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Adding and Editing Files

To add a file to your documents, perform the following steps.

To add one or more files

  1. In the web client, open the folder in which to place the file.

  2. Choose Add Content, and select the file or files to be added.

You can also add files by dragging and dropping files from your computer into the web client. File drag-and-drop is not supported in all web browsers.

To upload a new version of a file

  1. In the web client, open the file.

  2. Choose New Version and select the new version of the file to upload.

To open and edit a file with one click, use the Amazon WorkDocs Companion app. After you install the app, you can open a file instantly in its default app and save your changes automatically to Amazon WorkDocs. You don't need to manually download, save, and re-upload the file.

To use the app, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must have owner, co-owner, or contributor permissions for the file.

  • Your operating system must be Windows 7 or later, or macOS 10.1 or later.

  • You must have one of the following internet browsers:

    • Chrome

    • Firefox with Flash Player 10 or later

    • Internet Explorer with Flash Player 10 or later

    • Safari with Flash Player 10 or later

  • The file type must be one of the following:

    • Microsoft Office Word

    • Microsoft Office Excel

    • Microsoft Office PowerPoint

    • PDF

    • Text file with a .txt file extension

To instantly open and edit a file with the Amazon WorkDocs Companion app

  1. In the web client, open the file.

  2. Choose the down arrow in the upper right corner and choose Edit.

  3. If the Amazon WorkDocs Companion app isn’t installed, follow the prompts to install it.

  4. After installing the app, the file opens automatically in the default desktop app that is installed on your computer

  5. Edit the file in its app.

  6. When you’re done, choose Save to automatically save your changes to Amazon WorkDocs as a new file version.