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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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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SharePoint 2013 - Disable opening files with a client program

I´m using a SharePoint 2013 with Offic Web Apps 2013. It is possible to disable the open the Word/Excel file with a client program for a specific document library? I want to use only (!!) the office ...
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Open txt file in Notepad from SharePoint

We are using WSS 3.0. We have a webpart that shows a list of documents in a document library. If we click on a MS Word file with a doc extension, it opens in MS Word. However, if we click on a text ...
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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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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 ...
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Edit a Visio .vsdx file from a SharePoint document library using Visio 2010 is causing many troubles

I have Visio 2010 SP2 installed locally inside my machine. The current version can open vsdx files by doing some conversions. I got the following scenario inside my SharePoint server 2013:- ...
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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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Opening a document from a link on a web page: how do I allow open for editing?

Most of my users are on Office 2007, my SharePoint installation is 2010, and we all use IE8. I currently have "Require Check Out" on my document libraries set to "No". I have a page in one of my ...
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Can i allow users to edit word and visio documents from the document library and publish them again

I am working on a publishing site collection, and I have a document library which contains Microsoft Word and Microsoft Visio files. Is there a way to allow users to do the following : Select a ...
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Connect to Office not working Sharepoint 2013 and Windows 7

I cannot for the life of me get the Connect to Office to create any sites within my Sharepoint sites directory on my local computer. It does create the link in the "My Sites" Quick Links, but i don't ...
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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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Are there other SharePoint 2013 services that require classic authentication?

Reading Crawler authentication in SharePoint 2013 for STS based external website I found that NTLM is still required in SharePoint 2013 for Search Crawls. Are there other services that still require ...
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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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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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Document could not be opened for editing

Document could not be opened for editing. A Microsoft SharePoint foundation compatible application could not be found to edit the document. This is the error a few users have. They are all running ...
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Limit number of items from SharePoint/Outlook sync

I'd like to limit the number of items that a list can sync with Outlook, either with bandwidth or number of items. I have a relavitely large list and it ties our bandwidth up whenever someone new ...
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When opening documents from SP2013 in MS Office (via VPN), document not connected to server any more

I try to open a word/excel/office document from a SharePoint 2013 server. Until last week that worked fine, when opening a pptx file in Office Web Applications and then clicked on "Open in ...
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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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Opening CQWP document links in Office Online editing mode

We started using Sharepoint Online 2013 and for our document/file managing needs we have created a few document centers. The document center comes with one pre-built document library and the front ...
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open a doc in firefox automatically

I am trying to automaticly open an office doc (word/excel/ppt/...) from sharepoint while using Firefox browser in the browser. I manage to so manually (do manually what my method (written in C#) ...
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Multiple upload to SharePoint 2010 from Office 2013

I have a problem with my SharePoint 2010. The case is that when I'm uploading files to SharePoint 2010 from MS Office 2013, the "OK" button is no available and I can`t click on it. I'm using IE ...
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Cannot open Office file types directly from server

I have a big problem, in my Sharepoint site when I am trying to open Excel files in document library, it shows " access the web server by default disabled. It uses basic authentication but it does not ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calenders not syncing with Outlook 2007 client

We have newly migrated Sharepoint Farm 2013 Standard from Moss 2007. Migration has been very successful, but i am getting issues related to Outlook 2007 integration with Sp2013 Calendars: I have a ...
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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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Sharepoint Online — adding Backstage / Places menu entries to Office 2013. How do I stop that?

We set up Office 365, but I only want to use Sharepoint Online for OneDrive. I set up the links so it integrates well with our on-premises MySites and added a search vertical, and I am pretty happy ...
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SharePoint 2013 Integration with Exchange 2010

Is there any documentation with a list of features and capabilities by which SharePoint 2013 can be integrated with Exchange 2010. Any help would be greatly accepted. I work as an SharePoint Admin ...
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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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Credential prompt while opening a document

I have one SharePoint site. I am using alternate access mapping for the same. While opening a document from the runtime site Internet Explorer is asking for credentials (2 times). What can I do ...
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Excel error: Cannot connect to the SharePoint list

I am trying to export some data from external list to Excel 2010 and the error is: Cannot connect to the SharePoint list (My SharePoint Server is 2013). However when I do that within Excel ...
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Sharepoint 2013-stored/created Office documents not opening in 2010 client

SYMPTOM Created new Word and Excel docs in a SharePoint 2013 Online library. When I attempt to "Edit in Excel" from IE9 to open the file in my Excel 2010 desktop client, I only get a "The webpage ...
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Hosting Office Templates in a Document Library (Office & SharePoint 2010)

I know, SharePoint added this wonderful feature with those document templates, where i can stick a document directly onto a library, and integrate it into SharePoint with some simple clicks (and an ...
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Forms based login page prompting when opening Office documents

I have adjusted my document library's advanced settings to Open Documents in browser to use the client application as opposed to the browser. When this happens, I am getting a login prompt. If I enter ...
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Info Path 2010 read and update accdb with Sharepoint Online

I am new to Sharepoint and to Info Path, so I hope can correctly articulate my goal, here. I would like to use Info Path to distribute forms which read,update and delete records in an Access 2010 db ...
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Forcing SharePoint to open the document library office documents, using the client office applications

I have done the following settings: I set the "Browser File Handling" for the web application to "Strict". I set the "Opening Documents in the Browser" for the document library to "Open in the ...
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I only have Office 2013. How do I access a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace?

When I only have Office 2013 available to me, is there still a way to sync with a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace for offline access? e.g. will skydrive pro work with a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace? Or some ...
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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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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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Sharepoint-Office integration: Require setup Trusted location in Trust Center?

In the test environment (SP2013 std), I have setup a client workstation (Win7+ie9+office2010). The workstation have joined the domain. I have added the sharepoint site urls into IE Internet option -> ...
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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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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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MS-Word not allowing users to save a SharePoint document which has a field with multiple taxonomy terms

I tried creating an out of the box document library and added one taxonomy field. After I created a document and added a number of terms (about 50). If I try to edit the document in word it gives me ...
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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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SharePoint 2013 - Disable Client Integration issue

We have a zone where we would like to disable Client Integration for preventing Sharepoint to open the documents in Office. Instead we would like to have a download promt for the user when clicking on ...
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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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SP2013 Connect to Outlook 2010 - mssing list of calendars to connect to

Last week I was setting up a demo team site on a on-prem SharePoint 2013 intranet. In order to shown the Outlook 2010 integration with a a certain team calendar, I clicked on the Outlook Connect ...
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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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Force checkout not working with Edit (link to edit item) column in SP2010

Could someone be so kind as to check the following in their 2010 environments. Create a doc library Turn on force check-out Turn on versioning. Add the "Edit (link to edit item)" column to the ...
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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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Search for Sharepoint Calendar in Outlook?

Is it possible to browse for Sharepoint calendars in Outlook without having to use the 'Connect to Outlook' function on Sharepoint?
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Enable “Connect to office” in Sharepoint 2010?

I need to enable "Connect to Office" in our SharePoint 2010 standard and can't find where to do this, can someone help? Thanks.