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how do i make sharepoint foundation 2010 edit CSV file in excel , as of now when i upload a csv file in sharepoint there is no icon associated with it ,so when i try to click on it it gives me just " save " or "cancel" option but no edit option , my client is a windows 7 box

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I think the missing icon and the missing edit button are two different issues.

You can follow the procedures here (just substitute the Excel icon) to get the icon to display: http://www.sharepointsharon.com/2010/03/sharepoint-2010-and-adobe-pdf/

Associating the file extension with Excel may need to be done in your browser: http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/sharepointgeneral/thread/3ec45ee1-65fc-4049-8fa8-cd9ebb98bd65

If that doesn't work, double-check that CVS is associated with Excel on your desktop.

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should office be installed on the WFE ? for it to work –  sharepointde1tuke Jan 3 '11 at 23:17
    
Actually, yes, you should do that anyway for the search IFilters. –  Rob Wilson Jan 3 '11 at 23:31
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