In This Chapter
Understanding how file sharing works
Sharing files and folders with your collaborators
Seeing files you share with others and others share with you
Changing how you share folders and files
Starting in the OneDrive window, you can collaborate online by sharing Word documents, Excel worksheets, and PowerPoint presentations. This chapter explains how file sharing works. It shows you how, using OneDrive, you can share your folders and files with others, and how to change how files and folders are shared.
OneDrive generates a link for each file that is shared. This link is the means by which the people who share the file open it. Someone who has the link can click it and, in their web browser, open the file for viewing or editing in an Office program or Office Online application. (Chapter 17 explains what those are.)
The owner of a folder or file can share it using these methods: