More OneDrive improvements

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In addition to the new 10GB file limit in OneDrive, Microsoft is rolling out two other improvements that may be of interest to Microsoft Office users.

Share from Explorer

Coming to Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 ‘soon’ is an addition to the right-click menu in Explorer. ‘Share a OneDrive link’ will appear for any file/folder in the OneDrive sync folders.

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According to Microsoft this option will copy a sharing web link to the clipboard that you can paste into an email, document etc.  They don’t say what type of link is shared (Public, Read only, Editing) so we’ll have to wait and see how this works in practice.

Office 2013 users can get OneDrive links already from within Office. Open a document saved on OneDrive and go to File | Share | Get a Sharing Link

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Choose a View link (Read only) or Edit link.

Uploading folders

It’s now possible to upload an entire folder via the web interface.    In the past you’d have to create the new folder then upload the files into it.

The easier method is to create the folder within your OneDrive folder in your Windows or Mac computer.  Add the files to the new folder and OneDrive will setup the cloud copies of the files in the background.

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