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The option "Edit This File" does not show for some file types

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Environment

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

Situation

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

Resolution

  1. Backup files to be modified
    • /opt/novell/teaming/apache-tomcat/webapps/ssf/WEB-INF/classes/config/ssf.properties
    • /opt/novell/teaming/apache-tomcat/webapps/ssf/WEB-INF/classes/config/ssf-ext.properties
  2. Open the file ssf.properties with a text editor
    • Browse to the section #Editors that work with WebDAV
    • Add the following line: edit.in.place.windows.editors.ext=applicationName
    • 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
      edit.in.place.file.applet.extensions=.doc,.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.ods,.odg,.odp,.odf,.odt,.sxw,.txt,.rtf,.dotm
      ##Edit in Place when using the native OS (webdav)
      edit.in.place.file.webdav.extensions=.doc,.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.txt,.rtf
    • Save the file and close it
  3. Open the file ssf-ext.properties
    • Paste at the end of the file the 4 lines previously copied
    • append the file extension to both edit.in.place lines:
      ##Edit in Place when using the applet
      edit.in.place.file.applet.extensions=.doc,.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.ods,.odg,.odp,.odf,.odt,.sxw,.txt,.rtf,.dotm,.ext
      ##Edit in Place when using the native OS (webdav)
      edit.in.place.file.webdav.extensions=.doc,.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

Cause

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

Disclaimer

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

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