Comparison: Co-Authoring for iManage Work Desktop for Windows and DeskSite/FileSite

Table: Differences in Co-Authoring for iManage Work Desktop for Windows and DeskSite/FileSite

Feature/Component

iManage Work Desktop

for Windows

DeskSite

FileSite

Availability

Available automatically when application is installed.

iManage Work Co-Authoring add-on must be installed.

Manage Work Co-Authoring add-on must be installed.

Access

Microsoft Office applications: Co-Authoring group on the iManage tab

  • Microsoft Office applications: Co-Authoring group on the iManage tab

  • Co-Authoring tab in DeskSite

  • Microsoft Office applications: Co-Authoring group on the iManage tab

  • Co-Authoring tab in FileSite

Requesting access to co-authored documents

No

Select the document in the Document Grid and then select Request Access on the Co-Authoring tab.

No

Use of default email client for sending co-authoring emails

No. Supports Outlook only. Email template customization using .oft files.

Yes. Email template customization using .txt files.

Yes. Email template customization using .txt files.

Opening co-authored Excel documents locally

Can be enabled by adding the OpenInExcelOnline option in the imWorkOptions.xml file.

Can be enabled by creating the OpenInOnlineExcel registry setting and setting the value to 0.

Can be enabled by creating the OpenInOnlineExcel registry setting and setting the value to 0.