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Permissions are a series of rules that defines the action(s) that authenticated users can do.

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Why can't I request both identity scopes and other scopes at the same time?

I'm trying to create a Slack bot and I received the following error: Invalid permissions requested Cannot request both identity scopes and other scopes at the same time I think I understand the ...
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Complex sharing permissions on Google Drive

I have a folder on Google Drive for a small group that I manage, let's call that the Master folder. Within it are a load of sub-folders (around 20). The main folder acts like a kind of 'drive' in ...
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Set editing permissions per column, per user Google Sheets

I have a Google Sheet that's being edited by 3 people, but each person needs to edit only one column. EX Red will edit red column; Blue will edit blue column and Yellow, well, yellow column hahaha. ...
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Why can't “Content Manager” move a file between shared drives?

In Google's GSuite, users who have the "Content manager" permission on a shared drive are, according to the access level stated directly at the point permissions are granted, allowed to "add, edit, ...
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Is it possible to have different URLs for edit and view of the same Google Drive folder?

I'd like to share the same Google Drive folder with a group of people and within that group, some have edit access. However, when I share that link to the folder to view, if I go back to that folder ...
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How do I give certain users permission to edit my google meeting?

We use the Google Suite at work, and thus Google Calendar to schedule events/meetings. How do I allow certain invitees of a series of meetings to be able to edit my meeting? I am the organizer of a ...
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How to get back to manager level in Team Drive I created?

I created a Google Team Drive and automatically became a manager. Then I lowered down my level to content manager. I realized that I can't add or delete members since I lost my qualification as a ...
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Bulk permissioning of Team Drives

I've been looking through the documentation but am coming up empty handed. How can I assign permissions in bulk across multiple team drives? For instance, a new hire needs to be given Commenter ...
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Is it possible to manage someone else's Google calendar?

I have many clients with Google Calendar accounts. Recently, Google forces us to generate an API key to do some things. So I need to ask my clients to generate these API keys themselves, but they're ...
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Is there a way to check a user's permission in Google Sheets?

I am trying to find information on this but haven't really been able to find an answer. Is there a way in Google Sheets to, through scripting, check a user's permissions for the sheet? My ...
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Ban a specific user from commenting on Google Docs

I have a Google Docs document that I allow public comments on. Lately, one specific user has been repeatedly adding unhelpful comments and hiding (marking as resolved) all of everyone else's comments. ...
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How to reach a human responsible for https://community.idera.com/?

I'm a registered user of Embarcadero C++-Builder and have signed up at https://community.idera.com/ to discuss some problems I have with the IDE. Like in the following thread: https://community.idera....
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Adding a description to GitHub repo

My boss set up a repo in our shared GitHub and I want to add a description, but there is no edit button to do so: I am the only contributor so I want to add one to make it easier to find. How can I ...
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Google Groups sends valid emails to spam / moderation from within our domain

How can I adjust the settings so all the users within our google groups domain have their messages approved to go through? Recently it seems the spam/moderation filter has been much more aggressive, ...
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How to duplicate a Google Sheet template sheet dynamically, preserving the protected cells permissions

I have two Google Sheet script functions that both work independently: 1) duplicates a template sheet, populating each duplicate sheet from a separate row of data in a source range; 2) makes a single ...
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Let changes be accepted only by admin in Google Docs

I have a Google Docs document and I want to let everybody with the link suggest changes on it, so an admin would accept the correct changes on the document. I just found the "suggesting" mode, but it ...
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Request for Edit Access using View Access

I have been provided with a link only to View a particular folder. Is it possible for me to request for Edit Access? If so, how can you do that?
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Do a user's access permissions to a document change if they are removed from the Google Group?

If we have a Google Document and share it with a Google Group, then remove 1 user from that Google Group, will the user who was removed still have access to the Google Document (either as a copy ...
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What's the best way to take ownership of a personal non-GSuite Google Drive folder?

When an assistant creates a new subfolder in a shared folder, it is owned by that assistant. If the assistant leaves, unshares, and deletes files, I would be out of luck. Also, if a different ...
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How can I recursively remove sharing for a user in Google Drive?

How do I recursively remove permissions for a user in Google Drive? I don't have an apps administrator. I can find all the files shared with the person with to:email@example.com. I can't edit each ...
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How to prevent someone adding me to a board without my permission?

How to prevent someone adding me to a board without my permission? There is no 'report abuse' link in the email which informs me someone has added me to a group without my permission. There are only ...
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How to tell YouTube I have permission to use copyrighted music?

This is an unusual situation for me, but I've been asked to produce a video which will be posted on YouTube — and in doing so, I may have permission to use a well-known copyrighted song in that ...
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Google account permissions legitimacy

I was reviewing my Google account permissions and noticed some items that I am having some concern in regard to their legitimacy. I'd like to know if there is a good way to determine the legitimacy of ...
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Google drive remove permission from app after uninstalled

I just installed an app that asked for permission to Google drive. I granted the access. Now I'm uninstalling the app from my phone, but I'm not sure if the app still has access to my Google drive. ...
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How to share full path of folder in Google Drive?

