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Several files that were created by me and stored within my dropbox now come up with the message "This file is locked for editing" followed by name of file, followed by "You can open the file as read-only". Yet all other folders and files are fine. Please advise.
Yes, and let the file "sync' before reopening. I have even seen people double click on excel and not realize they have two open instances because one window conceals the other window.
Note that dropbox does not sync temp files.
Funny that it's an OS issue but if you end the dropbox task and open the file it is no longer locked. After a period of time it locks it again and again if you end dropbox it clears the lock. Sounds more like a dropbox bug to me - perhaps related to the dropbox collaboration feature.
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