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How do I exclude Microsoft Office autosave files?

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 will have 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.

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