- When we're talking about software…like Word or Excel, we'll often use the word…share and collaborate almost interchangeably.…I shared a file with you and that makes us collaborators…or we're collaborating on a shared file.…But there is a distinction in box…and it's a distinction worth noting.…When I share, what I'm doing is I'm sending a link…to a file or to a folder to one or more individuals.…I might send them three different files or folder,…but in any event I'm sending one or more persons a link.…
And that link will allow that person then…to view or to download that file…or the files that are in a folder that I shared with them.…This is a great replacement for email attachments.…Because when I send someone…an email attachment, it's time-dated.…For example, today I send you an attachment by email…of a Word document that I've finished almost…and you don't open it until next Tuesday…or maybe open it 10 times between now and then.…
But in the meantime, I'm continuing…to work on that document.…You have the version that was stale dated as of today.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Editing documents in Box Edit
- Sharing links to files and folders
- Setting up security options
- Adding comments
- Assigning tasks
- Creating and editing Box notes
- Using Box Sync
- Using Box on mobile devices
- Upgrading to Box for Business
Skill Level Beginner
Q: This course was updated on 03/05/2015. What changed?
A: We updated the course to reflect the most recent changes to Box's interface and feature set, including the new Word, PowerPoint, and Excel integration offered in Box for Office.
1. Starting Out
2. Storing and Viewing Files
3. Using Box Edit
4. Collaborating with Box
5. Browsing Box Apps
6. Going Mobile
7. Using Box for Business
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