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March 18, 2014, at 06:09 PM by TimG - updated keywords
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[-keywords: transfer limit, restrictions, transfer limitation-]
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[-keywords: transfer limit, restrictions, transfer limitation, transfer funds, transfer balance-]
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These keys can be changed using the ''Config Editor'' under the ''Options'' section.
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These keys can be changed using the ''Config Editor'' under the ''Options'' section.  Changing these limits/range can be a good way to minimize abuse of this feature.
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[-keywords: transfer limit, restrictions, transfer limitation-]
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->[@user.transfers.min-amount@]

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->[@user.transfers.min-amount@] - [-defaults to 0.01-]

->[@user.transfers.max-amount@] - [-defaults to 999999999.99-
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Q: Is there a way to limit the minimum or maximum transfer amounts?

A: Yes.  There are two system level config keys than control the limits.  The relevant keys are:

->[@user.transfers.min-amount@]

->[@user.transfers.max-amount@]

These keys can be changed using the ''Config Editor'' under the ''Options'' section.

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A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option and is great in school environments where students are conducting work in group projects.  It allows students to pool their quota for the group projects printing needs.  The feature does however have its drawbacks and can be abused.  One common problem is the abuse of the ''Comments'' feature.
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A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option and is great in school environments where students are conducting work in group projects.  It allows students to pool their quota for the group project's printing needs.  The feature does however have its drawbacks and can be abused.  One common problem is the abuse of the ''Comments'' feature.
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''Categories:'' [[!Users]] [[!Administration]]
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''Categories:'' [[!Users]], [[!Administration]]
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A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option and is great in school enviornments where students are conducting work in group projects.  It allows students to pool their quota for the group projects printing needs.  The feature does however have its drawbacks and can be abused.  One common problem is the abuse of the ''Comments'' feature.

A: The end-user transfer feature can be disabled at two levels.  First, the comments field can be turned off via the option, ''Allow users to add comments to manual transfers''.  This allowed users to tranfer funds but without the option to enter a comment.  Alternativly the next level up is to completely remove the transfer feature.  This can be done via the option, ''Allow users to transfer funds to other users''.  Both of these options are located under the administration management interface at:
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A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option and is great in school environments where students are conducting work in group projects.  It allows students to pool their quota for the group projects printing needs.  The feature does however have its drawbacks and can be abused.  One common problem is the abuse of the ''Comments'' feature.

A: The end-user transfer feature can be disabled at two levels.  First, the comments field can be turned off via the option, ''Allow users to add comments to manual transfers''.  This allowed users to transfer funds but without the option to enter a comment.  Alternatively the next level up is to completely remove the transfer feature.  This can be done via the option, ''Allow users to transfer funds to other users''.  Both of these options are located under the administration management interface at:
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A: Future version of PaperCut will introduce the ability to restrict access to this feature at group level.  This will allow administrators to
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A: Future version of PaperCut will introduce the ability to restrict access to this feature at group level.  This will allow administrators to limit the feature to "trusted" students such as those in senior years.

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''Categories:'' [[!Users]] [[!Administration]]
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A: The end-user transfer feature can be disabled at two levels.  First, the comments field can be turned off via the option, ''
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A: The end-user transfer feature can be disabled at two levels.  First, the comments field can be turned off via the option, ''Allow users to add comments to manual transfers''.  This allowed users to tranfer funds but without the option to enter a comment.  Alternativly the next level up is to completely remove the transfer feature.  This can be done via the option, ''Allow users to transfer funds to other users''.  Both of these options are located under the administration management interface at:

->[@Options -> General -> User Features@]

A: Future version of PaperCut will introduce the ability to restrict access to this feature at group level.  This will allow administrators to
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Q: I run PaperCut NG in a school environment.  My students are using the feature as a "chat program" by transfering small amounts back and forth.  How do I prevent this?

A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option
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Q: I run PaperCut NG in a school environment.  My students are using the feature as a "chat program" by transferring small amounts back and forth.  How do I prevent this?

A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option and is great in school enviornments where students are conducting work in group projects.  It allows students to pool their quota for the group projects printing needs.  The feature does however have its drawbacks and can be abused.  One common problem is the abuse of the ''Comments'' feature.

A: The end-user transfer feature can be disabled at two levels.  First, the comments field can be turned off via the option, ''
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(:title End-User Transfer Feature :)

Q: I run PaperCut NG in a school environment.  My students are using the feature as a "chat program" by transfering small amounts back and forth.  How do I prevent this?

A: The funds transfer feature is a powerful option

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