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Sharing Password protected Excel files

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Richard_Byrne
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I created a password protected file in Excel on my home desktop PC and filed it in my OneDrive folder.  On my laptop I can obviously see the file in my Onedrive folder and I can open it because I know the password!  But I cannot make changes to it from the laptop like I can from the desktop.  I do not understand this business about "share" and "get link" - even then I have to make a different copy on the laptop.  Can I not simply authorise my laptop to use and amend this file in my OneDrive as if I were using it on my desktop?

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