How to: Open, save and print a file using Appcloud

NOTE: These instructions work for both the VMware Horizon client, and the browser-based access.

Windows Computer Mac Computer
File Open
  • Before you open a file, you must launch the Appcloud.
  • To open your work, click on File -> Open.
  • Select the drive on your computer that contains the file you would like to open. Select the file and press Open.
  • Before you open a file, you must launch the application.
  • To open your work, click on File -> Open.
  • The first time you open a file from an Appcloud application, click on ‘Read & Write’ when prompted. This popup may not appear until you click on Local Disk (C on *computer name*) and navigate to the ‘Users’ folder where you will see a folder with the same name as your Mac username. You will see the standard file saving locations for your Mac in the folder for your local machine user account.
  • Select the file and click Open. The contents of that file will appear in your Appcloud application.
File Save
  • After doing some work in the application, save the work as you would save using a locally-installed application. Click on the File menu and choose ‘Save As…’
  • When the ‘Save As…’ menu appears, your hard drive will appear as Local Disk (C on *your Windows computer name*). Name your file and click ‘Save’.
  • Confirm your work is saved by checking the filename on the top title bar. You should no longer see Untitled next to the application name on that bar.
  • After doing some work in the application, save the work as you would save using a locally-installed application. Click on the File menu and choose ‘Save As…’
  • The first time you open or save a file from an Appcloud application, click on ‘Read & Write’ when prompted how you want to access your files.
  • When the ‘Save As…’ menu appears, click on Local Disk (C on *computer name*) and navigate to the ‘Users’ folder.
  • Inside the Users folder you will see a folder with the same name as your Mac username. You will see the standard file saving locations for your Mac in the folder for your local machine user account.
  • Name your file and click ‘Save’.
  • Confirm your work is saved by checking the filename on the top title bar. You should no longer see ‘Untitled’ next to the application name on that bar.
File Print