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    • Installing ONLYOFFICE Document Server with Humhub using Docker (to be continued)

Overview

Integrating ONLYOFFICE with HumHub social network kit through a connector, available on the official Humhub Marketplace and on ONLYOFFICE GitHub page, allows you to edit Office documents within the document library.

ONLYOFFICE module adds the following features:

  • Two new menu options: Create newEdit / View Office documents (TextsSpreadsheesPresentations). These options allow multiple users to collaborate in real time and to save back those changes to Humhub..
    Creating_document Creating_document
  • Co-editing documents in real-time: use two co-editing modes (Fast and Strict), Track Changes, comments, and built-in chat.
  • Editing the following formats: DOCX, PPTX, XLSX. These are also available for viewing in PDF together with ODT, ODS, ODP, DOC, XLS, PPT, TXT formats. In addition, the edited files of the corresponding type can be converted into the Open Office XML formats: ODT, ODS, ODP, DOC, XLS, PPT, TXT, CSV.

Would like to install HumHub along with the ONLYOFFICE Office suite on your computer for development or a test-drive? Then you should use our Docker installation for Linux-based systems, so you can get you a complete view of the ONLYOFFICE Document Server’s functionality and features.

Visit our For Developers page to find out more about the ONLYOFFICE Connector for HumHub in details.

Online editors integration

You can download the latest connector version from the official Humhub Marketplace and configure it. This is done the following way:

  • Log into your Humhub instance as an administrator.
  • Click the profile drop-down box and choose Administration option. The User administration screen will load.
  • Click Modules section from the left-hand side of the page.
  • Enter the Browse online secion and locate ONLYOFFICE conenctor via search. Results will include the compatible versions with your Humhub instance.
  • Click Install to download and install the ONLYOFFICE module then click Enable.
    ONLYOFFICE_connector ONLYOFFICE_connector
  • Enter the Configure section to specify ONLYOFFICE - DocumentServer module configuration parametrs:
    • Hostname - the URL address on which the Document Editing Server is installed (e.g. https://documentserver). You will need an instance of ONLYOFFICE Document Server that is resolvable and connectable both from Humhub and any end clients. ONLYOFFICE Document Server must also be able to POST to Humhub directly.
    Configure_menu Configure_menu

Installing ONLYOFFICE Document Server with Humhub using Docker (to be continued)

This guide will help you install, run and use the functionality of the Humhub server along with the ONLYOFFICE Document Server and properly configure it, so that you can easily create new and edit existing files saved in your Humhub account. Humhub server and ONLYOFFICE office suite can not only be deployed on the Internet but also on your own computer for development or a test drive.

Installing Docker and Docker Compose

  1. Follow this instruction to download and install Docker on your computer. Docker is a program for automating application development and management in container-enabled environments.
  2. Then, follow this instruction to download and install the Docker Compose package manager, which allows you to describe and run multi-container applications.

Installing HumHub server

Open a browser and enter the server adress (e.g. localhost) into the address bar. On this page enter Login and Password for administrator and follow the tips and instructions of the Humhub Installation Wizard.

For futher instuctions, proceed to Humhub documentation page.

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Installing and ONLYOFFICE Integration module

You can download the latest connector version from the official Humhub Marketplace and configure it. This is done the following way:

  • Log into your Humhub instance as an administrator.
  • Click the profile drop-down box and choose Administration option. The User administration screen will load.
  • Click Modules section from the left-hand side of the page.
  • Enter the Browse online secion and locate ONLYOFFICE conenctor via search. Results will include the compatible versions with your Humhub instance.
  • Click Install to download and install the ONLYOFFICE module then click Enable.
    ONLYOFFICE_connector ONLYOFFICE_connector

Configuring ONLYOFFICE Integration module

Enter the Configure section to specify ONLYOFFICE - DocumentServer module configuration parametrs:

  • Hostname - the URL address on which the Document Editing Server is installed (ONLYOFFICE Document Server is installed on the 3000:80 port by default). ONLYOFFICE Document Server must also be able to POST to Humhub directly.
Configure_menu Configure_menu

Now you are all set and ready to create and edit documents, which will be opened by the ONLYOFFICE Document Server.

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