Customizing the user experience in Microsoft Office applications

Applies to: iManage Work Desktop for Windows , Classic Office Integration, DeskSite and FileSite

iManage Work Desktop for Windows and Classic Office Integration

For iManage Work Desktop for Windows, you can use the imWorkOptions.xml file to customize the user experience of the iManage Work integration with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. You can use the following keys and options for customization:

Options/Key

Description

SentNrlToNoAccessedUser

Enables or disables to send NRL links to users who do not have access to the document in iManage Work. If this option is set N, when sharing an iManage Work document who might not have access to the document, the NRL link is not sent.

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" ><key name="SentNrlToNoAccessedUser" value="Y"/></ws_option>

UserLookupMaxResults

Maximum number of users to show in user lookup.

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" ><key name="UserLookupMaxResults" value="25"/></ws_option>

AllowCheckinReplaceOriginal

Enables or disables Replace Original option when checking in a co-authored document.

Default value: Y

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" >
<key name="AllowCheckinReplaceOriginal" value="N"/>
</ws_option>

AllowCheckinNewVersion

Enables or disables New Version option when checking in a co-authored document.

Default value: Y

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" >
<key name="AllowCheckinNewVersion" value="N"/>
</ws_option>

SendNRL

Enables or disables sending NRL links. Available values are Y and N.

Default value: Y

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" >
<key name="SendNRL" value="N"/>
</ws_option>

AllowReplaceOriginalOnSync

Enables the Sync option in the Co-Authoring tab to replace the the original file in the DMS instead of saving it as a new version. Available values are Y and N.

Default value: N

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" >
<key name="AllowReplaceOriginalOnSync" value="Y"/>
</ws_option>

OpenAfterInviteOnInit

Stops the document from opening in its native application after inviting other users to the co-authoring session.

Available values are Y and N.

Default value: Y

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" >
<key name="OpenAfterInviteOnInit" value="N"/>
</ws_option>

OneDriveOnPremHost

Enables multiple authors to simultaneously work on the same document. The key requires the OneDrive on-premise setup to be active. If you do not set the key, Co-Authoring uses the online OneDrive setup (Office 365).

Default value: Online OneDrive setup (Office 365)

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" applyToAll="true">
<key name="OneDriveOnPremHost" value="http://onpremserverhost:1212"/>
</ws_option>

OpenInOnlineExcel

By default, the option to view or edit co-authored Excel documents locally is disabled as the document might be locked by the document owner for various reasons. For more information on accessing co-authored Excel documents, refer to Microsoft Documentation. You can use the OpenInExcelOnline option and set the value to "N" to open co-authored documents locally using the Microsoft Excel application in your system. If you do not set the key, the documents open in online mode.

Default value: Y (enabled)

Example:

<ws_option name="coauthoring" applyToAll="true">
<key name="OpenInOnlineExcel" value="Y"/>
</ws_option>



iManage DeskSite and iManage FileSite

For the Co-Authoring add-on for iManage DeskSite and iManage FileSite, use the following registry settings:

Options/Key

Description

SendNRL

Set the value to 0 to disable sending NRL links.

Location:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

64-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

32-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Wow6432Node\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

Key: SendNRL

Type: REG_DWORD

Value:

  • 1 - Enabled (default value)

  • 0 - Disabled

AllowReplaceOriginalOnSync

Set the value to 1 to use the Sync option in the Co-Authoring tab to replace the the original file in the DMS instead of saving it as a new version.

Location:

64-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

32-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Wow6432Node\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

Key: AllowReplaceOriginalOnSync

Type: REG_DWORD

Value:

  • 1 - Enabled

  • 0 - Disabled (default)

OpenAfterInviteOnInit

Stops the document from opening in its native application after inviting other users to the co-authoring session.

64-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

32-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Wow6432Node\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

Key: OpenAfterInviteOnInit

Type: REG_DWORD

Value:

  • 1 - Enabled (default)

  • 0 - Disabled

OpenInOnlineExcel

Set the value to 0 to open Co-Authored Microsoft Excel documents locally.

Location:

64-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

32-bit:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\Wow6432Node\interwoven\worksite\8.0\Coauthoring

Key: OpenInOnlineExcel

Type: REG_DWORD

Value:

  • 1 - Enabled (default value)

  • 0 - Disabled