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  • Runtime Security Settings

    I've just noticed that in the control panel of the runtime version, that a user can open up a query, make changes, and save it. It appears they can only do this to queries and not to any other type of operation. Two questions; why is this allowed, and is there a way to restrict it?


  • #2
    RE: Runtime Security Settings

    Hi Dave,

    You can prevent the user from opening the control panel.
    Or is this a too easy thought of me ?

    Kind regards,



    • #3
      RE: Runtime Security Settings

      We actually need them to be able to access the control panel to run several operations because we don't want to overcrowd our forms with buttons. Appreciate your input.



      • #4
        RE: Runtime Security Settings


        Marcel is on track. You must hide the control panel to acheive reasonable system security. If you have a problem with form overcrowding you might consider taking a look at creating custom menues.

        Marc King


        • #5
          RE: Runtime Security Settings

          Thanks for your suggestion Marc. We'll probably have to go the route of restricting the control panel.



          • #6
            RE: Runtime Security Settings

            'Date Created: 18-Apr-2003 06:53:54 PM
            'Last Updated: 30-Oct-2003 11:02:32 AM
            'Created By : Data Management Solutions, Inc.
            'Updated By : Data Management Solutions, Inc.
            dim query as c
            result=ui_dlg_box("Queries", ;
            if result="OK" then
            end if

            Try this on a single button to save space


            • #7
              RE: Runtime Security Settings

              Thank you John. What exactly happens in the script?



              • #8
                RE: Runtime Security Settings

                See, see! This is exactly the kind of thing I said a while back that that we used to see more of on this forum, and that I for one would like to see a lot more of. One can learn quite a bit by sudying these few lines and trying them in one's own situation. Okay, maybe we see just as much on the forum as we used to for all I know (I don't want to revisit that discussion!). In any case, thanks John, for sharing this little snippet.



                • #9
                  RE: Runtime Security Settings

                  Thank you John. I played with your script and it works great.