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The EdShareToolbox is a very simple plugin that allows a repository administrator to easily add links to carry out actions on EPrint items.


The EdShareToolbox was created by Marcus Ramsden.


EdShare Toolbox, Copyright © 2009 University of Southampton

This plugin is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License v3. Details of this license can be found here.


Install CGI Scripts

Link the toolbox CGI script to the EPrints CGI directory;

ln -s /opt/eprints3/archives/ARCHIVEID/cgi/edsharetoolbox/ /opt/eprints3/cgi/


Having your plugin register an action on the toolbox is very simple. All you need to do is add a render_toolbox_item function to your plugin. This function is expected to return a DOM node that will be appended to a list element in the toolbox.

Static Rendered Actions

Dynamic Rendered Actions

If your action fires it's own ajax based request then you need to make a call to ep_refresh_edshare_toolbox.