I have a shared workbook on my organization’s network share drive which is edited by a few dozen individuals. About once a week, I need to take it out of “Shared” mode (let’s call this “un-sharing”) to do run some advanced operations on the data input by these editors, and make changes that require me to unprotect the worksheet/workbook. Also, I occasionally have to perform maintenance on the VBA code in the workbook, which also requires me to un-share the workbook.
The problem is that every time I un-share, it erases the internal track-changes history. I would like to automate exporting this history to an external change-log file, otherwise saving the change history every time requires cumbersome and time-consuming manual effort.