My company just recently updated (saying "upgraded" would imply that what i have now is better) and now whenever I save a file regardless of if I created it or not it will remove the permissions for the other designers that I work with. In order to let them access the file to change or separate the file I must manually go in to the file properties and add "everyone" in the security tab. I have contacted Corel support about this and for the past 2 weeks they haven't given me anything that has worked so I figured I would open it up to the community to see if anyone has any ideas.
Potential fixes corel has given me:
1. It is some sort of "network issue"
-My networking seems to be working fine. The only program that does this is CorelDRAW 2019. Saving things in CorelDRAW 2017 works fine still and my co-workers can open the files.
2. Make sure you are saving it in the correct folder and make sure permissions are shared with everyone
-Felt a little insulted by this one honestly
3. Run the CorelDRAW as admin
-Doing this will result in an error "there was a problem sending the command to the program" and my files wont open.
4. Then I got this....
-"I am sorry to let you know that if you have not run the application as admin you are facing this issue with your operating system since your OS would have been damaged please contact your local technician for the inspection of stability of your OS."
After I told them that it still isn't working they had me run WinAudit and moved me on to "Level 2 support" where I pretty much have had to start all over...
TLDR: Saving a file in CorelDRAW 2019 removes "everyone" from my permissions and wont let anyone else on my network open my files. I am open to any suggestions if any one has ideas on what could be the problem.
Wow so weird, I checked and all my 2019 CDR files have a security setting that is inherited from the root of the drive on which they are stored. Which is good as this is controlled by the Windows operating system.
If you create a new save a 2017 file and save it to a folder. Then create a new 2019 file and save it to the same folder as you did the 2017 file ,can others then open both the 2017 and 2019 file?
That's correct. Attached is a test I just ran. They are both the same file. The only difference is one is saved in 2017 the other 2019. it just removes "everyone" from having access at all.
I just ran your test (I don't have 2017, I had 2018). I went to another computer, and my 2018 file came right up. the 2019 file (same folder) was a no show.
My files always inherited from the folder it was in. my 2019 cd files are not. Big problem.
Has a fix been provided for this yet? I'm having the exact same problem.