How To: Open a File from Within 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.

 

Opening a File, step by step.

  1. Click on the File menu (step 1), and then click “Open”.
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  2. Select your local drive (on your laptop or personal computer).
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  3. Navigate to the file’s location on your local computer.
  4. Click “Open”.