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 (co-authoring)

I) Editing on your own

a) Find the document you want to edit in Office Online and click the document title to navigate to the file preview page (as illustrated below). 

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

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

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. 

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  Note: To use the Microsoft Office Online editing feature, you will need to have a subscription to Microsoft Online, either a personal login or work login. After clicking edit for the first time, you will be prompted to log into your O365 account. 

 

II) Editing with others (co-authoring)

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/PowerPoint/Excel Online and choose the Edit option. 

d) The other users who 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 should click Join session and they will be immediately routed to Microsoft Online.

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f) As more users join the session, the count of editors will update inside Huddle and Office Online. Within your Office Online editing session, it is also possible to see which workspace your edits are will be saved back to.  

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  Note: It's not possible to stop other users joining your editing session on Office Online. Edit using the Huddle Desktop app or by manually downloading and locking if you would like to to prevent others from editing simultaneously.

 

g) Users are able to leave the editing session either by closing the browser tab or by clicking Leave session from within Huddle.

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h) The document in Huddle will update each time a user exits the editing session, reflecting any and all changes that were made to the document. 

 

  Note: To use the Microsoft Office Online editing feature, you will need to have a subscription to Microsoft Online, either a personal login or work login. After clicking edit for the first time, you and any co-editors will be prompted to log into your O365 account. 

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