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How can we upgrade Office Web App Server 2010 to 2013?

It's true that Office Web Apps server 2010 is very different from Office Web Apps 2013. OWA 2010 should run on a SharePoint Server and a OWA 2013 should run on stand-alone server(s). The main reason ...
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Office Online Server Integration - Get Thumbnails

Unfortunately not. The reason you have a thumbnail in SharePoint is that you have exchanged trust between Office Online Server and SharePoint Server. To the best of my knowledge, you can't exchange ...
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Office Online Server - hide buttons

It's not supported OOTB in Office web apps server. So you can try the below method. Please note that this method is absolutely not recommended and would most likely be overwritten in a future ...
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SharePoint 2016 - ADFS - persistent cookie - office client integration - authentication prompt

Try this solution: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Identity Check if EnableADAL key is present If not present then create new REG_DWORD key with name EnableADAL and value 0 This worked ...
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Document not displaying latest changes in Sharepoint library

I've seen this happen quite often. I don't know if you are aware, or tried this already, but Office caches documents in the 'Upload Center'. As soon as you open a document, it will store a copy in ...
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Is there a way to extend the 10mb file limit for Excel Online file collaboration?

There are certain size limitation to view excel file in Excel Online with Office 365 subscription. The actual limit is 10MB as you also know. "There is no provision to increase that limit up till now"...
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Is there a way to extend the 10mb file limit for Excel Online file collaboration?

Unfortunately, No. Workbooks that exceed 10 megabytes (MB) cannot be viewed in Excel Online from within Microsoft SharePoint Online. To view larger files, you’ll need the Excel desktop app ...
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SharePoint 2016 - ADFS - persistent cookie - office client integration - authentication prompt

And, here's an update: KB3203432 - https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3203432/descriptionofthesecurityupdateforsharepointserver2016june13-2017 did seem to fix this problem (the 401 vs 403 ...
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Office Online Server / Office Web Apps Server - How to test?

After the farm is created, details about the farm are displayed in the Windows PowerShell prompt. To verify that Office Web Apps Server is installed and configured correctly, use a web browser to ...
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WopiFrame.aspx download document button doesn't work when used inside iframe in a different domain

I haven't tried the same before but once i had to deal with this X-Frame-Options thing. See if you can set X-Frame-Options to below for your target site. You must be able to configure this setting in ...
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Office web apps supported file extensions list

Supported files for viewing: Word files: .doc, .dot, .dotx, .docx, .docm, .odt Powerpoint: .pot, .potm, .pps, .ppsm, .ppt, .pptm, .pptx, ppsx, .odp Excel .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .ods Supported ...
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Using Office Web Apps to only view documents in SharePoint 2013

Looks like this is actually possible. You need to activate SPUserLicensing and then apply the available licenses to your AD groups. See this post from Wictor Wilen for details. Enable-SPUserLicensing ...
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Using Office Web Apps to only view documents in SharePoint 2013

As far as I'm aware what you have discovered is the only way around this issue. As soon as you add even a single WOPI binding (even just view) your new button behavior is replaced. You can try this ...
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Unable to disable office webapps for SharePoint Webapplication

Unfortunately you can't disable Office Web Apps on a web application. It's the farm that has exchanged trust with the Office Web Apps farm. What you do instead is to enable a site collection feature ...
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SharePoint 2013 + Office Web Apps: Cannot view PDFs on mobile devices

The default OWA action is to open PDF files in WordPDF Application. To overcome this behavior, we can remove the WordPDF binding from OWA and let it open by Ifilter as default. Run the following ...
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Connect Office Web Apps Farm to multiple SharePoint Farms

Yes, a single Office Web Apps farm can be connected to multiple SharePoint farms, just configure the farms in the usual way, then link them to the Office Web Apps farm using the New-SPWOPIBinding ...
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Office Web Apps certificate issue

If the office web apps url was https, make sure you have a correct certificate (that's not expired) to it. Use: Set-OfficeWebAppsFarm -CertificateName "Certificate Friendly Name"
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Open doc in "office web apps" on specific page

Add a page parameter as &action=embedview&wdStartOn=PageNumber at the end of the url. Change PageNumber to the page number (ie. 10)
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Office Web App 2013 configuration error

Oops:The below PS Script worked for me. New-SPWOPIBinding -ServerName "ExternalURL" ExternalURL - is the external URL used while configuring Office Web App Server. In all the Microsoft articles,it ...
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Change Internal and external URL's for Office Web Apps Farm

You can run the below command to change the external url to the desired one. Set-OfficeWebAppsFarm -ExternalURL "url" Set-OfficeWebAppsFarm
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SharePoint 2016 - ADFS - persistent cookie - office client integration - authentication prompt

I was having the exact same problem. Using SharePoint 2016, Office 2016, and ADFS 4.0/2016, the only way I can get it to work is to disable ADAL. ADAL is not supported for on-premise Exchange, so I ...
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SharePoint 2016 - ADFS - persistent cookie - office client integration - authentication prompt

I'm currently having the same problem, and I have an open support case with Microsoft. My environment is mostly Mac users, running various versions of Office For Mac 2016. There are also a few ...
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SharePoint Hosted App uploaded in App Catalog . App in Disabled Mode

If it's SharePoint 2013 or 2016 it'll generally take a minute or less. Two minutes at the most. If it's slower you should check to see if any of your servers is low on available memory. If it's ...
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Office application does not open in browser

Try to set the the default open behavior for the site collection or document library based on your requirements as the following. To Set the default open behavior for site collections as the ...
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Can office web apps be installed on server 2016?

I have not been able to install this on Server 2016, as it requires .net framework 4.5. And you cannot install fw 4.5 on Server 2016, as far as I can tell.
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Freeze on Top in Excell office web app

There too limited features available in office web app. Unfortunately freez option is not available on Office Webapp. Alco there is no official information about Freeze freature will release. You ...
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Can .txt files be edited in SharePoint 2013 with OWA?

View and Edit is not available for .txt in Online or Office Web App Below is the list of the file extensions that are not available for view and edit in Word, Excel and Power point file ...
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