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    We see two patterns in this feedback thread and are addressing them now. The first pattern is that users want AutoSave OFF. The second pattern is that the Template scenarios are problematic with AutoSave.

    To address turning AutoSave OFF, we have implemented these capabilities:

    1. To avoid accidental edits by others, the owner of a file can set it to Always Open Read-Only. This can be done by setting the file to open in Read-Only Recommended (File > Info > Protect Document/ Workbook/ Presentation > Always Open in Read-Only) or by Sharing the file without allowing others to edit (File > Share > People with the link can edit > Uncheck the “Allow Editing” box).

    2. Users can turn AutoSave OFF for a file. While a document is open, clicking the AutoSave toggle turns AutoSave OFF for the current document for that user. The next time the same…

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    Mark commented  · 

    Recent updates removed the ability to open a microsoft file from one drive in finder and have the auto save function. The work around by only opening from within the program (like word excel etc) to have the auto save function work is a backward step.
    When opening multiple documents across different software (like word, excel and power point) the additional steps now involved is annoying at least but mostly leads to a loss of time which translate to increase time cost. Please fix this function - why microsoft takes one step forward then two backwards is an ongoing mystery. It seems like microsoft are trying to loose paying customers.

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