Find out more about new features and improvements in the Fabasoft Cloud 2016 September Release.
With Microsoft Office Online, you can open Office documents directly from the Fabasoft Cloud in a web browser and edit them. Editing can also be carried out collaboratively and simultaneously by multiple users.
If Office Online is enabled for you, you can define how documents should be opened, click “Basic Settings” in the account menu (your user name). In the Office Documents field, you can choose how to open Office documents (always in Microsoft Office on the workstation, always in Microsoft Office Online or on demand). If the Office Documents field is not available, your organization administrator does not allow the use of Microsoft Office Online.
If you choose open always in Microsoft Office Online, the preview of documents is also shown with Microsoft Office Online.
Microsoft Office Online supports the file types Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft PowerPoint. Currently there is a known issue of Microsoft Online that files with “docm” file extension cannot be edited.
The Fabasoft Cloud 2016 September Release shines in a new look and offers an even better overview.
Have a look at the image gallery to get an impression of the new design.
Image 1: Desktop “Home”
Image 2: Opened tree view
Image 3: Mobile Device
With the graphical form editor you can create new forms with drag-and-drop and extend objects with new properties without programming knowledge (only Enterprise and higher).
The form editor has been completely reworked and now fits seamlessly into the familiar user interface. In addition, the accessibility is ensured and can therefore be easily operated by blind people.
The Fabasoft Cloud provides the possibility to publish folder structures and documents on a website. To do so, you have to carry out following four steps on your website:
The following new features will help you in your daily work.
The following new features will assist you in managing your organization.
In your organization policies, you can specify whether documents that are assigned to your organization may be opened in Microsoft Office Online. Navigate in your organization in the “Advanced Settings” and click the “Define Policies” action. On the “Content” tab, in Edit Office Documents in Microsoft Office Online field you can allow contacts opening documents in Microsoft Office Online. If you want to prevent that documents are transferred to a Microsoft server, select “No one”.
The management of e-mail addresses for login of the organization members is now done by the organization administrator. To do so, the E-Mail Address for Login field is available on the “Administration” tab of the organization members.
When you change the setting, the user is automatically notified via e-mail, which is sent to the old and new e-mail address.
You can get a more detailed view of the users of your organizational Teamrooms. Besides evaluating the entire organization, the evaluation can be restricted to an organizational unit, an external organization or a single (external) member.
To show the Teamroom usage, run the “Show Teamroom Usage” action for the respective organization, organizational unit, external organization or (external) member.
If guests are still used in your organization, you can automatically convert them in external members. External members have the advantage that they can be managed easily in your organization. For instance, you can terminate the membership and thus remove the external member from all organizational Teamrooms.
To convert guests in external members, navigate in your organization and run the “Show Teamroom Usage” action. If guests are available in your organization, the “Accept guests as external members” button is shown. Click this button to convert all of your guests in external members.