3.1 Aras Ribbon and Commands

When the Aras Office Connector is installed on your local computer, it adds an Aras ribbon within the Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications:

Aras Office Integration 1.0
Section Command or Field Name Icon Description
Document
Actions
New Aras Document Aras Office Integration 1.0 Creates a new Office file that is managed by Aras, optionally using a template stored in Aras
Open from Aras Aras Office Integration 1.0 Opens an Office file managed by Aras into the Office application
Save to Aras Aras Office Integration 1.0 Saves the current Office file into Aras and retains the edit lock
Save and Close Aras Office Integration 1.0 Saves the current Office file into Aras, removes the edit lock, and closes it from session
Save As to Aras Aras Office Integration 1.0 Saves the current Office file as a new Office file managed by Aras
Document
Info
Number The number of the Aras Document used to manage the current Office file
Show Aras Document Aras Office Integration 1.0 Pops up the Aras Document form using the Aras web client
Revision The revision of the Aras Document used to manage the current Office file
State The state of the Aras Document used to manage the current Office file
Type The type of the Aras Document used to manage the current Office file
Template The Aras Document template used to create the current Office file
Show Aras Template Aras Office Integration 1.0 Pops up the Aras Document form of the template, using the Aras web client
Properties Aras Office Integration 1.0 Displays a list of all file properties that are synchronized with Aras
Refresh Aras Office Integration 1.0 Refreshes all ribbon information from Aras
Edit
Control
Version Aras Office Integration 1.0 The version of the Aras Document that is represented by the current Office file. In the Aras web client this is called "Generation"
Get Latest Aras Office Integration 1.0 If a non-latest version is active, this will open the latest version
Get Version Aras Office Integration 1.0 Allows you to select an earlier saved version of the current Office file, and open it
Locked by Shows the Aras user who currently has the edit lock on the current Office file
Lock Aras Office Integration 1.0 Sets the edit lock on the current Office file
Unlock Aras Office Integration 1.0 Removes the edit lock on the current Office file
Detach Aras Office Integration 1.0 Removes the Aras tracking information from the current Office file
Links Linked Item The number of the Aras item that is linked to the current Document
Show Aras Item Aras Office Integration 1.0 Pops up the Aras item form using the Aras web client
Item Type The item type of the Aras item that is linked to the current Document
Add Link Aras Office Integration 1.0 Adds a link from an Aras item to the current Document
Remove Link Aras Office Integration 1.0 Removes the link from the Aras item to the current Document
Help Help Aras Office Integration 1.0 Displays help information on using the Aras Office Connector
About Aras Office Integration 1.0 Displays information about the Aras Office Connector