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I am looking for a way to see what users (if any) have viewed a particular document in google docs? I know that there is a revision history, but is it possible to see which users have viewed it without making any changes?

The only thing that I can see that is somewhat relevant is the ability to sort documents by 'Last Viewed' which obviously shows the last viewer.

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You can turn on analytics support and try to associate a viewer to an IP address

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Cheers for the idea. I will do this, however I'm not sure how easy it will be to associate ip addresses as the document has multiple collaborators. –  JT.WK Jan 26 '10 at 21:08
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No, this feature does not exist in GoogleDocs

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Explain the downvote? The feature is not officially supported. Analytics can help, but, if you have more then a few users it probably won't be useful and requires guess work. –  Dan McGrath Jan 25 '10 at 7:05
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