MS office for mac

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by anico161, Jun 4, 2009.

  1. anico161 macrumors newbie

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    In ms office for mac every time i save something it saves on my computer as read and write then staff and read only and everyone as read only is there any way to just make it save as read and write ro everyone so i dont have to go in and chnage each files permissions everytime??????? thanks!!
     
  2. MacManiac76 macrumors 65816

    MacManiac76

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    Maybe if you change the permissions for the folder you are saving the files in to read & write for everyone then the resulting files saved there will also be. Just a suggestion, no idea if it actually works or not, but worth a try.
     
  3. BlueRevolution macrumors 603

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    It won't work, no. I don't know of a way to do this, and I would strongly advise against trying to set this kind of behaviour by default. It poses a potential data security risk. Better deal with the inconvenience and chmod the specific files you want. It would be easy enough to set up an AppleScript droplet to change the permissions for you on demand.

    By the way, two threads on the subject really weren't necessary.
     

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