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  1. Moodle
  2. MDL-54622

The "Display name" setting in the myprofile block is unused and should be removed

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 3.0.4
    • Fix Version/s: 3.2
    • Component/s: Blocks
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    • Testing Instructions:
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      Before applying patch.
      1. Add the myprofile (logged in user) block to the dashboard page.
      2. Configure the block to show the username (By default it is set to no)
      3. Apply the patch
      4. View the dashboard page and verify that no errors are shown
      5. Run the behat tests from MDL-54578

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      Before applying patch. 1. Add the myprofile (logged in user) block to the dashboard page. 2. Configure the block to show the username (By default it is set to no) 3. Apply the patch 4. View the dashboard page and verify that no errors are shown 5. Run the behat tests from MDL-54578
    • Difficulty:
      Easy
    • Affected Branches:
      MOODLE_30_STABLE
    • Fixed Branches:
      MOODLE_32_STABLE
    • Pull Master Branch:
      MDL-54622_m32v1

      Description

      Found while testing MDL-54578 the myprofile block has a setting to restrict the display of the currently logged in users name. Since the username is always displayed and this setting has been broken since Moodle 2.0 should probably be removed.

      See:
      https://github.com/moodle/moodle/commit/03d9401e7d581f2aac097f2ad2f2f7d070481afc#diff-c5f931480b5c8002ee0f258298d14227R89

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                  Fix Release Date:
                  5/Dec/16