Edit documents in [email protected]

When the device user first tries to edit a document, the device must have access to the Internet. The editor embedded in [email protected] requires a license to activate. When it is first launched, the embedded editor tries to contact a license activation server to get a license. If the device is offline, an error message is displayed to the device user.

If a user tries to view an unsupported file, an error message is displayed. To save an edited document, you must also tap Exit. If you do not Exit from edit mode, changes to the edited document will not be saved.

Editing and annotating documents in [email protected] for iOS

[email protected] supports editing or annotating documents.

Procedure 

1. Tap the three vertical dots adjacent to the file.
2. Tap Edit and Save or Edit and Save As.

The edit options are only available if you can edit the document type. The Edit and Save As option is available only if you are editing the document directly from a content repository.

If you selected Edit and Save As, when you back out of edit view, you are presented with options for saving or downloading the file.



3. Select one of the options to save the changes.

Option

Description

Save file to current location

Select, then tap OK to save the edited file to the same location.

Save file to a different location

Select, then tap OK to specify a different location to save the edited file. The file in the original location is not changed.

Download to My Files

Select, then tap OK to download the edited file to My Files. The file in the original location is not changed.

Edit Online

On iPad devices, [email protected] users may see an additional Edit Online option. The Edit Online option is available only for .docx, .pptx, and .xlsx files on SharePoint sites that have Office Web Apps enabled. Tapping on the Edit Online option takes the user to SharePoint Office Web Apps. The user can then edit the documents using Office Web Apps. Editing and annotating documents in [email protected] for Android.

To edit a document:

1. Tap the three vertical dots adjacent to the file.
2. Tap Edit and Save or Edit and Save As.

The edit options are only available if you can edit the document type.

The Edit and Save As option is available only if you are editing the document directly from a content repository.

If you selected Edit and Save As, when you back out of edit view, you are presented with options for saving or downloading the file.

3. Select one of the options to save the changes.

 

Option

Description

Save file to current location

Select, then tap OK to save the edited file to the same location.

Save file to a different location

Select, then tap OK to specify a different location to save the edited file.

The file in the original location is not changed.

Download to My Files

Select, then tap OK to download the edited file to My Files.

The file in the original location is not changed.