You can use your deployment architecture to distribute preferences like the Acrolinx URL to your users' computers. This is helpful if you want to speed up work processes or avoid issues like mistyped URLs.
To create and distribute the preferences file, follow these steps:
Set your Acrolinx preferences.
In the Finder, go to the
~/Library/Preferences/folder. If you've set the preferences correctly, you should find the Acrolinx preferences file here.
Copy the Acrolinx preferences file:
Distribute this file to the
~/Library/Preferences/folder on your users' computers.
As an alternative to the Acrolinx Mac client, Acrolinx for Word Online is available for locally installed Office apps. Office Online admins can install Acrolinx for Office Online via centralized deployment. Add-ins deployed from the admin center are immediately available to users in their Office applications.
If you want to install an Office add-in via centralized deployment, you'll need Office ProPlus 2016 and Microsoft Exchange Server. You can get these, for example, as part of an Office 365 Business Premium subscription. You can find more info about centralized deployment of add-ins in this article by Microsoft.
To make Acrolinx for Word Online available to your writers, you'll need to upload the manifest file or its URL to the admin center. To do this, follow the steps in the Microsoft documentation.
Once you publish the add-in via centralized deployment, your writers can use it in the locally installed version of Word. They can add Acrolinx for Word Online to Word by doing the following:
In Word 2016 or later, choose Insert > My Add-ins.
Click the Admin Managed tab in the add-in window.
Select the Acrolinx for Word Online add-in and choose Add.