A co-worker and I were wondering if we could edit the same shapefile and if it would auto-update. Is this possible in any way? Or would the edits not save if someone more recently started an edit session?
When one editor starts editing the shapefile would be locked and not allow for other to begin editing.
Just adding an official doc for reference:
About editing shapefiles—Help | ArcGIS Desktop
Keep in mind that a shapefile supports only one person editing it at a time, although multiple users can view it simultaneously. Attempting multiuser editing of a shapefile can result in data corruption.
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