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How to get Datasheet view working on Macintosh system. Even many other features are not working on Safari browser. So is there any way to get it working?

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There is no way to get the Datasheet view working in Safari.

SharePoint Joel has a great matrix of which features work in which browser.

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+1 thanks for this fresh info! –  Christophe Mar 26 '12 at 18:15

Firefox is the better route for Mac users. But even with Firefox, datasheet won't work as Trevor said, it's an Active X component. The alternative is to use Parallels on the Mac system and give them a Windows environment with IE.

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Datasheet view requires an ActiveX control not available for that platform. See Plan browser support (SharePoint Server 2010)

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