How to directly edit documents with ONLYOFFICE within Nextcloud Desktop 3.0

26 August 2020 By Sergey 0 2,033 views
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Great news, everyone!

Nextcloud Desktop has been recently updated to version 3.0. From now on a right-click on a document in the file manager of your computer makes it possible to edit directly in Nextcloud using ONLYOFFICE online editors. Keep reading to find out more.
How to directly edit documents with ONLYOFFICE within Nextcloud Desktop 3.0

Open and edit documents with a few clicks

If you have ONLYOFFICE online editors integrated into your Nextcloud instance, Nextcloud Desktop 3.0 makes it easier and more convenient for you to edit documents stored on your local PC and synchronized to the Nextcloud server. To open and edit a document directly in your browser:

  • Go to the local sync directory which is synchronized to the Nextcloud server.
  • Right-click the required document.
  • In the contextual menu, select Nextcloud and click Edit.
  • The document will be opened in a new tab of your browser.
  • Start editing the document in your browser using ONLYOFFICE online editors.
    • Please note that this feature is only available when your Nextcloud instance is integrated with ONLYOFFICE via the official connector starting from version 4.1.0.

      How to directly edit documents with ONLYOFFICE within Nextcloud Desktop 3.0

      About Nextcloud Desktop

      Nextcloud Desktop is a desktop client developed by Nextcloud for Windows, macOS and various Linux distributions. The app enables users to specify one or more directories on their computer that they want to synchronize to the Nextcloud server. Once connected to the server, files are always automatically synchronized on the local PC.

      Any file that users add, modify or delete in the synced folders on their desktop or laptop will show up, change or disappear on the server and all other connected devices. Moreover, the client allows users to right-click a file in the file manager and easily share it with other users, a public link or by email. Notifications of activities and events, like an incoming call, a comment on a file or a new folder are also possible within the app.

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