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Re: Can SVN handle Microsoft Excel files?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2005_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: 2005-06-07 20:50:37 CEST

On 06.06.2005, at 10:08, YH Lin wrote:

> I want to use SVN to manage Excel files as version control.
> Because our department use Excel files to write document.
> Is possible SVN can handle Excel files normally & perfectly?

I would imagine that yes, you can put Excel files under version
control, but of course Subversion wouldn't be able to do automatic
merges of changes. You'd best use the needs-lock property available in
Subversion 1.2 so as to ensure that only one person works on a given
Excel file at a time.

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