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I'm a teacher. I store all my documents on Simpletech pininfarina 500GB and take the drive from work to home. I need to be able to transform the documents as I go but it doesn't let me ad or delete any part of the document. How can I change that? Thank you

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Are you opening the documents in the same platform as created or PC vs MAC?
If the files are left open on one computer and you just pull the drive without ejecting, or using the "safely remove" option, then the files will be read only and will not be editable on machine #2.
If you have two different version of the program that created your documents, then there may be a version compatibility issue.

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They may be "read only" right click on one of the docs (assuming they are Word files) go to properties - untick the box that says read only.

when you saving files - go to save as 97 to 2003 doc

the global template (normal.doc) may be saving as read only

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