Using FileCloud for Office

FileCloud for Office is an MS Office add-in for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint files which can be used in both Windows and macOS with FileCloud Sync, FileCloud Drive, and FileCloud Desktop. It is available in FileCloud beginning with version 23.1.

Prior to version 23.1, DocIQ was available for similar operations. DocIQ is still available in Sync and Drive for previous users who want to continue using it but will be deprecated later this year.

How do I install FileCloud for Office?

Before installing:
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To add FileCloud for Office to the Office files that you access through the client app:
Perform the following procedure once each for a Word, an Excel, and a PowerPoint file in the client. 

  1. Open the Office file from the client application.
  2. Click Insert > Get Add-ins.
  3. In the Office Add-ins search box, enter FileCloud for Office and click Enter.
    FileCloud for Office is returned.
  4. Click Add to add FileCloud for Office to the Office file.
  5. Click Home in the menu bar, and on the right click FileCloud (FFO Commands).
    A panel showing FileCloud for Office opens on the right.
  6. Repeat this for the other two types of Office files.

FileCloud for Office is now attached to all Office files in your client folder. Just click FileCloud (FFO Commands) in the toolbar to view it.

What applications does FileCloud for Office works with?

  • Word 
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint

What does FileCloud for Office do?

FileCloud for Office works with Office documents to enable you to:

  • automatically lock and unlock files when they are opened and closed
  • share files
  • access different versions of files

For more information, click the link to the individual client section for FileCloud for Office:

Using FileCloud for Office with Sync

Using FileCloud for Office with Drive

Using FileCloud for Office with FileCloud Desktop for macOS