[buddypress-trac] [BuddyPress Trac] #5495: Calculated custom fields

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Sun Mar 30 09:23:22 UTC 2014

#5495: Calculated custom fields
 Reporter:  sooskriszta  |      Owner:
     Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:  Awaiting Review
Component:  XProfile     |    Version:
 Severity:  normal       |   Keywords:
 More often than not, we just need to display the custom fields.

 In the case of some fields, though, we'd like the user to enter one value
 and for BP to display another value.

 - The user enters date of birth. BP calculates and displays age in years
 (today - dob)
 - The user enters address. BP calculates and stores latlong. A plugin
 displays a pin on a map.
 - The user enter his per hour coding fee. BP calculates and displays a
 percentile standing (coder is more expensive than 70% of coders on this
 site). Or a plugin displays how expensive the coder is visually (same way
 as restaurants are often depicted with $, $$, $$$ etc in listings)

 While the number of fields that would fall into the "calculated" category
 is probably small, I suspect that the feature would be useful for a lot of

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