In article <MoFtc.576$>, says...
> WS1 opens a Excel spreadsheet xxx.xls.
> WS2 opens the same spreadsheet xxx.xls and gets the FILE IN USE: xxx.xls is
> locked for editing by "USERNAME", Readonly | Notify | ETC message.
> If I then try to use MONITOR | FILE OPEN / LOCK ACTIVITY screen to see who
> has the file open I get thrown back to the Monitors AVAILIBLE OPTIONS
> screen as soon as I hit enter on the subdirectory the file is in.
> We have tried copying the diectory and contents closer to the root
> directory but same problem occours.
> I have a product called server manager 4 by addrem and this will show the
> file as locked but refuses to show who's got it locked.

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