SharePoint 2010 "Send To - Email a Link" drop-down function opens Excel files in Read-Only RRS feed

  • Question

  • When our users send links to an Excel file either using the right click > Copy Shortcut or using the Send To > Email a Link from the drop down, the files only open in read-only mode.   The users have to navigate to the library that contains the file to open in edit mode.  

    Odd thing is that it doesnt say read-only at the top of the excel application.  users dont know it is read only until they try saving and are prompted to save as

    SharePoint 2010

    Office 2007

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:21 PM