User Access Rights

The user access rights are used to grant privileges with regards to actions that can be performed in the account. Only administrators can grant these access rights, through Administration => Users > Users . For more details, the list below explains user access rights. The main access right is the “Access Level”. The additional user access rights […]

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What are the access rights with regards to Project Documents?

Here are the access rights relative to Project Documents: The only users who can unlock a locked document are Administrators and the Project Manager. Even the user who uploaded the document cannot unlock a project document locked by another user. Any user who can access the project documents area in a project can download from any […]

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Why can’t I see anything in the expense fields?

You are a Normal user and have not been given the “Can see expense data no matter what” right in your user profile. When granted, this right allows you to see financial data across all your assigned projects. Additionally, you have not been granted expense approval rights on the given project. When expense approval rights are […]

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What’s the difference between an Assigned User and a Reviewer?

In terms of access rights, there is no difference between being “Assigned” or “Reviewer” on a task. The difference between one and the other pertains to work allocation. When a user is “Assigned” on a task, he/she will share the Estimated Hours allocated on the task with the other “Assigned” users, whereas a “Reviewer” will […]

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Why doesn’t the system let me set dates for a task?

If you are not able to set dates for a task, it is either because the task has been set to completed (in which case  a Project Manager or an Administrator would need to reopen the task for further modifications) or because you do not have sufficient Edit Task Level rights on the project. For […]

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What are the restricted operations only Administrators may perform?

Account Administrators have access to a restricted area of the interface accessible through the Administration button located near the top right-hand corner of the screen (the button is only visible to Administrators). In this area, administrators may configure their account. Namely, they can… Add/edit/delete Users, User Groups, Expense Types, Project Types, Project Priorities, Project Statuses […]

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How can I control user access to documents?

AceProject allows you to attach documents to a project (in which case the term Project Documents is used) as well as to specific tasks (which are called Task Documents in AceProject terminology). When a normal user is denied the “Can open project” on a project, he/she is not able to access the left menu associated […]

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What does the Can Open Project right do?

The “Can open project” project level right essentially gives the user access to the left menu associated with the Project tab. Consequently, the user who is granted this right will have access to… all tasks in the project the Project Documents the Discussion Forum the project Statistics On the other hand, if you do not […]

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