Notification that another user is in a spreadsheet when using Dropbox shared folder

fimorse

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Office Version
  1. 365
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  1. MacOS
Hi,

Is it possible to set up something in Excel that notifies a user that someone else has the spreadsheet open? We are using a shared folder on Dropbox and a mix of Mac OS/Windows and not all on Office 365. At the moment it's possible for multiple users to make changes at the same time which means not all are being saved.

Thanks,
Fi
 

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jkpieterse

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Not sure how this works with shared folders, but you can turn off autosave for a file. Must be done before anyone else opens it though.
 

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