Is it possible to tell if another user has a file opened as read only?


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I have a shared excel workbook that has a bunch of macros in it. I have it set to open up in read only so users can't modify the information in it but I want to be able to know who has it open. So I was wondering if there is a way to check what users have the file open in read only. Is this even possible?

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Thanks for the reply. Unfortunately I need to keep the workbook as read only. Can you share a workbook but make it read only ? SOunds counter intuitive I know.

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