Solved

Need to Block Outside Users from Making Changes in Access DB

Posted on 2004-09-07
4
259 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Hello,

I recently created a drop down menu that outside users can use to specify criteria they wish to view within the database I have created.  Once they have specified criteria and run the filter command they are brought to a form which lists the records they searched for.  What I need to do is block the users from making changes to the records presented in the form once they get into it.  Mistakes will result in changes to the master table which the form is based on.  I can't have that.  Is their any way I can block them from making changes?
0
Comment
Question by:jz1english
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
SjoerdVerweij earned 500 total points
ID: 11997813
- Open the form in design view
- Open Properties
- Set Allow Edits, Allow Deletions and Allow Additions to False
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:Medfly
ID: 11998728
It there a specific reason you have the results of the query dump to a FORM instead of a REPORT?
It seems like a REPORT is what you are trying to generate for your end users...
0
 

Author Comment

by:jz1english
ID: 11999547
Thanks...

The query I set up gives two options: One commond gives the results in a form, the other in a Report.  I needed to protect the report.  Although, you have made me question weather I even need the form view as part of my query.  Thanks...
0
 

Author Comment

by:jz1english
ID: 11999562
In my comment above, I meant to say, "I needed to protect the form."
0

Featured Post

Netscaler Common Configuration How To guides

If you use NetScaler you will want to see these guides. The NetScaler How To Guides show administrators how to get NetScaler up and configured by providing instructions for common scenarios and some not so common ones.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Move SQL 2005 Express to Server 2012R2 19 125
compre toata in where clue oracle 4 58
null value 15 102
syadmin MSSQL 2 66
I guess that all of us know that caching the data usually increase the performance, but I worried if all of us are aware about the risk that caching the data provides and how to minimize this.  That’s the reason why I decided to write this short art…
APEX (Application Express) is used to develop a web application from Oracle. SQL Workshop is one of the tools that comes with Oracle APEX to query or modify the database objects or to make any changes to the structure.
Video by: Steve
Using examples as well as descriptions, step through each of the common simple join types, explaining differences in syntax, differences in expected outputs and showing how the queries run along with the actual outputs based upon a simple set of dem…
Polish reports in Access so they look terrific. Take yourself to another level. Equations, Back Color, Alternate Back Color. Write easy VBA Code. Tighten space to use less pages. Launch report from a menu, considering criteria only when it is filled…

770 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question