Conflunce: MS Office "The address wasn’t understood"



  • [ Edit in Office ] yields "The address wasn’t understood" in Firefox.
  • I discovered a workaround that doesn't really fix the problem.
  • Is there a better workaround, or a real fix for this?



Firefox 49.0.2

WebDAV Launcher 1.1.3

MS Office 2007

In confluence, for an Excel doc, [ Edit in Office ]  works once, then you get "The address wasn’t understood"

It doesn't matter what flavor Excel doc it is (xls or xlsx, etc).

If you delete the XLS extension from the WebDAV plug-in [ Options ], then you can [ Edit in Office ] again, just once.

Is there a real fix for this?

This version of Firefox used to work for me. I think the WebDAV plug-in auto-updated and got broken, but I cannot tell for sure.

The latest version of Firefox (52) has a completely different problem with the WebDAV plug-in that is completely broken, so that's why I use this older version of Firefox.

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