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Only want creator of form to be able to edit it

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    Re: Only want creator of form to be able to edit it

    Yes the object name is nurspswd. The field name is also nurspswd would that be a problem?

    I tried opening your example and I get an error message that says "Unexpected file format"


      Re: Only want creator of form to be able to edit it

      No problem with both the object name and field name being the same, actually is the normal.

      I tried opening your example and I get an error message that says "Unexpected file format"
      My file is a compressed zip. You need to extract the contents to a different directory, open your database, go to the control panel - tables/sets tab, choose Add table and navigate to the place you saved the extracted files.

      Then examine the form carolmac.
      There can be only one.


        Re: Only want creator of form to be able to edit it

        Are you making any progress with this?
        There can be only one.


          Re: Only want creator of form to be able to edit it

          Just a note about an unrecognized field object - sometimes during design the form does not get closed properly and when opened again, Alpha will add a '0' to your field object names which causes your script to err. This has happened to me most often when designing a form for a set that opens many tables.

          Discernment is not needed in things that differ, but in those things that appear to be the same. - Miles Sanford


            Re: Only want creator of form to be able to edit it

            Carol, I've developed secure systems for COPD visits and you may have a few problems in the way you are approaching this app. I'm making a presumption that it is for Nursing Staff and Ptnt Records.
            You will need to be able to assign another Nurse to a Ptnt plan or notes.
            The security is not very robust. You might want to restrict Deletions to just "hiding" or not showing flagged records for Compliance and Auditability.
            Please have a look at the attachment. Unzip it to a new folder and it will run.
            I have activated Alpha Security, and this is the information you will need to examine the example.
            Don't type the [ or ] they are just there as boundaries.

            Master Password is [carol] lower case
            Logging in.
            Administrator password is [carol]
            Ted .............................[ted]

            Administrator has full permissions
            Ted has Read Only permissions
            Carol has Add/Change/Delete records. This could be changed to NOT allow deletions.

            Places to look.
            On the Tables Control Panel (CP) Tools/Security. You will need to be logged in as Administrator.
            On the Table. Right click the Table, Set Security
            On the Form. Right click the Form, Set Security

            It really is quite easy and more secure, with more options than you are asking about.
            Attached Files
            See our Hybrid Option here;

            Apologies to anyone I haven't managed to upset yet.
            You are held in a queue and I will get to you soon.