Document.CoAuthoring Property (Word)

Returns a CoAuthoring object that provides the entry point into the co-authoring object model. Read-only.

Version Added: Word 2010

expression .CoAuthoring

expression An expression that returns a Document object.

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 CoAuthoring property to return the CoAuthoring object.

The following code example gets a reference to the CoAuthoring object through the CoAuthoring property of the active document.

Dim coAuth As CoAuthoring 
Set coAuth = ActiveDocument.CoAuthoring