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Editing/Viewing attachments (mainly Word and Excel) directly on server without the need to download locally

Data Dance s.r.o., Radovan Skolnik
- 20/09/2020 16:45:58



I am investigating a possibility of allowing somehow editing and viewing of attachments without the need to download and reupload them locally. I would like for Odoo to replace any local storage and save users from need to download/upload the files. DMS module comes to mind as a good base for orgnaizing that. I can see multiple building blocks for this but I am interested if anyone has taken this idea any further. Some of the possible building blocks could be:



I was able to access demo of Odoo 14.0 Enterprise with new possibility to create "live" spreadsheets. Don't know how that is done (is it 14.0's module google_spreadsheets?) but that won't allow for opening your own Excel nor Word files :-(


Has anyone attempted anything like this succesfully? Can you give any pointers please? Thank you


Best regards


Radovan Skolnik