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  • peteconway

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  • Garry Flanigan
    Hi Pete,
    Yes, I am well, and trust you are too.

    Hi Michael,
    The scenario you describe is exactly what I was trying to do and, with your assistance, I have got it working.
    Many thanks for your assistance.

    Last edited by Garry Flanigan; 08-29-2021, 09:30 PM.

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  • mikeallenbrown
    I do something similar in all my apps. For context: I have many security groups including a "SYS_ADMIN" for me only. Obviously I don't want this SYS_ADMIN group to show up elsewhere. Below is the xbasic code I use to populate a radio button control. This code runs in the UX's onDialogInitialize server side event.

    on error goto ErrorHandler_onDialogInitialize_ADMIN_Edit_User
    dim pUser as p
    dim sGroups as c = ""
    dim e.rtc.UserRoles as c = ""
    Dim vUserRoles as c = ""
    Dim vSecurity as c = ""
    Dim vRole as c = ""
    vUserRoles = a5ws_getgroupsdialog()
    'Loops 1-4 because I have a total of 4 groups.
    for i = 1 to 4
        vRole = word(vUserRoles,i,crlf())
        If "Administrator" $ vRole
            vSecurity = vSecurity + vRole + crlf()
        End if
        If "User" $ vRole
            vSecurity = vSecurity + vRole + crlf()
        End if
        If "Read Only" $ vRole
            vSecurity = vSecurity + vRole + crlf()
        End if
    next i
    e.rtc.UserRoles = vSecurity
    'Load data from extended user table
    ExecuteServerSideAction("Get Primary Keys for Parent Table::Load_Primary_keys_for_Parent_Table")
    'Load security
    ExecuteServerSideAction("Load Web Security Values::Load_Web_Security_Values")
    exit function
        dim errCode as n = error_code_get()
        dim errMsg as c = error_text_get(errCode)
        'Custom code the logs my errors
        HandleError("ADMIN_Edit_User.a5wcmp problem in onDialogInitialize server side event. Error: " + errMsg)
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  • peteconway
    might be a small thing is it
    Administrators or

    I don't like that function.Like the others it's so restrictive.

    Hope your well.

    Last edited by peteconway; 08-29-2021, 08:28 AM.

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  • Garry Flanigan
    started a topic Limited list of Security Group choices

    Limited list of Security Group choices

    I am developing a SAAS product and want an administrator in each Organisation to be able to maintain the web security of their users.
    In order to do this, I have a UX component. In it you get the user groups in the onDialogInitialize with:

    e.rtc.UserRoles = a5ws_GetGroupsDialog()

    This then populates the UX with all security groups. But I do not want to show the "Administrators" group, so I have this code in onDialogInitialize to strip out the "Administrators" group:

    dim cUserGroups as c
    cUserGroups = a5ws_GetGroupsDialog()
    for i = w_count(cUserGroups,crlf()) to 1 STEP -1
      if left(word(cUserGroups,i,crlf()),14) = "Administrators"
        cUserGroups = word_remove(a5ws_getgroupsDialog(),i,crlf())
      end if
    next i
    e.rtc.UserRoles = cUserGroups
    This breaks the UX.

    So is there a way to display a limited list of Security Groups?

    I am using a version that is mid 2018. (Version Build 5159).