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Prerequisites for Editing an Attached Office Document

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Editing an Office Document in your Office Application


  1. There are two ways to do this:

    • From an Office document embedded on a page:
      1. Open a Confluence page with an Office document embedded on it.
      2. Move your mouse pointer to the top of the document embedded in the Confluence page, until the hidden title bar appears.

        Screenshot: The title bar showing 'document.doc' above an embedded Office document

      3. Click the title bar above the embedded document.

    • From an Office document in a list of attachments:
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  2. A window will pop up, asking you to confirm that you want to open this document.

    Screenshot: Confirmation window in Firefox

    Screenshot: Confirmation window in Internet Explorer

  3. Click 'OK'. Now you may be asked to log in to your Confluence server.

    Screenshot: Logging in to Confluence

  4. Enter your Confluence username and password, then click 'OK'.

  5. The Office document will open in your Office application.

  6. Make the necessary changes, then save the document. It will be saved back into Confluence.