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Novell Vibe OnPrem 3
Novell Vibe 3.4.0 (Build 2835 / July 03, 2013)


Edit in place feature not available for some file types on Windows


  1. Backup files to be modified
    • /opt/novell/teaming/apache-tomcat/webapps/ssf/WEB-INF/classes/config/
    • /opt/novell/teaming/apache-tomcat/webapps/ssf/WEB-INF/classes/config/
  2. Open the file with a text editor
    • Browse to the section #Editors that work with WebDAV
    • Add the following line:
    • Replace ext with the actual file extension
      Replace applicationName with the name of the Application on the workstation that opens this file type.
    • Copy the following 4 lines:
      ##Edit in Place when using the applet,.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.ods,.odg,.odp,.odf,.odt,.sxw,.txt,.rtf,.dotm
      ##Edit in Place when using the native OS (webdav),.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.txt,.rtf
    • Save the file and close it
  3. Open the file
    • Paste at the end of the file the 4 lines previously copied
    • append the file extension to both lines:
      ##Edit in Place when using the applet,.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.ods,.odg,.odp,.odf,.odt,.sxw,.txt,.rtf,.dotm,.ext
      ##Edit in Place when using the native OS (webdav),.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.txt,.rtf,.ext
    • Save the file and close it.
  4. Restart Vibe by typing /etc/init.d/teaming stop and /etc/init.d/teaming start


Not all file types have the edit in place feature by default


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  • Document ID:7013243
  • Creation Date:10-SEP-13
  • Modified Date:10-SEP-13
    • NovellVibe

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