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Open and Edit a File in Microsoft Office 365 Using the Project Level Documents Tool

Objective

To open and edit a Microsoft® file in Office 365® using the Project level Documents tool in Procore.

Things to Consider

  • Required User Permissions:
  • Additional Information:
    • A Microsoft Office 365 Business account is required. After opening the file from the Documents tool, you will be prompted to log in with your Microsoft Business account credentials. See How do I sign in to Microsoft Office 365 in the Documents tool?
    • Editing is limited to what can be done in Microsoft 'Office for the web' (i.e. in the browser version). For more advanced editing, the desktop version of Microsoft Office should be used.
    • The following Microsoft Office files can be edited in Office 365 using the Documents tool.
      • Word (.docx, .docm, .odt)
      • Excel (.xlsx, .xlsm, .xlsb, .ods)
      • Powerpoint (.pptx, .ppsx, .odp)

Video

Tip!  To skip to the relevant portion of the training video below, click the Chapters  chapters.png  icon on the video player and select Open and Edit Microsoft O365 Files

 

Video content may not accurately reflect the current state of the system, and/or it may be out of date.

Steps

  1. Navigate to the Documents tool.
  2. Locate the file you want to open and edit in Microsoft Office 365.
  3. Hover over the file and click the icon that corresponds with the file you want to open. For example, for a Word document, click the Word icon to Open in Word
    Tip! You can also right-click on the file to access this action. 
  4. If you are not already signed in to your Microsoft account in Procore, you will be prompted to log in with your credentials. See How do I sign in to Microsoft Office 365 in the Documents tool?
  5. A new tab opens in your browser displaying the file in Office 365. 
  6. Edit the file as needed.

    As you make edits, the file saves. This is indicated by the 'Saving...' message in the top header. 
    docs-office-365-saving.png
    After the changes have saved to Procore, the message says 'Saved to Procore'. 
    docs-office-365-saved-to-procore.png
     
  7. If you want to manually save changes, click Save and return to Procore.

    docs-office-365-save-and-return-to-procore.png

    Note: Changes can take a few moments to save to Procore, so we recommend clicking 'Save and return to Procore' before closing the tab or your browser. 

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