Opening documents from community

You can open Office documents from your community to edit them in Office app.

To open an uploaded Office document:

  1. Open an Office app.
  2. In the ribbon, go to File, then select Open from Jive.

    This opens the Open document dialog box.

  3. If you know the place where the file is uploaded, select it in From.

    The list of available files is retrieved from the community and displayed in the dialog box.

  4. Select the file you want to edit.
  5. In Store at, specify the location for the file to be stored.
  6. Click Open.

The file is retrieved from the community and you can edit it. When finished, you can push the changes back to the community, as described in Keeping documents synchronized.