Opening and viewing or editing a file

Open an uploaded file to view or edit from Files.

About this task

You can open an uploaded file to view or edit from a Files view in which the file is visible to you. For example, you can open and edit a file that you own or a file that has been shared with you and for which Editor access has been assigned.


  1. Locate the file you want to open in Files and click its name to open it’s file page.

    For example, find the file in Files using tags or display a view in which you know the file is visible, such as My Files or Shared with Me.

  2. Click Download.
  3. Click Open with and specify the application with which to open the file and click OK.

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