Always in Control: Version History in Office 365

Posted August 15th, 2016 at 10:17 am.

Collaborating on documents with multiple people can evoke the proverb, “too many cooks spoil the broth.” One person might mistakenly overwrite a critical section of the document and save, while another might be obliviously working on an outdated version of the file. It can be a recipe for disaster!

Good news — utilizing OneDrive (Office 365’s professional cloud storage tool) and Office Online alleviates the stress of a “crowded kitchen” by offering robust version control tools. Take a minute to learn how OneDrive and Office Online automatically save new versions of files while also allowing you to view and restore previous versions!

Version history video (mobile-friendly version)

In this Spotlight Series, we’ve highlighted some of the most valuable and easily missed features of Office 365. For more learning opportunities, visit the LITS Blog.

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