Re: profile management
they don’t get to the dashboard by default, but the link appears in the adminbar. from there things are really confusing for people because in the profile from the dashboard you have the default WP profile fields. from the ‘my profile’ they get the fields of buddypress.
now the quick and dirty thing to do would be to remove the dashboard link from the admin bar, but depending on the roles (i.e. editors and admins) it is handy to have the link.
the question is on the buddypress side: why if buddypress is installed the standard link to edit user in the admin panel is not redirected? (i’m guessing that this would be the easiest thing to do, but i have no clue how