Make attachments (not link) the default with Office 2016 and Office 365


  • The default for attachments with Office 365 is to share the document with Edit permissions. While this may be desirable, by default users expect the file to be attached as a copy - is it was in the past.

    Is there a way to make "Attach as Copy" the default and share as a link an option?

    Friday, November 10, 2017 2:56 PM

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  • Hi,

    Unfortunately, currently there is no option available to change the default attach behavior for Cloud Attachments. However, there are some workarounds you may try using. See the following article for the details about the workarounds:

    (Please Note: Since the web site is not hosted by Microsoft, the link may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information.)


    Steve Fan

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    Monday, November 13, 2017 8:02 AM