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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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SharePoint 2013 + Office Web Apps: Cannot view PDFs on mobile devices

I am working on a SharePoint 2013 solution on premise with office web apps on premise. When users are on a mobile device and try to open a pdf document from search they are greeted with the following ...
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Hide "Edit In Word" for Word Web App

How do I hide the EDIT IN WORD command in Word Web App when viewing a PDF? Is it possible to hide it per-site or per-library?
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Office Online Server - hide buttons

We are going to implement Office Online Server to allow users to view documents in the browser. They should not see any of the buttons like "Share", or "Embed". E.g. for sharing, this results in an ...
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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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Word 2010 co-authoring. What is required to get it working?

I like the Word 2010 co-authoring feature I have seen but a few things are a bit vague to me, mainly around what is required to get it working. Is SharePoint 2010 required? If so, is SharePoint ...
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Lock Cells to Certain People But Give Access to others in a Live Excel Online Worksheet

My company has switched from Google Docs to SharePoint and Office 365. One of the things that we need to be able to do is have a collaborative live/dynamic spreadsheet that give lock some cells to ...
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Can I upgrade .doc to .docx in-place in a doc library?

Here's the situation. I want to roll out Office Web Apps to our SharePoint instance. The only trouble is that a lot of files are still in .doc format, and if you try to edit them in Office Web Apps ...
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How to set up permissions to OneNote pages?

I have a OneNote notebook in my SharePoint 2010. I also have the Office Web Apps turned on. I am wondering if there is a way to grant permissions to a particular page / section in that OneNote file. ...
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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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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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Disable "Open in Excel" in Excel Services on SharePoint 2010

I would like to disable or remove the ability for users to use the "Open in Excel" button and only allow the "Edit in Browser" button. Can this be done through security settings and/or user groups? ...
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Force Sharepoint to create new document using office web apps

Is there a way to force Sharepoint 2010 to use office web apps when creating a new word document? From what I've seen it works like this: - office web apps will be used if the client computer don't ...
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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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What is a Provider hosted app in SharePoint 2013?

This may sound a little bit very basic but I would like to know what Sharepoint Provider app is? Is it a component that resides in any server and gets its data from SharePoint? or is it a component ...
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Office Online Server Integration - Get Thumbnails

is it possible to get thumbnails images from an office online server (or office web app server) for files from a network drive as it provides thumbnail images from sharepoint? Thumbnail URL from ...
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Office Web Apps broken in IE11?

While moving some docs around in SP2013 today I noticed that while OWApps shows prview windows, opening the document in the browser greets me with this message: Nothing in my configuration has ...
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Setting up SharePoint 2010 Excel Services

How do you set up Excel Services for SharePoint 2010? I’ve installed the Office Web Apps (wcsetup.exe) and created a new Excel service in central administration. But I’m now stuck on what to do ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 and Office Web Apps - Unable to view documents after successful set up and config

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj219455(v=office.15).aspx We have followed the TechNet article carefully and we have been successful, however, Office documents do not open in OWA. I get ...
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Document Information Panel with Word Web App

When a SharePoint 2010 Document is opened inside Word Client, it shows the properties of that document in a Document Information Panel. How does this work with Word Web App?
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unable to edit excel worksheet in browser

We have installed SharePoint 2013 and Office web apps 2013, linked with SharePoint. Now we are unable to utilize the option "Edit in browser". We are getting below error. Excel webapp Sorry ...
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Redirect user when document closes in office web apps?

Is it possible to redirect a user when closing a document in the web app viewer? In particular, I have a left menu link to .pptx documents located in the document library. When the X (close button ...
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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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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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How can I tell if Office Web Apps is installed on a SharePoint 2010 server

I'm supposed to install SharePoint 2010 SP2 on our SharePoint farm. It's a simple setup, there's only one web server in the farm. My issue is that I am unsure on whether Office Web Apps was installed ...
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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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Are there any limitations in using Office Web Apps with SharePoint Foundation 2013?

We have the requirement of deploying Office Web Apps on SharePoint Foundation 2013. So, I am just curious to know whether there are any limitation, drawbacks etc in using Office Web Apps with ...
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Does Office Web Apps Require An Enterprise License?

We have the OWA services running in our SharePoint 2010 Farm. Does OWA require enterprise license?
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Office Web Apps - Edit PDF - WopiFrame: failed to generate iframe URL

Our Office Web Apps server seems to cause an error in SharePoint when opening a PDF: Clicking on the link to the PDF in the Document Library opens "Word Web App" and renders the PDF fine (in read-...
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Office web apps does not have access to content database

I have issues with Office Web apps. After some logging search I found it's because of the service account of owa service application does not have access to the content DB. I've read somewhere that ...
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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 operating ...
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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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Unable to disable office webapps for SharePoint Webapplication

I am trying to disable Office WebApps for one web application using below powershell: How does one disable Office Web Apps for a given Site Collection or Web Application? $webAppsFeatureId = $(Get-...
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Visio Web Access Error

I am responsible for a SharePoint 2013 farm that uses Standard CALs. As a result, we don't have a Visio service application provisioned. I have a Visio document in a document library, and when I ...
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Office WebApps 2013 Not working for one web application

We have 4 web applications in our SharePoint 2013 environment. Office WebApps is working fine for 3 web applications but for one web application,we are getting error "sorry,there was a problem we ...
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Add Noteboard webpart to Enterprise wiki in office 365

I followed this link and added the <PublishingWebControls:RichHtmlField id="PageContent" FieldName="PublishingPageContent" MinimumEditHeight="400px" DisableInputFieldLabel="true" runat="server"/&...
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Documents opening in Office Web Applications (when they're not installed)

I have a farm where for every new site collection the "Open Documents in Client Applications by Default" feature is disabled. So when ever a user opens an excel or word file it will try and ...
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OpenOffice, SharePoint 2010 and Office WebApps

We have a client that wants to use OpenOffice documents in SharePoint 2010 and have much of the same experiences. Does anyone here have experience with OpenOffice and SharePoint 2010? Are there any ...
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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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Access 2013 web app site actions menu

I'm new to SharePoint so please excuse me if this question has been asked before. I've created a Access 2013 web app and loaded it to my SharePoint 365 site. Everything is working as expected but I ...
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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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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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Is there a way to extend the 10mb file limit for Excel Online file collaboration?

When we need to collaborate on the same Excel sheets in the same time we frequently do it on Excel Online. Today for the first time we bumped into a limit of Office 365 (I guess). It warned us that ...
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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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Using Office Web Apps to only view documents in SharePoint 2013

I set up Office Web Apps. I can view documents successfully. We only want to use Office Web Apps for viewing only. I ran the following commands to hide Office Web Apps New and Edit functionality: #...
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Why can't I open Word docx files in Office Web Apps?

I want to use the Office Web Apps on my environment. After the installation I configurate the trusted file location for the excel services. The Web Apps working fine in my intranet. http://my.intranet....
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