Installing and deploying HCL Connections Docs

To extend HCL Connections to offer users a way to view documents, spreadsheets, and presentations within the Files application, install and set up Viewer from HCL Connections Docs.

About this task

Users can view files directly within the HCL Connections Files and Communities applications. By viewing an uploaded file from within HCL Connections, users can see the file contents without having to download the file. To learn more about Connections Docs, refer to the Connections Docs infrastructure for Connections integration.
Table 1 lists the file types that can be viewed.
Table 1. File formats that can be opened in the viewer
Application File type
ODF (Open Document Format) Documents .odt, .ott
ODF (Open Document Format) Presentations .odp, .otp
ODF (Open Document Format) Spreadsheets .ods, .ots
Microsoft™ Word .doc, .docx, .dot, .dotx
Microsoft PowerPoint .ppt, .pptx, .pot, .potx
Microsoft Excel .xls, .xlsx, .xlsm, .xlt, .xltx
Adobe™ Reader .pdf
Note: When viewing .pdf files, if you have accessibility requirements, download the file and then open it using a third party application that supports PDF accessibility.
Others .txt, .rtf
Note: If you view a file in HCL Connections, .txt and .rtf can only be viewed in Connections 6.0 CR1 and later versions.