Add a Microsoft Word document to a blog or a wiki 

In addition to posting a Microsoft™ Office document to an activity, you can post a Microsoft Word document to an IBM Connections blog or wiki.


Before you begin

To post to a blog or wiki have the plug-in installed and be configured to use that application. See the topic Configure the IBM Connections plug-in for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows


About this task

Use Microsoft Word to author a document that you want to share with blog readers or with wiki members.


Procedure

  1. Open a Word document.

  2. Do one of the following:

    • (Office 2003) Click Add Document to -> Blog.

    • (Office 2007, 2010) Click Add -> To Blog.

  3. To add the document to a blog:

    1. Click Add Document to -> Blog (Office 2003), or click Add -> To Blog (Office 2007, 2010).

        The name for the entry is completed by default with the file name. You can edit this name if you want.

    2. Select the name of the blog where you want to post this entry.

    3. Add tags.

        Tags are keywords you assign to describe your posting. Tags must be entered as a single word, separated by commas or spaces. Payroll, human-resources, and event_planing are examples of valid tag formats.

    4. Click Save as draft if you want to save the entry to the blog without publishing it for others to read.

    5. Click Preview to see how the entry looks.

    6. Click OK to add the document as a blog entry.

  4. To add the document to a wiki:

    1. Click Add Document to -> Wiki (Office 2003), or click Add -> To Wiki (Office 2007, 2010).

        The name for the entry is completed by default with the file name. You can edit this name if you want.

    2. Select the name of the wiki where you want to post this entry.

        Use the Find field to filter the list of wikis.

    3. Enter a name for the posting.

    4. Select a page in the navigator and specify whether to add the new page as a peer or child of the selected page, or as an attachment.

    5. Click OK to add the new page to the wiki.


Parent topic

Use the IBM Connections Plug-in for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows


   

 

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