adding users to groups

asked 2013-05-28 16:01:48 -0500

kporangehat gravatar image

updated 2013-05-28 18:12:50 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

How do you add users to groups?

I'd like to setup some groups to test this functionality but there's no option on the groups page to add users to that group. And the "add group" link on the user detail page doesn't seem to do anything and I don't see any javascript errors or anything similar.

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I should add I'm using the latest code (pulled today) from the github repo

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Yes - this is broken currently, as well as removal from groups.

Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2013-05-28 18:13:19 -0500 )edit

Bummer. Do you maintain a ticketing system where stuff like this is tracked with more bug-ticket type info? I'd be happy to try and help!

kporangehat gravatar image kporangehat  ( 2013-05-29 07:46:52 -0500 )edit

Here we have the ticket:). Question tagged bug without solution, not tagged "done" or "fixed". Please take a stab at it, if you like. You will need to get familiar with the way we write javascript code, if you decide to contribute, I ask you to please maintain that method. It is more or less documented in askbot/media/js/utils.js, function called TippedInput. We use a specific pattern for constructing js widgets.

Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2013-05-29 07:55:59 -0500 )edit

Cool. Thanks for the info. FWIW, I've also posted my thoughts on a bug tracker in

kporangehat gravatar image kporangehat  ( 2013-05-29 08:19:47 -0500 )edit

The pattern allows to compose widgets - i.e. make one out of several others, possibly nested and possibly by subclassing, it's similar to what Google Closure does, but mixed with jQuery.

Evgeny gravatar image Evgeny  ( 2013-05-29 10:56:49 -0500 )edit