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Notes Error: You cannot update or delete the document........???

Posted on 2003-11-14
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Hi I would

like to know why this is happening

Out of the blue I get error message

Notes Error: You cannot update or delete the document(s) since you are not listed as an allowableAuthor for this document

I removed all the edit rights and  reader fields and still I get this error
Any ideas

PS I am using multiple ID's so this error happens when I am using the ID of an approver

James
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qwaletee earned 250 total points
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Hi adspmo,

You are probably listed as an authro in teh ACL.  An author, to edit a document, needs to belisted in an AUTHRO NAMES field on teh document, not a reader names field.  f there is no authro names field at all, it requires editor ACL access -- no author will be allowed in.  (That's different from teh way readers work, where if there are no readers, then everyone is a reader.)

Fro delete, tehre is an additonal complication.  In teh ACL, youc an have proper author/edit rights, but be specifically restricted from deleting

Best regards,
qwaletee
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by:HemanthaKumar
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James, I see duplicates on this topic...Duplicate requests can be deleted using CS help.
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by:qwaletee
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Oh, was that it?  I though my posted answer was lost!
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by:Arunkumar
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if you still have readers fields make sure you have unique names listed in the fields.  If you have multiple occurances of the same name then you get this error.

I dont remember if this was a bug but i had this for quite a considerable amount of time.  And even now its happening in one of the applications that i am not supporting anymore !!!

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Arunkumar,
Interesting.  I haven't seen that.  Who wants to do thenegineering check?
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