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mailing lists

Postby m.giordano » Tue Apr 29, 2008 7:16 am

Hi all,

is there a way to send a mail to many addressees from a non-administrative account? I see that Directors have no access to the lists of users...

One more question: I can't find an easy way to modify the number of displayed lines in the lists of users? If there isn't one, I dive into the source code...

Many thanks

Marco
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Re: mailing lists

Postby jmacgreg » Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:13 am

Hi Marco,

Oddly, I was wondering the exact same thing about sending emails last night. I may file this as a feature request for 2.1, but no guarantees that it'll get in.

For managing list size, you have to be logged in as Conference Manager: see Conference Site Management --> Website Management --> Step 3.4.

Cheers,
James
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Re: mailing lists

Postby jmacgreg » Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:19 am

Hi Marco,

To clarify: I think Directors/Track Directors shouldn't necessarily have access to whole lists of users for the system; but they should have the ability to mass-mail certain groups at certain times, ie., authors, readers, registrants.

Any comments on this?

Thanks,
James
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Re: mailing lists

Postby m.giordano » Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:30 am

Hi James,

I definitely agree. That's exactly what I intended, even though I probably wasn't clear in my explanation....

Thanks

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Re: mailing lists

Postby jmacgreg » Wed Apr 30, 2008 10:52 am

Hi Marco,

See http://pkp.sfu.ca/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=3447 for details -- and feel free to post any comments directly to that report.

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