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Lotus Notes® and Domino® 6 Application Development Exam Cram™ 2 (Exams 610, 611, and 612) by David Hatter, Tim Bankes

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Set Field Access

Notes/Domino has long provided the capability to secure data at the document level through a variety of constructs such as Readers fields and encryption. The following sections explain setting field access as a means of securing data at the document level.

Authors Field

An Authors field is a special type of text field that can be added to a document to further refine the ACL and restrict who can edit the document. A user, group, or role that has been granted Author access in a database is likely to be able to create new documents and read existing documents (not secured with Readers fields). However, they cannot edit documents (even ones that they have created), unless they are also named in the Authors field.

For example, if ...

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