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Restricting access to certain records.

Question asked by CarlaS on Oct 29, 2010
Latest reply on Mar 16, 2012 by PaulWebb

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Restricting access to certain records.

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Is there a way to restrict users from accessing certain records?

Examples:

Is  there a way to prohibit modification of records that are closed?

Is there a way to make it so that users (project managers) could only modify records (projects) for their projects and prohibit project managers from modifing other project managers projects?

Thanks!

Carla

BACKGROUND INFO:  We are using Filemaker Pro 10 Advanced and Filemaker Server 10 Advanced. Filemaker Server Advanced is running on a Windows PC server. We have about 25 Filemaker client users (both Mac & PC). We also have non-Filemaker client users for employees, companywide, to access a couple of layouts via Custom Web Publishing. The client has been using this Filemaker database since 1998. I personally have been using Filemaker since the late 1980’s when it was called Claris Works. We just recently upgraded from Filemaker 5 to Filemaker 10 and are in the process of a major overhaul of the entire database. Records in the main table represent individual marketing jobs (usually print jobs - i.e. brochure, forms book, mailer, etc.). Then, we have about 18 related tables for tracking various aspects of a job through the production schedule, from job initiation to completion. It tracks milestone due dates, design specs, licensing information, inventory, distribution, costs, ordering, etc.

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