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Better control over what gets displayed as possible values for Names fields 
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: Dietmar Dumke907 03 Mar 2008
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To avoid user errors, give form designers control what types of addressbook entries will be selectable for a given Names/Readers/Authors field. E.g. to define that for a SendTo field should appear only entries which are mailable; in a field which controls document access should appear only entries which can control access.



1) Rob Goudvis6585 (04 Mar 2008)
This would imply that there will be other fieldtypes, like Servers or Groups
2) Dietmar Dumke907 (04 Mar 2008)
Rob, I think no new field types are necessary. The field setting could apply as a filter to the dialog which appears after pressing the addressbook field helper button. Also, there already could be some hidden views in the directory, e.g. already filtering mailable respectively access controlling entries. Dependent from the field setting the field helper button displays the content from the one view or the other).
You already have some control over what should happen when pressing the button (e.g. displaying a custom view instead of the default addressbook view). But to implement this you had to build yourself some custom views into the directory. I believe this better could be out-of-the-box functionality. The goal is that there should appear only entries in the dialog which really are valid choices in the given field context.










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