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After you have logged in, you will see a "Settings"-button (usually on the right side of the menu bar). All personal data is specified in the settings. If you click on "Settings", you will be redirected to an overview page. The overview page shows you a summary of your personal data, a short information about your  notification settings and a list of the groups that your user belongs to.

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You can find link to the Settings interface in the header of the page or in the left column("options area") in the "settings-box".


At present, there are four areas.

(1) Profile
All data in the personal settings can be viewed in your user profile (except password!). Access to the user profile is possible by clicking on your name in the metainfo of a fact.
(a) User profile
Here you can change your names, email, picture and also password. Type in your old password once and your new password twice. Finally, click on "save" to preserve your new password. Please note, that the system only checks the first eight letters of a password. Your password, may consist of more than eight letters, of course.
(b) Additional information

Here can be added birthday, company, short description.

(2) Contact information
You can specify contact details like telephones, messengers, adresses.
(3) Options
(a) Notifications options

Here you can request and define the details of an automatic e-mail report on changes made on your platform (see chapter on "automatic e-mail notification").

(b) Application options
> ping messages
You can determine whether you want to receive ping messages.

> preferred editor
In addition, you can decide whether you want to use a rich text editor by default (e.g. TinyMCE).

> use AJAX mode

You can enable the ajax interfaces, if not the Simple Form Interface will be used.

(4) Membership of groups on the current and other platforms.

Author: Astrid Holzhauser, CK; Copyright: factline Webservices GmbH; Published by: Ivo Marinov (factline3)
factID: 109660.36 (...history); published on 04 Jan. 2012 10:26
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