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Http link on user details page

Rather than adding peoples phone numbers to FogBugz and in the process duplicating our perfectly good online phone book we would like to simply add a link to their page on the intranet.

Is it possible that a link field could be added to the user details page.

Does anyone else have this problem?

Robert Kay
Friday, April 11, 2003

There is one neat feature that putting phone numbers into FogBUGZ gets you ... you can hover the mouse over a user's name wherever you see it, and a tooltip appears with their phone number. I can't think of any way to keep that functionality if the phone numbers are coming from a different web page.

If you really wanted to customize FogBUGZ to do this, just change the function GetPersonURL in the file Website\util.asp. This is the code that constructs a hyperlink for each person. You could store a unique ID for the person in the telephone field, and modify GetPersonURL to construct a hyperlink to your online phone book based on that ID.

Joel Spolsky
Friday, April 11, 2003

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