Creating Field Level loophole in Record Level Access Privilege

Version 2




    Mac OS X, Windows
    Andrew Markham
    FMP 10, 11
    Xercise Pro
    File Type: FP7
    FileSize: ~ .06 megabytes


    This technique allows the developer to enable access privilege at a field level














    afn = GetFieldName ( Evaluate ( Get ( ActiveFieldName ))) = GetFieldName ( MatchField )




    If( afn ; MatchFieldResult ; Result )




    //Resets the field entry if exercise type is changed


    //MatchFieldResult is usually ""


    Record Level Access Privilege Calculation:






    c = Reconciled ≠ "Yes";

    cmf = XPR_ActiveFieldMatch ( Comment ; 1 ; 0 ) = 1;

    ckf = XPR_ActiveFieldMatch ( Reconciled ; 1 ; 0 ) = 1




    c or cmf or ckf




    Sample Input

    Sample Output
    Account = Example, ActiveField = Comment

    Access = True

    Developer's Notes


    This example uses record level access privileges to enable access only into stipulated fields as part of the access privilege calculation. Script trigger is required to update focus and hence access privilege calculation.


    Great technique for when you want maintain access to a comments field on a record you otherwise want access denied.



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