 +
 
 +
$success = $user-&gt;commit( [ $force ] )
 +
Writes this user data object to the database.
 +
 
 +
If <tt>$force</tt> is set and <tt>true</tt> then dave to the database even if no  fields have changed.  Otherwise, only save if at least one field has changed.
  
  $success = $user-&gt;remove
+
Returns a boolean depending on whether the user data object was successfully committed.  
Remove this user from the database. Also, remove their saved searches, but do not remove their eprints.
 
  
 
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===langauge===
+
====close_non_current_login_tickets====
  
  $lang = $user-&gt;langauge()
+
  $user-&gt;close_non_current_login_tickets
Get the preferred language of the user.
+
Close all login tickets for this user except the one they are  currently logged in on.
  
 
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===owned_eprints_list===
+
====remove====
  
  $list = $user-&gt;owned_eprints_list( %opts )
+
  $success = $user-&gt;remove
Returns a [[API:EPrints/List|EPrints::List]] of all the [[API:EPrints/DataObj/EPrint|EPrints::DataObj::EPrint]]s owned by this user.
+
Remove this user from the database. Also, remove their saved searches, but do not remove their eprints.
 
 
%opts is passed to a [[API:EPrints/Search|EPrints::Search]] which is used to filter the results.  
 
  
 
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===editable_eprints_list===
+
====is_staff====
  
  $list = $user-&gt;editable_eprints_list( %opts )
+
  $bool = $user-&gt;is_staff
Returns a [[API:EPrints/List|EPrints::List]] of [[API:EPrints/DataObj/EPrint|EPrints::DataObj::EPrint]]s that match this user's editorial search expressions. If the user has no editorial scope a list of all buffered eprints is returned.
+
Returns true if the user [[API:EPrints/DataObj/User#has_role|has_role]] is <tt>editor</tt> or <tt>admin</tt>.
 
 
%opts is passed to a [[API:EPrints/Search|EPrints::Search]] which is used to filter the results.  
 
  
 
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+
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===get_eprints===
+
====language====
  
  $list = $user-&gt;get_eprints( $dataset )
+
  $lang = $user-&gt;language
DEPRECATED
+
Get the preferred language of this user.
 
 
Return EPrints in the given EPrints::DataSet which have this user as their creator.
 
 
 
Since 2.4 this returns an EPrints::List object, not an array of eprints.
 
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_owned_eprints_list -->
===get_editable_eprints===
+
====owned_eprints_list====
  
  $list = $user-&gt;get_editable_eprints
+
  $list = $user-&gt;owned_eprints_list( %opts )
DEPRECATED
+
Returns a [[API:EPrints/List|EPrints::List]] of all the [[API:EPrints/DataObj/EPrint|EPrints::DataObj::EPrint]]s  owned by this user.
  
Return eprints currently in the editorial review buffer. If this user has editperms set then only return those records which match.
+
<tt>%opts</tt> is passed to a [[API:EPrints/Search|EPrints::Search]], which is used to filter  the results.  
 
 
Since 2.4 this returns an EPrints::List object, not an array of eprints.
 
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_owned_eprints -->
+
<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_editable_eprints_list -->
===get_owned_eprints===
+
====editable_eprints_list====
  
  $list = $user-&gt;get_owned_eprints( $dataset );
+
  $list = $user-&gt;editable_eprints_list( %opts )
DEPRECATED
+
Returns a [[API:EPrints/List|EPrints::List]] of [[API:EPrints/DataObj/EPrint|EPrints::DataObj::EPrint]]s that match  this user's editorial search expressions. If the user has no editorial  scope a list of all eprints that match the given <tt>%opts</tt> is returned.
  
Return a list of the eprints which this user owns. This is by default the same as $user-&gt;get_eprints( $dataset) but may be over-ridden by get_users_owned_eprints.
+
<tt>%opts</tt> is passed to a [[API:EPrints/Search|EPrints::Search]] which is used to filter the results.  
 
 
Since 2.4 this returns an EPrints::List object, not an array of eprints.
 
