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Bug 100031 - FILEOPEN FILESAVE Support Onedrive for Business/Sharepoint Online
Summary: FILEOPEN FILESAVE Support Onedrive for Business/Sharepoint Online
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: LibreOffice
Classification: Unclassified
Component: LibreOffice (show other bugs)
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unspecified
Hardware: All All
: medium enhancement
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Blocks: SharePoint
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Reported: 2016-05-24 16:41 UTC by Iiro Laiho
Modified: 2018-11-12 05:38 UTC (History)
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Description Iiro Laiho 2016-05-24 16:41:06 UTC
It would be nice if LibreOffice supported Office365 OneDrive for Business/Sharepoint Online.

There is currently no OneDrive for Business client for Linux, but if LibreOffice supported ODfB file access directly, it would help co-operation with Microsoft Office users.

There is a REST API for Onedrive and Onedrive for Business:

https://dev.onedrive.com/getting-started.htm
Comment 1 Buovjaga 2016-05-26 12:53:00 UTC
Setting to NEW.
Comment 2 Iiro Laiho 2016-06-05 11:31:10 UTC
Any idea how much effort this would need? Could it be done with an addon? I am even thinking of paying someone to do this if it won't be a very big (expensive) job.
Comment 3 Buovjaga 2016-06-05 15:27:54 UTC
Hmm. Is OneDrive for Business somehow very different from the regular OneDrive? OneDrive support is still unfinished: bug 62437
If you think it would be all the same, you could close your report as a duplicate of bug 62437
Comment 4 Iiro Laiho 2016-06-06 18:58:48 UTC
They are actually quite different. ODfB is actually more close to SharePoint. But last year Microsoft released the new OneDrive REST API 2.0 that works for both services. I have no idea which API the now-broken and disabled OneDrive integration functionality in LibreOffice utilizes.

I also tried using the SharePoint support in LibreOffice, but didn't get it working, likely because ODfB supports only forms based authentication.
Comment 5 Iiro Laiho 2016-06-12 19:26:37 UTC
I would also mention that in ODfB, files shared by others to you are not synced to the local folder. Microsoft Office accesses them via WebDAV.

I think the best course of action would be make LibreOffice support form-based authentication on WebDAV. Then one would be able to enter the URL of the document to LibreOffice and open it for editing.