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Why can't I edit this document?

ryan_nettesheimryan_nettesheim Member Posts: 3 EDU
So I've been working building a robot on my robotics team but it won't let me edit the document. When I go to shared documents it says I can edit it, but when I actually open it it says in the top left corner: "This document is view only." Any suggestions? 

Answers

  • NeilCookeNeilCooke Moderator, Onshape Employees Posts: 3,023
    Is the document private, either owned by a paid account or EDU account? They can give you edit permissions, but if you are using a free account you are still prohibited to edit it. They will have to make the doc public for you to edit it.
  • ryan_nettesheimryan_nettesheim Member Posts: 3 EDU
    Thanks, this really helped. I was using a free account.
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