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I know I have the ability to prevent viewers from downloading documents which are not native to Google Drive (http://chromebytes.com/1717/prevent-viewers-from-downloading-google-docs-files) however how can I achieve the same effect with Google Drive native documents?

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marked as duplicate by Al E., Alex, Vidar S. Ramdal, Rubén, Eight Days of Malaise Jul 17 '15 at 16:05

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How exactly are you publishing the native document to the public? – Bibhas Mar 15 '13 at 17:02
    
The most straightforward way would be to deny them viewing rights. – Jacob Jan Tuinstra Apr 17 '13 at 13:33

Download the documents to your desktop and upload them again thus making them non native documents. You will still be able to make changes to these documents.

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