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Development with the Force.com Platform: Building Business Applications in the Cloud, Third Edition by Jason Ouellette

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Field-Level Security

Security of fields is determined by a combination of the profile and the page layout. The more restrictive of the two always takes precedence. The two ways to edit field-level security are through the profile directly using the Field-Level Security section or through a feature called Field Accessibility. Field Accessibility is a bit more sophisticated because it provides a consolidated view of fields across page layouts and profiles.

Field-Level Security in Profiles

To reach the Field-Level Security section, click Setup, and in the Administration Setup area, click Manage Users, Profiles. Select a profile by clicking its name and scroll down to the Field-Level Security section. Click the View link next to the object name, ...

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