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Questions tagged [office-web-apps]

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 browser as well as share files and collaborate with other users online.

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SharePoint 2013 Office web apps preview not working

I am having issues with the preview of our sharepoint office documents, it is not working, i have checked the OWA Server and the owa services are running . I also checked the binding using Get-...
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SharePoint Microsoft word online sorry we ran into a problem opening this pdf

I uploaded number of pdf files on SharePoint 2013 library. I have already installed web apps, few pdf files are get opening online. Few are causing error 'sorry we ran into a problem opening this pdf'....
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Open in OneNote: We couldn't open that location. It might not exist or you might not have permission to open it

We are using SharePoint 2016. I have a sitecollection where I have some new created OneNote document in the document library "Shared Documents". I shared this document to someone who dont have access ...
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OfficeWebApp turn off

I'm trying to disabe OfficeWEbApp in SP10 farm. Already did: 1) Disable with powershell. 2) Edit Xml. Source (https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/opal/2011/02/10/uninstall-or-disable-office-web-apps/) ...
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Error when opening in browser some ext (.docx, .docm, .xlsx, .pptx) using Office Online Server on-prem linked with SharePoint 2016 on-prem

The OOS providing services to the SP 2016 farm has EditingEnabled:False and I can view in browser .pdf/.doc but I can not view in browser docx/docm/xlsx/pptx as it gives me an error of "Sorry, you don'...
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Unable to Open previous versions of Documents in SharePoint 2013

This issue started happening yesterday. Users are reporting that if they try to open an Office document this works fine. However, if they try to open a previous version they get either a blank ...
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'Open In Excel' option is grayed out for .xlsm files in Sharepoint 2013

We know that excel files with macros and password protections are not supported to view in Browser using Office Web App / Excel Web App. In this SharePoint shows small dialogue where it has 'Open In ...
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Excel documents failed to open in client

One user tried opening MS Office excel document which has macros in it, due to web app restriction he was able only to open document in client. While opening, excel notified him as standard ribbon ...
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Office online Server does't work in Sharepoint Server 2016

I am a developer and I was entrusted with the administration of windows servers (windows server 2012 r2), first experience elsewhere. I have three (03) windows 2012 R2 servers: DC: domain controller ...
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How to modify document set search display template?

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have a document set. When I search inside my document set I see some search results. When I click on the dots I see a popup with preview of the document. I see also some ...
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Is the “ocws.officeapps.live.com” API used by the Office 365 start page open for re-use?

The Office 365 start page shows a list of recently used documents. The data is being fetched from https://ocws.officeapps.live.com/ocs/v2/recent/docs?apps=Word,Excel,PowerPoint,Visio,OneNote,Sway&...
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Microsoft Office Web Apps for SharePoint 2010

This might be a silly question. I was planning to install the latest security update for MS Office web apps. We have a SP 2010 farm. My question is what is the difference between "Security Update for ...
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Link to open web app version of a document

I am trying to email out the URL of a document through a SharePoint workflow. However, the link that is sent tries to download the document rather than open it with the Word App. When I look at the ...
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Wopiframe.aspx - SharePoint 2016 - Redirect user to correct location

This issue has been reported many times before but none of the work around works for me. Scenario : User opens a document in office web apps from a document set. When the user want to go back and ...
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Where does SharePoint Online open's Office documents like word excel etc

I know this sounds silly. However am not getting any article / post which explicitly says that 'SharePoint Online will open MS Office documents (word, excel, ppt) in Browser (Office Online)'. ...
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Office Online Server integrate with Exchange 2013

Hi I have sharepoint 2016 Intranet farm and Exchange 2013 , here i want to install Office online server for sharepoint 2016 and can i also want to integrate with Exchange and in our org we have ...
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SharePoint 2010 and Office Web apps language packs

We need to install SharePoint Server 2010 and Office web app server in a FARM. For a fresh installation, when we need to install Language packs? Is it before Office web app installation or after ...
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Server Error in '/x' Application Excel web App

One of the users is getting the following error: I have tried the instructions from this blog, but did not help. I used this powershell lines: PS C:\Windows\system32> Get-SPWOPIZone internal-...
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Office Web App not working for excel alone

In our SP2016 on-prem environment, we have 4 web applications.In all webapplications, Office web app is not working for excel files alone, word/ppt files open fine with OWA. UAT and Prodution share ...
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We're sorry. We can't open the workbook in the browser because it uses these unsupported features: • Workbook encryption

I received the following error message when trying to open an Excel spreadsheet: We're sorry. We can't open the workbook in the browser because it uses these unsupported features: • Workbook ...
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Office apps issue with SharePoint 2013 on-premise

We have office 2016 installed in one of the server recently. When opening a document from the site (SharePoint 2013 onpremise), Word 2016 opens the document in read-only mode (as expected), but when ...
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Connecting to Office Online Server

We have installed Office Online Server in standalone server and we want to connect our SP 2013 Farm environment. Current OOS Server wopizone: external-https In CA SP Server running the following: ...
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Are “Apps for Office” being deprecated as an approach now by Microsoft?

Are "Apps for Office" (Office Add-in) being deprecated as an approach now by Microsoft? I know SharePoint apps have changed quite a bit to a REST Javascript Library in SEWP model now. What is the ...
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Someone sent me an Excel Online link that is too big to view online — how do I download?

