Locking Text Fields to Prevent Signers Changing the Contents

The DocuSign API allows you to specify a "locked" property for certain custom tab types such as text and numbers. This allows you to control whether signers can modify the contents of these tabs. For example you might wish to include a Text tab that is pre-populated with data from a FileMaker field but prevent the user from modifying the contents of this tab.

When setting up your Template in fmESignature Link you can use the Locked column to control access to these tabs:

When set to false the field should appear with a red border like this and be editable:

When to true it is locked and cannot be edited and shows a blue background when you click into the field like this:

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