We use Google drive for storing the files of our company and we share files and projects with coworkers, no problem with that. Imagine my drive like this: Root_folder -F1 -SubF1 -SubF2 -...
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How do I share a Google Sheet with 'read only' permissions?

Given some Google Sheet I'm aware of the Share button in the top right corner. However, the default settings allow anyone with the share url to edit the sheet. Is it possible to set permissions so ...
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Forbid users to delete files on shared OneDrive folder

If I share a folder in OneDrive with other users, I want them to be allowed to add files, but I do not want the other users to be allowed to delete files. If possible, as owner of the the shared ...
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Will view-only users see my email/username?

If I create a Google Doc and set it to view only, will other users(logged in or not logged in) be able to see my profile pic or my email/username? If they can see one of these things, is there a way ...
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Why does Dropbox want access to my Google Contacts when signing up?

When I sign up for Dropbox using Google it is requesting Google Contacts permissions. (I did a few Google searches, but the information was about Android and iOS only). Why does it want this, and ...
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Are draw.io diagrams publicly visible by default?

When I create a new draw.io diagram, regardless of the storage used, will it be publicly viewable?
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Google Drive shared folders with per-user permissions?

I will be using GD as a backup solution from a school server where some folders are shared but others are private. Staff users will be granted full control to all GD folders, breaking privacy on the ...
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How to grant permission to self-defined functions?

I have in Google Sheets a table with the name of a contact in column 1 and want to retrieve their email address in column two. This is the code I have used: function email(name) { var contacts = ...
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Let Facebook user create posts on page, subject to moderation prior to going public

I'm the PAO (Public Affairs Officer) for our organization, and that means that I take the pictures and write the posts that go online. However, the page owner wants to review my posts before making ...
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Revoke YouTube / Google linked permission

I linked my YouTube / Google account to a website and want to revoke that. I am looking into https://security.google.com/settings/security/permissions but the service I linked the account at isn't ...
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On BitBucket how do you add an admin to a group?

Our company's BitBucket account owner made a new group called admins, gave it admin rights to all repositories (the highest permission he could see), and added me to it. But when I go to the group ...
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Insert a section that appears only according to user's permissions

When editing a Confluence page, is there a way to insert some text block or section that is only shown to specific users based on their permissions or roles? I know that a workaround may be to split ...
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Read-only permission to Gmail

I wish to use a mail client to continuously backup my Gmail data. However, I want to prevent the client from making any changes to my Gmail. When I tried to access Gmail using Thunderbird/IMAP, in ...
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How to share different tabs in the same Google Sheet with different people/groups

I usually create Google Sheets that have several tabs. Usually the audience of each tab should be completely separate. However it makes sense to keep these tabs in the same sheet since I like to have ...
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Team members on board can't add cards to the board

I created a board and added members to it with normal permissions, and they can see the board, but they are unable to add cards to the board. Is this possible to do?
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Is it possible to limit permissions on the Trello board?

I want team members to upload documents to a card but not necessarily see the rest of the board. They should be able to track the card with the doc as it moves through various edits - but should only ...
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Is it possible recursively remove permissions / sharing from a single user in Google Drive?

I'd like to remove a specific user from having sharing permissions in a specific tree in our company's Google Drive. I have found that I can select all of the folders at a specific level and remove ...
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In Google Sheets how do I duplicate a sheet along with its permission

In a Google Spreadsheet called Attendance there is a sheet called Template. The user duplicates this sheet, renames the sheet with current date and uses this sheet to mark attendance for students. The ...
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What's the minimum permission so users can tick on GitHub Task lists?

GitHub introduced some time ago Task lists. What are the minimum permission I need to set-up so collaborators/assignees are able to tick those boxes on the issue of the project?
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Picasa Web Albums permissions [closed]

I have a Picasa Web Albums account where I keep company pictures. Oldies, fun stuff, nothing "professional", just "personal" pictures in a professional environment, that cannot be public. I have tried ...
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Google Drive: Do editors, viewers receive a notification when authority removed?

I'm going in and tidying up some permissions on Google documents I've created, mainly removing editors and viewers before archiving some documents. Do the readers and viewers I remove received a ...
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Is there a macro to list spaces for which a user has admin permissions?

This would be useful when needing to make changes to spaces in bulk or batches. The Spaces List Macro doesn't have a permissions or user parameter.
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Is it possible to restrict a Google Drive app's permissions to a specific folder(s) (and subfolders)?

When installing an app for Google Drive, depending on the app, access to the filesystem is required and requested at the time of install. Is it possible to restrict this to specific folders(s) and ...
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Fixing permission problems in cross-spreadsheet import when using Apps Script

I created a function in the Apps Script associated with a spreadsheet: function importNotes() { s = SpreadsheetApp.openById('spreadsheet-key').getRange('F2').getNotes(); return s; } Note ...
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Google Sheets permissions

I built two separate spreadsheets in Google Drive and spreadsheet "A" has a script that when run, will copy the input data into spreadsheet "B". When I test it, it works perfectly. But I have other ...
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Different permission for different user on Excel Online

I need to create Excel on-line workbook with different permissions sheets. more like some users can see some sheets while other can't edit, etc. can I achieve this?