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Creating a New Office Online File in UBbox

Operating Systems: Windows, Macintosh

Applies to: UB students, faculty and staff

Last Updated: December 6, 2016


  1. Navigate to the Box folder you want to contain the new file.
  2. Click New from the Box menu and select the type of Microsoft file you want to create.
  3. When prompted, name your file. 
  4. If you do not have Box Edit installed, Box will create your file and automatically open it in Microsoft Office Online. If you do have Box Edit, your file will open in your default desktop application.

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