Editing a Folder

The following section describes how to edit a Folder.

Once you have created a Folder, you can edit it.

More specifically you can:

  • Rename the Folder
  • Edit Users' Permissions to the Folder
  • Edit the Locks added to the Folder

You can also add another Folder in the Folder or add a Form.

How to edit a Folder

Renaming a Folder
  • On the Databases Tab, click on the Database that contains the Folder you want to rename to open it.
  • Click on "Database settings" to open the Database Design tab.
  • Click on the Folder you want to edit to select it.
  • Click on "Rename folder" on the side panel.
  • Type in the new name for the Folder and click "OK" to save it.
  • The Folder is renamed.
Editing Users' Permissions to a Folder
  • On the Databases Tab, click on the Database that contains the Folder you want to edit to open it.
  • Click on "Database settings" to open the Database Design tab.
  • Click on the Folder you want to edit to select it.
  • On the right side panel you can view the Permissions and the Locks added to this Folder.
  • Click on the Permissions tab to view all users that have been granted Permissions for the Folder.
  • Click on "Grant permissions" to grant new permissions for this Folder or click on a user from the list.
  • Select the user for which you want to grant permissions by clicking on it.
  • You will view the preselected Permissions for this User. Tick or untick the boxes to change the Permissions.
  • Click on "Done" to save the changes.
Editing Locks added to Folder
  • In the Database Design tab, click on the Folder for which you want to edit the Lock.
  • On the right side panel you can view the Permissions and the Locks added to this Folder.
  • Click on Locks to reveal the available Locks.
  • Apply the changes and click on "Save" to save them.

If you add a Lock to a Folder this Lock will be inherited by the Forms and Subforms in this Folder as long as they have a Date/Month/Week field made as a Key field. Learn more about adding Locks.