[Deploying Sakai] Default left-hand navigation
ldougher at windsorschools.net
Tue Apr 12 17:08:56 PDT 2011
Thanks Steve. So, now that I know how to edit !user.template's (the default
My Workspace) - how do I edit it so that for Faculty they have one left-hand
navigation type in My Workspace but Students have a different one?
Technology Coordinator / ACSP 10.6 / ACMT
Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union
On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 8:01 PM, Steve Swinsburg
<steve.swinsburg at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hi larry,
> In order to populate changes to a user's my Workspace you need to either:
> 1. delete the my workspaces - they'll be recreated on next login
> 2. use a web service or similar script to add the new page and tool to the
> my workspace sites.
> For a small number of users its probably easiest to just to 1. We can set
> you up with 2 if you need though.
> On 13/04/2011, at 9:50 AM, Larry Dougher wrote:
> Thanks Mike, that worked but my question is, I need to do that with every
> teacher who has logged in? Fortunately, it's a small pilot but it sems like
> there should be a better way.
> Larry Dougher
> Technology Coordinator / ACSP 10.6 / ACMT
> Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union
> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 7:37 PM, Mike De Simone <
> michael.desimone at rsmart.com> wrote:
>> If you edited the template after logging in (like it sounds like you did),
>> you would have to delete your MyWorkspace, then login again to force Sakai
>> to recreate it. Then you will see the new tools you added to
>> !user.Faculty. You can use the Sites tool to delete this. It'll be a site
>> with id of ~ + internal sakai id. e.g.,
>> '~636d223d-a5ef-4094-b14c-73213f79cf8d'. You won't lose any data per se,
>> but any customizations to the site tools may be lost. For example, if you've
>> set up a web content URL, that *may* disappear, although I'm not 100%
>> certain of that. Uploaded files and things like that will be still there.
>> Mike DeSimone
>> Lead Systems Engineer
>> *r**Smart* | 602-490-0473
>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 16:26, Larry Dougher <ldougher at windsorschools.net
>> > wrote:
>>> Okay, I searched the archives and googled for a while and I haven't the
>>> exact answer, but I apologize for the basic question.
>>> Basically, I want to edit the default left-hand navigation menu for
>>> teachers (for example, adding a wiki, Gradebook, etc.) that haven't logged
>>> in yet as well as those that have logged in. I have created
>>> !user.template.Faculty in realms but I couldn't see a Tool button.
>>> So, I followed some online directions I found and went to Administration
>>> Workspace, then to Sites and chose the !user Site ID and added the Gradebook
>>> tool. I logged out as admin and back in just to make sure it took, and it
>>> did. However, when I login as my personal login (as a Faculty type of
>>> course, and someone who has logged in before), I don't see Gradebook in the
>>> left-hand side in My Workspace. What am I missing?
>>> Larry Dougher
>>> Technology Coordinator / ACSP 10.6 / ACMT
>>> Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union
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