Of course now you know the problem, and probably even the solution. No matter what I do, the files are read only and I cannot do anything with them. The problem was bothering me for the last couple of hours and I've tried everything suggested on the web like changing folders' properties - untick read only - changing attributes etc. I'm running Windows Vista and Word 2002. Understand which documents are likely to be protected. Would you like to answer one of these instead? So, it appears to be still just a Windows problem. It means you have disabled read-only in Excel file.
I got fed up working around it, I just deleted whatsapp add in my case its what was linked then deleted the contact and added it with the right info I wanted to be saved. If Office Word 2016 opens it in Read Mode, click the View menu and select Edit Document. Naturally, as the name implies, you have to be Rooted. Save excel file and read-only mode would be removed from excel file. Save-as and renaming is a work around for now, but not a real solution.
Click Protect Workbook in the same location and type password to unprotect workbook structure and windows. I couldn't even save any file to that location My Documents using Word. I hope to have a constructive reply soon, thank you, as I'm sure a lot of other people around the world would. Browse other questions tagged or. So if we want to delete an contact from contacts in google do we need to delete this from google contacts and again sync? Now if you make any changes on the excel file, and want to save, there would be a message that prompts you again to save a copy of the file and rename it. But read-only mode could be removed or disabled as you wish anytime when you want to edit excel file? I don't guarantee anything as I am as mystified about this as everyone.
I have tried opening them from dropbox, from my email, from one drive, and from my system memory. Get your finger out Bill. The problem isn't that the folder is Read Only. This assumes wifi accessibility and they are within the area to play them. When I get a lock on the one of the files with Subversion, it becomes writable.
I have a client who has the need to make a directory of video files read-only and all the files in the directory read only. Then I tried to access my Photos folder on drive D and got the error Access is denied It turned my folder into a Read Only folder. Case 4: Worksheet and Workbook structure is locked and read only While your excel file is read only and you know it is because worksheet and workbook structure is protected, it will be easy or difficult to disable read only. Under Group or user names, I highlighted my login name and clicked on the edit button below the box. Any help or input would be very much appreciated.
Almost all the folk are experts in one field or another. Any Microsoft Word document which you download from the Internet e. Nothing I have tried has fixed the problem. It happens to me about once a week. Has no one at Microsoft personally observed this problem? I see what you did there Microsoft. The solution is change the view in the folder so that you dont have the preview section. The rest are as good as you wrote.
I could view the permissions but as expected, not change them without being rooted. Solution: Uncheck the Auto-save feature in Word options. Another similar problem is with templates that you are supposed to use for conference or journal papers. I am currently using a Samsung Galaxy Tab S3. Has no one at Microsoft personally observed this problem? Where I work we have many Word documents stored in our Subversion repository. If don't want to make changes to this document, click on Yes to open this document as read-only mode.
Or, Word could restrict editing entirely if the file is read-only. What is the point of the Android office app if you cannot even edit files? But that setting turns off any time someone makes changes, so they'd need to re-enable it. All other folders on the drive work normally. Hope this helps a bit. From then on, the copied Excel file would be not read-only and could be used instead of original one. I've lost too many files over my 30+ years of using pc's to risk a big loss.
On this case, you still can edit on this document, but can't save it to the same name on the same location. Normal before you open the file. If you know the password that protect worksheet and workbook, remove read only in excel file would be so easy. Then mine or her's, depended on settings would become open read only. Correct this by following these steps to take ownership and then grant yourself full access to the folder. Sadly I think it will be too much of a nuisance to make that change every time before saving.