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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Can't Preview Excel in Office Web Apps but available to view in browser

I recently deployed Office Web Apps for SharePoint 2013, the preview of Excel docs returns We can't show a preview of this item. It will display in a browser if that option is selected. This is a ...
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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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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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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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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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Documents open in both the browser and client

My SharePoint 2013 site collection had been set to open all documents in the client application (by activating the site collection feature). After installing some security patches the other day, ...
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“Open in Excel” prompt disabled when accessing workbook through office web apps

We're trying to share an excel workbook through SharePoint which sends a link through mail with "web=1" which calls for excel web access. since the document has unsupported features in OWA, it prompts ...
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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 allow ...
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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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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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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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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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How to make an AAM of Intranet zone of web app use the external url of Office Web Apps

The office web app farm is configured with internal url and external url, the sharepoint farm is configured with external-https WOPIZone . The web application has a default zone and an AAM of ...
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Pricing information for Office Web App Server 2013

We want to use Office Web App Server with SharePoint server 2013. we need latest pricing information about Office Web App Server 2013. I know there is free version of Office Web App Server but it ...
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Creating a new document on SharePoint 2013 with Office 2016 installed opens Office web app first

I'm testing my organisations new Windows 10 PC build with Office 2016 installed (we currently use W7 with O2010). When a new document is created in our on premise SharePoint 2013, I'm first prompted ...
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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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Disable autosave for Office Web Apps?

Is it possible to disable the autosave feature for Excel Web App when working with documents in a SharePoint library? We are deploying a number of workbooks with Pivot Tables (connected to SSAS), ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps

I am trying to get SharePoint 2013 Foundation to work with Office Web Apps, but it does not seem to be working. I followed this guide to get it setup. I have it setup behind a reverse proxy (ISS ARR)...
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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 http://technet....
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How to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC?

I try to connect SharePoint Online with Dynamics CRM Online using BDC. But without any results. I'll try to use Account's from CRM in SharePoint Online like a list. I mean - when I have 100 account'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SPWopiBindings set to internal-https even though i set external-https

I'm having trouble configuring my Office Web Apps. I have set the Wopi Zone as follows: Set-SPWopiZone external-https But when I look at my bindings, they all list the WopiZone as internal-https: .....
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Display Excel Sheet Data without configuring Excel Services in Sharepoint

We have configured Office web apps in our SharePoint 2013 environment so now we don't want to configure Excel Services in this environment. Office web apps are working fine we are able to perform the ...
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The office web apps doesnt reflect updated internal URL

I have updated the internal and external url for the office web apps farm, but the office web apps preview in the sharepoint web application still points to the old URL of the Office web apps farm, I ...
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How to get Word Web App to open a linked doc in the same browser tab (updated)

Update: Digging through the Word Web App generated HTML, the link does indeed use target="_blank" as I suspected. Link in context: <a href="http://path/to/linked.docx?Web=1" target="_blank"> ...
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Provide different access on content inside document in sharepoint

E.g. I have a document library having a document named "Employee Policy.docx" having information for employee of all departments. Now what i want, Is there any way to provide access of only HR ...
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File not opening in Office Web Apps even after installing and deploying

My Sharepoint site opens file in Native Word client rather then in office Web App on browser. I have gone through Configuration and Deployment documents. Still the file Edit opens in Microsoft Word. ...
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Keep “Full screen” button in preview while opening PDF with standard application (not office web apps)?

We currently changed the configuration of our SharePoint 2013 server, so that clicking on a link of a PDF file in search results does now open the PDF file in Office Web Applications, but in the pdf ...
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Setting permissions for published resource calendars not working

I want to publish resource calendars to a public URL to allow anonymous users to view only the meeting availability, but it is showing the full details. Here are my external sharing settings: I ...
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Office 2013 Web Apps Error

I've installed the Office 2013 Web Apps in my server. The first created Web Application is using office web apps correctly, but when I create a second Web Application and try to open this, following ...
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Error message in iframes on Web page with many embedded Office documents

I've tried to embed a large number of PowerPoint files into a web page in SharePoint 2013. As a result, I sometimes get error messages "Sorry, something went wrong..." (see screenshot below). If I ...
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Sharepoint premise, with office web app server, can andriod/ipad users edit docs?

I wasn't able to find this anywhere on the Microsoft site. I know it is possible with Office 365 to edit a document on a android phone. However what if a company uses SharePoint-premise 2013. If i ...
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“Open in Word” randomly is missing when Office Web Apps views word docs

I have the following random issue. We are using SharePoint 2013 with Office Web Apps for view office docs. The editing in browser for OWA is turned off. Editors get an "Open in Word/Excel" option ...
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Office Web Apps Server - XML Page doesn't work - The Webpage cannot be found

I have an issue with Office Web Apps Farm. I created an SharePoint environment (DC+SQL Server, SharePoint Server and Office Web Apps Server). All went well until i had to configure OWA Server. OWA ...
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Office Web App - Excel - Open in Excel

I have a very strange situation. I have a Excel 97 (.xls) upload in 2 different libraries. One library is in PROD and one library is in TEST. I can preview .xlsx without any problem. The problem is ...
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REST API for following a site problem

I am currently trying hard to apply this code. I was aiming to implement following site and other operations: // Replace the siteUrl placeholder value before you run the code. var ...
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Can't open IRM protected document in office applications and office web apps

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise with Office Web Apps 2013 and Information Rights Management Configured. (All of our servers are on-prem including the ADRMS) I have two universal distribution ...
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Power Query Data Refersh

I used power query in the MS Excel to import data from SharePoint online List, and create a dashboard by using the data of that list. Everything work perfectly when I used that excel on my desktop, ...