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how to change access rights in Calc.

asked 2017-03-31 07:35:53 +0200

RondeRuijter gravatar image

I use a number of computers with ,,Linux Slax " , if I make a document on one, it opens in an other as read only. That's not handy, How can I change that ?

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answered 2017-03-31 07:52:53 +0200

robleyd gravatar image

If you click on the Edit File icon on the top menu, do you get a message like

"This document cannot be edited, possibly due to missing access rights. Do you want to edit a copy of the document?"

If so, the issue is at the filesystem level; the file (copied from another computer? and created by a different username?) does not have write permission for the user attempting to open it. You will need to use a Linux tool, perhaps chown at the command line, to grant write access to the files.

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