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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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How can I auto-populate list columns based on the selected values of another column?

I have the following 2 lists: SCG and RPM SCG has 2 columns: SOR Number(Single line of text) PS Number(Single line of text) When I create a new item I create entries like this: SOR | PS ...
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Disable opening documents in office by default

Is it possible to turn off completely opening word and excel documents in office? What I want is when user clicks an word document is library, sharepoint will not open it office but standard download ...
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Office 2010 doesn't integrate with WSS3?

On a fresh Windows 7 computer i installed Office 2010 Home & Business. When i try to edit documents in SharePoint, i get this error message: 'Edit Document' requires a Windows SharePoint ...
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Sharepoint 2010 Integration with Exchange/Outlook

I have a shared calendar in sharepoint 2010 site which also manages users' schedules. I want to display the schedule of all users in one sharepoint shared calendar in such a way that the users' ...
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Incorrect authentication method when using Outlook integration

We have a SharePoint web application with both ADFS 2.0 and NTLM authentication methods enabled. Users have connected SharePoint calendars to Outlook and the integration almost works perfectly. They ...
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SharePoint list.asmx web service

I want to build a office outlook application. I want to display all documents with their folder and documents. I want to get all subfolder and their document file. In Sort get all document library ...
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Centrally manage “Sharepoint Sites” in Office 2010

Is it possible by group policy or other means, to customize the list of "Sharepoint Sites" that the user view on the Office 2010 Open menu? I don't think my users are able to do this on their own... ...
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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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SharePoint to outlook

We want users to signup from the intranet (SharePoint 2010) for events/classes. When they do, we want a outlook calender appointment created for the signed up class/meeting. Presently they add their ...
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Embedding Office files into SharePoint pages

Is it possible to embed Office documents into SharePoint publishing pages? This way the user doesn't have to open the file; its contents display inline on the page or in an iframe. The files will be ...
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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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Import Word documents into SharePoint 2010 as publishing pages

Is it possible to import Word 2010 documents that contain images and text into SharePoint 2010 publishing pages? We have a bunch of How-To documents with text and images and we want to automate ...
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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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Making office documents from SharePoint work with non-Internet-Explorer browsers

This one bugs me since years, and I'm guessing it may not be solvable: When clicking the link to a document (let's say a DOC file) inside Internet Explorer on a SharePoint 2010 website, Internet ...
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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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Covert a Word 2003 Document to Word 2007 without losing history?

How can I covert a Word 2003 Document to Word 2007 without losing history? The convert button is disabled when an item is checked out in SharePoint, and if I save and then re-upload it becomes a ...
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SharePoint 2010 Export to Excel Fails Claims Based Authentication

We have a 2010 SharePoint implementation and the clients are using Office 2007 SP2 and IE 8. Security is handled using claims-based authentication over http. In Office 2010 we are able to go to a ...
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Force Sharepoint to create new document using office web apps

Is there a way to force Sharepoint 2010 to use office web apps when creating a new word document? From what I've seen it works like this: - office web apps will be used if the client computer don't ...
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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 is slowing the opening of Office documents?

When opening an Office document the splashscreen gets stuck for about 30 seconds with the message "Contacting the server for information". How can I get more information about which information it is ...
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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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Office Client Apps crash when opening SharePoint files

I'm trying to open some SharePoint files with the full office apps, but the applications always crash the instant after opening the files. This doesn't happen with files created using the sharepoint ...
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When deploying a site from custom site template, one lookup column in doclib has empty values for Office 2010 (docx, xlsx, pptx) files

I'm deploying sites using a custom site template (WSP) that is: Saved as WSP from customized Team Site Deployed as Farm Solution Has lists, libraries with content customized in Visual Studio ...
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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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Customise SharePoint access through Windows Explorer

We are developing a document management solution, the taxonomy is quite complex and needs to be able to scale above 200gb. We have developed a proof-of-concept where the corporate taxonomy is ...
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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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Why is Word document created from template saved locally, instead of to the document library?

I have created a custom content type at the root of my Site Collection and set this content type to use a Word document template, which resides in a different document library on the root site. (The ...
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SharePoint lists connected to Outlook lose fonts and bullets

I have connected my SharePoint discussion list to Outlook. The content of this list contains bullets and different fonts. When the discussion list is opened via Outlook the fonts are changed and the ...
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Importing an Excel file to a list - how to control the column types

I am attempting to import an Excel file into SharePoint using Create List > Import Spreadsheet. Several columns are just short text fields < 100 chars and with no formatting/line breaks etc. Some ...
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Submitting an older version of a file to Word Automation Services

I'm able to obtain the URL to a specific version of a file. I would like to submit that URL to WAS to convert. However, WAS throws an exception: List does not exist. The page you selected contains ...
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Retrive list item meta data into access table?

I'm creating a report in Access based on a SharePoint list, but I'd like to make use of the fields Last Modified and Modified By. I imported the table into Access as a linked table, but I don't see ...
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Why doesn't clicking New Document save back to the document library?

I'm watching a course on SharePoint Foundation 2010 Fundamentals. In it a document library is created a couple of columns are added, then when New Document is selected from the ribbon, Office opens ...
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Excel 2003 compatibility with SharePoint standard edition 2007

I'm hoping someone can provide me with some good information/links with regards to the compatability/limitation of sharepoint standard edition and Excel 2003. I've searched all around google and ...
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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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Cannot check out documents anymore

Our WSS3 document libraries no longer prompt to check out. I've confirmed check out is required for editing, and I've tried a new library. We're getting the same results. I also check the ...
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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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SharePoint alert Office 2010 email cuts off table

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we transferred to Office 2010, not ...
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Managed metadata language in the Document Information Panel

If a document uses a Managed Metadata field, is there a way to make the term set browser in Word 2010's Document Information Panel display the term sets in a language other than the default language ...
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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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Why is this workflow to create a document from a custom content type just creating a blank document?

I have a document library with a custom (document) content type set as default (the only content type), and I've edited the template to use columns to populate the document. When I create a new ...
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Problems with read permissions

I have a user with read permission for library with excel files. When user clicks on document it opens in readonly mode, but user has option to edit file and if he does that all changes are saved on ...
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Displaying the SP Doc version in a Word Doc

Any suggestions as to how I can do this? I used to do it in SP2007 by defining a policy & enabling labels, but wondered if there was a better way to do this in 2010?
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Why aren't network places visible with SharePoint 2001 and Office 2003?

Seems to be an age-old problem with SharePoint 2001 that you can't view the network places in Explorer if you have Office 2007 installed. As there seems to be no fix for this, Office 2007 was ...
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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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'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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Setting location of document templates in SharePoint document library in Office 2010 applications

One of the functionalities advertised for Office 2010 was that "People can access document templates stored in SharePoint 2010 via the New Document Wizard in Microsoft Office applications" (see page ...
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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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Filter documentlist in fileopen/filesave dialog in Word/Excel

When opening a document from a documentlibrary in Word/Excel/Outlook the FileOpen Dialog shows all the files in the document library. I have a lot of documents in there, with metedata in columns. ...
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Force the document information panel to show with code or featuredefinition

In the UI I can drill down into a ContentType settings -> Document Information Panel settings -> and set 'Show Always' to true (marking the check box). How do i set this option through code? (or in ...
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Eliminating the “Some files can harm your computer” warning prompt

Has anyone had any success getting rid of this prompt? We're running MOSS 2007 SP2, and virtually all clients are IE8, and this dialog pops up when downloading any non-Office format document from a ...