Permission type quick reference

The following table summarizes how permissions affect what a user can do to an asset in Matrix.

Click each link in the table header to visit the summary page for each user account type, which includes usage scenarios. Get a summary of what account types can do in Matrix on the User account type quick reference page.
Table 1. User account type permissions and abilities

Read

View live assets. 1

View live assets.

View live assets.

View assets (any status).

Write

View assets (any status).

View assets (any status).

  • View assets (any status).

  • Edit assets through inline edit.

  • View assets (any status).

  • Edit assets through inline edit.

  • Edit asset screens through admin UI. 2

  • Publish changes through workflow.

  • Move assets.

  • Delete assets.

Admin

View assets (any status).

View assets (any status).

  • View assets (any status).

  • Edit assets through inline edit.

  • Publish changes.

  • Move assets.

  • Delete assets.

  • View assets (any status).

  • Edit assets through inline edit.

  • Edit assets through admin UI.

  • Publish changes.

  • Move assets.

  • Delete assets.

  • Set workflows.

  • Manage user permissions.

  1. Must be granted public read permissions to view assets.

  2. Must be granted read, write, and admin permissions to edit asset screens through the admin UI.