Difference: TWikiTip013 (2 vs. 3)

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Preference settings

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Preferences settings

 
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TWiki has four levels of preferences settings:
  1. Site-level settings: TWikiPreferences
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TWiki has these levels of preferences settings:

  1. System-level settings: TWikiPreferences
 
    • Site name, proxy settings, access control, skin
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  1. Site-level settings: Main.TWikiPreferences
    • Site admin can overload system level settings
 
  1. Web-level settings: located in each Web, e.g. WebPreferences topic
    • Web specific access control, navigation links, colors
  2. User-level settings: In each user's home page, e.g. TWikiGuest topic
    • Settings that are only in effect when this user is logged in, such as LINKTOOLTIPINFO
  3. Topic-level settings: Affecting current topic, for web applications
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Preferences can be overridden by the next level down.
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Preferences can be overridden by the next level down unless locked down by a FINALPREFERENCES setting at a higher level.

Related Topics: TWikiVariables, TWikiPreferences, Main.TWikiPreferences

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-- TWiki:Main.PaulineCheung - 30 Jan 2005
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-- Contributors: TWiki:Main.PaulineCheung, TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny
 
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