Microsoft Office Plug-ins Overview

Applies to Collaborator 14.6, last modified on July 10, 2024

The Collaborator plug-in for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or Excel makes it easy to create or update reviews with just a few clicks. When using the plug-in, there is no need to save the file and upload it manually to Collaborator - you can upload documents directly from Word, PowerPoint or Excel.

Get Started

  1. Download and install the plug-ins.

  2. Launch Microsoft Word, PowerPoint or Excel.

  3. Specify Collaborator server and user credentials in plug-in options.

How the Integration Works

The plug-in adds a number of panels, menus and settings to the Microsoft Office applications.

  • The SmartBear > Upload to review menu item allows uploading current document to new or existing Collaborator review.

    Uploading document to review

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  • The SmartBear > Options menu item allows re-configuring connection settings.

  • The Collaborator Action Items pane displays information about incoming and outgoing reviews and allows opening them in Web Client.

    Collaborator Action Items


  • Microsoft Office 2019, 2017 or 2015.

See Also

Microsoft Office Plug-ins

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