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

1 Answer 1


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
    Commented Jun 6, 2016 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
    Commented Jun 6, 2016 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
    Commented Jun 6, 2016 at 11:27

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service and acknowledge you have read our privacy policy.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.