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What happens when 2 users are simultaneously editing a Word doc in Confluence?

Does the autosaved drafts, "This page is also being edited by..." and Merge features also work when editing MS Word docs from within Confluence?

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Davin Studer Community Leader Jun 11, 2014

Nope. One will overwrite the other. If you feel that may happen you could look into a plugin such as Arsenale Lockpoint - Attachment Checkout so that only one person can work on it at a time.

There are long standing Confluence feature requests for this - please consider watch/vote/comment on the following issues:

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-2841
https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-4462
https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-17104

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