Office Web Apps is a web-based version of the Microsoft Office productivity suite. It includes the web-based versions of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and Microsoft OneNote. The web applications allow users to access their documents directly from anywhere within a web ...

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Disable autosave for Office Web Apps?

Is it possible to disable the autosave feature for Excel Web App when working with documents in a SharePoint library? We are deploying a number of workbooks with Pivot Tables (connected to SSAS), ...
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Excel Online - refresh data in a SharePoint list

I have added a SharePoint list to an excel spreadsheet as an odata feed. This data connection refreshes perfectly using Excel on the Desktop. However, when I refresh the connection in the Excel web ...
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SharePoint Foundation [Unable to process the request in Excel Web App]

I am encountering below error msg whenever I try to open excel file (.xls, .xlsx) in SharePoint Foundation 2010 portal. Other Office files such as word, ppt opens correctly without any error but ...
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Office Web Apps broken in IE11?

While moving some docs around in SP2013 today I noticed that while OWApps shows prview windows, opening the document in the browser greets me with this message: Nothing in my configuration has ...
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Content of Excel document is not updated

I recently faced a wierd glitch. When someone updates an Excel speadsheet that is on Sharepoint in Excel application on a computer and saves it, and then clicks on that same document in a browser to ...
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Office web apps does not have access to content database

I have issues with Office Web apps. After some logging search I found it's because of the service account of owa service application does not have access to the content DB. I've read somewhere that ...
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Word Viewer Service randomly fails to open documents

I am able to open documents using word viewer service. however I get a lot of complains from users that they are not able to open word documents with unexpected error. in my ULS logs there are 100s ...
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Office documents NOT opening from Sharepoint 2013 Document Library

I have a document library with the name field being the link to the document. If I try to open MS word documents I receive a warning and then and the an authorisation of credentials. I ok the ...
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How to get url of WebApps server programatically?

I have configured SharePoint 2013 with an Office WebApps server and set the following bindings like this: New-SPWOPIBinding -ServerName owa.dev.local -AllowHTTP How can I get the Web Apps server ...
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Documents opening in Office Web Applications (when they're not installed)

I have a farm where for every new site collection the "Open Documents in Client Applications by Default" feature is disabled. So when ever a user opens an excel or word file it will try and open it in ...
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Excel files are not previewed in office web apps

I have a document library with 10,000 excel files all the files have some macros for calculation in Sharepoint 2013. When I search on that site collection, sometimes I get a preview, sometimes I ...
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Office Web Apps Authorization with custom WOPI host from SharePoint 2013

I need to create a custom WOPI Host to serve files from SharePoint to Office Web Apps. The WOPI host is a simple REST service which is deployed in ISAPI. The way office web apps works is like this: ...
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Office web apps 2010 running on Sharepoint 2013 for compatibility mode sites

We need to run sites in SharePoint 2010 mode as we migrate each collection and train each department. Everything works just like in real 2010 except I can't install Office Web Apps 2010, installation ...
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Options for Accessing SharePoint 2010 Office Web Apps Through Java

I'm interested in developing an client-side application that can load Word documents in-browser using the Office Web Apps service running on a SharePoint 2010 server. The application would be run on a ...
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Unable to opening or perviewing office documents in browser in sharepoint 2013

Recently we migrated from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013. We have separately configured office web app. We get error e.g while opening or previewing word document (Sorry there was a problem and ...
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Can I create a workflow for an Excel spreadsheet?

I have an Excel365 spreadsheet in my Sharepoint13 user account which I am sharing with everyone except external users. Everyone needs to update this sheet, so I would like to create a workflow for it. ...
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Issue with Office Web Apps - can't open Excel file, prompt for user name and password

I can't open by Office Web Apps Excel file, SharePoint always prompt for user name and password and after entering correct user name and password it happens again and get error: "An error has ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps

I am trying to get SharePoint 2013 Foundation to work with Office Web Apps, but it does not seem to be working. I followed this guide to get it setup. I have it setup behind a reverse proxy (ISS ...
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How can I remove Excel menu in web apps in Share Point 2013?

I use SharePoint 2013 and I use Power Pivot Service. When I open an Excel Report, I see this report : How can I remove Excel menu(File/Open In Excel / Data/...) from this report?
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Office Web Apps can't read/edit Powerpoint or read Word, but Excel reads/edits fine

A brief overview: I have a Sharepoint 2010 installation on Windows Server 2008 R2, with Office Web Apps installed. The Central Admin SQL Database in on the local server, but the SQL database that ...
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How to edit or disable link in Excel Web App header?

