Microsoft SharePoint 2013:Edit a document in a document library

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Editing a document in a document library

In the previous article we've learned how to create a document library. This article will show the way, how to edit a document in a document library in SharePoint 2013.

Documents library allows you to edit documents directly from SharePoint without downloading them.

  1. Login to your SharePoint 2013 Documents Library and select the document you want to edit.
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  2. Select the document, click open menu, click Edit
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  3. You will receive the warning message, click yes to proceed, then type your login credentials in the popup window
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  4. You will see the new MS Word document enabled for editing, after editing click “save” button.
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  5. Your document was successfully edited and saved to the documents library