Office 2016 Attachements Read-only default - can it be changed

We recently upgraded from Office Suite 2007 and Windows 7 to Office Suite 2016 and Windows 10.   We are running into an issue with Outlook email attachments all being read-only so the user cannot modified the attached Excel or Word document re-save and mail back to the originator.   Our research shows this is by default/design with the newer Office products.    Is there a way to change that default so attached files are editable by default.   We also noticed also that non-office attachments (3rd party applications) are also read only when they have never been before.  

We have hundreds of users and we are hoping there is something we can "push" by group policy.
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JohnConnect With a Mentor Business Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Users need to save the document in a location they know, edit, resave and then reattach to the new email. Yes, this is by design.

Editing within the email file directly was never bulletproof, so this enforces good practice.
KoenChange and Transition ManagerCommented:
don't mail the document...put it on sharepoint and share a link. that way they can edit directly using O365 online
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
That is a reasonable idea. Not all of us have SharePoint so I save the document and edit it.
jhunter9999Author Commented:
Thanks All.   I kinda suspected I was sunk.   I'll just have to train the users on saving the attachment first!
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update, and I was happy to help. Yes, training the users is the best way forward for now and into the future.
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