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I have used SPServices to get a user profile by their name, and in the process, I wish to display their supervisor's name as well. I can pull this name from the user's object, but the supervisor is stored in the format of:

 domain\[8 character name]

How can I get the supervisor's full display name from his account name for a cleaner display in my form. Doing so with javascript/jquery and SPServices would be preferred. This is likely easy, but I haven't been able to find the code to accomplish this looking around.

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You would need to store the domain\username in a variable and make a call to the GetUserProfileByName operation to then get the managers name.

http://spservices.codeplex.com/wikipage?title=GetUserProfileByName

$().SPServices({
  operation: "GetUserProfileByName",
  async: false,
  AccountName: yourmanagerVariable,
  completefunc: function (xData, Status) {
    //foo
   }
});

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