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Why does Microsoft Word open a file as "Read Only"?

I have recently migrated from a MacBook Pro (Intel) to a Mac Mini M2 running macOS Sonoma 14.5. When I launch MS Word and select a file from the Recent section of the "Home" screen, the file ...
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Unable to delete old company OneDrive folder

I used to work at a company that used OneDrive. I neglected to unlink the OneDrive account. Now I can't delete the folder. I started out with: ls -lae ... drwx------@ 2 jonathan staff 64 May ...
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Ho can I find "offline files" in the terminal (due to fileprovider / OneDrive)?

I've been having trouble with Microsoft OneDrive, which throws up a lot of sync errors and syncs very slowly if at all. However, despite having selected for the directory at issue "Always Keep On ...
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After updating to 13.6.5, in addition to a totally empty Login Items screen in Settings-General, I could no longer sign in to MS OneDrive

After updating to Mac OS Ventura 13.6.5,I could also no longer sign in to my Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive apps as both would hang when I launch them. The local folder of OneDrive is also gone. ...
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Is it possible to prevent Files app to rename files in a folder when copying?

I often need to copy files, (later edit 1:) grouped as folders, between an app and OneDrive. I would wish to write the data straight to OneDrive so I can access it remotely, but that's not possible ...
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OneDrive application keeps vanishing from my harddrive

I'm not sure if this is an issue with OneDrive or MacOS... but the OneDrive app keeps disappearing from my Applications folder. On one occasion, my whole OneDrive folder had '(Archive)' added to the ...
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Disabling (specific) apps from running during sleep in macOS

I want to disable some apps from running during sleep (due to unwanted/unnecessary battery consumption). Particularly; I want to disable Microsoft OneDrive from running during sleep on a M2 MacBook ...
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Why OneDrive for Mac is "Waiting to Upload" indefinitely on some new files instead of uploading them?

With my MacBook I make notes in plain MarkDown text files and keep them in OneDrive folder expecting them to be always synched with the cloud. Yesterday, when I was reviewing my notes on another ...
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Automatically rename files for OneDrive

I have hundreds of files with invalid symbols for OneDrive (\/:*?"<>|) and I want to automatically rename them on my Mac so they can save up to the cloud. OneDrive for macOS does not seem ...
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OneDrive app does not launch on macOS Catalina 10.15.7

I would like to use the OneDrive app on macOS Catalina 10.15.7. I have tried double-clicking, left-clicking and selecting "Open", and even tried launching the app from the terminal. However, ...
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Cannot open some files when stored in a "cloud" location (iCloud/One/Google Drive, etc.)

I'm using the officials OneDrive (version 23.071.0402.0001) and Google Drive (version 73.0.4.0) macOS apps to sync my cloud files on my Mac. It worked fine for few months, but now I cannot open some ...
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Enable photos update in OneDrive for iPhone SE 2020

tl;dr Even though Camera Upload is enabled in OneDrive app in my iPhone SE 2020, it seems to be not working at all. Neither new nor existing photos are never uploaded to OneDrive. I also cannot find ...
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How to allow Java applications (Umlet) to access OneDrive files on Mac?

I'm fond of this little program: https://www.umlet.com/ . Never had issue with running it on Windows. Recently at work I have to use it on a Mac, and if I try to save/open a diagram in a OneDrive ...
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Office documents are not reliably saved in OneDrive on iPad when using the Files app

I edited an Excel document by tapping on it in OneDrive on iPad, closed it, and opened it. The opened version was not the version I closed. Unreliable saving of office documents also happens in other ...
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Why does my video uploaded to iPhone Photos to OneDrive lack vibrancy when viewed on iPhone?

After uploading a video from iPhone Photos to OneDrive I noticed the vibrancy of the video had substantially changed (e.g. greens were substantially less green, blues less blue). While I would expect ...
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OneDrive and DropBox on iPhone will not sync if they are closed

My OneDrive and DropBox will not sync photos on my iPhone unless they are opened. I have checked both apps settings and they are allowed to run in the background. Also, both are allowed to use ...
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Is it possible to backup my entire MacBook to Microsoft OneDrive?

I have a lifetime of free 5TB cloud storage on Microsoft OneDrive via my university. Is it possible to configure things or write a script so that the entire contents of my computer are continuously ...
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Spotlight does not open OneDrive folders in finder

Spotlight does not open OneDrive folders in finder I use many files and folders in OneDrive. Usally i do a spotlight search, type in the folder name, the folder icon is shown and I click Enter and the ...
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rsyncing into a OneDrive-synced folder without triggering lots of spurious activity?

I wish to use rsync to copy a lot of data into a OneDrive-synced directory regularly, and leave it up to OneDrive itself to sync that into the cloud. rsync is my tool of choice as I am using it for ...
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What is causing my computer to constantly restart?

For the last week or so my computer has randomly restarted about once a day. Below is the crash report. Does this say that OneDrive is causing the crash? I'm using a 2018 MacBook Pro, running OS 12.4. ...
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Mac's Finder shows no "Paste Item" option when pasting to a OneDrive folder

On a mac Mini M1, Monterey 12.3.1 I have an issue with cutting and pasting files. I'm used to using the finders "Copy" and "Paste Item" functions. But after copying a file, when ...
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Signed into my one drive on someone else's computer and now they have access to my work files and can save their own files in my work account. WTF?

I have signed on my work OneDrive account on someone else's computer. I know I had logged out. Yet for some reasons they still have access to all of my One Drive files and the recent save as list ...
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How to sync folders outside of the usual OneDrive sync folder?

I am setting up a OneDrive account on my Mac (macos 10.15.7). The OneDrive local folder is at ~/OneDrive/. I would like to sync other folders as well, e.g. ~/Music/, ~/Documents/, etc. OneDrive for ...
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What is the difference between OneDrive from AppStore and standalone installer

Right now there two options for installing OneDrive: Install from the AppStore Download and install a standalone installer What is the difference between the two if any? (but then why there are two ...
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