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From Daniel Ruan <danielr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Listing Articles by the Same Author
Date Mon, 07 Mar 2011 18:52:29 GMT
Hi Nelson,

A clever idea :). Unfortunately we are using categories so this won't work.
 But you just inspired me: I can tag the article by the author username and
then customize the tag macros to hide all author name tags.  I am sure this
will work :-).

Daniel

On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 11:57 AM, Nelson Chamberlain <
nchamberlain@ceradyne.com> wrote:

> Hi Daniel
>
> Could you assign each author their own category? (Bob Smith, John Doe,
> etc). That would allow you to display all articles by the same author by
> selecting their category.
>
> The biggest problem would then be if you also needed to view their articles
> by non-author categories, e.g., if an article written by Bob is assigned to
> the category "Bob" it cannot be assigned to a second category "Software".
>
> But if each author typically writes on only one topic, then assigning each
> author their own category could work.
>
> Nelson
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Ruan [mailto:danielruan@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 01, 2011 8:12 AM
> To: user@roller.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Listing Articles by the Same Author
>
> Hi Dave,
>
> Unfortunately we have just one blog. So that won't work.
>
> How about doing a search against a username? I tried to use the Lucence
> syntax to specify a field search but got no luck with that.
>
> Daniel
>
> On Sun, Feb 27, 2011 at 10:09 AM, Dave <snoopdave@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 3:21 PM, Daniel Ruan <danielruan@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > > I have a blog with multiple contributors. Is there a way to display all
> > the
> > > articles from the same author?
> >
> > You can only do that if you have a "site wide" blog, i.e. one that
> > aggregates entries from across all blogs on your entire Roller site.
> > In a site-wide blog, you get the Site Model AKS the $site object,
> > which supports a method that returns a pager with just entries from
> > one author:
> >
> >   public Pager getWeblogEntriesPager(WeblogWrapper queryWeblog,
> >      User user, int sinceDays, int length)
> >
> > Take a look at the Roller Template Guide for more information.
> >
> > Hope that helps...
> >
> > - Dave
> >
>

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