  
 +
$list = $user-&gt;editable_eprints_list(
 +
    dataset =&gt; $repo-&gt;dataset( "buffer" ),
 +
);
 +
 
 
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===has_owner===
+
====has_owner====
  
 
  $boolean = $user-&gt;has_owner( $possible_owner )
 
  $boolean = $user-&gt;has_owner( $possible_owner )
True if the users are the same record.
+
Returns <tt>true</tt> if <tt>$possible_owner</tt> is the same as this user.
  
 
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===mail===
+
====mail====
  
  $ok = $user-&gt;mail( $subjectid, $message, [$replyto], [$email] )
+
  $ok = $user-&gt;mail( $subjectid, $message, [$replyto, $email, $cc_list] )
 
Send an email to this user.  
 
Send an email to this user.  
  
$subjectid is the ID of a phrase to use as the subject of this email.
+
<tt>$subjectid</tt> is the ID of a phrase to use as the subject of this email.
  
$message is an XML DOM object describing the message in simple XHTML.
+
<tt>$message</tt> is an XML DOM object describing the message in simple XHTML.
  
$replyto is the reply to address for this email, if different to the repository default.
+
<tt>$replyto</tt> is the reply to address for this email, if different to the repository default.
  
$email is the email address to send this email to if different from this users configured email address.
+
<tt>$email</tt> is the email address to send this email to if different from this users configured email address.
  
Return true if the email was sent OK.
+
<tt>$cc_list</tt> is an optional CC list (array reference)
 +
 
 +
Returns <tt>true</tt> if the email was sent OK.
  
 
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===render===
+
====render====
  
 
  ( $page, $title ) = $user-&gt;render
 
  ( $page, $title ) = $user-&gt;render
Render this user into HTML using the "user_render" method in ArchiveRenderConfig.pm. Returns both the rendered information and the title as XHTML DOM.
+
Returns XHTML DOM renderings of the page and the title for this user's page. This uses the configurable <tt>$user_render</tt> method that can  typically be found in <tt>cfg.d/user_render.pl</tt>.
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_render_full -->
===render_full===
+
====render_full====
  
 
  ( $page, $title ) = $user-&gt;render_full
 
  ( $page, $title ) = $user-&gt;render_full
The same as $user-&gt;render, but renders all fields, not just those intended for public viewing. This is the admin view of the user.
+
The same as [[API:EPrints/DataObj/User#render|render]], but returns page and title renderings for all fields, not just those intended for public viewing. This is the admin view of the user.
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_url -->
===get_url===
+
====get_url====
  
 
  $url = $user-&gt;get_url
 
  $url = $user-&gt;get_url
Return the URL which will display information about this user.
+
Returns the URL which will display information about this user.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
<!-- Edit below this comment -->
  
If $staff is true then return the URL for an administrator to view and modify this record.
+
 
 +
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 +
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 +
<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_control_url -->
 +
====get_control_url====
 +
 
 +
$url = $dataobj-&gt;get_control_url
 +
Returns the URL for the control page for this user.  
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_type -->
 
<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_type -->
===get_type===
+
====get_type====
  
 
  $type = $user-&gt;get_type
 
  $type = $user-&gt;get_type
Return the type of this user. Equivalent of  $user-&gt;get_value( "usertype" );
+
Return the type of this user.
  
 +
Alias for:
 +
 +
$user-&gt;get_value( "usertype" )
 +
 
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_saved_searches -->
 
<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_get_saved_searches -->
===get_saved_searches===
+
====get_saved_searches====
  
 
  @saved_searches = $eprint-&gt;get_saved_searches
 
  @saved_searches = $eprint-&gt;get_saved_searches
Return an array of all EPrint::DataObj::SavedSearch objects associated with this user.
+
Returns an array of all {{API:PodLink|file=EPrint/DataObj/SavedSearch|package_name=EPrint::DataObj::SavedSearch|section=|text=EPrint::DataObj::SavedSearch}} objects associated with this user.
  
 
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===preference===
+
====preference====
  
 
  $value = $user-&gt;preference( $key )
 
  $value = $user-&gt;preference( $key )
Retrieve the preference $key.
+
Returns the preference value for <tt>$key</tt>. Otherwise, returns <tt>undef</tt>.
  
