When I open the spreadsheet I am prompted for a password or I can select to Read Only. Name 'sucessfully accesses members of w 'change file access to read only w. This new system is, as Markus says, ridiculous. Why does Microsoft shoot itself in the foot, and us in the back, like this? If you have no idea about how to , following article would tell you several ways that you can use to restrict other people from changing your workbook. Then the read-only mode in the Excel 2016 workbook can be disabled. I know it is kind of hard without being able to have it in front of you. But read-only mode could be removed or disabled as you wish anytime when you want to edit excel file? I have a Spreadsheet on a Shared Drive that I want everyone to have Read Only Access.
Way 3: Excel file restricted with editing password When you wanting to open the Excel file that is restricted with modify password, you will be prompted to enter password for write access, or open the Excel file as read only. It is only when I try and access it from the shared folder from the other computer. If don't want to restrict the Excel file with password any more, you can remove it by this way: 1. Note: If you only want to recommend users to open the Excel file as read-only, without protecting it, don't enter a password and check Read-only recommended. The attributes are found at the bottom of the General tab. If you want to modify the Excel file, here will show you to make it editable. However, Microsoft didn't leave earlier-version Excel owners high and dry; updates and file converters allow you to open and save later-version files in Excel 2003.
I need to be able to edit the spreadsheet and so does one other person. 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. One was created with 2007 read only-perfect and the latest with 2010 which i have to lock so nothing happens to it. Please post to us if you need any further assistance with Office. Then a message would prompt you that the settings would turn off typing, editing commands and proofing marks. My comment is that it does essentially do so but there is one thing I do not like.
If the workbook is read-only, I don't think we can save as it with the same file name successfully. Rob Hi, Since you said you want to change the FileFormat, are you sure the file name is matched to the file format? On the bottom of Save As dialog, click on Tools, and select General Options. So does set attrib work in open workbook event to toggle between read only and read write? Once you have workbook open password or successfully remove open password, you would be able to do anything you want on excel workbook. In the lower left hand corner of this window you will see a tools option. Click on Tools, select General Options. Then use the recorded code into your Access macro.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place. I am afraid the global variable itself will not help me. What originally caused the problem was this. About error 1004, I think it is because you were trying to save as a filename which had already exists, in this case it is your original file. If you try to edit a file that has this recommendation, a dialogue box opens when you try to access the file in Excel.
Note: this feature does not encrypt your Excel file. It worked fine when I first used it andcould edit and save the spreadsheets with no problem. It seems that no-one is able to provide an answer as to how to get Access 2003 to open the file in read-write mode, or even to verify that this is indeed the problem when Excel 2007 is installed. There may be a few things better in 2010, but there are 10x as many items that have been made worse, or harder to use. Way 5: Protect sheets in Workbook to keep read only 1. For the best file compatibility, you should make changes using the same version of Excel with which the file was created. Note: If your workbook is shared, anyone who has Write privileges can clear the read-only status.
Now under Permission section check the rights which you want to grant i. It is the worst thing to happen to me, and that includes my divorce. Hi If user remove readonly from the file property i want do something like this. In this way, you can get a correct code about using SaveAs method with all arguments. I had simply posted my 2 cents here so others wouldn't get lead down a dead end, like I did. It is obviously perfectly possible to open a workbook as read only, change it to read write and then continue to use the object. I just make a fresh installation of win and keep all my other drive partition as it is.
Step 1: Open the Excel 2016 workbook. How to remove read only from excel file when it is marked as final? In Excel Save As dialog, click Tools and select General Options. I could find the options initially, but it did not follow the steps that you have detailed. Is it happening only with a particular file? This would do no good as backup because if it was ever infected both the information stored on the C drive as a backup and the external would both be infected. It yields some interesting dialog boxes under certain circumstances. It means all of workbook would be recommended to open in read only mode when you try to open them.