Shared word file issue

Dear All,

I have shared a word file & also an access file for some domain users.  The issue is if the word file is opened by any user the other user can't open the file until it is closed by the other one. The shared access file can't be edited.  

Experts please help.

Regards,

JCT
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jct_777Asked:
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Marwan OsmanCommented:
Hi

what is the error when the second user try to open it?
jct_777Author Commented:
Hi ,

There is no error. The word file simply does not open until the other user close it.  The access file can't be edited.

Regards,

JCT
Marwan OsmanCommented:
what is the version of your Microsoft office word?
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Marwan OsmanCommented:
Word does not allow multiple people to use the same Word document at the same time, since the edits by each individual could create havoc with the final document. Instead, Word provides several tools that you can use in a multi-user environment to make collaborating of a document just a bit easier.
The first such tool is referred to as Track Changes.

for more details see:

http://word.tips.net/T000534_Multiple_Document_Users.html
jct_777Author Commented:
Hi ,

The clients are having office 2007. the main pc which is sharing it is having office 2013. Also please help me in sharing the access file also to some domain users.

Regards,

JCT
Marwan OsmanCommented:
what is your problem with the access file? is it about sharing or editing?
jct_777Author Commented:
Hi ,

The access file I am able to share with some domain users. But those users are unable to edit. If we try to type anything nothing gets typed & also if i want to delete any letter it doesn't happen

Regards,

JCT
Marwan OsmanCommented:
Refer to the below link to make sure that you have used one of the listed methods and that it is well configured

https://support.office.com/en-in/article/Ways-to-share-an-Access-database-2c24eb08-bee1-453e-be8e-455f847c5c74

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