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Multiple Users on single record

Question asked by FahimSurani on Nov 15, 2011
Latest reply on Mar 7, 2012 by gwbamber


Multiple Users on single record


Hello again, 

So I've slowly started to get the hang of FileMaker Pro but I've run into a potential issue. If I have multiple users accessing a same record, it is possible that they could overwrite or delete each other's values without noticing. Is there a method of locking a record while it's in use. Or perhaps notifying the user that more than one person is editing the record?

I hope what I'm asking is clear. As always thanks in advance for your continued help.

Clarification: When I use the term "record" I don't mean field. I mean the entire record. Just pointing it out because in the tutorial documentation "record" is used interchangeably to mean field and record.