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Hello.

I found a solution to an issue that you or your coworkers may be having on Mac OS.

If you have an office file in a shared drive that you know is closed and no one else has it open at the moment, but you still get a prompt saying that the file is locked for editing, try deleting the temporary hidden file that is saved in the same directory. It will usually have "~$" before the file name.

To show hidden files on a mac: go to terminal and type or paste the following: defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles YES , then relaunch Finder.



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Cristian Ortega
Tech Support & Data Management Analyst
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