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    I would like to apologize if there's another thread that deals with my issue.

    Here it is:

    I have a lookup list with 2 options : expense and cash-in

    I have 2 security groups: admin and user

    I would like to disable cash-in in the lookup list if a USER is logged in and enable it if an ADMIN is.

    I managed to HIDE the option cash-in, to remove it from the list when a USER is online and only

    show it in the list in the case of the ADMIN, using the lookup filter. But, the situation is that, if you are ADMIN

    and select expense, you create a record in the DBF that refers to a USER (that you give money for

    expenses) and has cash-in automatically selected. And when that USER loges in, and chooses the

    automatically created record mentioned before, he shouldn't be able to change the filed that is now cash-


    So, I would like to make all records editable in the case of ADIMN, and make only the expense

    records editable when a USER is logged in.

    Thank you.
    Last edited by zumik; 10-24-2013, 04:38 AM.

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    Re: Enable expression based on user level

    In the field rules, Data Entry tab, set the Skip expression for the fields you don't want editable by user.
    There can be only one.


    • #3
      Re: Enable expression based on user level

      Thanks for replying, but I need one certain field to be editable by both Admin and User, but if a record has "Cash-in" in that field AND the logged-in person is a User, that record should NOT be editable. It can be edited only by an Admin.
      So if you are an Admin, you see all records, you can edit all records.
      If you are a User, you can see all records, but you can only edit the ones that have "expense" in a certain field.



      • #4
        Re: Enable expression based on user level

        In the field rules, Data Entry tab, set the Skip expression for the fields you don't want editable by user.

        The expression would take into account the user login.
        There can be only one.