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

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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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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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Viewing a Google Doc with being logged in to Google

I’m in a college class and I built a personal website using Google sites. My assignment was to generate three guest bloggers with 10 blogs, each using artificial intelligence. The three bloggers their ...
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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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Calling MailApp.sendEmail from a time-triggered script fails due to insufficient permissions. How to fix this?

My sheet runs some calculations on a chart of numbers which updates automatically from a time-driven script. Within that script I put at its very end a function which compares two of the resulting ...
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Removing sharing permissions from subfolder to group, without removing them from parent folder

In Google Workspace, I have a folder tree shared with several Google Groups. As a rule, subfolders inherit the same permissions of the folders tree's root folder. If folder parent is shared with ...
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Are Public Facebook events visible to people who are not logged in?

It seems that the answer to this question: How to make Facebook page events visible to people who are not logged in. isn't always relevant. See, for example, this public facebook event: https://www....
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Discord: Prevent a new user from seeing messages sent before he was invited to the server

Is there way to restrict a new user in a discord server from seeing all conversations which have happened before he joined the server? I see a "Read message history" permission but the ...
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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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Can I share a document with 'anyone can view/edit' permissions but add a password separately?

I have a Google document in Drive that I need to share with someone who doesn't haven't a Google account. Is it possible to share it via anyone with the link can view / edit, but also set a password ...
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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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In Discord, can we allow only some people to tag @everyone?

I know we can totally disable @everyone @all tags for everyone in both individual channels & also the whole server. However, is it possible to allow only some people to tag @everyone but disallow ...
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How do I control with roles can use a bot on my Discord server?

What do the "Roles & Members" settings (Server Settings > Integrations > [BOT_NAME] > Roles & Members) for a bot do? I would have thought that this was the way to control ...
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How can I delete a bunch of shared folders from my google drive?

I am not listed as a collaborator or owner of any of these files. When I click on the "Share" button, my name isn't listed anywhere in there. But somehow they're all shared with me. How can ...
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Checking for data duplication without direct access

I have set up a spreadsheet on Google Drive that multiple users can access and edit, but I also need users to be alerted when the data they enter already exists elsewhere (this could be another sheet, ...
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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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Google Sheets: shared 'Make a Copy' link but still requesting access to master copy

I have been sharing spreadsheet templates on Google Sheets via links which instruct the users to make a copy, so they are able to fully access and edit their own version (by changing 'edit' to 'copy' ...
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How can one make a wiki page in a personal space editable by someone other than the owner of the personal space in Atlassian Confluence?

I created a page in my personal space Atlassian Confluence and gave edit access to someone: I can see the edit option on my side: but the other person can't. In the personal space permission, 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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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 can I request "commenter access" to be able to make "suggest edit" in a Google Doc that was shared with me? I don't want full edit access

A Google Doc that was shared with me. I see: How can I request "commenter access" to be able to make "suggest edit" in a Google Doc that was shared with me? In other word, I want ...
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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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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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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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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 can I give permissions to access Google Docs document for non-Google users?

Can I give viewing permissions for Google Docs documents to users with no Google account (for example with a Yahoo account)?
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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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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 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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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 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 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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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 ...