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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Word 2010 co-authoring. What is required to get it working?

I like the Word 2010 co-authoring feature I have seen but a few things are a bit vague to me, mainly around what is required to get it working. Is SharePoint 2010 required? If so, is SharePoint ...
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Document Information Panel with Word Web App

When a SharePoint 2010 Document is opened inside Word Client, it shows the properties of that document in a Document Information Panel. How does this work with Word Web App?
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Setting up SharePoint 2010 Excel Services

How do you set up Excel Services for SharePoint 2010? I’ve installed the Office Web Apps (wcsetup.exe) and created a new Excel service in central administration. But I’m now stuck on what to do ...
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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents after successful set up and config

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.15).aspx We have followed the TechNet article carefully and we have been successful, however, Office documents do not open in OWA. I get ...
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Force Sharepoint to create new document using office web apps

Is there a way to force Sharepoint 2010 to use office web apps when creating a new word document? From what I've seen it works like this: - office web apps will be used if the client computer don't ...
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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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Disable “Open in Excel” in Excel Services on SharePoint 2010

I would like to disable or remove the ability for users to use the "Open in Excel" button and only allow the "Edit in Browser" button. Can this be done through security settings and/or user groups? ...
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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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OpenOffice, SharePoint 2010 and Office WebApps

We have a client that wants to use OpenOffice documents in SharePoint 2010 and have much of the same experiences. Does anyone here have experience with OpenOffice and SharePoint 2010? Are there any ...
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need help in setting up wac using https

I've got my SharePoint Foundation 2013 to work with WAC ... Test-Environment via http works fine. Switching to https fails due to problems with my ssl-cert !? I've disabled the wac-server via ...
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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 - 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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Recommended defaults for Office Web Apps?

I am about to roll out Sharepoint 2010 with Office Web Apps to 3k business users who are already using a SP2007 installation. When a user clicks on a Word document, I have the option of 1) Open in ...
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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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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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Not able to view the preview of MS-Word and Excel in SharePoint 2013

I installed SharePoint 2013 on my server and when i search for the Word and Excel files. I am able to retrieve them in the search results web part but when i mouse over the Microsoft Documents i am ...
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How many web app's

I'm certainly a newby in SharePoint but my company give me the great task to deploy it. It's a SharePoint 2013 standard installed onPremise. Our goal is to build some team sites plus personal sites. ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Excel Web App

I have just completed a in-place upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and everything completed successfully. I have installed the Office WebApps and followed all the steps to enable Word, Excel and ...
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Excel Web App dropdown control issues

Happy New Year everyone, I am having some strange issues with our on-prem SharePoint 2013 environment. When a user opens an excel document in Excel Web App in IE, the dropdown controls (edit ...
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Poll app 2010 producing graph [closed]

I am creating a poll app in 2010 just wondering what the best way would be to produce a graph would be. would I be able to do it using excel
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Getting New Document button behaviour the same for Content types enabled for Office Web Apps

If I create an OOTB document library, and click on "(+) new document" button, I get a panel appearing which allows me to select a document type of Word, Excel etc. However, as soon as I turn on ...
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Office Web Apps shared by multiple farms

Our environment consists of 3 SharePoint 2013 farms: Production, Test and DR. The Production and DR farms are exact replicas from a physical architecture standpoint, and we are using SQL async ...
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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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Office Web Apps 2013 using without SharePoint

Office Web Apps 2013 is now standalone service product. SharePoint used it from iframe like this https://officewebapps.contoso.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx? sharepoint_doc_handler_url + accesstoken ...
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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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Can I upgrade .doc to .docx in-place in a doc library?

Here's the situation. I want to roll out Office Web Apps to our SharePoint instance. The only trouble is that a lot of files are still in .doc format, and if you try to edit them in Office Web Apps ...
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Get the Office Web Applications Url for a Document in 2010 and 2013

When viewing a document library, if Office Web Apps are enabled, the Url for each Office document goes to the appropriate web viewer rather than the actual link to the document. For instance: ...
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Does Office Web Apps Require An Enterprise License?

