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Access Login Form, how to control what users can edit

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Hello, I have made a login form for a new access database which will contain a simple look up based on username selection from combo box checking to see if the password the user has entered matches that record in a table.  I want to be able to assign users to either be an administrator (i.e. can edit forms, view nav bar etc...) and a user who can only use the switchboard, form controls, and enter data.  What other steps should I take after creating the simple login page to allow this?

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Bevo
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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add a field to your table UserRole and assign values to each users, like Admin, User
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add a field ( UserRole ) to your table and assign values to each users, like Admin, User
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Thanks Capricorn1, having done so, how do I change form operations based on tblLogin.[UserRole]?
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you can use something like this

http://www.tek-tips.com/faqs.cfm?fid=1172

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