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I have a custom list and I would like to apply permissions to a text box in the new item and edit form.

Is this possible, if so how do I go about it?

Thanks in advance.

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Jemelia,

Its not possible to set permissions on a Column/Field in SharePoint, however with some customization you should be able to do that..

You will need to use either a Visual Web Part or InfoPath form and write your custom logic to check permissions..

  • Thanks, Do you know if jquery can be used? – Jemelia Feb 10 '14 at 11:02
  • You can do it client side, but that's not the same as permissions. Guess it depends on how secure this field is. You can check effective permission / SPGroup etc to the user, and set the field attribute to readonly based on the result. But since its done client side the client could undo it. – Anders Aune Feb 10 '14 at 12:34

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