We have the OWA services running in our SharePoint 2010 Farm. Does OWA require enterprise license?
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Why can't I open Word docx files in Office Web Apps?

I want to use the Office Web Apps on my environment. After the installation I configurate the trusted file location for the excel services. The Web Apps working fine in my intranet. ...
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What is a Provider hosted app in SharePoint 2013?

This may sound a little bit very basic but I would like to know what Sharepoint Provider app is? Is it a component that resides in any server and gets its data from SharePoint? or is it a component ...
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How to force a hyperlink which reference a visio drawing to display the visio drawing inside the browser

I have a site collection of type "Publishing>>Enterprise wiki", and I have the Visio Graphics service application enabled (I have enterprise SP license). Now if I open the document library, and I ...
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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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Can clients on Office 2010 Pro use SP2013 to edit in browser?

Has anyone successfully used an Office 2010 Pro Plus / Volume License (and possibly Standard) client to edit their Office 2010 docs within the browser on an on-premise SP2013 site (Foundation but ...
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Programmatically creating new word document in Office Web Apps in Sharepoint 2010 Foundation

I am new to sharepoint 2010 and i have Sharepoint 2010 Foundation installed on server. To open word document in browser i had installed Microsoft Office Web Apps on the server and configured it and ...
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Sharepoint foundation-Need to show excel file contens within sharepoint page

Scenario: Sharepoint foundation 2010. End users would like to view the EXCEL documents within sharepoint page and not loosing the typical excel functionality. The USERS would open EXCEL file (using ...
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SharePoint Cumulative Update slipstreaming and language pack

I'm slip-streaming service pack 1 of SharePoint in both server setup and language pack setup (in the update folder). It is the correct way because the updates are language targeting (sp1 EN for the ...
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Office Web Apps Server 2013

I want to ask if any of here has a download link for Office Web App 2013? I'm searching for a link but I can't find one, I can only see the SP1 of it but not the exact installer of Office web app. ...
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How to hide or remove items in File menu in Office Web Apps

Is there a way I can remove or hide the options in Office Web Apps for Save As, Print and Share? I've read something saying it might be possible with Active Directory Rights Management Services, but ...
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Lock Cells to Certain People But Give Access to others in a Live Excel Online Worksheet

My company has switched from Google Docs to SharePoint and Office 365. One of the things that we need to be able to do is have a collaborative live/dynamic spreadsheet that give lock some cells to ...
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Office Web Apps views with Excel and Visio but not Word?

I've upgraded to the new SP1 and July update for Office Web Apps and it's working fine with Excel and Visio, however I notice Word Documents are no longer working. When I run Get-SPWOPIBInding ...
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Visio Web Access Error

I am responsible for a SharePoint 2013 farm that uses Standard CALs. As a result, we don't have a Visio service application provisioned. I have a Visio document in a document library, and when I ...
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Build URL that opens file (.doc/.docx etc office files) in office client application in browser

Currently struggling with the issue of how to build a URL which will redirect you to the new tab opening document in its native application. For example wordviewer.aspx is taking care of word files. ...
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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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How can I define programmatically whether Office Web Apps is installed on server?

I am using C# programming language and want to define whether Office Web Apps installed on server in order to hide/show MenuItemTemplate My variant is as follows: if(!Ispostback) { bool b = ...
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How to set up permissions to OneNote pages?

I have a OneNote notebook in my SharePoint 2010. I also have the Office Web Apps turned on. I am wondering if there is a way to grant permissions to a particular page / section in that OneNote file. ...
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Can't find Office Web Apps 2010 to download

I need to install on-premise office web apps 2010 but I can't find the location to download it from. Everywhere I look point to the Volume Licensing Service Center but when I log in I can't find it ...
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How does one disable Office Web Apps for a given Site Collection or Web Application?

A customer has a farm with multiple web apps, one of which is accessible anonymously. Office Web Apps is installed on the farm. On the anonymous site, Word documents open in the browser viewer, but ...
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convert all office documents in sharepoint to use 2010 format

So recently we migrated to SharePoint 2010, as well as migrated to Office 2010 from using Office 03/07 mixed environments. I would like to find a way to convert all the documents in a document ...