Microsoft SharePoint is produced to integrate with Microsoft Office, such as reading and editing office documents within a supported web browser.

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'Export to Spreadsheet' error

I'm working with WSS 3.0 and have access to a number of sites within SharePoint. I and a number of other users have run into an issue that is happening when we try export a list using the "Export to ...
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Using firefox to edit office documents inside my document library

I have a problem in understanding what is the standard approach to follow for editing office documents inside my document library. As it seems each browser will have different behavior when it comes ...
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Managing Microsoft documents inside SharePoint document library will behave differently according to the browser vender

I have a Document library inside my publishing site collection. now when the users clicks on any MS office documents inside the document library they will get different behaviors based on the browser ...
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Can clients on Office 2010 Pro use SP2013 to edit in browser?

Has anyone successfully used an Office 2010 Pro Plus / Volume License (and possibly Standard) client to edit their Office 2010 docs within the browser on an on-premise SP2013 site (Foundation but ...
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How to prevent Office from looking in sharepoint when saving

When one of the users try tries to save a file in Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ...) a message appears: Contacting \servername\DavWWWRoot for information. Press ESC to cancel. A window then ...
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Printing lists in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to easily export SharePoint 2010 lists with rich HTML columns to Word 2010 for printing? Here's what we need: A "Print List" or similar functionality in SharePoint (IE browser), where ...
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Report generation tool for WSS/foundation

Rather then building our own tool from the ground up I am looking for a report generation tool for SharePoint, preferably WSS/Foundation. I would like some kind of tool that will generate a Word ...
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“Open in Visio ” & “Open in Excel” is not working, and I will get an error message

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013 :- EnterPrise Wiki site collection. i have both "Excel services Application "& "Visio Graphics Service" running correctly. The problem i ...
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Can multiple MS-Access 2007 front ends be linked to an SQL Server 2008 backend on Sharepoint?

I have several computers at different locations, each with their own copy of an MS-Access 2007 front end. Each copy links to an SQL-Server 2008 back end on a server. I would like to migrate the back ...
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Merging excel documents similar to slide libraries

I have a scenario that would be perfect for slide libraries - but they're excel sheets. We use SharePoint 2010. Also, I do not have access to the server itself... Just site collection administrator. ...
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Can I manually add the fields that Sharepoint 2010 needs to PPT2007 in order to fill values to template when item is created

So I know how to do the basic workflow of creating a document and filling it with values via content types and SPD workflow. I am able to get this to work because of the document properties in Word ...
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Opening a document in SharePoint 2013 requires logging in

We have implemented a new install of SharePoint 2013 at my company. I've set up a web application, a site collection and a site so far. I'm setting up sites and testing them to see how SharePoint 2013 ...
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Accessing Sharepoint from 3rd party programs

We've just implemented sharepoint and are switching to it from a more traditional network drive based setup. One of the biggest hurdles to this switch is getting it to integrate with 3rd party ...
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Can Custom Workflows be created without Designer?

I have have to create a custom workflow for SharePoint 2010, however we are blocked from using Designer, and have MS Office 2007 not 2010. Is there a way to create a custom workflow any other way? Can ...
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publish to office clients using Powershell

Is there a way to define the links to publish to office clients using Powershell? To do this action through the UI you would go through: Central Admin --> Manage Service Applications --> User ...
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Cannot open document for editing in Sharepoint (MOSS 2007)

I am experiencing a frustrating issue when I try to check out a document for editing in one of our Sharepoint sites (running MOSS 2007, Office 2010, IE9, Win 7 32 bit SP1), when I try to open the ...
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Excel new document template opens in Notepad

I have a document library with a custom document template. The template is an .XLTX file that I created using Excel 2010. It is associated to the library via a custom content type. The template ...
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System crashes while accessing SharePoint 2007 Links

User is running on XP, IE6.0 with Office 2003. Whenever tries to access any of the SharePoint 2007 Links, Either system goes down or application closes automatically. Have you ever come across such ...
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office 365 visio web access hyperlinks not working

I have a office 365 account. When I open the visio.vsdx file using the Visio web Access web part. The hyperlinks do not work. The hyperlink links to another page in the same visio file. I have not ...
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get current user from word add-in sharepoint

How can i get the current user that loaded a file from a sharepoint library? When I load a file from a doc library on sharepoint, Word prompts me a window to type my UserName and Password to connect ...
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Lync presence suddenly stop showing inside sharepoint 2013

I have SharePoint server 2013 with SP1 , and we are using Microsoft lync 2010. Previously the Lync presence status was showing up inside SharePoint sites. But today this stop working, although we did ...
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How can you access via a shortcut the view of a SharePoint site seen when saving a file opened from the site?

