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Button in Web UI to open documents directly in MS Office rather than in IBM Docs.

Currently, documents can be opened either in IBM Docs from the Web UI or in MS Office from the Desktop Plug-In. It would be helpful to have a button in the Web UI that allows to open a document currently being displayed directly in the corresponding MS Office application rather than in MS Docs.

This would take away the effort of leaving the web UI, locating the document in the Windows File Explorer and double-clicking it there.

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  • Aug 22 2018
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    Adam Gartenberg commented
    August 29, 2018 20:48

    The Connections Administrator can turn on round trip editing, and then this capability is enabled.  (Note:  This capability works for desktop-based Office applications only, not Cloud Office.)

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    Guest commented
    August 30, 2018 06:07

    Does this work in IBM Connections Cloud? And if it does - how and where can I enable it? I could not find such an option.

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    Guest commented
    September 10, 2018 11:23

    This should be made available in Connections Cloud

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    Guest commented
    December 19, 2018 09:51

    I repeat the question:

    Does this work in IBM Connections Cloud too? And if it does - how and where can I enable it? I could not find such an option.

    All my users are all complaining this. Please improve dramatically IBM Docs and allow round trip editing with a local Desktop Office installation!