Issue 56738 - files opened in temporary folders should be read only
Summary: files opened in temporary folders should be read only
Alias: None
Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: ui (show other issues)
Version: OOo 2.0
Hardware: All All
: P3 Trivial with 1 vote (vote)
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Assignee: AOO issues mailing list
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Keywords: oooqa, usability
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Reported: 2005-10-26 23:24 UTC by aziem
Modified: 2013-02-07 22:40 UTC (History)
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Description aziem 2005-10-26 23:24:32 UTC
When opening files in a temporary directory, the file is opened read-only by

1. Novice computer user opens an attachment from e-mail.
2. The user edits the document and saves it (in place, without considering the
3. The user wants to see his changes, so he opens the attachment from e-mail
again.  He discovers his changes are missing.

(I know a person who made this mistake twice.)
Comment 1 aziem 2005-10-26 23:27:56 UTC
Keywords: +oooqa,+usability
Comment 2 thorsten.martens 2005-11-25 10:59:59 UTC
TM->requirements: please have a look.
Comment 3 ace_dent 2008-05-16 01:42:32 UTC Issue Tracker - Feedback Request.

The Issue you raised is currently assigned to 'Requirements' pending review, but
has not been updated within the last 2+ years. Please consider re-testing with
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addressed. Either use the recent stable version:
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