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group Element

Office 2007

Associates a group with a particular role.

Type

xsd:complexType

Child Elements

None.

Attributes

AttributeTypeRequiredDescriptionPossible Values
name
xsd:string
YesSpecifies users in the form of "domain\groupname" or "groupname".string
xsd:string
memberOf
xsd:string
YesSpecifies the role to be associated with the group.string
xsd:string

Definition

<xsd:element name="group">
  <xsd:complexType>
    <xsd:attribute name="name" type="xsd:string" use="required"></xsd:attribute>
    <xsd:attribute name="memberOf" type="xsd:string" use="required"></xsd:attribute>
  </xsd:complexType>
</xsd:element>

Remarks

Users can be assigned roles through grouping that can be managed externally, without requiring a form update. Groups can be set up through the Active Directory directory service. Permissions specifying who can access the membership information can be set for groups.

Example

The following is an example of the group element:

<xsf:roles initiator="A" default="C" hideStatusBarDisplay="yes">
   <xsf:role name="A"/>
   <xsf:role name="B"/>
   <xsf:role name="C"/>

   <xsf:membership>
      <xsf:getUserNameFromData dataObject="catalog"
        select="/dfs:myFields/dfs:dataFields/d:UserA" memberOf="B"/>
      <xsf:userName name="Domain\username1" memberOf="A"/>
      <xsf:userName name="Domain\username2" memberOf="B"/>
      <xsf:group name="Domain\username3" memberOf="C"/>
   </xsf:membership>
</xsf:roles>


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