User can't share a PowerPoint deck - "only document owners can share their documents"

Jan 2, 2020
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Hi folks,

One of the big shots at my company has created a slide deck that's saved in his OneDrive. He wants to share it with others. He went to File-->Share in PowerPoint and immediately got this message:

"Only document owners can share their documents. Please ask the owner to share the document."

He created the document and it's in his OneDrive. I even looked at the file properties in Windows Explorer; he's listed as the owner.

What is preventing this and how do I get past it? He doesn't want to put it in our SharePoint because it's got sensitive info.



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