I have same problem for Office 365 group site. If you choose Mark As Final, the document is flagged as final, which means that editing is disabled. And you can edit and save the file without any restrictions now. The fix in my case was to confirm I was unable to make changes from within SharePoint and then go back to Teams. If the same user opens the same file again 1 minute later, the problem might be gone, even though nothing changed.Next
All the rest of the documents I leave alone. If anyone opens the document and another person attempts to open the document it says the document is locked by UserX. I've tried Google for an answer, but no joy so far. The feature set available in Office Web Apps can not compare to the features available in the client app. I still have this issue just recently actually. Make a copy of the original docx file.Next
Basically we had it where the username in office didn't match the actual user, and office was reporting on that info rather than the real windows username. I could 'Save As', delete original, and rename the 'Saved As', but there surely is a better solution? Can you shed any light on that? How to exit Protected View mode If you download documents from the Internet and from other potentially unsafe locations can contain viruses, worms, or other kinds of malware that can harm your computer, to protect your computer, these files from these potentially unsafe locations are in Protected View mode. We are currently running Office 2013 and 2010 x64 and x86 on mostly Win 7 Enterprise with very limited Win 8. On a whim I decided to take another look. This entire process happens between a few milliseconds to a few seconds. The biggest issues is not the collaboration part as that work it is when you check out the file there is no way to get it back uploaded again.Next
But in the dialog of the article you will see this as one of the problem descriptions: Assume that you have an. And also, why would a Windows Update have affected those particular trust settings anyway? After you exit Protected View, you've effectively removed protection, and the file becomes a trusted document. I found that there is a document cache in the Upload Center. I just went through this whole situation with a user who had created a file last night, edited it and shared it with two other employees who also edited the file last night. Even if you open the same document with the same user again.Next
But co-authoring works, no problem. Turns out a Word lock file was stuck in the folder. If the Office client has never accessed the document before, the entire document will be downloaded from SharePoint and cached in the Office Document Cache. Good luck - MrCannonfrom Owner File Same Directory as Source File When a previously saved file is opened for editing, for printing, or for review, Word creates a temporary file that has a. This locking issue is really blocking global adoption and deployment from as well classic SharePoint as Teams.Next
If I copy and paste the document to another location, I can open it for editing. While it's easy enough to click the Enable Editing button at the top of the screen when you want to make changes, you shouldn't have to do that. But I have met the same problem some years ago and the root was really normal. If the app still appears to be open, touch the app icon, and then swipe up. The write lock times out after 10 minutes.Next
I can't adminsitratively do anything with the file online. After you exit mark as Final, you've effectively removed read-only, and the file becomes an editable document. If you are seeing issues where the wrong user name is showing up, there is a known bug on that and a fix: In cases where the wrong user name is displayed in the file lock dialog Sometimes where it says 'another user' it has the name of someone that didn't open the file or it has no name at all. In the task manager look for your program still running as a background task, click on it and hit end task. I just discovered a strange variation of this issue: When clicking a document, Word Online will open the document in a new browser tab. Encrypt with Password makes Word encrypt the document and add a password.
To reiterate from before, I received messages that somehow the system thought I was personally responsible for the lock out and I was unable to control this file. When you open Word 2003 document in Word 2010 it will convert the document but refers to a Word 2010 normal. If the document is in use, open the document as read-only. Or possibly, Word was just ignoring those settings, and they just needed to refreshed? After saving this file, you've effectively removed editing restrictions, and the file becomes an editable document. I have the same problem but with a twist.Next