A permission template is a pre-defined set of permissions for users, groups and/or projects. The template makes it easy to quickly share items to multiple users, groups and projects, possible with different permissions for everyone. There are three major use-cases were permission templates are useful:
A permission template can be associated with project. When the project is selected as the active project, the permissions from the template are copied to any new items that are created. Note that the new items may or may not be shared with the active project, depending on the settings in the permission template.
Permission templates can be selected in the share dialog, making it easier to manually share items to multiple users, groups and projects in just a few clicks.
Permission templates can be used with some batch item importers, making it easier for administrators which only needs a single data file even if the data belong to different projects.
Permission templates are managed from the share dialog.menu. The template is a very simple item that only has a name (required) and a description (optional). We recommend that the names of the templates are kept unique, but this is not enforced by BASE. To assign permissions to the template use the button. This is the same dialog as the
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When a permission template is used the permissions are copied to the items. Modifications to the template that are made afterwards doesn't affect the permissions for the items on which the template was used.