Excel 2016 and 2010 - 'Read-Only'

hindersaliva
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I'm developing an Excel solution in Excel 2016, but my client is using it on Excel 2010 Standard. She tells me that, when I email the file to her (and saved on a local drive) the file says 'Read-Only' when opened.

No one else has it open, as she has only just received it from me.

Has anyone come across this?
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Ask her to SaveAs file again and during saving the file, click on Tool options left to Save button and choose General and confirm if the read-only checkbox is unchecked. If it is checked ask her to uncheck it and save the file to see if the issue gets resolved.
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ThiI seem to remember that this usually happens when downloading a file. There is usually a yellow message bar at the top.

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Sorry. Chaps, I was wrong. It becomes read only when she opens it from the email.

Problem solved.
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Glad your issue is resolved.
Roy CoxGroup Finance Manager

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Email is included in Excel's interpretation of downloads, pleased to help resolve this.

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