[EpiData-list] Defining Entry Rights EpiData Manager v4.6.0.2

EpiData development and support epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca
Tue Mar 10 12:24:28 CDT 2020

Was just about to send you the epx.. let me start again following your
steps as outlined above exactly. If I don't succeed then I will send you
the epx  as you had requested in the previous email. I made sure to
download the latest version but wondering if that could be the problem. I
somehow didn't download it right? Will write back shortly.

On Tue, 10 Mar 2020 at 17:02, EpiData development and support <
epidata-list at lists.umanitoba.ca> wrote:

> You are on the right track, but are missing a step.
> The approach is:
> 1. define the admin user
> 2. define groups
>    - you added data entry group, but DON’T give them any rights on that
> page (first image). The check boxes are just for the management rights.
> 3. define users
>    - add a new user (name, password) and assign to the data entry group
> 4. define entry rights
>    -click on your data entry user(s) and give them person Read, Update,
> Create rights on the ‘Current Entry Rights’ tab by clicking in those boxes;
> you can actually take away entry rights from an admin.
> 4. save the project
> Jamie
> > On Mar 10, 2020, at 08:19,Edna wrote:
> >
> > Just following up on my query above.. I thought maybe sharing some screen
> > shots would clarify the problem I am encountering with defining entry
> > rights for a data entry user in epidata manager... So this is how I have
> > set up this particular group and you can see there assigned rights..
> > Ideally I wouldn't even want them defining, preparing double entry or
> > translating projects but in case the issue was that I was not assigning
> > them any rights at all I give them these limited rights..
> > [image: image.png]
> > The  problem is when I then look at current entry rights below  this
> group
> > of users have none at all in the data form. The only way they get right s
> > is if I make them part of the admin user group which completely defeats
> the
> > purpose of having a hierarchical user system because then they can do
> > everything the admins can?
> > [image: image.png]
> >
> > Trying to define Entry rights as shown below does not result in anything
> > happening at all.
> >
> > [image: image.png]
> > I really like several of the features in the epidata manager and very
> keen
> > to see if we can use it for our study starting in June in Northern
> Nigeria.
> > With kind regards,
> > Edna Ogada
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