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User Roles
Your experience in the portal is dependent on your user role. Four pre-installed user roles in BI can perform specific functions within the portal:
 
Dashboard Only
Designer
User
Administrator
Dashboard Only
Access: Dashboard menu
Permissions: Read-only access to dashboards
User
Access: Dashboard, Collaboration, and Report menus
Permissions: View dashboards, run reports, and collaborate with other users in the forums.
Designer
Access: Dashboard, Collaboration, Report, and Design menus
Permissions: View, edit, and create queries, reports, visual items, and dashboards. See QAD BI Portal Designer.
Administrator
Access: All menus.
Permissions: Manage user access, portal security, and the Data Warehouse Designer. See Administration.
Note: All users have access to the Help menu.