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I am really confused about this whole permissions/privileges thing.

I have created a CMS website and I want a particular user to have permission to edit text in part of a page but not alter the main page structure.

I have put an 'Include Comcode page' block in the page and I want the user to be able to edit this included text only.   Nothing I try seems to work.  

The tutorial on the subject says about Page Permissions:

Go to the Admin Zone, then the 'Structure' section, then the 'Permissions' icon. Choose 'Page permissions'.

However in my installation the Structure section has no Permissions Icon.

I have found the Permissions Tree editor and Global Privileges but they don't seem to bear any relation to the tutorial and altering privileges here seem to stop the user seeing the page at all.

Can someone point me in the direction of some instructions how to achieve this?

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I have amended the permissions tutorial a bit, because I see from your post that there were a number of out-dated or unclear things in there. - ocPortal Tutorial: Access control and privileges

The only way to allow a particular member to edit a particular page(s) only is to have them as the owner of that page, and grant them editing access on their own pages.

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