Open Documents in Client Application Instead of Browser in SharePoint

Requirement: Enable Microsoft Word documents, Excel Spreadsheets, and PowerPoint Presentations to open in client applications like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint instead of opening them in the browser directly. How to open SharePoint documents in Browser instead of the client application? When you configure Office Web Apps (or Microsoft Office Online Server)…

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Server Error in ‘/x’ Application – Excel Web App Error – Solution

Problem: All of a sudden Office Web Apps Excel Web App stopped working and gave this Runtime error message on opening Microsoft Excel files from SharePoint 2013:Server Error in ‘/x’ Application. Solution:  This occurs due to the public key which connects to the WOPI application such as Office Web Apps Server to…

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Disable Office Web Apps and Enable Open Documents in Client Application in SharePoint

Requirement: Clicking on a documents in a SharePoint 2013 document library, opens the document directly in browser, Where SharePoint 2013 farm is configured to use Office Web apps. End-users wants to open office documents client applications such as Microsoft word, Excel, etc rather opening them in browser. Solution: Well, This behavior can…

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Enable PDF Preview in SharePoint 2013 with Office Web Apps

PDF preview for SharePoint 2013 integrated with Office web apps isn’t enabled by default. Use this below script to enable PDF previews in SharePoint 2013 search results. SharePoint 2013 office web apps PDF preview: SharePoint 2013 PDF preview in Search results: SharePoint 2013 enabling PDF previews in document libraries: Wictor Wilen has…

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How to Install and Configure Office Web Apps 2013 for SharePoint 2013?

Office web apps server 2013 allows us to view and edit office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote) directly in browser without needing Microsoft Office installed on Client machine.  OWA is considered as LITE version of Microsoft Office Client. This implementation guide walks through step by step on how to install and…

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