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Make all Outlook attachment as read only

Posted on 2007-12-04
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I want to find out how if there is a way to set all email attachments to read only.  When user open an attachment in Outlook, they won't be able to edit and save the changes directly.
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Rogiee earned 1000 total points
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Hello et73,
Once the email recipient receives and download your file, they become the owner of the file -on their computer-.....

That being said, there is not a way to make the files read only for the recipient....

Sorry


Regards,

Rogiee
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by:Rogiee
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Hey there.  Have you had any luck with this?
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by:et73
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No.  No one has provide me any feedback on this topic.  
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by:et73
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I have submit this feature to Microsoft for a hot fix
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by:Rogiee
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And that's why I received a C grade?
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by:aesart
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To add: I have discovered that under certain circumstances, the reading pane on the receiving end has an effect on whether the document opens in read-only mode or not.
Apparently, if the user has the reading pane open and opens an attached document, the document will open as read-only. Also documents set as plain text or HTML will sometimes open as read-only, less frequently than RTF.
I believe that MS needs to make an option on this...
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