read-only message quirk

gregunit

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I have a w03 network network with 7 w2k workstations and 2 XP workstations. We use excel as our main program. All users update a single spreadsheet.

When opening a spreadsheet that is already in use we want the “read only” message to display when we open the document, and this happens on 5 of the 7 w2k workstations. However, on the other two w2k workstations, the “read only” message does not display until we try to save the document.

Why the inconsistency?
How and what do I change to make all of them display the “read only” message on open?
 

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