|"Read Only" means exactly that , you can read (open and read the document) but |
you can not write or delete anything in the Document. The "Read Only" attribute should not make any difference for those trying to open it!!
There must be something else in their settings on their computer that is not allowing them to open the Documents.
Do they have Microsoft Word? Are the document your are sending .doc or .docx,
if they have and older version on MS Word they will need to download and install the for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats.
This Patch is for Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP, or Office 2003, to Open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007.
Which can be downloaded from the link below.
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