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atulit27atulit27 

We have a picklist, can Standard user be given permission to insert more elements in the picklist?

 

We have a field in an object which is a picklist. we have created a clone of standard user profile called Modified standard user. So aprat from the SystemAdministrator can Modified Standard User be given the permission to insert the new elements in the picklist. Its not the record I am talking its element when we create a new picklist.

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grimviewgrimview

This is very dangerous idea. You will giving the use access to the data base. you should instead replase the picklist with a lookup feild.

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jhurstjhurst

In order to do this, you would have to give the custom profile the "Customize Application" permission.  You can do this in Setup | Administration Setup | Manage Users | Profiles and then edit the custom profile and check "Customize Application".

 

Please be aware that this will allow the user to customize many other aspects besides just picklist values, but it is required if you need them to add values.

 

Hope this helps.

Jay

grimviewgrimview

This is very dangerous idea. You will giving the use access to the data base. you should instead replase the picklist with a lookup feild.

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jhurstjhurst

I am not sure this is entirely correct.  Picklists and Lookup fields are completely different.  

 

If you do go forward with using a Lookup, realize that you will loose the dropdown functionality and field dependencies (if you use those)