Viewing documents

After a document is uploaded to Files, you can open and view it. You can scroll through the document, change page magnification and navigate to specific pages. You can also print.

Supported file types

Table 1. File formats that can be opened in the documents viewer
Application File type
IBM® Lotus® Symphony™ Documents .odt
Microsoft Word .doc, .docx
Adobe Reader .pdf

Opening a document for viewing

  1. In the Files application, find the file that you want to view.
  2. Click the file name.
  3. Click View. The document is opened in the viewer.

Navigating within a document

To page through your document, do one of the following steps:
  • Scroll through the entire document.
  • Click Next next page or Previous previous page on the toolbar.
To go to a specific page, do one of the following steps:
  • Type the page number to replace the one currently displayed in the toolbar page number input field, and press Enter.
  • Use the thumbnails panel to go to specific pages.

Changing page display of a document

  • You can change the page magnification by clicking Zoom In zoom in or Zoom Out zoom out on the toolbar.
  • You can choose a magnification size from a list after clicking the arrow percentage input field.
  • To resize the page to fit the width of the window, click Fit to Width fit width on the toolbar.

Printing a document

  • Click Print print on the toolbar.
  • The Print Settings window is displayed. Set the page setup of your browser as shown in the window.
  • After you set the browser settings, click OK to close the Print Settings window.
  • When the Print window is displayed, specify the print settings and then click OK.



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