Open Office "Document in Use"
First of all... I know i know, Open Office Yuk!!
Recently we upgraded all machines from Open Office 2.0 to Open Office 3.0.
We have a shared folder which is mapped to S drive. In this shared folder there are lots of open office documents, ods files.
Before, when a user already has a shared file open, for example test.ods, the second user tring to access the file would get a "Document in Use" error and it would say "Document test.ods is locked for editing by: <user name>" then they would have the option to open a read only copy.
The Open Office Documents have now lost this "Document in Use". Now when a user opens a second copy of the file and saves it, it wipes all previous versions.
I am not sure if upgrading to Open Office 3 caused this problem because we have users in another branch, on another domain, using open office 2 and they seem to be having the same problem. (again, this has only happened recently)
I have tried enabling and disabling the Sharing under Tools > Share Document which is described here but it hasn't helped. All users have read write and modify permissions.
Oh, The shared drive is on a Bufflow Linkstation but I do not think this is the source of the problem as the other branch's shared folder are shared by server 2003.