Permissions to folders

I have various groups that have permission to read, write and modify files in a folder.  I'm trying to deny the ability for these users to delete without disrupting their ability to save and change.  If I deny delete they can't write?
WellingtonISAsked:
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AKa KakaCommented:
The permissions on the parent folder give the users almost absolute freedom to make any change... except that the "delete" box is unchecked - so users cannot delete/move/rename this important folder by accident
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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
I understand that however, when I uncheck that box for some strange reason they can not write files
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
If they can write to and change a file, they can delete the content and re-save.

So there is no real way to prevent Delete if you allow Modify and Write.

What we do with our clients (because they [infrequently] delete files) is have good backups. For the few times errant deletion occurs, backups work.
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WellingtonISAuthor Commented:
OK sometimes Microsoft and their permission really Stink!
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks. I have often wished for the ability to write but not delete. But Microsoft has never figured that one out.
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