Within Teamwork, you can add files to your projects via SharePoint.

Note: The SharePoint integration must first be enabled at site and project level.

Linking files from SharePoint

Once the integration has been enabled, go to the Files area of the project.

Image Placeholder

Click the File Integrations button and select SharePoint from the dropdown menu. 

Image Placeholder


If SharePoint is the only file integration currently enabled, it will appear instead of the File Integrations button.

In the SharePoint modal, you will see any files and folders within the root folder set for the project.

Image Placeholder


Select the file(s) you want to link in to your project, using the checkboxes to the left of the file names.

When you click Link-in Selected Files, you can set:

  • Basics - choose a file category
  • Privacy - who can see the files
  • Access - set SharePoint access rights
    • Everyone in this project can view the document(s)
    • Everyone in this project can edit the document(s)
    • Manage the access rights from within SharePoint

Image Placeholder


Once you link in the file(s) to your project, you will see SharePoint denoted below the file name:

Image Placeholder

Hover over the file to reveal the additional options.

Image Placeholder

Options in the SharePoint files modal


Within the SharePoint modal for linking files, you can:

  • Search for files in SharePoint
  • Upload files directly to SharePoint
  • Create new folders in SharePoint
  • Duplicate the selected file(s)
  • Select all/none
  • Delete selected file(s)
    • Note: Using the delete option in the SharePoint modal will delete the original file from SharePoint.
Image Placeholder

Attaching SharePoint files to project items


You can also attach files from SharePoint to project items such as tasks, comments, and messages.

To upload a new SharePoint file, click the SharePoint button to open the choose files modal:

Image Placeholder

To attach a SharePoint file already linked in to the project, use the Select from Existing Files option.

Allowing external access to SharePoint files


Depending on the access permissions you have set up, some users on your project may not be able to access linked SharePoint files.

To allow non-SharePoint users (or users not currently logged into their Office 365 account) to be able to access these files within Teamwork, you would need to enable external file sharing in SharePoint.

Alternatively, if you do not want to enable external links, you can select the I'll manage the access rights from within SharePoint option when linking in specific files to the project.

Image Placeholder