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What is an avatar?[edit | edit source]

The extension BlueSpiceAvatars handles profile images of wiki users. If a user does not upload a profile image, an automatically generated avatar can be created is used instead.

Changing the profile image[edit | edit source]

The profile image appears throughout the wiki on pages that have been edited by the user. Clicking on the image leads to the user's profile page. The profile image is also used for the user menu in the main toolbar.

Changing the profile image[edit | edit source]

To change the profile image to an avatar:

  1. Click Preferences in the user menu.
  2. Click Change profile picture on the user profile tab.
    change profile image
    change profile image
  3. Upload an image or create a random avatar image.
  4. Save your preferences at the bottom of the page.

Configuration[edit | edit source]

An administrator can configure which generator is used for creating avatar images.

Go to Global Actions > Config manager and select the Extension BlueSpiceAvatars. Here, you can change the default generator for the automatic creation of avatars.
Settings in Config manager
Settings in Config manager


InstantAvatar
InstantAvatar

An avatar image is automatically generated if the user does not upload a profile picture or if the user decides to create an avatar image in the preferences.

  • Generator
    • InstantAvatar: Generates an avatar image based on using the initials of the Real name or the Username
    • Identicon: Generates an avatar image based on parts of the user's IP address.
      Identicon
      Identicon


Related info

{{DISPLAYTITLE:Avatars}}
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            ==What is an avatar?==
            

            The extension 
            '''BlueSpiceAvatars''' handles profile images of wiki users. If a user does not upload a profile image, an automatically generated avatar can be created instead. is used instead. 
            
            ==Changing the profile image==
            The profile image appears throughout the wiki on pages that have been edited by the user. Clicking on the image leads to the user's profile page. The profile image is also used for the user menu in the main toolbar.
        
== Changing the profile image ==
            To change the profile image to an avatar:
        

        # '''Click''' P''references'' in the user menu.
        
        # '''Click''' ''Change profile picture'' on the user profile tab.[[File:Manual:preferences-profilepic-url.png|link=https://en.wiki.bluespice.com/wiki/File:Manual:preferences-profilepic-url.png|alt=change profile image|center|thumb|500x500px|change profile image]]
        
        # '''Upload''' an image '''or create''' a random avatar image.
        
        # '''Save''' your preferences at the bottom of the page.
        

        ==Configuration==
        An administrator can configure which generator is used for creating avatar images.
            
Go to ''Global Actions > [[Manual:Extension/BlueSpiceConfigManager|Config manager]]'' and select the Extension ''BlueSpiceAvatars''. Here, you can change the default generator for the automatic creation of avatars. <br />[[File:Avatars3.png|Settings in Config manager|alt=Settings in Config manager|center|650x650px|thumb]]
        

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{{DISPLAYTITLE:Avatars}}
 
{{DISPLAYTITLE:Avatars}}
__TOC__
 
  
==What is an avatar?==
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'''BlueSpiceAvatars''' handles profile images of wiki users. If a user does not upload a profile image, an automatically generated avatar is used instead.
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==Changing the profile image==
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The profile image appears throughout the wiki on pages that have been edited by the user. Clicking on the image leads to the user's profile page. The profile image is also used for the user menu in the main toolbar.
  
The extension '''BlueSpiceAvatars''' handles profile images of wiki users. If a user does not upload a profile image, an automatically generated avatar can be created instead. The profile image appears throughout the wiki on pages that have been edited by the user. Clicking on the image leads to the user's profile page. The profile image is also used for the user menu in the main toolbar.
 
 
== Changing the profile image ==
 
 
To change the profile image to an avatar:
 
To change the profile image to an avatar:
  
# '''Click''' P''references'' in the user menu.
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#'''Click''' P''references'' in the user menu.
# '''Click''' ''Change profile picture'' on the user profile tab.[[File:Manual:preferences-profilepic-url.png|link=https://en.wiki.bluespice.com/wiki/File:Manual:preferences-profilepic-url.png|alt=change profile image|center|thumb|500x500px|change profile image]]
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#'''Click''' ''Change profile picture'' on the user profile tab.[[File:Manual:preferences-profilepic-url.png|link=https://en.wiki.bluespice.com/wiki/File:Manual:preferences-profilepic-url.png|alt=change profile image|center|thumb|500x500px|change profile image]]
# '''Upload''' an image '''or create''' a random avatar image
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#'''Upload''' an image '''or create''' a random avatar image.
# '''Save''' your preferences at the bottom of the page.
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#'''Save''' your preferences at the bottom of the page.
  
 
==Configuration==
 
==Configuration==
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An administrator can configure which generator is used for creating avatar images.
 +
 
Go to ''Global Actions > [[Manual:Extension/BlueSpiceConfigManager|Config manager]]'' and select the Extension ''BlueSpiceAvatars''. Here, you can change the default generator for the automatic creation of avatars. <br />[[File:Avatars3.png|Settings in Config manager|alt=Settings in Config manager|center|650x650px|thumb]]
 
Go to ''Global Actions > [[Manual:Extension/BlueSpiceConfigManager|Config manager]]'' and select the Extension ''BlueSpiceAvatars''. Here, you can change the default generator for the automatic creation of avatars. <br />[[File:Avatars3.png|Settings in Config manager|alt=Settings in Config manager|center|650x650px|thumb]]
  

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