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Internet Explorer missing Sharepoint Addins

on some computers we have the problem that users are not able to open a Word document from Sharepoint. It says that an "Undefined error occured" when starting the Word web app: I discovered that ...
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Opening older Office files in SharePoint 2013

We have an external SharePoint site set up using version 2013. We have saved Word documents and Excel spreadsheets in older formats such as Office 2003. The reason for this is that customers ...
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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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How to edit Microsoft Word document without checking it out

Our company using TFS 2010 and Sharepoint. I don't have rights to make changes in documents, but I want to edit their local copy. Unfortunately Microsoft Word doesn't allow me to do this - I need to ...
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Generating the Word Document with SharePoint list data without using Open XML

I would like to have Word document which would be automatically filled with data stored in the SharePoint List. When data in The List would be added, changed or deleted corresponding data in Word ...
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Scripting Word doc modifications?

This is not Sharepoint-specific, but is likely to be common in Sharepoint deployments. Presuming there is a large quantity of existing legacy Word documents that are a standardized 'form', is there a ...
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SharePoint Online: Enable Word document review rights without granting edit rights

All, I am wondering if it is possible to configure document security settings on a Word Online document in a SharePoint Documents List such that a user can make comments to a document, but only ...
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Using a Word document in a work flow

We are trying to create a document workflow where a Word document/form would be completed by the user then emailed to the supervisor for approval. We'd also like to be able to add the email with the ...
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Visio Web Drawing linking to Word bookmark in Sharepoint

Versions : Visio - 2010, Word - 2010, SharePoint 2010 I am working on a Visio diagram which will be used in Sharepoint. So I am using the Visio Web Diagram Format in Visio. I have my different ...
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how can we use a document template for a library?

We are having a requirement in which we need to assign a word template to a document library. I know that we can assign doc file to be template of the document library. But that brings up a new blank ...
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CheckBox Document Properties on SharePoint 2010 Document Libary

I created a document library and add columns to this library. Text, DateTime and Choice fields can be used on Word document as document properties. But I can't use CheckBox type column on document ...
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force checkin and approval comments

I am writing a Word Add-in that makes service calls with SP. we want the users to do most if not all of thier work from Microsoft word. OOTB, users are able to do alot of things from Microsoft word ...
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Can blog post be exported to a Word doc and retain formatting?

I am both new to this company, and relatively new to SharePoint. We are using a blog to collaborate on "items". As part of the collaboration process, formatting -- such as text color, ...
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Generate a word document with mail merged fields based on list column values

Im developing a Mobile phone request/asset log system and the final stage of the process is to produce a document detailing the phones details for the user with the usage policy on to be signed by the ...
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Word properties issues on SP 2013

On some machines I have an issue : When I open a Word in SP2013 and open the properties on Word, I have a crash of Word, without any log. On some other machine it does work well. I compare OS, DLL, ...
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Word not prompting to check in documents on close

I have a client who has two different SharePoint environments (both 2010). In the older environment, when they check out a document and make changes, any time they click on the X to close word they ...
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How to display value of version column in word document?

I tried to include my document's version number in a word file using quick parts as described here: ...
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Lookup column missing from document properties list

For the scope of this question I am working with SharePoint 2013. I have a Tasks list that was created with the OOTB (add an app) Task list. I have a Document Library that was created with the OOTB ...
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Site Content type MS word

I have a new word template that contains a new quick part that references to Sharepoint metadata. I have about 1000 documents that need to have this new template applied to it so that the new quick ...
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Google Analytics on SharePoint Online (when viewing documents)

We are using Google Analytics to track some metrics in our SharePoint Online environment. Does anyone know a way to get Google Analytics to pick up on when a document is being viewed using Word ...
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Choice Site Column set to Checkboxes not displaying in Word Document

I am using SharePoint 2010. Is it possible to have a Site Column of type Choice, set to be Checkboxes, that I can use in the body of a Word document template via the Quick Parts -> Document Property ...
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select latest version of document from document library

i am converting word document in library to html document using event receiver it is working fine. but when i update the document and upload it.Event receiver code convert older document to html not ...
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Hide Empty Document Properties in word 2013

I have a SharePoint document library with a custom document template attached to it. This document template is having lot of Quick part fields , which will pull metadata column values from the ...
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Title field does not get red asterix in DIP when required

I have a custom content type that contains the inherited Title column. This content type has a Word document template. The Title column is set to required in the content type. I would therefore ...
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Microsoft Word hangs while opening Sharepoint document

In my document library I am not a able to open a specific document from my Sharepoint site. When I click on the link it open in MS Word launching window, and launching window gets stuck with the ...
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Sharepoint Document Library Word Document corrupted can not be opened

