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I have a site that has the correct permissions to allow contribute / full control of a document list, but when I add a document the options in the ribbon are all grayed out except for the read only options.

I'm having this same issue with Calendars as well. I can't delete items from the ribbon.

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Are you the site collection administrator as well ? Please check the same and confirm. –  Arko D May 15 '13 at 13:50
    
No, I am only the admin for my site and subsites. –  user17020 May 15 '13 at 15:00
    
Looks like your site is in a read only mode. Change it through central admin > manage web applications > configure quotas and locks > select your site collection and see the status. –  Arko D May 15 '13 at 15:15
    
Thank you for the input! Just for clarification, I can do things like add/remove/change web parts, add documents, and modify the site itself. I had a feeling it may be some type of read only issue, but does the fact that I can do all those other things still lead you to think it's a read only issue? –  user17020 May 15 '13 at 17:00

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