Sharing Office Files through OneDrive

Issue/Question

How do I share Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations, and other Office files in OneDrive?

Environment

  • Windows
  • macOS
  • Office 2019
  • Office 2021
  • Microsoft 365

Resolution

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If you are using a personal computer, your Office products should already be connected to OneDrive. Continue below.
  1. Create or edit your file as normal.
  2. When ready, click  Share in the top-right corner of the file’s window.
  3. Name the document, if it has not been saved already.
  4. In the Place field, ensure OneDrive - Western Kentucky University is specified.
  5. If the file is new, click Save. If the file was already on your computer, click Upload.
    Note: If the file was on your computer, there will be a choice beside the Upload button that lets you specify if the file should be Moved or Copied. Selecting Moved is recommended, to allow OneDrive to manage different versions and revisions.

Details

Article ID: 3581
Created
Fri 5/15/20 10:29 AM
Modified
Thu 10/27/22 11:53 AM

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