Save output file to have permissions for everyone

Posted on 2011-09-06
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-05-12

I have a VB script code running in excel which saves a demilited file but I want to save it so everone will have full control on the file kindly help. I have the below code that saves it.

.SaveAs Filename:=sFileName, FileFormat:=xlText, CreateBackup:=False
Question by:welcome 123

Accepted Solution

ragnarok89 earned 2000 total points
ID: 36490611
I do not believe this is possible, since Permissions are controlled by Active Directory. Typically only network administrators have access to AD.

That being said, what you could do is create (or have your admin create) a folder whith the explicit permission that Everyone has Full Control over the FILES in that folder. This way, when you, or anyone modifies the file (or any file in that folder) it will simply inherit the desired permissions set at the folder level.


Author Closing Comment

by:welcome 123
ID: 36493164
You are right. I did that. Thanks!

Featured Post

Get expert help—faster!

Need expert help—fast? Use the Help Bell for personalized assistance getting answers to your important questions.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.

Join & Write a Comment

Do you use a spreadsheet like Microsoft's Excel?  Have you ever wanted to link out to a non excel file on your computer or network drive?  This is the way I found to do it!
Windows Explorer let you handle zip folders nearly as any other folder: Copy, move, change, and delete, etc. In VBA you can also handle normal files and folders, but zip folders takes a little more - and that you'll find here.
The viewer will learn how to create two correlated normally distributed random variables in Excel, use a normal distribution to simulate the return on different levels of investment in each of the two funds over a period of ten years, and, create a …
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to use a scrolling table in Microsoft Excel using the INDEX function.

587 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question