Access to objects and areas by license type

The table below tells you the highest level of access (Edit or View) that each of the Adobe Workfront licenses allow for the objects and areas in Workfront.

  • View: The user can review and share items.

  • Edit: The user can create, edit, delete, and share items.

    NOTE

    When another user shares an object, the sharer can specify permissions that limit their ability to edit it. For more information, see Overview of sharing permissions on objects.

  Plan Work Review Request External
Projects Edit Edit (without Create permissions) View View (only the Details page) No Access
Tasks Edit Edit View View View
Issues Edit Edit Edit Edit No Access
Portfolios Edit View View No Access No Access
Programs Edit View View No Access No Access
Reports, dashboards, and calendars Edit View View View* View (only for calendars, no sharing permissions)
Filters, views, and groupings Edit Edit Edit Edit No access
Documents Edit Edit Edit Edit View (no sharing permissions)
Users Edit View View View View
Teams Edit Edit View View No access
Templates Edit No access No access No access No access
Financial data Edit View (only the Finance area in Project Details) View No access No access
Resource Management Edit View View No access No access
Scenario Planner Edit Edit Edit No access No access
Workfront Goals Edit Edit Edit Edit No access

* Users with a Request license can view only reports, dashboards, and calendars that are shared with them.

NOTE

Users with a Review license or a Request license has limited sharing capabilities. For more information, see Adobe Workfront licenses overview.

External users cannot search for items in Workfront. They can view documents and calendars that are specifically shared with them. They can also see the users that share items with them.

You can find detailed information about what the access levels allow for each object and area in the following articles:

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