 
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</div>
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_set_preference -->
===set_preference===
+
====set_preference====
  
 
  $user-&gt;set_preference( $key, $value )
 
  $user-&gt;set_preference( $key, $value )
Set a preference $key for the user to $value.
+
Set a preference <tt>$key</tt> to <tt>$value</tt> for this user.
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_send_out_editor_alert -->
===send_out_editor_alert===
+
====send_out_editor_alert====
  
 
  $user-&gt;send_out_editor_alert
 
  $user-&gt;send_out_editor_alert
Called on users who are editors, when it's time to send their update on what items are in the editorial review buffer.
+
Called on users who are editors, when it's time to send their update on what items are in the editorial review buffer. Typically called  by [[API:EPrints/DataObj/User#process_editor_alerts|process_editor_alerts]].
 +
 
 +
Only sends the email if needed.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
<!-- Edit below this comment -->
 +
 
 +
 
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
====allow====
 +
 
 +
$result = $user-&gt;allow( $priv, [ $item ] )
 +
Returns <tt>true</tt> if user can perform an action specified by <tt>$priv</tt>.
 +
 
 +
If set, further checks whether the user is permitted to perform the action of <tt>$priv</tt> on a particular <tt>$item</tt> data object.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
<!-- Edit below this comment -->
 +
 
 +
 
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
====has_privilege====
 +
 
 +
$boolean = $user-&gt;has_privilege( $priv )
 +
Returns <tt>true</tt> if <tt>$priv</tt> is in the user's privileges list.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
<!-- Edit below this comment -->
 +
 
 +
 
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
====get_privs====
 +
 
 +
$privs = $user-&gt;get_privs
 +
Returns the privileges this user has. Currently just based on roles, but could do more later.
  
Sends the email if needed.
+
Returns a reference to a hash. Caching the result to save time in future.
  
 
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+
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===process_editor_alerts===
+
====get_roles====
 +
 
 +
@roles = $user-&gt;get_roles;
 +
Returns the roles this user has. Each role represents a whole bunch of privileges.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
<!-- Edit below this comment -->
 +
 
 +
 
 +
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 +
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 +
<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_has_role -->
 +
====has_role====
 +
 
 +
$user-&gt;has_role( $roleid )
 +
Returns boolean dependent on whether this user has the role <tt>$roleid</tt>.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
<!-- Edit below this comment -->
 +
 
 +
 
 +
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 +
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 +
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 +
===Utility Methods===
 +
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 +
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 +
 
  
EPrints::DataObj::User::process_editor_alerts( $session, $frequency );
+
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Static method.
+
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 +
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 +
====user_with_email====
  
Called to send out all editor alerts of a given frequency (daily, weekly, monthly) for the current repository.
+
$user = EPrints::DataObj::User::user_with_email( $repo, $email )
 +
Returns the use with the specified <tt>$email</tt>, or <tt>undef</tt> if they cannot benot found.
  
 
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<!-- Pod2Wiki=item_allow -->
+
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===allow===
+
====user_with_username====
 +
 
 +
$user = EPrints::DataObj::User::user_with_username( $session, $username )
 +
Returns the user with the specified <tt>$username</tt>, or <tt>undef</tt> if they cannot be not found.
 +
 
 +
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 +
<span style='display:none'>User Comments</span>
 +
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$result = $user-&gt;allow( $priv, [$item] )
 
Returns true if $user can perform this action/view this screen.
 
  
A true result is 1..15 where the value indicates what about the user allowed the priv to be performed. This is used for filtering owner/ editor actions in eprint control screens.
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1 = anybody (not currently used) 2 = only if logged in 4 = only if owner of item 8 = only if editor of item
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For non item related privs the result will normally be 2.
 
  
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Latest revision as of 18:50, 10 January 2022

EPrints 3 Reference: Directory Structure - Metadata Fields - Repository Configuration - XML Config Files - XML Export Format - EPrints data structure - Core API - Data Objects


API: Core API

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NAME

EPrints::DataObj::User - Class representing a single user.

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DESCRIPTION

This class represents a single eprint user record and the metadata associated with it.

This class is a subclass of EPrints::DataObj with the following metadata fields, along with fields in cfg.d/user_fields.pl.

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CORE METADATA FIELDS

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userid (int)

The unique ID number of this user record. Unique within the current repository.

