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

Bruce Berger Jun 11, 2014

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.

Bruce Berger Jun 11, 2014

Thanks Davin!

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Thomas Kreft May 18, 2017

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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