Opening Files in Office 2013

Office 2013 gives you multiple options for opening files. Choose the one the best fits your need.

Option 1: Open a file from your departmental fileshare

  1. Launch your Office 2013 application and choose the corresponding option from the left-hand column:
    1. Access 2013: "Open Other Files"
    2. Excel 2013: "Open Other Workbooks"
    3. PowerPoint 2013: "Open Other Presentations"
    4. Publisher 2013: "Open Other Publications"
    5. Word 2013: "Open Other Documents"
  2. Select Computer from the list and then click on the Browse button.
  3. In the Explorer Window that appears, navigate to your mapped departmental fileshare and select the folder where you want to open your file from. 
  4. Select your file and click the Open button.

Option 2: Open a file from your computer

  1. Launch your Office 2013 application and choose the corresponding option from the bottom of the left-hand column:
    1. Access 2013: "Open Other Files"
    2. Excel 2013: "Open Other Workbooks"
    3. PowerPoint 2013: "Open Other Presentations"
    4. Publisher 2013: "Open Other Publications"
    5. Word 2013: "Open Other Documents"
  2. Select Computer from the list and then click on the Browse button.
  3. In the Explorer Window that appears, navigate to the location on your computer where you want to open your file from.
  4. Select your file and click the Open button.

Option 3: Opening a file from OneDrive for Business

  1. Launch your Office 2013 application and choose the corresponding option from the bottom of the left-hand column:
    1. Access 2013: "Open Other Files"
    2. Excel 2013: "Open Other Workbooks"
    3. PowerPoint 2013: "Open Other Presentations"
    4. Publisher 2013: "Open Other Publications"
    5. Word 2013: "Open Other Documents"
  2. Select OneDrive - Stonehill College from the list and click on the Browse button.
  3. In the Explorer Window that appears, navigate to the location on your OneDrive for Business where you want to open your file from.
  4. Select your file and click the Open button.