Do exist an app to alert an user when another user open same file?

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#1

Do exist an app to alert an user when another user open same file fo instance excel or word?
That is, if I open a file into a folder shared then if another user open same file into same folder share do owncloud notice me for this action?

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#2

so do it not exist?
is it implementable?


#3

No. For that we would need to understand state = it is open on another desktop. If hidden files are synced, sometimes the application locking mechanisms will work. However we are working on implementing a locking mechanism … the challenge however is not the locking, but when to allow unlock :wink: