Google Chrome Error - When attempting to edit an excel doc - "Firefox or IE is required to use this feature"

Hi All,

I am using Chrome to work with Confluence (Works great) However I am a little stuck now. I have presented and Excel Doc into the wiki and have a need for the team to update this document as needed... However majority of us use Chrome

Chrome - "V39.0.2171.99 m" and Confluence V5.6.3

Office 2010 (XLS File)

When attempting to do this in Chrome I get an error - "Firefox or IE is required to use this feature"

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Not really sure how to get around this, or what I am missing here. Has anyone else seen this issue? When I load IE - not an issue, but as mentioned, no-one here uses it. Our Firefox downloaded a plug that enabled this... I am wondering if there is the same for Chrome? 

Thanks guys!

AK

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Hi AK,

Currently it is not possible to edit the office document in the Confluence using the default Confluence feature and plugin as the browser does not support WEBDAV.

 
There is a open feature request https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONF-23322 that are used  tracked this feature. You might be interested in watching the ticket and upvote it to increase the popularity. 


Alternatively, you might consider using a third party plugin Go Edit  https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/de.kontextwork.goedit which allow you to edit in the chrome browser as well.  I have not tried this plugin however we have received some  feedback from the customer which have successfully intergrated this plugin as a workaround.


Hope this helps

Regards,
Jing Hwa  

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