Set Access Rights
While the Operator Browse screen lets you set access rights to the whole program, The Set
Access screen allows the end user to limit access to specific controls, and windows within the application.
To add Security select File/Administration/Browse Users
Then selece Insert at the bottom of this screen
Here, just like the when started the program, enter the user's First Name, Last Name (Surname) and Login also
For the purposes of this lesson, enter:
First Name: Test
Select Operator and All Access from the dropdown menu.
Select 'Ok' and you will be taken back to the Browse User Screen with this new user added.
Select User Group Details
Enter the User Group Name as Employee
and select All Access from the Default Access dropdown list
Select Ok and you will see the User Group has been added
The actual access rights are set by you on specific screens in the program. You will do this by pressing
Ctrl+F8 on the screen with Security Access...more on that later.
In order to set security rights you must be logged in as a supervisor. Although any user can be a Supervisor we
suggest only one person have this access. It will only have to be set one time and 'ordinary' users should not be
able to change these settings.
By going to any window with the User Screen Security extension enabled, and pressing Ctrl-F8, you will get the
Set Access window. This window will have a list of the Operators on one side (Users with No Access, and Supervisors
are not listed). User Groups will also be listed, and users already assigned to groups are not listed.
The list takes the form of a spreadsheet, with the names on the left, and the access rights on the right. By simply
double-clicking on the displayed rights, access can be changed from Yes to No. Closing the screen is done by
clicking on the Close button.
So if the user wishes to stop users Deleting his Customers, then simply by going to the Customer Browse, and
pressing Ctrl-F8, he can limit the access to the Delete button.
For example, in the Reports Manager window you will have the ability to allow or deny the Employee Group to
Access Reports, or Administer Reports, that is Create and Delete them.
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