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

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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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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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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 grant permission to another user for my Google+ product / brand page?

I have recently created a page for my workplace in Google Plus, using my Google account. I would like my colleagues to also be able to log in to this page to manage and update it. How do I give ...
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Duplicate Google Sheets' protected cells [duplicate]

I have created my spreadsheet with protected cells scattered throughout the document in Google Sheets. Now I want to duplicate the spreadsheet and have the protected cells in the new worksheet keep ...
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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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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 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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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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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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On Trello, members of my organization can't move cards to another list?

I created an organization, and assigned members. I created lists and put cards on to the lists. However none of my members can move cards between lists. This kind of defeats the purpose. I don't see ...
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Shared folder user permissions in Dropbox

We use Dropbox quite a lot in our team, but we want to share some stuff with only the senior members of the team - contract info and stuff like that. The rest of the information, working notes, ...
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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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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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Adding more than 50 users to a private blog on Blogger

I have set up a private blog in Blogger, and now I am adding users who will be able to see the blog under Settings -> Basic -> Permissions -> Blog Readers -> Add Readers. It seems that I am restricted ...
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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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