About this lesson
View the various ways to collaborate with others on a document.
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Download the Word document used in the video tutorial and try the lesson yourself.File, Share .docx
The “File, Share” options allow you to easily share a document with other people not necessarily on your computer network.
When to use
This feature can be used whenever you need input from others but collaborating may be difficult because of busy time schedules or time zone differences. Instead, sharing out to OneDrive or via E-mail may be a good option.
1.After a document is prepared and saved,
a.Click FILE, SHARE
b.The first option is “Invite People”, then you must click “Save to Cloud” and log in to your OneCloud server using your own Username and password. (Usually set up when you first installed MS Word to your computer.)
c.The second option is to Email the file. Keep in mind, this option only works if you also use MS Outlook. It will not work with Gmail, Yahoo or any other non-Microsoft email product.
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