InforMedia Services (IMS)

Technology Instruction for St. Cloud State University

opening documents (e.g. PPT) within D2L

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on May 7, 2013

From: Jorgensen, Gregory S.
Sent: Tuesday, May 07, 2013 10:07 AM
To: Miltenoff, Plamen
Subject: RE: Voice Mail from Galler, Robert W. (33 seconds)

When downloading some D2L Content (usually Microsoft Office documents) with Internet Explorer, the security settings don’t allow the document to be edited properly.

The solution is to use a different browser, such as FireFox, Safari or Chrome,  *OR*, choose ‘Save’ (rather than ‘Open’) and save the file.  When it’s opened, the ‘enable editing’ feature will work properly.

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