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How To use the Vision Data Lock

Note: All pages below are subject to having the relevant Roles and Permissions.

The Data Lock option allows selected schools to be Locked or Unlocked for Data editing. If these fields are locked the individual schools will see a message saying this is controlled centrally.

Also See: How To Manage Roles & Permissions within Vision

Login into Vision and go to Central > Data Lock


There Area dropdown has three options Main Options, Lookup Tables, and HR Options.

Select Main Options when looking at Attendance Codes, Roles, Staff Absence Codes, User Defined Fields, User Defined Flags, User Defined Panels, and Base Pay Structures.

Select Lookup Tables when looking at all Lookup Tables.

Select HR Options when looking at Staff Units, Access Levels, Approval Processes, CPD Activities and School Objectives.

One or more schools can be selected and Locked or Unlocked using the Actions button or click the individual Locked/Unlocked buttons for the School/column header combination.

Dropdown / Actions

To be able to Edit Locked Schools, the Permissions must be added, go to Admin > Roles, select the Role to Edit, then tick the Admission – Central Management – Data Lock box.

Data Lock
Updated on August 14, 2023

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