Jun 14
Free Hosted Service to Render Office Documents in HTML

Microsoft provides a public service to render your office documents that are stored in a publicly accessible web location. This means you don't have to upload documents to SkyDrive, http://docs.com or install your own Office Web App server in order to have them displayed as HTML files.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/web-apps/view-office-documents-online-FX102727753.aspx?redir=0

Works for most browsers include Internet Explorer 7 or later, Safari 4 or later, and Firefox 3.5 or later, and Chrome. Also works on most smart phones.

Example from http://www.nt.gov.au/ntg/gazette.shtml

http://www.nt.gov.au/ntg/gazette/2012/s57.docx

Generates a URL of

http://view.officeapps.live.com/op/view.aspx?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.nt.gov.au%2Fntg%2Fgazette%2F2012%2Fs57.docx

Another example for a PPTX.

http://view.officeapps.live.com/op/view.aspx?src=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.transport.govt.nz%2Fourwork%2FLand%2FDocuments%2FA-preliminary-estimation-motorcyclist-fatal-injury-risk-bac-Keall.pptx

 

 

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