Ty Code: Option Explicit Public Function LastAuthor As String Application. You will also receive a copy of the message, just so you know what it looks like. Are you looking for a more comfortable way? And once online, all their changes get merged at once. Make sure to also select Can Edit. What are comments and how we can identify the comments in Excel.
Step 2: In the Document Properties dialog box, you can add or change any kinds of document properties under Summary tab, including the Author. In such situations, Excel keeps the changes of the user who saves the workbook first. I know, that the document has track of original writer and the last save author. This is the second desktop system replacement since that person's exit. If there are other users, them first. Now, you can input and edit data as usual, keeping in mind the following limitations of shared workbooks.
Please note that if you have a work or school account, your administrator may control which version of Office you can install, and it may not be the latest version. With the file still open in Excel, make sure that AutoSave is on in the upper-left corner. Co-authoring requires that you save a workbook to , , or a. I have discovered I think a problem though. Hi, sorry if this has already been asked. Do you remember your feelings when you just started to use Excel 2016 or 2013? To co-author and see changes made by others, everyone needs to use a version of the Excel app that supports co-authoring.
Ever since we have gotten Excel 2016 in May, this spreadsheet doesn't show the correct data for everyone. Replace with: enter new author name to replace old one in existing comments. For more information on AutoSave, including reasons why it may be available or unavailable, see The most common one is because someone has opened the file with a version of Excel that doesn't support co-authoring. Demo: add and change document author document properties in Excel. The detailed steps on how to do this can be found. Instead of referring to cell A1 in this formula, you can also link to another worksheet or another workbook. If you don't have this button, click Edit in Browser, and then click Edit in Excel after the page reloads.
You can use the Backstage Info screen to view the document's current author and open the Document Properties panel. If you're using OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online, tap a version date and time, tap the down arrow, and then tap Restore. In such situations, Excel keeps the changes of the user who saves the workbook first. If they are, tap the Back button and go to the next step. I only say this because it runs normal, but for the name it is blank. Select With Selection 'Set the AutoShape.
If they have an Editing label, they're working on the file. For stuff that you need to keep, tap Save a copy and save the file as a different name. With the file still open in Excel, make sure that AutoSave is on in the upper-left corner. Please note that if you have a phone or tablet that's larger than 10. I am off to hunt this bugger down. . When you co-author, you can see each other's changes quickly — in a matter of seconds.
Example: Insert the date last saved into an Excel cell. If anybody has a better solution, please send it to me and I will post it in a future column. Sometimes it takes some time for Excel and the cloud to communicate with each other. Now you can , so you can view all the edits at a glance. Let me know if you figure it. If one of these is not included in the path, then tap Save a copy of this file, and then save the file to a OneDrive, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint Online location.
Tip: If you want to send the link yourself, don't click the Share button. And now we have found another method. If there are others working on the file at the same time as you, you'll see their name listed. However, they'll need a version of the Excel app that supports co-authoring. To see who's editing the file with you, tap Share in the upper-right, and then tap Shared With. However, they'll need a version of the Excel app that supports co-authoring.
Anyone know what is going on? Further on in this tutorial, you will find the details on how to do all this. Either Excel Starter 2010 doesn't have an Office Button or I don't recognize it when I look at it or click on it. It is also available to others as 'read only' When someone who is read only forgets they have it in their open files, no one who needs to make changes can get in to make changes. You need to enable macro's when prompted otherwise this macro will not trigger. I have a Macro workbook that 5 different people need to make changes. If it isn't, tap Add a place to add the account. The Document Properties panel provides you with basic document properties for your spreadsheet.
By sharing an Excel file, you are giving other users access to the same document and allow them to make edits simultaneously, which saves you the trouble of keeping track of multiple versions. If it isn't, tap Add account. Sometimes it takes some time for Excel and the cloud to communicate with each other. Owner - Column 9 - Team Member Name, whoever make the change to that row Date - Column10 - Current Date and time whenever the last update made to that row. This also allows workbook merging check box on the Editing tab. If they're using another version you won't see their selections, but their changes will appear as they are working. How can I 'force' Excel to open and show the same cells on their computers as I see on mine? By default, the author of a document is set to the when you installed Word.