Microsoft Office Connector

Keeping up with the never-ending demand for content and ensuring the versions are always up to date can be a challenge for any creative team. The Microsoft Office connector allows users to search WedDAM from within Word, Excel, and Powerpoint. By using your DAM as the source for all brand and creative content, your design team can focus on content creation instead of version management.

 

Tell me more about the integration

The Microsoft Office connector is compatible with Microsoft Office Suite or Microsoft 365 Online and works with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.

Users will be able to search the Asset Bank or collections for assets they have permission to, using smart filters, file types, or tags

 

How to install the Microsoft Office Connector

Contact your Customer Success Manager to learn more about Microsoft Office Connector. 

 

Learn more about how to manage and install Microsoft add-ons here.

 

How to use the Microsoft Office Connector

Once the connector is successfully installed and connected with your WebDAM Portal you will now be able to access your Bynder assets within your World, Excel, and Powerpoint documents.

Once you’ve opened a document you will see LinkrUI appear under​ Add Ons ​​ in the upper right hand corner and here you can access all of your WebDAM  assets.

  • Open a document.
  • Click Add Ons in the upper right corner, then ​LinkrUI​
  • Here you can access all of your WebDAM assets.
  • You can search by file name, file type, tags, smart filters, or collections. Once you have found the asset(s) you are looking for, select asset and place it into your document.
    • Alternatively, you can select an Office file, such as a template or existing presentation and open it in another tab or window. You can make edits before updating the version in the DAM
  • When finished, you can upload the file into the DAM as a new asset or as an updated version. Click on the menu item and select upload. To upload as a new version, keep the filename the same as the original file in WebDAM.
  • You can also add the Microsoft Office file you are working on to a collection upon upload.



FAQ

​Do all Microsoft Office types support the integration?​

It is available in the Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft desktop app

 

It is available in the Microsoft Office 365 and Microsoft desktop app

It supports all Microsoft office files.

 

Does the integration support all file types?

It supports all Microsoft Office files.

 

​Can you adjust the size of the asset you are uploading into your Microsoft Office document?​

Yes you are able to adjust the thumbnail size of the asset once you select it to add to your document.

 

Can you update metaproperties when uploading to the DAM?​

The asset’s original file name, version number, and any embedded XMP data will display in the detailed view within your document. Custom fields are not currently supported




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