When saving a document downloaded from a SharePoint site, or opening sometimes a recent file from that location, I get a very nice Open/Save dialogue: But I cannot make this view a Favorite, and ...
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remove column from showing up in document properties

Which property in the object model do I use to tell an SPField not to show up in the document properties in Office integration? I tried ShowInEditForm but that didn't work. i want my Status column to ...
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Since last patch, unable to open excel documents and word documents can only be opened by dropdown

We performed updates to the SharePoint Portal, SharePoint Foundation, Office Sharepoint Server, Excel Services Component, and Word Server on 03/16/2014. Since then, we are unable to open Excel ...
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Picture manager not opening up after authentication during multi upload in images library

While trying to upload multiple images in a picture/image library, i am getting authentication popup, after which the picture manager doesn't open up. This is happening to many users. What could be ...
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Column Default Values on new document

I have a folder in a SharePoint document library that has several column default values set. When I upload a file to this folder, the columns get their default value as expected. However, when I ...
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OPTIONS on claims-based 2013 site throws Error.aspx when not authenticated

I have a claims-based SharePoint 2013 site that is using a custom logon page and supports multiple authentication methods. In general, things are working as expected. Users can sign-in, access ...
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SharePoint 2010 bug with .docx, .xlsx documents while uploading/opening

By now there are many bugs out there in sp2010 integration with office documents. But, in this case if you create an empty .docx with the following word metadata SP2010 crashes while uploading these ...
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Auto upload documents to sharepoint from outlook attachments

I'm looking for an out of the box solution to auto upload outlook email attachments to SharePoint and sending them as links instead of actually attaching them as files to emails. I heard about 3rd ...
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SharePoint 2010 and Word 2010 Multilanguage Managed Metadata issue

We have some issues related to a SharePoint 2010 solution. It’s an Intranet site Collection with multi language support on UI, Managed Metadata and document content. The PC’s are set up with Windows ...
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IE10 unable to open Sharepoint document

I have Win8, IE 10, Office 2010, trying to open/edit document from Sharepoint 2007, and I received: "The document could not be opened for editing. A Windows Sharepoint services compatible application ...
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checking out from MS word / file missing in local drafts folder

If I check out a document in the document library, I get the option to use the local drafts folder while working on the document. However, it looks like there is no option to use the local drafts ...
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SharePoint 2010 & opening .mht files & 'x-usc'

Whenever I open a .mht file from SharePoint(2010) I get the following security warning: I notice that the .mht file that multiple images and as a result multiple security warning messages appear for ...
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Can't update document properties through any API - only through check out and check in

I have a few documents in a library that I can't seem to update the properties for through the Web UI, the ListData.svc (JSON/JS), the object model or PowerShell. We have a property called Data Rights ...
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Is it possible to map External Content Type to Office Item Type without using SharePoint Designer?

I need to connect Outlook to the External list and have to map its content type to the Office Item Type for that, but unfortunately I can't see it in SPD2013. Possibly it is because BDC model uses ...
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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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How to connect Outlook to an external list, which uses external connector in DLL

The task: connect Outlook with the external list, which was created in Visual Studio and uses SAP connector (sapnco.dll). What I've done: Created this external list. I can see all information in ...
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Having trouble updating some of the document list's properties in SharePoint 2010

I have this very very weird thing happen in the SharePoint site. Okay this is my situation: I have this problem in one of the newly migrated site in the company. One of the user tries to "edit the ...
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How to use non-browser forms created by Infopath Filler (published to a Sharepoint Form Library)?

I have requirements to create Infopath Filler 2010 forms. They are non-browser and are not served through Sharepoint Infopath Services (so require Infopath installed on all clients) but have ...
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PowerPoint does not detect changes in Slide Library

I have a problem with my Slide Library on Sharepoint 2010, whenever I use some slides from the "Slide Library" and save locally, when PowerPoint won't check for Updates. It all worked fine in the ...
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Publishing Infopath 2010 form to sharepoint 2010 [closed]

This question is about publishing infopath 2010 form to sharepoint server 2010.I designed a form and publish it to a sharepoint library successfully.When I try to fill the form and save it to ...
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Lync server user statuses are only being shown inside IE

I have a community site, and under the members section their lync status will be shown as follow:- But on Firefox, Chorme and Safari these statuses will not show? is there a way to force these ...
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How can we connect with another applications to sharepoint list and read it's items?

Can we connect to SharePoint list from another applications and read it's info items by web service? or another way ...? In our windows based application or web based application we want to show ...
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Why to use MS Office 2010 32 bit in SP 2010 Farm on 64 bit Windows Servers?

When I first tried to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, I initially downloaded its 64 bit version But upon lanuching the install of SharePoint.exe, I've gotten: Setup Error You cannot ...
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Importing data from Excel/Word into a SharePoint List

Is it possible to import data from an Office Excel or Word file into a list in SharePoint (specifically SharePoint Online)? I have imported data from SharePoint lists to Word files.
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Is it possible to integrate Google Cloud Connect with SharePoint?

I am on SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites. I need to know whether it is possible to integrate Google Cloud Connect with SharePoint 2010. If yes, how to do it?
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What can break integration with office?

I have a farm running MOSS. I have a user running IE9. When he tries to open a document from a library he's prompted to download it, all the office integration features don't work, but work fine for ...
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SharePoint 2003 and Office 2010 - Multiple upload error

my problem is that I can not upload documents to SharePoint 2003 when I using the multiple upload. (Only the multiple upload is not working, when I push the button nothing happens) I had no problems ...
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Can we use URL to point to a particular paragraph of word document on SharePoint?

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. After upload the word document to SharePoint we can provide a URL to users so that we can directly open the document. Can we also build a URL so that the ...
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Is there a way to paste pictures inside the rich text editor, for my enterprise wiki site?

I have a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Currently if I have a word document which contain text & images , and I copy all the word document content, after that I ...