From then on, the copied Excel file would be not read-only and could be used instead of original one. Step 4 Save the repaired Excel file to a new location. Click to participate the survey. Right-click and select Properties and there should be an 'Unblock' button, just click it. At the top under the General tab will be a box checked if the worksheet is locked. Not saying that it all couldn't break in a moment. Microsoft Office i have a weird issue.
By using Protected View, you can read a file and see its contents while reducing the risks. Thanks for helping make community forums a great place. Any advice would be greatly helpful. The complete code is given in the original post. And my OneDrive is now at Build 17. Once that's done, you can manipulate and change the information. Now you have been able to edit excel file and make any changes to worksheet or workbook.
It never grabbed the latest doc, but also gave me no messages. You'll want to uncheck the box that says Enable Protected View for files located in potentially unsafe locations. It says that the file is read only. Is there an option in Excel that I'm missing that they or I have selected that's creating this problem? These are just standard Sharepoint libraries. I'm sure there is something messed up with my install now, although i was able to do at least a Quick Repair afterwards just to see and it appeared to pass. Depending on your network setup, the setting might be Enable Protected View for files originating from the Internet. I'd have to close it, and then open it from file explorer.
It is only when I try and access it from the shared folder from the other computer. Click 'Notify' to open a read-only copy of the document and receive notification when the document is no longer in use. How to Fix Error cannot access read-only document in Excel Step 1 Searching your corrupt Excel file in your local drive. Incidentally, through all my upgrades and re-installs, I never had to re-install OneDrive or re-sync my folders, which was a nice consolation. Save excel file and read-only mode would be removed from excel file. This is using Excel Version 1808 Build 10730.
It also failed to install any. Spreadsheets sent as email attachments and previewed within the email program are also Read Only. Step 3 You can preview the repaired Excel file after sanning. My antivirus is causing them to open read-only Some antivirus programs may protect you from potentially unsafe files by opening them read-only. It may be noted that in similar situations sometimes the error messages are a bit different but the cause is similar to what has stated above. I'll definitely be keeping an eye out.
With this disabled you will lose the ability to view attachments in the Reading pane or open messages - you will need to double click to open them in their application. Office 2016 Office 2010 Office 2013 You may find that when you are opening files, they open as read-only. I thought doing a re-sync would work. I have made sure that the files in the folder of the computer that is sharing it has its read-only box unchecked as well. Otherwise, you just could let excel file read-only all the time.
To narrow down this issue, I suggest you checking whether the workbook is opened before running the code. Information moves quickly with modern technology. Any other suggestions would be appreciated. Perhaps something is out of sync there? I had wanted to start a new conversation about this, when this thread was shown up. Only owners, creators and those given these permissions are able to unlock the file. Once this happens, the only fix is to close and reopen the file. Of course, you lose all history of the old file when you do this.
Locate the file or folder on which you want to take ownership in windows explorer 2. I don't know if the fix is with the client, or something on the server side. The only thing I can think of is that the 1's downloaded need to be 'Unblocked'. It will list your name, your staff and everyone else who has access to this file. It appeared that I had remnants of Office 2007, Office 2013, and Office 2016 that were confusing things.