Read-only lost when file transferred by email



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Office Professional 2007

More of a rhetorical question since probably nothing can be done about

When I transfer via Outlook a Word file set as read-only (i.e., read-
only set from the file's desktop icon > Properties, not from within
Word), the read-only attribute is lost at the receiving end. I have
to remind the recipient to reset the attribute. Why should this be
the case?


Bob I

The read-only attribute is a function of your file system. You don't
control the file-system of the recipients computer.

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