Difference between Open Read-Only and Open as Copy



Marcy_707
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
What's the difference btwn these two options and when is an appropriate time
to use them?

Suzanne S. Barnhill
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
If you want to be able to edit and save, you need to Open as Copy. If you
need only to read and print, Open Read-Only will do.

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"Marcy_707" <Marcy_707@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:8E0A8F41-49EC-440B-841A-0BFFA541604C@microsoft.com...
> What's the difference btwn these two options and when is an appropriate
time
> to use them?

Marcy_707
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
Thanks!

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

> If you want to be able to edit and save, you need to Open as Copy. If you
> need only to read and print, Open Read-Only will do.
>
> --
> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
> Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup so
> all may benefit.
>
> "Marcy_707" <Marcy_707@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> news:8E0A8F41-49EC-440B-841A-0BFFA541604C@microsoft.com...
> > What's the difference btwn these two options and when is an appropriate
> time
> > to use them?
>
>

Amedee Van Gasse
07-10-2005, 12:03 AM
Suzanne S. Barnhill shared this with us in
microsoft.public.word.newusers:

> If you want to be able to edit and save, you need to Open as Copy. If
> you need only to read and print, Open Read-Only will do.

Also, the former is exactly the same document (so you have 1 file),
while the latter is a copy (= 2 files).

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Amedee Van Gasse


Difference between Open Read-Only and Open as Copy