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Would that be possible?

Basically, I need something which will enable me to edit files directly at the server...

any help would be much appreciated....

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closed as not a real question by Brian Fegter, Wyck, toscho Sep 12 '12 at 23:16

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does the appearance -> editor not work for you? – Michael Aug 7 '11 at 13:43
sorry for not being clear. I want to edit my attachments (photos, documents, spreadsheets, etc) without the need for download/upload – user3047 Aug 7 '11 at 14:12
You have to be more clear on what type of documents and exactly what you want to edit. – Wyck Aug 7 '11 at 20:15
photos, documents, spreadsheets, etc – user3047 Aug 8 '11 at 22:55

Based on your comments on your question and the comment on Viruthagiri's answer, you want to edit your documents and attachments using WordPress. I'm afraid WordPress doesn't offer a feature to edit documents and images using their backend. The only thing I can say is to either use an FTP client (WinSCP [free] is a good one for PC, and Cyberduck [free] or Transmit [$39] for Mac OS X) to upload and replace the files in the WordPress upload directory.

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No. I don't want to edit files with wordpress. I want something which would allow me to click at the attachment link, native application opens and I can edit the file normally....now, when I save document in dative application, I want new (updated) version to be uploaded to my blog automatically. – user3047 Aug 8 '11 at 22:57
I'm going to say again, that's what FTP is for. You can't open a file in a native editor without downloading the CURRENT file from the server and then re-uploading the file. What you want to do is beyond the limit of WordPress. – Josh Allen Aug 11 '11 at 15:01

Why don't you use ftp?. Just use editors like dreamweaver, phpdesigner and there are many more editors available. You can download 30 day free trial.

List of php editors available here.

I highly recommend notepad++

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Sorry for not being clear. I want to edit my attachments (photos, documents, spreadsheets, etc) without the need for download/upload – user3047 Aug 7 '11 at 16:09

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