How to Update And Share Documents In SharePoint


Your document’s life cycle in SharePoint may probably require you to make updates & edits over and over again. You can very quickly open & edit any of the documents inside its document library by using following method –


Step 1 :

Select the “Open Menu” button. You can access the same by clicking one of the ellipses that are located on the right side of every document. Each ellipse exposes several actions pertaining to a single document.


Step 2 :

Next, from the available list of menu options, select following as required –


  • Edit – To make changes to the document
  • Share – To share the document




Besides these, you have various other options, like –

  • Edit Properties That edits the metadata
  • View Properties – That allows you view additional information related to the document. You can access these by selecting secondary ellipses appearing to the right of the word Follow


An alternative way to editing documents in SharePoint library is as follows –

Step 1 :

Select a specific item in SharePoint document library.


Step 2 :

Click “Edit Document” option from the ribbon. The document opens and you can begin editing.

That’s how you can edit documents in SharePoint library.

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