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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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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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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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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SSL+IRM is it supported for SharePoint 2010+Windows 7

The problem we have faced is the following Server side SharePont 2010 Server SSL enabled and certificate request required IRM for the document library is enabled Custom content type inhereted from ...
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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 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Finding Office documents with hyperlinks to pages

A Thursday challenge - does anyone have any good ideas for this scenario in the intranet migration (CMS2002 - SP2007) project I'm working on: I need to identify documents on the intranet which have ...
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Cannot use PowerPoint 2010 with Slide Library

I am trying to use PowerPoint 2010 with a slide library. When I click Upload > Publish Slides within the slide library, I get the error "This feature requires Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Either ...
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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.
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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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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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Win7 Office2010 SharePoint2007 Error Editing/Viewing Documents

SITUATION: We are having an issue with users editing files in MOSS 2007 using IE8. This is not impacting users that still use Windows XP and Office 2007 (IE7), but rolling back is not an option. 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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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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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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window authentication in Office 365 from client context

I want to access office 365 list from window application. Is it possible to access using window authentication ? i don't want to pass user id and password
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CSOM without being an app for O365

I have an integration dashboard I've written that currently works with On-Prem SharePoint. Basically, you give it the address of a SharePoint server, and it passes in your NTLM credentials obtained ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Office Web Apps 2013 using without SharePoint

Office Web Apps 2013 is now standalone service product. SharePoint used it from iframe like this https://officewebapps.contoso.com/wv/wordviewerframe.aspx? sharepoint_doc_handler_url + accesstoken ...
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sync office 365 Outlook Calendar with office 365 SharePoint Calendar

I want to synchronize office 365 outlook calendar with office 365 SharePoint calendar. How to do this ? Is it Possible ?
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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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Why Wouldn't Office 2010 Be Compatible with Sharepoint 2010?

When I open a Microsoft Office Database that is on my Sharepoint 2010 portal, it does indeed, open Microsoft Access 2010, but it says, "Read Only This database was connected to a Microsoft Access ...
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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 2013 in 2010 mode

We recently got Sharepoint 2013. Our users run Office 2010 and IE9. Especially latter gave us problems because of the missing drag and drop functionality which is HTML5 thus not working for IE9. A ...
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Displaying a users calendar from Outlook, in SharePoint

I'm wondering if this is possible? Could this be potentially done by writing a web part to go to Exchange?
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Office 365 and Office 2013

I can't open Word, Excel file from SharePoint in client application Word and Excel (Office 2013). When I click to the file, SharePoint inform me that I don't have any client application. From Word or ...
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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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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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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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'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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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 ...