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rev_number (int)

The revision number of this record. Each time it is changed the revision number is increased. This is not currently used for anything but it may be used for logging later.

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username (text)

The username of this user. Used for logging into the system. Unique within this repository.

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password (secret)

The crypted password for this user as generated by EPrints::Utils/crypt. This may be ignored if for example LDAP authentication is being used.

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usertype (namedset)

The type of this user. The options are configured in metadata-phrases.xml.

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newemail (email)

Used to store a new but as yet unconfirmed email address.

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newpassword (secret)

Used to store a new but as yet unconfirmed password.

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pin (text)

A code required to confirm a new username or password. This code is emailed to the user to confirm they are who they say they are.

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pinsettime (int)

When the pin code was set, so we can make it time out.

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loginattempts (int)

Number of login attempts since last successful login.

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unlocktime (int)

Time at which user account will be unlocked after too many failed login attempts.

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joined (time)

The date and time that the user account was created. Before EPrints 2.4 this was a date field so users created before the upgrade will appear to have been created at midnight.

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email (email)

The email address of this user. Unique within the repository.

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lang (arclanguage)

The ID of the prefered language of this user. Only really used in multilingual repositories.

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editperms (search, multiple)

This field is used to filter what eprints a staff member can approve and modify. If it's unset then they can modify any (given the correct privs. but if it is set then an eprint must match at least one of the searches to be within their scope.

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frequency (set)

Only relevant to staff accounts. Is the frequency they want to be mailed about eprints matching their scope that are in editorial review. never, daily, weekly or monthly.

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mailempty (boolean)

Only relevant to staff accounts. If set to true then emails are sent even if there are no items matching the scope.

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latitude (float)

The latitude of the location where the user is based.

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longitude (float)

The longitude of the location where the user is based.

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preference (storable)

User preferences which need to be persistent. Stored as a serialization of simple key-value pairs.

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captcha (recaptcha)

A ReCAPTCHA field to use to protect user password resets and similar forms from being spammed.

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REFERENCES AND RELATED OBJECTS

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saved_searches (subobject, multiple)

Saved searches created by this user.

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item_fields (fields, multiple)

Stores bespoke metafields created by this user and stored in the database.

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INSTANCE VARIABLES

See EPrints::DataObj.

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METHODS

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Constructor Methods

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new

$user = EPrints::DataObj::User->new( $session, $userid )

Load the user with the ID of $userid from the database and return it as an EPrints::DataObj::User object.

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new_from_data

$user = EPrints::DataObj::User->new_from_data( $session, $data )

Construct a new EPrints::DataObj::User object based on the $data hash reference of metadata.

Used to create an object from the data retrieved from the database.

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create

$user = EPrints::DataObj::User::create( $session, $user_type ) 

Create a new user in the database with the specified user type.

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create_from_data

$dataobj = EPrints::DataObj->create_from_data( $session, $data, $dataset ) 

Create a new object of this type in the database.

$dataset is the dataset it will belong to.

$data is the data structured as with new_from_data.

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Class Methods

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get_system_field_info

$fields = EPrints::DataObj::User->get_system_field_info

Returns an array describing the system metadata of the the user dataset.

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get_dataset_id

$dataset = EPrints::DataObj::User->get_dataset_id

Returns the ID of the EPrints::DataSet object to which this record belongs.

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Object Methods

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validate

$problems = $user->validate

Validate the user - find out if all the required fields are filled out, and that what's been filled in is OK. Returns a reference to an array of problem descriptions.

If there are no problems then the array is empty.

The problems are XHTML DOM objects describing the problem.

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commit

$success = $user->commit( [ $force ] )

Writes this user data object to the database.

If $force is set and true then dave to the database even if no fields have changed. Otherwise, only save if at least one field has changed.

Returns a boolean depending on whether the user data object was successfully committed.

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close_non_current_login_tickets

$user->close_non_current_login_tickets

Close all login tickets for this user except the one they are currently logged in on.

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remove

$success = $user->remove

Remove this user from the database. Also, remove their saved searches, but do not remove their eprints.

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is_staff

$bool = $user->is_staff

Returns true if the user has_role is editor or admin.

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language

$lang = $user->language

Get the preferred language of this user.

