Archive | November, 2012

Link to a Document Opens in Read Only Mode

When clicking on links to documents within a SharePoint 2010 environment, users aren’t prompted for whether or not they want to open the documents in Read Only or Edit mode. Instead, the files are opened directly in Read Only mode. Attempting to save a document after making edits, will only result in an error that the document is a read only document. This can be confusing for users.

This post will outline how to get around this issue and what the potential options are.

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