Questions tagged [permissions]

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

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Can a publicly shared file stored in my Google Drive be deleted by someone having “Anyone with the link” editor rights?

Following a concern expressed by a user at How to share a Google Sheets demo spreadsheet. The problem with sharing it editable is that anyone can trash the sheet. Surely it's better just to share it ...
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Provide another user permissions access to see submitted Cognito forms

How do I give access to another administrator to review the submitted forms on your site?
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Can a Script distinguish IMPORTRANGE N/As due to non-existent Tabs from N/As due to not having access permissions?

I'm creating a sheet that will import and process data from other Sheets. On a daily basis, the user will be given a new document to process with it. I have cell B1 reserved for them to enter the URL ...
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How to set several owners for a Google Drive folder?

Strangely enough, I couldn't find any information about this, which I would have thought is a common problem. I want to share a folder with another person I work with. I want to give them the same ...
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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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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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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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If I add someone as an Editor to a Google Doc, can they see the old version history?

I created a Google Doc, made some edits, then added a colleague as an Editor. Can they see in the "Version history" the edits I made prior to adding them? (Important because I was editing a ...
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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 un-share a OneNote notebook?

I recently made a notebook and wanted to share it. I used the share option and created a "View only" link for the notebook. Now, I want to unshare it. So, I want to know how to do that. I figured ...
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When I connect Goole Drive or Docs to Slack, who can see my content?

It's not clear to me from the support answers I've gotten who can see my Google Drive or Docs content when I connect to Slack. The scenario that concerns me is when I have a Slack account with a ...
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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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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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Allow others to share my file/folder in Google Drive

I have shared a folder in my Google Drive with several contacts. Can I grant permission to some of them, for them to be able to share with others? (Sort of making them admins of the folders). This is ...
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How do I change default settings for link sharing on OneDrive?

I'm seeking to change my personal OneDrive default setting for shared links. By default, it generates links with "Edit" permission and I have to change each time to "View" ...
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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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How to authorize google “find my device” to turn ON the GPS + Data remotely?

I would like to use Google "find my device", but it only works with the location and a connection to the internet. Xiaomi's "find my device", can turn ON the location but only it's ...
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How to give owner of copied Google Sheets doc same permissions as he has in the folder it's copied to?

We have a master form in Google Sheets that is copied by team members and shared with their clients to be filled in. We are using personal Google accounts associated with work emails, not G Suite ...
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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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Instagram: Comunity manager using his own credentials

I have a Business Account on Instagram. I would like another person (like a comunity manager or so) being able to post content on my account but using his own credentials, not mine. He would be able ...
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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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How do I reset permissions for Google Drive documents in all subfolders?

OK, I've looked everywhere for the answer for this and don't seem to be able to find it. We are trying to get our Google Drive organised so that the right people get access to the right things ...
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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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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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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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How do I set edit permissions for other users while sharing a document

I share a Google doc with UserA, UserB, UserC. I want administrators AdminA, AdminB or would preferably would like to have a group GroupA comprising the two administrators to have the ability to set ...
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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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Is it possible to hide or disable chat on Google Drive for all the users that are sharing the document?

I need to disable the chat on my Google Drive’s shared documents, as I work with people around the world who need privacy. As I discovered, you have the chance to disable it in your own account, but I ...
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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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Per topic permissions?

I am managing a very chaotic group where everyone would post anything (well not quite, but still) on any unrelated topic. My goal is to keep them informed about some updates concerning everyone. I'd ...
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Share permissions set for a group is not effective if a new user is added to the group

Share permissions set for a group is not effective if a new user is added to the group. I set permissions to DocA, DocB, DocC for GroupA consisting of users UserA, UserB. If a new user UserC is added ...
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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 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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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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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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Is it possible to stop people from associating things with me on Facebook without my permission?

On Facebook, it's possible by default for someone's friends to tag him in a photo without his permission. Is there any way for a user to stop his friends from doing that, or to at least require his ...
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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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Does Flickr have support for private URLs?

Picasa Web Albums lets me give out a private URL to view an album. Is a similar feature available in Flickr? I know I can adjust permissions based on the contact level, but I'd like to give semi-...
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Trello permissions and privileges

In my fire department, we use Trello between higher rank officers to track tasks around the fire house and it’s really effective. However, we had an issue where someone in the organisation, who has ...
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Why does Google Docs still ask me for permission when people try to view my doc?

I created a doc that I want anyone with a link to see. Here are the settings I used: I gave that link to people on my site. For some reason, every week, I get emails from Google Docs saying that ...
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'Only the owner can change permissions' option is not inherited to subfolders

Recently I have tried to share a folder with subfolders using the 'Only the owner can change permissions' option (the option that appears at the bottom of the sharing dialog window). The folder that ...
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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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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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Is there is some way to unrevoke or re-grant app permissions from Trello?

I was doing some tests on my boards and I revoked permissions of Harvest app and others. Now I can't get it working well again with my Trello account.
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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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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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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 control who follows me on Twitter?

I tend to get a bunch of emails every week that say: JaneDoe (JaneDoe343) is now following your tweets on Twitter.is now following you. A little information about JaneDoe: 0 followers 1 ...