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Flag to limit field to restrict gallery option for photos field

toryalaihart's Avatar


05 Aug, 2016 10:48 AM

Hi Guys,

I'm having a problem that users are saving certain photos to their tablet galleries, and then uploading them as filler (instead of the real pics) to records, rather than than capture what is required to convey the real situation at a site/location.

It would be great if there were a Flag/checkbox (like the "Read only" etc) to restrict access to the gallery for photos field, to force users to take photos instead of 'cheating' but using the same pic over and over again from their gallery to make it look like the job's been done when it actually hasn't. The reverse would be good as well for fields that use images / diagrams / measurements from other apps ... but users take photos instead.

Not sure if this would be of interest to others, but wanted to float / share it regardless.



  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Alex Helms on 05 Aug, 2016 01:30 PM

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    Hello Tory,

    Thanks for sharing this. This has been requested by a few other users and I will share your interest in this with the team.


  2. 2 Posted by Ry Blaisdell on 06 Aug, 2016 02:58 PM

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    Hey Tory,
    How about a data event to check some exif data of the image like date or location and compare it to the record to make sure it's time and or location is within some certain constraints to the creation time or near the location of the current record?


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