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In Office 365 you can share files with other students.  This allows you to collaborate on projects or assignments.

To share files, go into your OneDrive application.  Select the file or folder you want to share, then click the Share icon next to it, or on the toolbar.

Click Share button to share file or folder


Clicking the Share icon will give you this dialog box.  Enter the name or email address of the person you want to share the file with.  By default, the person you share with can edit the file. This means the person can make changes to the file while it is in your OneDrive folder.  You can change the permissions by clicking on the link that says "People you specify can edit"


When you click on that link, you will get this dialog box.

 Uncheck the box that says, "Allow editing".  Then click the Apply button.  This will set the file or folder to read-only for the person you are sharing with.

Click here for an explanation of the other options in this dialog box.

Once you have selected whom you are sharing the file with, and selected other options, click the Send button.  The person will receive an email with a link to the file or folder.

To see and access shared files, open your OneDrive app and click the Shared button on the left side of the window.

Click the 'Shared' button to see shared files

 At the top of the window, you can choose to see files "Shared with you" by other people, or files "Shared by you", files you have shared with others.


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