I agree in part and definitely prefer to assign access to org units just by selecting the parent rather than multiple units in the same branch. The requirement to select a number of children org units came from the specifications to be able to use the advance search option “all visible” in Find/Add Person. Back in august I started a conversation with Tran to request a way to limit the scope of the search to only the org units a user can access -Thank you Tran!- I’m not familiar with the use case that resulted in the current specification but if you ask me, I’d vote to modify this option to make it work with the selected parent and all the children -not the same as selected and bellow-. We need this to keep users from searching in all system org units and getting access to person records from different countries or org units out of their allowed scope of work.
Sorry for the detour… back to the bug report. The tabular report is the only section of the system that misbehaves in the way the org unit tree is presented; data entry, visualizer, pivot tables, etc. all present the org unit tree correctly. I’m including two screen captures, one from our development server and another one from the Sierra Leone demo. To duplicate in the demo I created an account and selected National, District and PHU levels.
El 04/12/2013, a las 10:35, Lars Helge Øverland firstname.lastname@example.org escribió:
Hi Juan, this isn’t exactly a bug, though admittedly a bit confusing.
When selecting an org unit in the tree, the implication is that you
grant access to its sub-tree. You can e.g. select many districts for a
user, which means that the user is granted access to all org units
inside those districts. So there is no need to assign an org unit and
then org units which are part of its sub-tree to a user.
Then I sense that you do this for some reason, like a special
requirement for searching for persons or similar. Lets move this
discussion to the list.
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org unit tree not shown correctly in tabular report
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In tabular report, for users that have assigned an org unit and several children, the tree is shown with the children and parents in the same level.
To duplicate, create/edit an account with access to tabular report in the demo Sierra Leone, assign the country and select all the children. Login with the account and open the tabular report.
The express selection of an org unit and some or all of the children
is required to use the advanced search option “all visible” in person
management, this also affects the use of the dynamic options in the
selection of the org unit in reports (User org unit / User org unit
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