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How can I be notified if someone else has opened a shared file?

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we use dropbox in our office. we are 6-8 users. 

when i go in to a file, and someone else opens it, we are not notified  

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@LisaZ wrote:

when i go in to a file, and someone else opens it, we are not notified  


If these are Microsoft Office files, you can use the Dropbox Badge which will indicate when others open a file. Otherwise, there are no such notifications when multiple people open a file.

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