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How do I see changes made by someone else editing the tree?

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If I am editing or just looking at a tree at the same time as someone else on another computer, how do I see the changes they have made? Is there a 'refresh' button? Refreshing the page in the browser forces me to log in again, which does work, but is annoying.


asked Jul 19, 2020 by ianhjermyn (120 points)

1 Answer

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At the upper left of the tree window just below the title is a link called "View history."  If you click on it you can see a history of all edits to the tree (including guests with edit access).
answered Jul 22, 2020 by DanUgrin (20,740 points)
Hi Dan. Thank you for replying to my question but unfortunately I was not clear enough. My question was: if someone else makes a change to the tree from another computer while I am looking at the tree on my computer, the tree I can see does not change automatically. How do I make it show the change made by the other person?

Sorry.  There is no auto refresh or live update feature.  You'll just have to live with your browser's refresh.

BTW, I don't have to re sign-in from a refresh (unless I've been inactive for a long time).  I use Firefox.
Hi Dan. Thanks for your quick reply. I understand the situation now, which is good. In fact, the refresh thing does not always manifest, so maybe it is a time-out.

Thanks again.