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Force Platform Fundamentals: An Introduction to Custom Application Development in the Cloud by Andrea Leszek, Adam Gross, Nick Tran, Dave Carroll, Caroline Roth, Chris McGuire

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Controlling Access to Fields

Now that we’ve restricted access to objects as a whole, it’s time to use a finer-toothed comb to manage the security of individual object fields. These are the settings that allow us to protect sensitive fields such as a candidate’s social security number without having to hide the fact that the candidate object even exists.

Introducing Field-Level Security

In the platform, we control access to individual fields with field-level security. Field-level security controls whether a user can see, edit, and delete the value for a particular field on an object.

Unlike page layouts, which only control the visibility of fields on detail and edit pages, field-level security controls the visibility of fields in any part of ...

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