My users immediately try to open the same document again, and it works. For more information, please refer to the following link: Jaynet Zhang TechNet Community Support. Suddenly, today, whenever I open a. Also that method did not fix the problem. Note: These steps are for System Administrators or personnel with Administrator access to the server where the Excel file resides.
As shown on , the best way to find the answer is to use Computer Management on the system that hosts the shared file. To me it seems that windows itself locks the file when you selecting by running some background proces to preview or index it. Also, depending on where a file is saved, windows will lock the file. I don't have the time to go around every user and make sure their name is populated in the option. There is no way to circumvent password protection.
From the window that opens, choose Change preferences bottom left. I've tried the multiple ways that I found on the forums but none of them worked for me. This usually happens when some jack ass just presses the power button on their computer instead of shutting it down properly and it screws up file access for everyone on the network. At the beginning of every month, I try to work on my spreadsheet, save it and when I come back to it, it will not open. When it unlocked it, it randomly deleted numbers in my spreadsheet or even replaced them with numbers I had never seen before. In the Task Manager Warning dialog box, click Yes.
This usually happens when some jack ass just presses the power button on their computer instead of shutting it down properly and it screws up file access for everyone on the network. Thanks for your suggestions I have normal read and write access to all files except for OpenOffice files that are locked for editing. This will close the app and any running processes associated with it. I just realized this thread was answered and you are having this same problem - probably should have started a new thread and referenced this one as a similar issue but not the same as you have already tried it right? For Each ws In ActiveWorkbook. Perhaps there is a glitch with the nfs driver under Ubuntu. I decided the entire program must be infected.
Gents, The same problem appears with. For the newer releases you need to comment out the entire expression, as shown in my example above. If the app still appears to be open, touch the app icon, and then swipe up. Not the answer you're looking for? Windows 7 does have a mechanism that usually pauses the shutting down process in order to correctly close the file such that the locking of it is reversed. After you exit Protected View, you've effectively removed protection, and the file becomes a trusted document. The problem was that Excel tells the second user that it's 'another user' rather than reporting the first user's actual name, making it difficult to work out who has it open.
Then when Word opens it is 'locked by you'. When you are editing a document in Microsoft Word Web App you might see notification that others are working in the document too. I can still open and edit any OpenOffice Document that was created last year. How to edit a Word document locked by password to modify If you open a modifying protected document, the Password dialog box displays, if you don't have the password, you can click Read Only button to open the document in Read-Only mode so that you can view and read the document, but you will not be able to make changes without knowing the password. This worked for me as well. Let's say I create a new folder.
How do I fix this? Also that method did not fix the problem. When you open excel for the first time, it asks you to enter your name and initials. This allows you to work with minimal interruption, even though others are working in the document with you. Is there a setting in Open Office that could give all users permission to edit a file and not just the user that created it? There is a command line program called Handle. Perhaps the file is still locked because the file hasn't been closed in the Windows session. Both lock files disappear but you can't access the.
This occurs even if I set Linux permissions to 777. Notes: In following the basic outline of the steps above I tested the following ways. There is no special co-authoring mode and no command to begin working together on a document. I tried to restart the document, writing it from scratch or set it up, at least. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
Please advise how to fix the bug in Win7 environment rgds tapsa Thanks for the very prompt response! When a user closes the document, I can change and edit it. However if you opened the 2017 file and then the 2016 file the error would not present. Is the file server Windows, too? The owner file is located in the same folder as the document that you tried to open. Can someone help me with a similar problem? You can also kill the lock from Computer Management and Goverlan but beware that if the file is legitimately open, the user may loose unsaved work. Being new to Macs I could find no way for Finder to show me a hidden file, so to the command line I went. If the user can't be contacted to disconnect themselves, you can forcefully do so by right clicking the locked file and selecting Close Open File warning: the user might lose their changes.
Use the Microsoft Flow Chart There is an official Microsoft blogpost up. Stupid question: I assume the 2010 fix above won't work? Save all your work, and then quit all programs. It even has a flow chart. Double-tap the Home button, touch the app, and then swipe up. None of the above scenarios revealed the issue reported. Save it as Word97 xyz. It will not allow me to save or save as my file, will not bring it back up after restarting the computer and trying to restore the file.