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#94396 (In Topic #18820)

Community saint


I want to create a new menu option that returns the ocf posts that have been started by the logged on user.

Ok, so I can run a search query and paste the URL into the menu and OCP once saved converts it into the correct syntax for the search - Great the menu works as expected.

So now I want to make it work for the logged on user - so I have been looking through the OCP docs and forums for something that tells me what options I can use for things like type= etc on the menu - but I have drawn a blank.

Is there an option to make the search dynamically pick the current user - other default menus seem to have this already encoded.

Any help greatly appreciated.

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Try to replace the username in the URL you know works with {$USERNAME}.

All core screens are in the site tree, so you can grab links from there – but parameterisations  (like which username is being searched) aren't, so you just need to find out what's used in the wild for doing that.

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Community saint

Perfect mate.

It's just knowing these little details that really helps.
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