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Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

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  • 1.  Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    I have a case where a user has access to an app in an admin-level role to allow editing permissions but also in a group role to be included on notifications. It looks like the group's role is taking precedent, even though it's lower on the Roles page.

    Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role, even if the group's role is lower in the Roles page?

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    Heather Bryant
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  • 2.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Have you tried inviting the user specifically into the app in the the required Role as opposed to just being in two groups.  I have sometimes had to do that to get the user to land on the correct dashboard.

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  • 3.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Edited by Heather Bryant 17 days ago
    She's not in two groups. She's in the app as as Admin individually and then also included in a group. Thanks, Mark!

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    Heather Bryant
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  • 4.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    If the issue with with form rules, you will need to tell us how you wrote the form rule.

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  • 5.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Edited by Jim Harrison 17 days ago
    It depends on two things. What Role the Group is in and where in the Role list both Roles are located. Precedence is towards the top. 

    For example

    Participant
    Viewer

    vs

    Viewer
    Participant

    In the top example Participant takes precedence. If the Group is added to the App as a Participant then it takes precedence over a User added to the app as a Viewer. 

    Roles are in App Home page - Settings - Roles.

    Hope that makes sense. 

    Jim

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    Jim Harrison
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  • 6.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    The User is in a role with Admin, Sharing permissions. The group is in a role with Basic permissions. The group's role is at the bottom, the user's second to the top. But the group role is taking precedent when it comes to text boxes being editable in a form.

    The user can still perform the admin, sharing functions but there are a few text boxes that are read-only, which is a carry-over from the group role's permissions. It's weird.

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    Heather Bryant
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  • 7.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Is the issue with form rules?  Form Rules have nothing to do with the sequence of the User's Roles.

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    Mark Shnier (YQC)
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  • 8.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    There is a form rule that says "If the user is *admin role* make *text* editable". So I'm wondering if the form rule is taking the group's role over the individual role.

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    Heather Bryant
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  • 9.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Do you have pink Form Rule warnings?  Do you also have a rule that says that the field is not editable if they are in other roles.

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    Mark Shnier (YQC)
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  • 10.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Edited by Heather Bryant 17 days ago
    Good questions! No and no. That field is only part of that one rule. The View/Modify permissions are Modify in the Field Properties.
    When I took the user out of the group and tested as her I could edit the field without adjusting the form rule.

    *EDIT: the issue with this fix is that she isn't included on notifications that the group is, unless I add her in manually.

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    Heather Bryant
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  • 11.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?
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    Posted 17 days ago
    I think that you will need a support ticket as someone will have to look at your app.

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    Mark Shnier (YQC)
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  • 12.  RE: Does a group's role take precedent over a user's role?

    Posted 17 days ago
    Thanks, Mark! I agree.

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    Heather Bryant
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