Office 365 - Using Online Apps

Issue/Question

  • How do I use Office 365 Online apps?

Environment

  • Current Student or Employee

Explanation

Your Office 365 account includes online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote. These web applications can be used to edit files from any computer and collaborate with team members in real time.

There are two main ways to launch Office Online Web Apps. You can either choose to create a new document or to edit an existing document.

Before you begin login to Office 365 at office.cloud.oregonstate.edu.

Resolution

Create a new Document in OneDrive

  1. At the top of the page, click “OneDrive”
  2. Below the “Documents” heading, click “+new”
  3. Select the type of file you want to create
    Find OneDrive, press "+New", and select the document type 
  4. Enter a name for the document
  5. Click “OK”
    Input a name, confirm your name 
  6. Begin building your document in Office Online

Note: All changes will be saved automatically to OneDrive.
Document Preview 

Edit a document in OneDrive

  1. At the top of the page, click “OneDrive”
  2. Click the three dot menu “…” to the right of the file you want to edit
  3. Below the file preview, click “Edit”
    Press the "..." to the right of the file you want to edit, and press Edit in the pop 
  4. Begin editing your document in Office Online

Note: All changes will be saved automatically to OneDrive.

Learn more about Office Online Web Apps

For assistance, contact the IS Service Desk.

Details

Article ID: 67559
Created
Wed 11/21/18 12:22 PM
Modified
Wed 11/21/18 12:29 PM