'Edit this File' option no longer visible when viewing file details after upgrading to Vibe 4.0.4

  • 7022758
  • 20-Mar-2018
  • 20-Mar-2018

Environment

Micro Focus Vibe 4.0.4

Situation

Starting with Vibe 4.0.4, the default solution for editing files has been switched to MS-URI. After this switch end users no longer see the option to "Edit This File" when viewing details of a file.

Resolution

Use the following steps to enable "Edit This File" link.

Edit the <Vibe Installation Directory>/apache-tomcat/webapps/ssf/WEB-INF/classes/config/ssf-ext.properties file and add the following:

#Changes to enable "Edit this File" button for common MS Office files.
#
edit.in.place.file.msuri.extensions=.doc,.ppt,.xls,.docx,.pptx,.xlsx,.docm,.pptm,.xlsm


Note: You may extend this default list with additional file types that you can edit using MS Office.

Restart Vibe service for changes to take effect.

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