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Update the ACL from the Roles view with LotusScript

Discover the LotusScript code used to create a button that lets you update access control lists (ACL) from the Roles view in Lotus Notes Domino databases.

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If you have a Lotus Notes Domino database with workflow role documents containing users' names, you might want them to be reflected in the access control list (ACL) as well. I've created a button in the "Roles" view using LotusScript that will update the ACL. You could even allow Lotus Notes users lacking "Manager" access in the ACL to run this action.

LotusScript to update ACLs
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