Dear Cleverer Folk than I,
I’m sure this MUST be possible in 2016! All the information on the web dated 2008, 2009 vintage out there with NO success. I hunt and find disappointment. Am I the only person who requires this to happen?
Put anyone’s files into a shared Folder (easy bit, everyone can see it on the network and can save to it - that’s easy).
Activate “FOLDER ACTIONS” to run a script to change ALL the enclosed files/folders to “READ/WRITE” by ALL Users. I can’t find any information for this on the scripting side. I’ve found how to attach a script to FOLDER ACTIONS but NOT the correct coding for the script itself.
Every so many minutes or on “a new file added”, it runs automatically (basically a CHMOD 777 command recursively, without user interaction required).
I have extremely limited Terminal experience and items like to writing my own shell scripts. All the “helpful” websites are very old and expect a great deal of knowledge BEFORE you get to read their web page. I need just a turnkey script which I just have to put in “Which FOLDER” for the action to take place, and save any user/password (if required) so the script can occur automagically.
Then no one has to manually change permissions of a shared folder when you hear “I have to do a “SAVE AS” - I can’t change the text of your Word document”.
I’ve been told by a programmer, “Yeah, it’s all possible - but I won’t tell you”. He understands the reasoning - so have others but never been shown a WORKING example. Lots of “bits” but I’ve never had any success with the pieces shown.
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