Read-only files - can they be protected from changes

I want to email an MS Publisher 03 file.  It is read-only protected, but it 
can still be accessed and changes made, although it has to be saved with 
another file name.  Is it possible to make it unaccessible - so that no 
changes can be made at all?
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no.
and it doesn't even have to be saved with a different name, all you have to 
do is change the file attributes.



"secretariat" <secretariat@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
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|I want to email an MS Publisher 03 file.  It is read-only protected, but it
| can still be accessed and changes made, although it has to be saved with
| another file name.  Is it possible to make it unaccessible - so that no
| changes can be made at all? 


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webmaster911 (1600)
11/11/2006 1:37:19 PM
If you have an electronic file, it can be edited. Period. I don't care what 
program you've used - it can be done.

-- 

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]

~~~~~
How to ask a question
http://support.microsoft.com/KB/555375




"secretariat" <secretariat@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
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>I want to email an MS Publisher 03 file.  It is read-only protected, but it
> can still be accessed and changes made, although it has to be saved with
> another file name.  Is it possible to make it unaccessible - so that no
> changes can be made at all? 


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jl_paules (2768)
11/11/2006 3:56:19 PM
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