Editing content with the Huddle Office Online integration

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This article will take you through how to edit content in Huddle using our Office Online integration on your own and in a co-authoring session with other users. 

I) Editing on your own

II) Editing with others

I) Editing on your own

 

a) Find the document you want to edit in Office Online and click its title to end up on the preview page like below. 

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b) Click Open in in the actions menu to the right of your Huddle screen. 

c) Click Microsoft Word Online and choose the Edit option. 

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d) Make the required changes to your document and when you've finished, exit the Office Online tab. Your changes will be saved automatically to Huddle. 

 

II) Editing with others

 

a) Select the document you want to edit in Office Online. 

b) Click Open in in the actions menu to the right of your Huddle screen. 

c) Click Microsoft Word Online and choose the Edit option. 

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d) The other users that want to join you and edit the document at the same time will be able to join the editing session from the file location.

e) They can either click Open in, then Microsoft Word Online, then Edit, like the steps above, or they can click the number of editors at the top of the document. 

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f) Then click Join editing session

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g) As more users join the session, the count of editors will update inside Huddle and Office Online. 

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  Note: It's not possible to stop other users joining your editing session on       Office Online. Edit with Desktop if you'd like to lock the document first.

 

h) Users are able to leave the editing session whenever they need and their changes will be saved back to Huddle automatically. 

i) The document in Huddle will update once the last user has closed the editing session. 

 

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