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owned_eprints_list

$list = $user->owned_eprints_list( %opts )

Returns a EPrints::List of all the EPrints::DataObj::EPrints owned by this user.

%opts is passed to a EPrints::Search, which is used to filter the results.

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editable_eprints_list

$list = $user->editable_eprints_list( %opts )

Returns a EPrints::List of EPrints::DataObj::EPrints that match this user's editorial search expressions. If the user has no editorial scope a list of all eprints that match the given %opts is returned.

%opts is passed to a EPrints::Search which is used to filter the results.

$list = $user->editable_eprints_list(
    dataset => $repo->dataset( "buffer" ),
);
 

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has_owner

$boolean = $user->has_owner( $possible_owner )

Returns true if $possible_owner is the same as this user.

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mail

$ok = $user->mail( $subjectid, $message, [$replyto, $email, $cc_list] )

Send an email to this user.

$subjectid is the ID of a phrase to use as the subject of this email.

$message is an XML DOM object describing the message in simple XHTML.

$replyto is the reply to address for this email, if different to the repository default.

$email is the email address to send this email to if different from this users configured email address.

$cc_list is an optional CC list (array reference)

Returns true if the email was sent OK.

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render

( $page, $title ) = $user->render

Returns XHTML DOM renderings of the page and the title for this user's page. This uses the configurable $user_render method that can typically be found in cfg.d/user_render.pl.

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render_full

( $page, $title ) = $user->render_full

The same as render, but returns page and title renderings for all fields, not just those intended for public viewing. This is the admin view of the user.

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get_url

$url = $user->get_url

Returns the URL which will display information about this user.

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get_control_url

$url = $dataobj->get_control_url

Returns the URL for the control page for this user.

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get_type

$type = $user->get_type

Return the type of this user.

Alias for:

$user->get_value( "usertype" )
 

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get_saved_searches

@saved_searches = $eprint->get_saved_searches

Returns an array of all EPrint::DataObj::SavedSearch objects associated with this user.

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preference

$value = $user->preference( $key )

Returns the preference value for $key. Otherwise, returns undef.

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set_preference

$user->set_preference( $key, $value )

Set a preference $key to $value for this user.

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send_out_editor_alert

$user->send_out_editor_alert

Called on users who are editors, when it's time to send their update on what items are in the editorial review buffer. Typically called by process_editor_alerts.

Only sends the email if needed.

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allow

$result = $user->allow( $priv, [ $item ] )

Returns true if user can perform an action specified by $priv.

If set, further checks whether the user is permitted to perform the action of $priv on a particular $item data object.

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has_privilege

$boolean = $user->has_privilege( $priv )

Returns true if $priv is in the user's privileges list.

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get_privs

$privs = $user->get_privs

Returns the privileges this user has. Currently just based on roles, but could do more later.

Returns a reference to a hash. Caching the result to save time in future.

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get_roles

@roles = $user->get_roles;

Returns the roles this user has. Each role represents a whole bunch of privileges.

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has_role

$user->has_role( $roleid )

Returns boolean dependent on whether this user has the role $roleid.

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Utility Methods

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user_with_email

$user = EPrints::DataObj::User::user_with_email( $repo, $email )

Returns the use with the specified $email, or undef if they cannot benot found.

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user_with_username

$user = EPrints::DataObj::User::user_with_username( $session, $username )

Returns the user with the specified $username, or undef if they cannot be not found.

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process_editor_alerts

EPrints::DataObj::User::process_editor_alerts( $session, $frequency );

Called to send out all editor alerts of a given frequency (daily, weekly, monthly) for the current repository by the bin/send_alerts script that is configured as daily, weekly and monthly cron jobs.

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SEE ALSO

EPrints::DataObj and EPrints::DataSet.

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COPYRIGHT

© Copyright 2022 University of Southampton.

EPrints 3.4 is supplied by EPrints Services.

http://www.eprints.org/eprints-3.4/

LICENSE

This file is part of EPrints 3.4 http://www.eprints.org/.

EPrints 3.4 and this file are released under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 3 as published by the Free Software Foundation unless otherwise stated.

EPrints 3.4 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 Lesser General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with EPrints 3.4. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/.

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