Open Documents in Client Office by default

This article describes how to prevent WorkPoint 365 from opening all documents in the Word Online application by default. This setting is required to use the mail merge function in WorkPoint 365. This feature is also required if you want to edit documents in WorkPoint Express.

Follow the steps below to set the locally installed Microsoft Office as default for all document types in WorkPoint 365.


  1. Click on the cog in the top left corner of WorkPoint 365 and choose Site settings.

  2. In the Site Collection Administration section click on Site collection features.

  3. Now look for the Open Documents in Client Application by Default feature and click on Activate.

  4. Restart your browser to use the feature.
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