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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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No preview display in Search result after configuring Office Web Apps

I have recently configure existing Office Webs to use SSL and https url. Our configuration is 1 SharePoint server and 1 SharePoint Web Apps. In Office WebApps Server Set-OfficeWebAppsFarm -...
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Open in visio button doesn't work in other browers than IE

I am using SharePoint 2019 on prem along with Office Online Server in order to open Office files in browser. This works fine for Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and when I open a Visio file using ...
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Cannot download a file from Office Web App

I have the current situation : I am trying to download a file from Office Web App (OWA) : I have seen that the download from a SharePoint portal in https is done correctly (OWA is in https) On the ...
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Force a single user to open files in Office Online apps

A single user in my organization needs to be only able to open sharepoint-online files via browser apps. The file opening settings for the site are set to "open with desktop apps", since all ...
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OfficeWebApps broken after Search Hybrid Setup

A SharePoint 2013 farm has the following problem when opening Office documents in the browser via OfficeWebApps: OWA worked flawlessly for years until a Hybrid Search was configured. For setting up ...
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SharePoint 2013 Excel Web App

On a Sharepoint2013 site, there are some excel files uploaded to the list attachments and document library. When user clicks the excel file, it prompts an error: This workbook cannot be opened ...
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What is the size limit of files which I can edit online in SharePoint?

Can somebody tell me, what is the maximum size limit of files that I can edit online using SharePoint? I tried uploading different sized files(1MB, 2M, 5MB, 7MB, 10MB, all are of the same type .docx) ...
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PowerPoint not opening from Desktop app

I have a problem to open pptx from SharePoint Document Library modern view SharePoint online. When I click on the file nothing happens, where docs or docx and excel files opens from desktop app. This ...
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Behavior of files in Chrome / Version History (Browser vs Client Application)

We use SharePoint 2013 and Chrome (HP SureClick) as our default browser - IE/Edge are available as a fallback. Our document library is set to open files in the Client Application which works fine in ...
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Office Online documents error: the file is locked for shared use by another user

We have the following setup: SharePoint 2019 farm with 4 servers: 2 WFE servers - load balanced by an F5 LB, 2 APP servers and a connection with a 2 server Office Online Farm, also load balanced by an ...
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OWA vs OOS comparison

The company I work for is using SP2013 + OWA and is really conservative about software upgrades. I was trying to push a project to upgrade OWA to OOS, which seems to be really easy and straightforward ...
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Error 1921. Service 'Office Online' (WACSM) could not be stopped. Verify that you have sufficient privileges to stop system services

After installing the CU for Office Online Server when I run the New-OfficeWebAppsFarm command it throws this error: New-OfficeWebAppsFarm : The Office Online service did not respond in a timely ...
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Mentioning someone in a powerpoint comment will not work unless the user has Contribute

I have a power-point document published inside SharePoint document library, and we have userA who have read-only permission on the document, and if i try to mention this Read-Only user inside a power-...
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How to find office web apps server in existing farm

Today one of the SharePoint farm was handed over to me but I was not able find the office web apps server. So can anyone tell me how to find office web apps server in existing SharePoint farm.
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SharePoint 2013 SP1 - How do I check for Office Web App?

How do I confirm if / where we have Office Web App services installed and what server they are running on? TIA
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Does SharePoint on-premise have "preview" functionality for word, excel, and other files? How to enable?

Google isn't showing any good results, and a client has asked for the "preview" feature when you right click on a .docx file inside of SharePoint. I can see the feature on the SharePoint Online ...
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Basic authentication usage report for apps for sharepoint online

I have a requirement where I need to identify if there are any apps in our tenant that use basic authentication. Or if I have an app , I need to identify if that app is using basic authentication ...
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SharePoint Site Terms of Agreement Page

Need to add a terms of agreement page on the SP online site, where each user have to agree to the terms of use, until they do so we need to lock the site for them and show them policy page. The ...
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PDF files not displaying drawings in Office Web Apps

I am facing some issue with some of the PDF files. The files are basically building blueprints and it contains some shapes and markings within document. When I try to open these files the OWA tries ...
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Video failed to upload to Microsoft Stream

So we usually record our meetings through Teams and these get automatically uploaded to Stream. However yesterday the auto upload failed presenting this message: I downloaded the video manually (...
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Unable to open office files from SharePoint 2013 using mobile phone

We are seeing weird issue where users are not able to open any office file from their mobile. They are trying to access them through SharePoint 2013 Intranet site which can be accessed through VPN. ...
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Team Planner app error 'The App is not configured yet'

I've downloaded the Team Planner app but when I add it to a page I get 'An error occurred. The App is not configured yet' What do I need to do? I'm using SharePoint Online.
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Backup Sharepoint Office 365 Page

The sys admin at my organization set up a SharePoint site using Office 365. I've created a new Page with some documentation which I would like to back up somehow. I've looked around and I've been ...
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Office Online integration with SharePoint 2016 [duplicate]

I would to ask if it is possible to integrate Office Online from O365 with SharePoint 2016 instead of using Office Online Server? Thank you,
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Approve SharePoint Online document while viewing in Word Online?

When using desktop versions of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word and Excel) alongside SharePoint 2010 workflows in SharePoint Online, we have the option to open approval tasks while viewing the document or ...
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I am trying to open a .pptx document in SharePoint 2013 site collection and it gives me this error

I am trying to open a .pptx document in my sharepoint 2013 site collection and i am getting this error domainnameowa.com refused to connect. What would be the workarounds?
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Office Web App deployment error on Windows server 2012 R2

I am using windows server 2012-R2 and which was having Office web apps configured previously. Due to some technical error server crashed and i re-installed it as per MSDN article. Note:- when i run ...
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Office Online Server with 2 certificats

I have 2 URL of the same web application (extended) Intranet : intranet.domain.com Extranet : extranet.externalurl.com When i setup Office Online Server i use the internal and external parametre ...
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SharePoint Office Web application failing to display document online Due to TLS1.0 Disablement

We have two load balancing server where SharePoint Farm is hosted and one Office web app server to view documents online. Since TLS1.0 is considered as weak protocol we have disabled TLS1.0 on ...
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Cannot open Word or Powerpoint in browser

We have SharePoint 2016 on premise. In our document libraries, most are set to "Use the server default (Open in the browser)" selection for the default open behavior. Up until about a week ago, all ...
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Embed code is not working for Chrome browser However its working on IE Browser

I have a PowerPoint Presentation File and using the embed code of if I am trying to display as Iframe on my publishing pages. This is Working on IE browser but not working for Chrome. I have created ...
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Document not displaying latest changes in Sharepoint library

The problem A user is working in a Sharepoint Library with a .ppt file that has been changed recently. If she opens the document with Sharepoint Online's Power Point, she is able to see the last ...
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How to solve "Failed to deploy the manifest file to the Exchange server. The remote server returned an error: (400) Bad Request."?

I am getting below error while running the outlook web app solution. Failed to deploy the manifest file to the Exchange server. The request failed. The remote server returned an error: (400) Bad ...
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OWA Web Preview: Content was blocked

I have received an issue that the sharepoint cannot be viewed from searches.error is this: Content was blocked because it was not signed by a valid security certificate. For more information, see ...
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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 ...
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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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