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I think you will be able to keep from doing any custom code.
You can control the ability for Consumer type users to allow or deny the input of Manually Entered Measures.
This is done in the Functional Roles area of PMF. Open up the Role that you would like to prevent this in (Consumer). At the bottom of this form you will notice that there are 5 separate rows. These control the ability to enter User Entered Measures.
(Actuals, Targets, Benchmarks, Forecasts and Stretches.)
You can change all of these to "No Access" and the users in the consumer role will not be able to enter values.
In the future we would like to hide the "Input Measure Values" drill down if the user does not have access for this or it is a Loaded Type of measure. I assume this would be a clarification users would like.
Mike's right of course. You can also set all components of the measures (e.g., Actuals, Targets, Benchmarks, Forecasts and Stretches) up for "Viewer" level access which essentially makes them read-only. You can limit any or all of these.
And if you have situations where SOME measures are owned by a user so you want to give them ability to enter JUST THOSE measures, you can use the option "Admin if Owner else Viewer" to make anything but what they have direct ownership of read-only. The point is the PMF security model is very fine-grained and gives you a lot of control over what people can do.
Bob Jude Ferrante Director of Business and Development WebFOCUS Performance Management Bob_Ferrante@ibi.com 917-339-5105
I'll take any questions about PMF - business or technical - anytime!