SharePoint 2013 Office 365 Users click on a tile/link on home page and link is connected to a spreadsheet. So the MS Excel Web App opens the file. In the upper left corner after the 'Microsoft Excel ...
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Can't open documents in Office Web App when using FireFox

I can perfectly open and edit Word or PDF documents (and other types too) in both Internet Explorer and Google Chrome using Office Web Apps, but I can't do so when I'm using FireFox. When I try to ...
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“blocked ”, insecure content message attempting to open Excel file in client app from within OWA 2013 using Chrome

I'm unable to launch an excel file in the Client App from OWA using google chrome. I am able to open the excel file in the web application, but when clicking "Edit Workbook" and selecting "Edit ...
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Can't find update that has real-time co-authoring feature in OWA for on-premise version

On our SharePoint environment, we were able to have multiple users edit a document at the same time. I've read that there's an update (be it for OWA365) allowing users to actually see in real-time who ...
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Opening file for editing in Word from Office Web Apps allready checked out to myself

I have the following scenario where I receive the error message "This document could not be checked out. You may not have permission to check out the document or it is already checked out or locked ...
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cant run powershell commands

I need some help, I'm trying to configure a office web app server to connect to the farm and whenever I try to run the command it gives an error, been through the net and can't find anything or a GUI ...
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List contains a URL to a word document in SharePoint and needs to open in the web app and not the client

I have a list with a URL field. This field points to a word document in another document library. My problem is such that, when the user clicks on this link, the system gives them a prompt for ...
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Office Web App 2013 + SharePoint 2013 - Unable edit word documents on browser.

Getting this error while editing a word documnets with office web app 2013, but excel sheets able to edit and save. My documents are on SharePoint 2013 environment.
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in ...
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SharePoint list data on PowerPoint

Have a request to extract/export/whatever you want to call it SharePoint 2013 list data to PowerPoint (preferrably 2010 or 2013). I have tried the technique of exporting to excel and linking to a ...
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Link to bookmark from shape does not work with Word Web App (2010)?

I am trying to create a clickable shape that links to a bookmark in the same Word document. This works fine when viewing the document in Microsoft Word, but does not work when viewing in SharePoint ...
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oAuth: How to get the SPUser when you only have the token?

Goal: I try to get the preview of Documents working when documents are hosted in SP2010 and crawled by SP2013. Context: To render a document, the index creates a link that returns an iframe that ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents

We have a Web Applications Companion (WAC) server connected to our SharePoint 2013 web application (upgraded to claims based authentication). It appears to us that the WAC server does not trust the ...
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When Nov-06-13 Office 365 and Yammer “Get it done” changes will be available to SharePoint On-Premise?

Today as part of "Get it Done Day", Microsoft made significant announcement regarding Office Web App and Yammer. Refer link below: ...
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User has too much permission

My issue is different than most. My user 'spdo' is in the group SP Visitors. They should have access to the following... Root > Subsite > Subsite (and it should end there) however they can see doc ...
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Office Web Apps in search results - I can see previews but clicking them downloads the file?

is this a standard thing in SharePoint (both 2010 and 2013) or is this some kind of configuration I'm missing? I can open Office docs just fine in Office Web Apps in our existing farm as well as on a ...
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Document locked by SharePoint

I am trying to read values from document after that the file was edited in Office Web Apps. Problem is, that this document is locked by Sharepoint (SPFile.LockType - Shared). I tried to Check Out and ...
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Document link within page - Open in officewebapps

Does anyone know if it's possible to link to a document within a content editor web part and force it to open in Office Web Apps? A lot of my users make content just within pages as they don't need a ...
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Programmatically add event to Outlook Calendar

How to programmatically add event to outlook calendar .. I want to programmatically add event to Office outlook calendar.
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Office Web Apps opening after being disabled in Library

Some, not all, of our users are being forced to open Documents, Spreadsheets, PDFs, and what not in Office Web Apps even after the Library Tools | Library | Library Settings | General Settings | ...
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Office Web Apps 2013 on different domain

Does anybody know if it's possible to connect a SharePoint 2013 farm to an Office Web Apps farm that's on a separate domain? I tried to set it up using the steps documented in ...
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How to display all my items in a list (property Word)?

I have a list of items which I use as a column in a content type. To be more precise, I list all my clients and when I upload a document I need to fill client property from a dropdown list, which ...
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session time out on office 365 web apps

One of my online users cannot open documents shared in our Sharepoint. Whenever she tries to open a document she gets "sorry session timed out. Refresh page to continue" She runs on Windows 8 on her ...
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Configure Content By Query Web part to open office documents in client application

Is it possible to set up a CBQWP to open links to Office documents in the Client application? This is for an Office 365 SharePoint 2013 environment. I know you can enable the Site Collection feature ...
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How to open word documents in read-only mode from a Document Library? Do not allow edit and save

I am trying to disable the end-user from being able to edit and save texts to a word document file in SharePoint 2010 Document Library. Is this done via access/permission settings? As in, give the ...
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Unable to view PDFs with a page size area over approximately 27,225 square inches (165“ x165”) in Word Web App

We have SharePoint 2013 setup with the latest version of Office Web Apps. Our designers create PDFs that are exported from InDesign and are a size of around 170" x 170". They then upload them to ...
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Keep user inside a SharePoint Hosted App

On SP 2013 Online: Any way to keep a user from being able to access the host site and get to other site resources? Any way to create a permission level where user can CRUD on a list, but can' go to ...
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Is there any alternatives to SharePoint 2013 for hosting Access 2013 Web Apps in house?

I am developing a solution for a small business which has the need to host all the data in-house and I was considering delivering it as an Access 2013 Web App. Since they don't want to have their ...
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Co-authoring in Excel, OWA

After installing Office Web application in my SharePoint server 2010, we are unable to co-authorise with Excel. But this co-authorise function works with Word and PPT. Is there any setting we need to ...
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Office web viewer events

I've embedded office web apps iframe in my web application to preview the office documents, now I would like to listen to page navigation events for tracking the user activity, is there a API for ...