Corrupt File If the above suggestions do not work, the file you're trying to edit may be , preventing the option to modify it. With a single email, a colleague can share a complicated Excel worksheet for you to customize as needed. Going to a real expert would have been the right thing for me to do under the circumstances, but I happened to end up with an unreal expert. His My Documents contains documents that I deleted, fails to contain some recent documents that I added, and contains old versions of other documents. If this is the case, you need to request permission from the original sender. But they are all Read Only files and I want to conver them to editable files.
Try this: Assuming you are using SharePoint 2010, go to your document library's Settings, then click Advanced Settings. If you don't find your answer, head out to to ask your question. You can edit the word document after conversion. Given my propensity for doing the wrong thing, I'm leery about unchecking Archive and seeing what that does for me, if anything, without someone saying that won't blow up my computer. The box may indicate that read-only permissions are set for other users on the same computer. A good supports conversion of single file, batch files, and also selected pages. It seems you cannot do any changes on it, but you can save the read-only excel file as another one to remove modify password.
See the page for help clarifying this question. Uncheck this to unlock it. Once the editing is done, rm original. If you choose to open the file directly with OpenOffice, the operating system first saves the document to a temporary location which causes it to be marked as read-only. Nine times out of ten my experience is that with many programs read-only doesn't mean read-only.
While doing this won't remove the read-only protection from the original document, it will create an editable copy. It means that another program has the file open and you need to pursue it that way. As my hand writting is very bad, I spend lots of time typing on a computer, I would prefer to fill it out using the keyboard over a pen. The only difference is that the operating system will ask you to confirm that you if you are sure. The reason is you probably don't have permission to read and write.
This will take you to the General tab, which is the default. Select 'Word Pad, and it opens normally. But I think some options you have used to set excel workbook read only, would be able to remove this setting always. Go to the location of the Excel file, you will find a new Excel file with the same name but marked as Unprotected. For the more mature among you: The reason you no longer see Joe Btfsplt, the guy in Lil Abner who always had a dark cloud over him see , is that the dark cloud is now over me; or at least over my computer. I wish there were a machine that could tell the difference.
But I thank both of you. Without the Open window, you cannot clear the read-only check box and may find that you cannot edit the document. You may be able to save a new copy of the file to remove the read-only setting on the file. If that fails for any reason, they just throw up the read-only message. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the , please. Choose the second option and all files inside will have their attributes changed. In any case, as far as the original question is concerned, this posting can be safely disregarded.
I did search both the OpenOffice 4. Only owners, creators and those given these permissions are able to unlock the file. I need to edit a file which is read only. Consequently, you should log in as the root user. Unlocking Made Simple The key to unlock an Excel 2011 or 2016 worksheet is in the File menu of the Finder feature on your computer. His back up includes the icons which were on my desktop, which I didn't think would normally be included in a backup. I know this is odd and this might not ever happen to anyone else, but there's always the chance that this same thing might happen with someone else and they might not know it's that darn recovery file preventing them from opening their.
But it only helps with part of the document. Click Protect Workbook in the same location and type password to unprotect workbook structure and windows. A supports conversion of single file, batch files, and also selected pages. On the bottom of Save As dialog, click on Tools, and select General Options. From a terminal, do sudo where could be vim or nano or any other editor command, and is the one you need to edit. But I don't want to bother doing such a tedious thing.