Someone sent me an Excel document hosted on their organization's SharePoint server with a URL that looks like this: https://REDACTED.sharepoint.com/personal/REDACTED_org/_layouts/15/WopiFrame.aspx?...
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Office web apps supported file extensions list

Is there any definitive list of file extension that opens in O365 web apps/Office online? E.g: docx, doc, ppt, pptx, xls, xlsx, ... Update: I noticed that onenote and visio extension(.one, and .vsd) ...
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On-prem Office Online Server don't show users markers when users co-working with documents

We have SharePoint 2016 Farm (build version 16.0.4417.1002) and Office Online Server (build version 16.0.6814.2226). Our issue is that Office Online Server doesn't show users markers when multiple ...
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Office Web App 2013 doesn't work : Error 1000, 1026 in events viewers

I have problems in my developpement environment for Sharepoint Foundation Server 2013. My topology : 1 server with AD, SP, SQL and dev tools (windows server 2012 R2); 1 server with OfficeWebApps 2013 ...
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Are Office Web Apps 2013 patches cumulative?

I have an Office Web Apps 2013 farm, unpatched since installation. It was initially installed with SP1 and there are 30 patches released since then. So I'm wondering if I have to apply every patch ...
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Can .txt files be edited in SharePoint 2013 with OWA?

Can .txt files created in notepad be edited online using office web apps? is there a code available to view them as word files? I know we can do this for pdf is the same code applicable here too?
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Excel Web Access Web Part won't load any workbook

I've been attempting to troubleshoot an issue on my SharePoint 2016 site with the Excel Web Access. I'm trying to embed a simple work sheet into a page. I should simply be able to open the Web Part ...
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Office Web App and SharePoint 2013 on premise

I can't open Excel,PP,word files in the sharepoint browser. I have installed only Sharepoint 2013 SP2 on premise and office 2016. Can I open files without installing Office Web app?
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WopiFrame.aspx download document button doesn't work when used inside iframe in a different domain

We have a website integrated with SharePoint online and we are using WopiFrame.aspx page for previewing documents uploaded to the Sharepoint library. The iframe has the following url: https:///...
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Read/Write permission for SharePoint list in Access 2013

I have been using Access web Apps for some time but now need to move to SharePoint list. I have all lists in place and have created new Access DB to sync with the list imported from the Azure database....
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Freeze on Top in Excell office web app

I tried to create Freeze on Top using excel and it working fine using Excel 2016 however not available using office web app. I am using SharePOint 2013 on premise. Is this feature available?. I read ...
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how to add expand/collapse tree in left sidebar navigation

I want to create an internal online help documentation for a tool in my organisation. The documentation spans across multiple pages so I want to add an expandable/collapsible navigation tree in left ...
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How Works the Licence of Office Online Server

Hi i have a licence of Microsoft Office 2016 Profesional Plus, and in the MVLS (Microsoft Volumen Licensing) i downloaded the Office Online Server and install in the server, works fine integrating ...
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Cannot save big Word files with Word Web App

I am using Sharepoint 2013 on premises with Office Web Apps. I cannot save a doc file through the Office Web Apps browser mode. The file is almost 50 Mb. After about one minute after I have clicked ...
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Outlook Calendar to SharePoint 365 for everyone to view

Perhaps this has been answered in another post and if so I apologize for taking up your time and you can just redirect me to the thread that it has been resolved under (if possible thank you). This ...
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Office Web Apps doesn't open documents in Project Server 2013 sites

Hello everyone. After "March 14, 2017, cumulative update for SharePoint Server 2013 (KB3172497)" I have a problem with opening docs in browser, not on whole farm! Only site collection of project ...
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Can office web apps be installed on server 2016?

The only documentation I've come across mentions the latest version supported is Server 2012 R2. Even Office Online for SharePoint 2016 says to install this on Server 2012 R2. Supported ...
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Co-Authoring in Office Web Apps 2013

I am using SharePoint Server 2013 And I am opening the documents from the library using Office Web Apps. Everything is working Fine, but when two users started working on the same file (Excel, PPT, ...
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Sorry, we ran into a problem

I am using SharePoint Server 2013 and I installed and configured the Office Web Apps server in a separate server and then did the bindings for the SharePoint Server. Now, the files are working fine ...
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Office application does not open in browser

When I click on an Office file like Word or Excel it does not open in the browser but rather shows me a dialog that asks me to open it using the corresponding office application. I have the ...
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SharePoint Hosted App uploaded in App Catalog . App in Disabled Mode

I had uploaded my app package in "App Catalog" ,And I see it's status as below.Can any one do let me know ,How much time it will take to get enabled
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How can we upgrade Office Web App Server 2010 to 2013?

I have Office Web app installed on SharePoint Foundation 2010. I am upgrading the SharePoint to SharePoint Server 2013. While upgrading I am getting the below error "Office_viewing_service_cache ...
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What happens when office web apps goes down

I'm looking into how many servers I need for office web apps. If I only have one. What happens if the server goes down? When the person clicks on a document will it just open in the client?
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How many servers for Office Web Apps

I'm looking for how many servers to add for OWA. I need it highly available for around 4,000 concurrent users. I'm assuming I only need 2 but not sure if I need more or not. SharePoint 2013 with ...
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SharePoint 2016 - ADFS - persistent cookie - office client integration - authentication prompt

After migration from sp2013 to new sp2016 server farm we have problems with office client integration. on sp2013 farm, if there was no persistant cookie written from IE, the client application ...
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PDF files opens in Client and Office Web Apps

We're running a SP2013 SP1 farm and Office Web Apps SP1. The PDF files stored in the document libraries behave rather strange. All PDF files opens both in OWA and the native client application (...
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Office Online Server “Edit in Browser” not working for Users on an Extended FBA Web App

Setup: Sharepoint 2016 Farm (running FP1) Office Online Server We have 1 web applications, with 2 zones (default and internet) The default zone has windows auth, while the extended internet zone ...