CoAuthoring CoAuthoring CoAuthoring Interface


Provides the primary entry point to the co-authoring object model.

public interface class CoAuthoring
public interface CoAuthoring
Public Interface CoAuthoring


The CoAuthoring object provides information about co-authoring at the document level. For example, the CoAuthoring object can provide information about whether there are any locks in the document, which users have current locks on the document, or whether or not updates to the document content is available from the server. Use the Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word.Document.CoAuthoring property to return the CoAuthoring object.


Application Application Application

Gets an Application object that represents the Microsoft Word application.

Authors Authors Authors

Gets a CoAuthors collection that represents all the co-authors currently editing the document.

CanMerge CanMerge CanMerge

Gets whether the document can be auto-merged.

CanShare CanShare CanShare

Gets whether this document can be co-authored.

Conflicts Conflicts Conflicts

Gets a Conflicts collection that represents all the conflicts in a document.

Creator Creator Creator

Gets a 32-bit integer that indicates the application in which the specified object was created.

Locks Locks Locks

Gets a CoAuthLocks collection that represents the locks in the document.

Me Me Me

Gets a CoAuthor object that represents the current user.

Parent Parent Parent

Gets an Object that represents the parent object of the specified CoAuthoring object.

PendingUpdates PendingUpdates PendingUpdates

Gets whether the document has pending updates that have not been accepted.

Updates Updates Updates

Gets a CoAuthUpdates collection that represents all the updates available to the document.

Applies to