?
Solved

Opening files in Public Folders

Posted on 2006-10-27
4
Medium Priority
?
177 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-06
I have an Excel file stored in a public folder that when double clicked opens up within a new browser window.  How can I set this to open in Excel on the local PC?

The excel file is not within an "email" post, it's simply been dragged and dropped in the PF.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:Nero_Wolfe
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Nero_Wolfe
ID: 17817662
Sorry, I should add that this only happens via OWA, not in Outlook client.  Using Office 2003 and Exchange 2003.
0
 
LVL 104

Accepted Solution

by:
Sembee earned 2000 total points
ID: 17819484
That is a client side setting.
This KB article tells you what to change. You will have to adjust the version information listed to 11 for Office 2003.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=162059

Simon.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Nero_Wolfe
ID: 17820086
Thanks - that's a step forward, however it only opens as read-only.  What if you need to make changes and save back to the PF as you can in the Outlook Client?

Thanks
0
 
LVL 104

Expert Comment

by:Sembee
ID: 17820409
I don't think you can do that through OWA.
You would have to open the file, do whatever needs doing, save it locally then reattach it.

Simon.
0

Featured Post

Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Lotus Notes – formerly IBM Notes – is an email client application, while IBM Domino (earlier Lotus Domino) is an email server. The client possesses a set of features that are even more advanced as compared to that of Outlook. Likewise, IBM Domino is…
There are times when we need to generate a report on the inbox rules, where users have set up forwarding externally in their mailbox. In this article, I will be sharing a script I wrote to generate the report in CSV format.
In this video we show how to create an Accepted Domain in Exchange 2013. We show this process by using the Exchange Admin Center. Log into Exchange Admin Center.: First we need to log into the Exchange Admin Center. Navigate to the Mail Flow >> Ac…
There are cases when e.g. an IT administrator wants to have full access and view into selected mailboxes on Exchange server, directly from his own email account in Outlook or Outlook Web Access. This proves useful when for example administrator want…
Suggested Courses

764 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question