I am using O365 SharePoint and Create a WebPartContentType with an Excel-Template. So when you click on "New Item" it open the Template with Excel-Online.

Now my question: Is it possible to open the Template with Excel-Office?

Thanks for your answer


Go to your Library Settings -> Advanced Settings

For 'Opening Documents in the Browser' choose 'Open in the client application'

  • Thank´s for the fast answer. I change the Type but it still open with Excel-Online. Now I wait for one Houre and try it again an hope it works than.
    – Andreas
    Jun 6 '16 at 9:55
  • You have to have MS Office on your machine configured with office 365, check the answer to this question: sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/150434/…
    – Gintas K
    Jun 6 '16 at 9:58
  • I Logoff SharePoint and go to my lunch break. After the lunch break I login an try it. The result: It works Thanks for your Help.
    – Andreas
    Jun 6 '16 at 11:27

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