Overview of the Virtual Office CS or SaaS environment

Alerts and notices

Virtual Office CS or SaaS

Virtual Office CS or SaaS provides remote access to CS Professional Suite and Microsoft Office applications for which your firm is licensed. In the Virtual Office CS or SaaS environment, the applications behave the same as when they are installed locally. Your NetFirm CS administrator controls access to the remote applications by setting Virtual Office CS or SaaS permissions for individual NetStaff CS users or for groups of NetStaff CS users.

Note: To view the steps required to work with CS Professional Suite and Microsoft Office application data in the Virtual Office CS or SaaS environment, see Getting started with Virtual Office CS or SaaS.

Opening applications

You can open applications in the Virtual Office CS or SaaS environment by clicking the Applications link in the navigation pane and then clicking the application icon. (If you don’t see these items, you don’t have access to applications through Virtual Office CS or SaaS.)

You can also access applications through the Virtual Office CS or SaaS widget in the Home Dashboard.

Note: If you experience a connection problem because your internet service provider (ISP) uses a firewall or proxy, you can use an alternate port to access Virtual Office CS or SaaS applications.

Accessing help for applications that run in the Virtual Office CS or SaaS environment

To access help while using applications in the Virtual Office CS or SaaS environment, open the application and choose Help > Help & How-To .

Customizing the Virtual Office CS screen

If the screen includes icons that you rarely use, you can hide the icons. You can also move icons for the applications you use most to the top of the screen.

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