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Vista file permissions on exported files

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  • Started 9 years ago by ZonaBob
  • Latest reply from jd2066
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If I want a friend to be able to have write/modify capability on an Excel file (MS Office 2007) I created on my computer (where I am Administrator) and I attach it to an e-mail to him, do I have to create those file permissions for him before I send it, or will he have those permissions available to him when he opens and re-files on his computer?

Posted 9 years ago
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In the Review mode you have "protect and share" or "allow user to edit". Until you protect the doc., your friend should be able to change it.

Posted 9 years ago
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None of the NTFS file permissions will apply to the file when it's sent though email.
Like whs said you can set certain permissions within excel that will block access but those are separate from NTFS file permissions and you would have to knowingly set them.
Note: NTFS file permissions are the properties that say who owns the file on the computer and which users on the computer can access them. I'm guessing they are the permissions you meant.

Posted 9 years ago

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