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  1. OpenMRS Core
  2. TRUNK-1376

Only show add / edit links if concepts.locked is false

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    • Type: New Feature
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Should
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: OpenMRS 1.5.0
    • Component/s: None
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    • Complexity:
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      Description

      There is a global property named "concepts.locked" which, if true, will cause a ConceptsLockedException to be thrown upon calling ConceptService.saveConcept
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      Currently, this is caught upon form submission when creating and editing concepts, and a generic error message is displayed, which reads "Cannot save concept". This is not an adequate User Interface experience.
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      Suggestions:

      • Only show "Add" or "Edit" concept links if "concepts.locked" != true. For example:
      • /dictionary/index.htm
      • /dictionary/concept.htm?conceptId=xxx
      • If a ConceptsLockedException is thrown in ConceptFormController, catch this exception and display a more appropriate error message to the user explaining why the operation was unsuccessful.

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                Assignee:
                arhine Andrew Rhine [X] (Inactive)
                Reporter:
                mseaton Mike Seaton
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