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Document sharing permissions

Users can be given one of four different access levels to a shared document:

  • Can View —They can only view the document, they cannot make comments, edit, or share the document with anyone else.

  • Can Comment — The userey can view and comment on the document, butcannot edit or share the document.

  • Can Edit — They can view, comment on, and edit the document. but cannot share it with other users.


    Users with whom you share the document must have Personal permissions or higher in order to edit the document. Free/Student users can only view or comment on the document—irrespective of the sharing permissions that you give.

  • Can Edit and Share — They can view, comment on, edit, and share the document.