FAQ's on personal copies in the Office 365 viewer
Frequently Asked Questions on personal Excel copies
Do you have questions about the Office 365 viewer? Take a look at the most common questions below.
Do Guests need an Microsoft 365 subscription for the Office 365 viewer?
No, Guests only need an Microsoft 365 subscription for creating online personal copies.
Does anybody see my personal copy?
Nobody can see if you have created an online personal copy. It is strictly personal and cannot be shared with others.
Can I see what changes I made in my personal copy?
No, track changes is not an Excel functionality.
What happens to my personal copy when the original is deleted?
The personal copy is tied the original file. In case the original file gets deleted, the personal copies will be deleted as well.
If a deleted file gets restored from the recycle bin, does a personal copy gets restored as well?
Your personal copy is a copy of the restored file, so it will reappear.
What happens to my personal copy when the permission on the original file is removed?
Your personal copy will be not visible anymore.
What happens to my personal copy when permission on the original file is granted again?
Next to the original file, your personal copy will visible again.
Can I see on which documents I have created a personal copy?
Yes, the indication sign in the index shows the presence of their personal copy.