Open "edit in office" when clicking a link.

Hi , If we want to edit in office we go to the file list , expand the file menue and click edit in office. But when we try to place links to thoose files in a page, the default action when we click them is to download the files. How can we enable edit in office when clicking to a link?

Thank you.

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The only way I know to do this is to embed the document in the page using either the Word or Excel macro. You also have to use either Firefox or IE for the edit functionality to work.


Please, can somebody help us ? Thank you.

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Davin Studer Community Champion Nov 26, 2013

To piggyback off Mick. If you have access to the html macro you could put the below into an html macro and hide the document ... if you only want to see the link.

.office-document {display: none;}

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