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Blocking Exporting



Is there currently an option or setting to block a viewer from being able to export data? I cannot seem to find it. Thanks!


  • J. Craig Williams
    J. Craig Williams ✭✭✭✭✭✭



    A Viewer can  - excerpted from


    • View all the sheet data, including discussions
      Export the sheet
      Send the sheet, or rows, via email to themselves or others
      Download attachments
      Set own reminders and notifications
      Sort rows and freeze columns for their own purposes, but can’t save these changes
      Filter data in sheets with the "Unnamed Filter" or apply filters that an Admin has created
      No editing or sharing power


    Will I have ranted long on too many configurations, I believe these base privileges are a very weak link in security.

    As a Viewer, I can export the data to Excel and this will bring over even the locked and/or hidden columns.


    In general: Be careful who you share with. If they can see it, they can perhaps see more than you wanted them too.



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