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Help for To Do List End Users

Introduction

To Do List Help IconThis page documents the usage of the To Do List module to end users (i.e. not how to install and setup the module, but how to create To Do List items, share them, mark them started/finished, etc.)

For administrative information check out the To Do List module help.

To Do List Global Settings

Global Settings

Global settings are found under Administer » Site configuration » To do list (admin/settings/to_do).

Only To Do List administrators can edit the Global Settings.

Extend To Do List with other modules

Extensibility

The To Do List module can be extend with the use of other modules. This page describes such extensions and what you can do with them.

Permissions

You may want to allow more people to work on your To Do List with better granularity in regard to who can edit which issue (instead of all of them) and who can view issues.

There are two modules you can use for this pupose. One lets you choose based on a set of taxonomy terms and the other lets you choose based on available roles.

In order to use a taxonomy with a set of terms, use tac_lite1

  • 1. tac_lite stands for Taxonomy ...

To Do List Basic Module

Basics

Sample of usage showing the result of creating a To Do item.The basic To Do List module has many parts and each is documented in a separate page.

To Do List Requirements

Requirements

The following are the requirements for the To Do List module.

To Do Items

The basic To Do List module offers you a new Node type and several User lists. There are no specific requirements for the main module to work other than Drupal Core.

Block

The Block module is mandatory, so in itself it is not a requirement.

In order to use the To Do List Block sub-module, you need the Core Block module.

Discuss This! module Known Issues

The module works and is secure, however, there are problems difficult to circumvent. The following lists them. If you can help fixing some them, you'll be more than welcome!

Reordering the Comments on your Node

It is possible to reorder the node fields using the CCK module. If the Discuss This! comments do not appear exactly where you'd expect them to be, try using the the CCK module:

  1. Download the CCK module
  2. Install the CCK module
  3. Go to Administer » Content management » Content types
  4. Click on Manage content fields next to the node type you are ...

Discuss This! (The Module —)

The following documentation is about the Discuss This! module.

The concept of the Discuss This! module is simple:

Let users comment your pages but force them to do so in your Forum.

Insert Node Parameter: comments (6-1.1) [no content]

Attach the comments at the bottom of the node data.

The comments will be shown just as in the regular page (i.e. flat, thread, expanded, collapsed.)

Note that this data is considered a [no content] because it does not affect the use of the "default" parameter. However, it definitively adds content to your output.

CSS Class: div.insert-node-comments

Theme: InsertNode_comments

IMPORTANT NOTES

The comments are appended to anything else that you have inserted. You cannot use the order of your parameters to put the comments in a different location. In order to do that, use multiple

Insert Node Usage

Syntax

The Insert node tag syntax is:

   [node:<name of node> <parameters>]

Name of node

The <name of node> can either be

  • The name of the node, i.e. it's URL without the protocol and domain1, or
  • The node identifier (the number you see in your URL when you edit the node), or
  • An asterisk (*) in which case the current node applies2
    • 1. For instance, to insert this very node, I would use the name doc_insert_node_usage.
    • 2. The asterisk is useful to repeat something from the node in a block. This could be the title of the node or a CCK field. I would suggest ...

InsertNode (The module —)

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The following pages are the official documentation of the InsertNode module available on Drupal.

This module is a filter used to insert a node in another. Version 5.x is only being maintained. Version 6.x still evolves as time passes. It is already pretty powerful!

Since this is a filter, you can use it to insert a node in any text area that supports filters by including the InsertNode filter in it.

It works by using the simple syntax:

[node:<node name or nid or *1

  • 1. The asterisk can be used to reference the current ...