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Sharing an excel sheet...with googledocs? Possible?

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hi guys,

A few of us are trying to work on one Excel sheet and update it simultaneously. Is that possible using Googledocs? If yes, how do you do it?

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Yashy
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You would have to do it within googledocs.  Here is a link on collaboration and how to share the file...  https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2494891?hl=en

So you wouldn't be working directly in excel, you would need to do it through the web/googledocs if that makes sense..
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If the file is stored on a shared drive there is the option within Excel to make it a Shared Workbook whereby multiple people have Write Access at the same time.

HOWEVER, eventhough I have told you about this feature I would not recommend using it as it is consistently unreliable and can create more problems than it is worth. A simple search on EE for Shared Workbooks will show nuymerous threads where people have used this feature and come across problems. There are however a few, and they are in the small minority, where they have succeeded with the feature.

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Rob H
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