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$Person->output()

Outputs the current person using a template.

By default, this function will use the people/output.php file in the current theme. This can be overridden by passing in a template name:

// output the person using the default template 'output'
$person->output();

// output the person using an alternative template:
$person->output('short');

Within the template, you can access the person's information using the $person variable, and the POD using the $POD variable. So, you can do something like this:

$p = $POD->currentUser();
$p->output('tiny');

And then, in people/tiny.php in your theme directory:

// people/tiny.php template
<? $person->write('nick'); ?>

Read more about how templates and themes work in PeoplePods.

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