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How do I exclude Microsoft Office autosave files?

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You can exclude Microsoft Office autosave files by adding a wildcard exclusion flag specifically targeting them. Since Office's autosave files always have the same prefix, "~$", you can use this as your wildcard exclusion flag. That flag has the following syntax:


This wildcard exclusion flag specifically targets files or folders with "~$" at the beginning of their name. If you do not know how to add a wildcard exclusion flag, please see this article.