The Novell Vibe Add-in enables you to work with Microsoft Office documents on the Vibe site without ever leaving Microsoft Office. You can easily browse to a document that is located on the Vibe site, open the document, edit it, then save it back to the Vibe site, directly from Microsoft Office.
You can work directly from Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint documents.
The Novell Vibe Add-in is supported with the following versions of Microsoft Office:
Microsoft Office 2013, with the latest support pack
Microsoft Office 2010, with the latest support pack
Microsoft Office 2007, with the latest support pack
The Novell Vibe Add-in is supported for the following versions of the Windows operating system:
Windows XP SP3 32-bit or later
Windows Vista SP2 32-bit or 64-bit or later
Windows 7 SP1 32-bit or 64-bit or later
Windows 8 32-bit or 64-bit or later
The Vibe system that you connect to must be Novell Vibe 3.3 or later.
If the .NET Framework is not already installed on your workstation, the Vibe Add-in installation program installs it for you. Installation of the .NET Framework requires that your workstation is rebooted. After your workstation reboots, you need to manually restart the Vibe Add-in installation program:
Navigate to the location where the VibeAddinSetup.exe file was downloaded.
Run the VibeAddinSetup.exe file.
When using Word 2013, an error message is displayed when users attempt to merge changes with changes made by another user, as described in Novell Vibe Add-In 1.0.1 Quick Start.
Images that are embedded in thesection of an entry are displayed as broken when viewing the entry from Microsoft Office with the Vibe Add-in. However, you can still edit the text of the entry description from Microsoft Office with the Vibe Add-in.
If your Vibe server is configured with Windows Authentication, the Vibe Add-in cannot open or edit files on your Vibe site because of a port conflict.
For information about how to work around this issue, see Novell Vibe 3.4 Administration Guide.
For more information about configuring Windows Authentication for your Vibe site, see Novell Vibe 3.4 Installation Guide.
If you are using Vibe Desktop in conjunction with the Vibe Add-in, login information for Vibe Desktop is lost if you configure your account information in the Vibe Add-in to use the system proxy configuration (by selecting), then later configure the account to not use the system proxy configuration.
For information about how to install, configure, and use the Novell Vibe Add-in, see the Novell Vibe Add-In Quick Start.
For information on how to enable users to edit Vibe documents with the Novell Vibe Add-in, see Novell Vibe 3.4 Administration Guide.
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