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Sharing Workbook in MS Excel

How do I share an Excel Spreadsheet in Google Drive

Now we will see that how can we share an Excel spreadsheet in Google drive.

For this we will use an option which is present in our REVIEW tab, i.e. Share Workbook.

When we click that we will see an option of sharing workbook with others, we need to checkbox that option true, now our workbook will be shared with any other person according to our preference who can make changes inside this spreadsheet.

Now again if we go to share workbook option, we can see another column for advanced options, which has track changes option, update changes option, controlling changes between users option etc...

Here we can select any option according to our requirement and then can share this workbook with any of our colleagues or users working on this file.


"Shared Workbooks" is an older feature that allows numerous individuals to collaborate on a workbook. This function has a lot of drawbacks, thus it's been phased out in favour of co-authoring.

The benefits of sharing workbook in MS Excel are:

  • Sharing data with other people
  • Making it easier to collaborate on projects
  • Copying formulas from one workbook to another

Sharing a workbook with others is as easy as 1-2-3!

  • Create a workbook in Excel and save it to your computer.
  • Open the File tab and select Share Workbook.
  • Choose the option you want, such as "Allow editing" or "Do not allow editing".

There are many advantages of using MS Excel for sharing workbooks. One advantage is that it is easy to share and collaborate with others on projects. Another advantage is that you can make changes to your workbook and update it in real time without having to worry about saving it or losing any data.

The requirements for the computer that is used to share the workbook are:

  • Laptop or desktop with Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Excel 2010 or newer
  • Microsoft Word 2010 or newer

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