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I would like to add a term reference field in my user registration form, where the users should enter or select the organization they are from.

Tags vocabulary:

  - Organizations
   -- Orga1
   -- Orga2
    -- Orga3
    -- etc.
  - other parent term
  - other parent term

I think i remember, that in D6 i found a way to limit the term search to a certain branch of my vocabulary, so in this case, i was able to select "Organizations" and only the children terms where handled through the autocomplete.

I played around with various modules, but still there is no way to configure a parent term, but only set a hole vocabulary for the reference while creating the field.

Of course, i could set up a single vocabulary for the organizations only, but i fear that i will end up with a mess of single-use vocabs, while i would prefere to keep those things in one hierarchical vocabulary.

Did i miss something? Was there a change in the vocabulary-use-philosophy? Any hints appreciated.

  • Hierarchical Select might be an option, it has that functionality – Clive Sep 19 '12 at 14:31
  • Just tried that. Nice, but still not what i am looking for, cause the user can still see the hole vocabulary and not only the branch i selected. So this will more confuse the user than help getting simply the organizations selected or created new. – Bernd V. Sep 19 '12 at 15:58
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I use Workbench Access for this. I think you need to use the dev release, but for me, it is stable on a production site. It allows you to define which user roles and individual users can see which parts of taxonomy.

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