Can multiple users edit a Word document at the same time?
Co-authoring allows multiple users to edit a single file at the same time. If another person is editing the document at the same time you have it open, you will see a little number up on the share button showing the number of people who are currently co-authoring (yourself included!)
How to Co-Edit a Document in Word 2016
- Save your Word document to OneDrive or a SharePoint Online.
- Click the Share button in Word and then enter one or more email addresses of people you want to share with.
- Set their permissions to “Can edit” (selected by default).
How do you use Microsoft Word with other people?
Share and collaborate in Word for Windows
- Select Share. Or, select File > Share. …
- Select who you want to share with from the drop-down, or enter a name or email address.
- Add a message if you’d like, and then select Send. You have additional options:
Share with specific people
- Select the file you want to share.
- Click Share or Share .
- Under “Share with people and groups,” enter the email address you want to share with.
- To change what people can do to your doc, on the right, click the Down arrow. …
- Choose to notify people. …
- Click Share or Send.
Work on a file together
- In a team conversation or in the Files tab, select More options. next to the file.
- Choose if you want to edit the file in Teams, on your desktop, or online.
- Select Start conversation to add a message about the file.
- Type your message or @mention someone and select Send.
Share a document with no sign-in necessary
- With the document open in Word for the web, Excel for the web, PowerPoint for the web, or OneNote for the web click Share. …
- Click Get a link, choose Edit (or another option if you don’t want people to edit), and then click Create link.
- Copy the link and send it out.
How do I send a Word document as an email?
Open the file you want to send. In the Quick Access Toolbar, click Send to Mail Recipient to open an email message. Your file will appear in the body of the message. Enter the recipients’ aliases, edit the subject line and message body as necessary, and then click Send.