MS Office applications (Word, Excel) can not work with file links in NTFS?

In Win7 64 on a NTFS partition within the same logical drive and create a file in another directory, a symbolic (or hard) link to it - using FarManager (Alt-F6) or utility LinkShellExtension.

If you have a symbolic link to the file, then when you edit the original, the symlink shows the same change (which is logical), but when trying to save, say, Word 2010, swears on an error of file access. Or saves as a new file. In the file properties (through Windows Explorer) indicated that it is the link to the file.
If the link is hard - is the file to edit the same Word 2010, it is "detached" from the original, i.e. changes regardless of the source entity. Once we get the gap to two or more new file.

How to be? So, in read-only mode symlinks work fine in *nix systems (only editable when the original file). But, you should start to work in positions sym - or hard-link some Office application - all communication is lost. I.e., these applications do not know about symlinker?

[added]: linking standard command mklink leads to the same unfortunate result
July 8th 19 at 11:29
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July 8th 19 at 11:31
symbolic (or hard) link
FAR. ALT+F6. Symbolic link (file). Works synchronously. No "(or hard)"!
No, Constantine doesn't work, unfortunately. Here are my steps. Create a file d:\tmp\1.docx. Through Alt-F6 make a symlink in the root of the d drive. Open the file d:\tmp\1.docx in Word. The changes (print a few characters) and save the file-the original, close. Open the file d:\1.docx (a symlink). Again, changes you make to it. Trying to save - get message "Word cannot complete the save because of an error in file access".
If originally made a hard link (similar to using Alt-F6), the change is saved. But the contents of the file d:\1.docx and d:\tmp\1.docx different, ie, the link is broken and we get two different files, not pointers to a single block, it should be in theory (and as it is in *nix systems). - elva68 commented on July 8th 19 at 11:34
Before write, I checked — everything works, if the window FAR ALT-F6 to select the link type: symbolic link (file). - Arlo.OReill commented on July 8th 19 at 11:37
So that's what I chose. I think the problem is somewhere deeper it sits. - elva68 commented on July 8th 19 at 11:40

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