Posted on 2015-01-01
I have installed VirtualBox on an iMac running Yosemite 10.10.1. I installed Windows 7 Ultimate on the VM and then installed a copy of Microsoft Office on the VM. My need for installing the VM is to give the kids access to an MS version of Office for schoolwork. I will not use the VM for anything other than this function.
Now that I have the installations completed and have set the VM instance of Windows to run in Seamless mode I need to get the office application accessible. What I want to do is add shortcuts to the office apps on the Mac Dock so the kids will have easy and quick access to the programs they need. I also would like to have the MS applications save the documents into the documents folder associated with the kids user accounts on the Mac or at least have it "appear" they are saved there so the access for the documents is easy and straightforward when they need them.
Are these things possible with VirtualBox? If so how do I go about accomplishing my goals?