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Deleted user but not at all

Postby vazquezm » Mon Mar 13, 2006 7:44 am

I have deleted a user, it does not appears in the list of users.
But now the user want to create an account again, and the system say that:
"The selected username is already in use by another user."

Was it wrong?
Thank you for this good system.
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Postby asmecher » Mon Mar 13, 2006 10:46 am

Hi vazquezm,

There is no way to actually delete a user in OJS 2, as that would potentially involve destroying important records; however, when you "remove" a user from the journal, all roles in that journal are revoked.

If you want to re-enroll the user in a journal, choose a role as Journal Manager and click "Enroll Existing User" at the bottom of the page.

The next release of OJS will include a feature that will allow Journal Managers to merge accounts, which can be effectively used to delete accounts without destroying any records associated with them.

Regards,
Alec Smecher
Open Journal Systems Team
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