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What is an avatarBlueSpiceAvatars?[edit | edit source]

The extension BlueSpiceAvatars handles profile images of wiki users. If a user does not upload a profile image, Every user has an automatically generated avatar can be created instead. The profile image appears created or can upload their personal image.

Where to find Avatars?[edit | edit source]

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User's profile image will appear throughout the wiki on the pages that user has contributed to, or have been edited by the user. Clicking on the image leads to the otherwise been involved with. Mainly, user profile image will be shown in the top right corner, if the user is logged in. Clicking this image will open user's personal menu, while clicking the user profile image anywhere else, through the wiki, will lead to 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:

  • Click Preferences in the user menu.
  • Click Change profile picture on the user profile tab.change profile image change profile image
  • Upload an image or create a random avatar image
  • Save your preferences at the bottom of the page.
  • Configuration[edit | edit source]

    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
    Avatars2.png

    There are two ways for users to change their profile image.

    • By going to "Preferences" in user's personal menu and typing a valid name of an image that is upload to the wiki in "User image" field. After saving the settings, user image will be changed.
    Avatars4.png
    • By going to user's profile page (recommended). User's profile page can be reached from user's personal menu, by clicking on "My profile", or directly navigating to "User:{username}" page.

    Once there click on the "menu" symbol right of the profile image and navigate to "User image" in the menu. This will open a dialog where user can:

    • Upload new picture
    • Choose existing picture from the wiki or an URL
    • Generate new automatic Avatar

    Settings[edit | edit source]

    Settings in ConfigManager


    Configuration for this extension is located in BlueSpiceConfigManager under the section for BlueSpiceAvatars. Here default generator for automatic creation of Avatars can be changed. Availble generators are:

    • InstantAvatar (default)
    • Identicon


    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?==
                
    '''BlueSpiceAvatars''' handles profile images of wiki users. If a Every user does not upload a profile image, an automatically generated avatar can be created instead. The profile image appears has an automatically generated avatar created or can upload their personal image.
                
    
                ==Where to find Avatars?==
                
                [[File:Avatars1.png|alt=Screenshot|border|center|650x650px]]
                
    
                User's profile image will appear throughout the wiki on the 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==
                
                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 />user has contributed to, or have otherwise been involved with. Mainly, user profile image will be shown in the top right corner, if the user is logged in. Clicking this image will open user's personal menu, while clicking the user profile image anywhere else, through the wiki, will lead to user's profile page. 
                
    
                ==Changing profile image==
                
                [[File:Avatars2.png|thumb|200px]]
                
                There are two ways for users to change their profile image.
                
    
                *By going to "Preferences" in user's personal menu and typing a valid name of an image that is upload to the wiki in "User image" field. After saving the settings, user image will be changed.
                
    
                [[File:Avatars4.png|thumb|200px]]
                
    
                *By going to user's profile page (recommended). User's profile page can be reached from user's personal menu, by clicking on "My profile", or directly navigating to "User:{username}" page.
                
    
                Once there click on the "menu" symbol right of the profile image and navigate to "User image" in the menu.
                
                This will open a dialog where user can:
                
    
                *Upload new picture
                
                *Choose existing picture from the wiki or an URL
                
                *Generate new automatic Avatar
                
    
                ==Settings==
                [[File:Avatars3.png|Settings in Config managerConfigManager|alt=Settings in Config manager|ConfigManager|border|center|650x650px|thumb]]
                
    ]]
                
    
                Configuration for this extension is located in [[Manual:Extension/BlueSpiceConfigManager‏‎‏‎|BlueSpiceConfigManager]] under the section for BlueSpiceAvatars.
                
                Here default generator for automatic creation of Avatars can be changed. Availble generators are:
                
    
                *InstantAvatar (default)
                
                *Identicon
                
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    {{DISPLAYTITLE:Avatars}}
     
    __TOC__
     
    __TOC__
      
    ==What is BlueSpiceAvatars?==
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    ==What is an avatar?==
     
     
    '''BlueSpiceAvatars''' handles profile images of wiki users. Every user has an automatically generated avatar created or can upload their personal image.
     
     
     
    ==Where to find Avatars?==
     
    [[File:Avatars1.png|alt=Screenshot|border|center|650x650px]]
     
     
    User's profile image will appear throughout the wiki on the pages that user has contributed to, or have otherwise been involved with. Mainly, user profile image will be shown in the top right corner, if the user is logged in. Clicking this image will open user's personal menu, while clicking the user profile image anywhere else, through the wiki, will lead to user's profile page.
     
     
     
      
    ==Changing profile image==
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    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.
    [[File:Avatars2.png|thumb|200px]]
     
    There are two ways for users to change their profile image.
     
      
    *By going to "Preferences" in user's personal menu and typing a valid name of an image that is upload to the wiki in "User image" field. After saving the settings, user image will be changed.
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    == Changing the profile image ==
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    To change the profile image to an avatar:
      
    [[File:Avatars4.png|thumb|200px]]
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    # '''Click''' P''references'' in the user menu.
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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]]
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    # '''Upload''' an image '''or create''' a random avatar image
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    # '''Save''' your preferences at the bottom of the page.
      
    *By going to user's profile page (recommended). User's profile page can be reached from user's personal menu, by clicking on "My profile", or directly navigating to "User:{username}" page.
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    ==Configuration==
     
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    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]]
    Once there click on the "menu" symbol right of the profile image and navigate to "User image" in the menu.
     
    This will open a dialog where user can:
     
     
     
    *Upload new picture
     
    *Choose existing picture from the wiki or an URL
     
    *Generate new automatic Avatar
     
     
     
    ==Settings==
     
    [[File:Avatars3.png|Settings in ConfigManager|alt=Settings in ConfigManager|border|center|650x650px]]
     
     
     
     
     
    Configuration for this extension is located in [[Manual:Extension/BlueSpiceConfigManager‏‎‏‎|BlueSpiceConfigManager]] under the section for BlueSpiceAvatars.
     
    Here default generator for automatic creation of Avatars can be changed. Availble generators are:
     
     
     
    *InstantAvatar (default)
     
    *Identicon
     
      
     
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