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Sharing OneDrive documents for online collaboration
Posted by A Gasiorowski on 19 August 2016 03:18 PM

Follow these steps if you want to share a document with other people within the organisation.

Sharing your documents and editing them within the browser allows more than one person to open and edit a document.

  1. Open your webmail (
  2. Click on the icon that is made up of 9 squares (located on the top corner of the browser)
  3. Select "OneDrive"
  4. Either create a new document in your OneDrive or right click an existing one
  5. Click "Share"
  6. Enter the email address(es) of the people you wish to share the document with
  7. You can change permissions from "Can Edit or Read only", it depends on what you want to allow colleagues to do
  8. Once email addresses and permissions have been added click "Share"
  9. Those email addresses will receive a link to the shared document
  10. When opening the document, click "Edit document" and select "Edit in Browser" (selecting in browser allows unlimited amount of people to edit and open the document)
  11. After making your changes to the document, close the open tab the document is open in and your changes will be saved automatically

You can do steps 1-9 for folders if desired


If you require and assistance with setting up shared documents, please contact the ITMS team

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