These methods are applicable to Office Word 2013, Word 2010 and Word 2007. It happened to both doc and docx files. The first time you save a new document these two menu options will work the same way and open up a Save As dialog box where you can enter a file name for your new file in the Save As field. I looked everywhere in that options box Mason August 22, 2012 at 2:14 am You are awesome!!! So unless everyone is using network logins, which is quite uncommon in smaller places, the problem comes up. Where is the moderator of this forum? Office 2008 There are issues getting anything to save to networks from Office 2008.
Workaround 3: Upgrade to 10. The issue appears to be a Snow Leopard bug, and Apple is working on it. In fact, unexpected file loss is a common problem that lots of people are facing with or have ever met. A similar solution posted by jtho worked for me: Open Windows Explorer. Once you have saved a new document and given it a file name, you can save changes as you work by selecting File, Save or using the keyboard shortcut Command + S. I have found every spot that could possibly have that read only check box.
When you open the Word document later, a dialog box will come out and tell you this Word document is read-only as below screenshot shown: Recommended Productivity Tools. Updates are being released frequently, and if the problem system does not have the latest updates, then updates released by other companies may not be able to work. It retained all my personal infos, files and locations etc. November 2005 The following analysis of this stubborn bug was written by Rob Daly of Microsoft and published to the microsoft. For me, after I copied folders to an external hard drive destination that contained both Word 2010 and Word 1997-2003 documents, I opened some of the Word files from the destimation source. In addition, sometimes when you open a word file, a temporary copy is created.
Exporting File, Export saves a finished movie that you can post on the Web or send via email. This will sound stupid but try it and see if it corrects the problem. Happens intermittently, but resolves itself when I restart Word and the computer. Option 1: Make as Final Step 1: Open the Word document. Now I am already having a confusing amount of versions of the edited document. Another option you may see in the Save As dialog box of some programs allows you to copy audio and movie files into your document by selecting a checkbox.
But this did fix the problem and I can open and edit docx just like before. I had the same issue. This is so frustrating as I cannot delete or move the darn things and really dislike taking the chance on working on a document that now may have a rev or 1 etc. I did not checkout the document. Making your document a read-only file means that the document can be read or copied but not modified.
The suggested settings change posted on this blog does not exist in Word 2013, which appears to handle its settings differently. Which recovery module can be used to recover lost Word document? When you finally find your needed document, just double click it to open in Microsoft Office Word. Three questions: 1 Has anyone tried to reinstall a new Word 2007 to replace the old one i. Thanks for the fix solutions, everyone. Creating a share on Win 7 had the same error behavior as before, when the shared folders owner was changed to TrustedInstaller, it worked fine. I figured out an extra piece.
There are compatibility plugins that enable the older versions to read newer files, but not everybody has those. Feature 3 — enhance teamwork effectively Word 2010 redefines the way people deal with a document together. They can view and read the document, but they will not be able to make changes without knowing the password. Any suggestions are greatly appreciated Ananth March 8, 2013 at 12:04 am I just encountered the same kind of problem, but a different cause. Select my user name again. The default location where files will be saved will vary depending on the program you are using.
My documents are in the Documents folder, which is shared with a guest Ubuntu Linux 14. Then, I removed all of the Visio objects then save and close the document. From now on, the whole document is read-only, and any users are prevented from editing this document. Clearly a bug that's affecting a decent number of users, and has been for over 6-months. Now, this is where it gets interesting.
To make a long story short, the document did not open in read-only mode, however at some point during the session even with a few intermediary saves in between , the document just magically becomes read-only an prompts for a save as. And, as it seems with everybody else, you cannot save the document. Should have deleted some, but was nervous about it. Technically, you don't need to use a new file name, as the extension will be different, but it reduces confusion. Well, I seem to have solved the problem, although it's a workaround that might not be viable for everyone.
Now, this page will take Microsoft Word 2016 as an example to show. The document is displayed normally again, but you still have to turn off the protection. If you enter a new name for the file name, you can save a copy of the document you have open. Claes Nordholm I had the same problem and I hope this solves it…. Users can still open and read the document without knowing the password. While doing this won't remove the read-only protection from the original document, it will create an editable copy.