In my document library, I have some word documents which I am not able to open in MS-Word directly. When I try to open this document from library I get this error "The file is corrupt, can not be ...
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Yes/no values with MS Word quick parts

I have a list that when a certain criteria is met creates an MS Word Document in a SP document library, copies over some data to the word form and creates a link to that document, then emails the user ...
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SharePoint Document Set not populating Word Template Quick Parts Document Properties

We have a Visual Studio 2010 deployment solution that defines document Library linked to a Document Set. The document Set allows several content types to be uploaded; two of which reference.docx word ...
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Display document properties in word file (akin to quick part)

Is there any way to display properties on a word document without allowing users to edit them? I have a custom doc information panel and word template set up to display certain SharePoint fields. I ...
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Word 2013 Document Information Panel “Currently Unavailable” bug with SharePoint 2013

I think I’ve found a bug in Word 2013 and Word 2013 SP1 when using SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2013 SP1. When the Document Information Panel is used in a Word Document, it doesn’t support Lookup ...
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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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Retrieving the COM class factory for component with CLSID {guid} failed due to the following error: XXXX Class not registered + Office 365

I am building SharePoint auto-hosted app. In that I have used Microsoft.Office.Interop.Word dll. I have published app to the Office-365 environment. When my code reaches to the line where I am ...
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Document opened for editing - twice

After recently setting up a document library for my company, I uploaded a file to the library. I tried to open it in Word, however I was using Chrome browser and it didn't open (got the message ...
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Advance Search problem

I am using advance serach result webpart for searching contents. I want to display only word document and pdf doucument in result webpart.How it can be done ?
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Local Word Documents

We are using Sharepoint 2010 with Office 2007. At a past job I know that it used to be possible for someone to: download a Word document from Sharepoint save it locally close it re-open the ...
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Sharepoint list and Word form integration

I must say it's a great forum to post your questions and discuss some of the issues and challenges with individuals with expert SP knowledge. I was wondering if someone could advise if it’s ...
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How do I show a field in dispform that's been hidden in content type?

Sharepoint 2010 Enterprise. This is document library for word documents. I have some fields that are set by workflow that I want end user to see but not be able to edit. I was going to just use ...
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Are Picture or Hyperlink Sharepoint column types supported for quick part fields in Word templates?

I have a word document which has been created as a template for a list. One of the list fields has been configured as a Hyperlink or Picture field. I need to add the URL link to a document in ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Word .dot templates

I have created a SharePoint library that contains various Word .dot templates. Can I force Word to open a .doc file when clicking on the .dot file in the SharePoint library, as it would do if I ...
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Office Web Apps can't read/edit Powerpoint or read Word, but Excel reads/edits fine

A brief overview: I have a Sharepoint 2010 installation on Windows Server 2008 R2, with Office Web Apps installed. The Central Admin SQL Database in on the local server, but the SQL database that ...
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Need Word Template to create new doc (not to checkout, not to edit existing - just create new in MS-Word

I created a document library (no specific source templates needed or wanted). The purpose of library is simply to provide a central location for frontline staff to access information (processes, ...
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Access denied in Office Word 2013 downloads the Access Denied HTML

I have a document in a SharePoint 2013 site document library. That site is not available to all users. I also have multiple login scenarios so the multi-logon page is involved. When someone ...
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Windows 8, Office 2013, SharePoint Foundation 2010 not creating local drafts folder

I've been using SharePoint Foundation 2010 for a while with Window 7 and Office 2010 with no issues as far as creating the local drafts folder where expected and placing the checked out file in that ...
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List contains a URL to a word document in SharePoint and needs to open in the web app and not the client

I have a list with a URL field. This field points to a word document in another document library. My problem is such that, when the user clicks on this link, the system gives them a prompt for ...
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Images in a Word file when viewing in SP 2010 using Word App

Apparently, when you link or embed images in a Microsoft Word file and then display that file in the new SP 2010 Word app, the images are “preserved in the document but are displayed as placeholders ...
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Comparison of Sharepoint Wiki vs Word for technical documentation

Is there any guidance anywhere on when to use a Sharepoint Wiki vs Word or pdf for technical documentation? When is it better to use a wiki vs a document, etc. I'm not sure which is best for our ...
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Link to bookmark from shape does not work with Word Web App (2010)?

I am trying to create a clickable shape that links to a bookmark in the same Word document. This works fine when viewing the document in Microsoft Word, but does not work when viewing in SharePoint ...
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Clear connections to SharePoint in Word Document

We are having issues with word connecting to SharePoint to retrieve data even if we've downloaded a document from the site. Here is how our process is setup We work with documents and prepare them ...
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Word documents are not being crawled for search for a SharePoint 2013 site

I have a main internal SharePoint site and a separate Help web application. All content is crawled for the SharePoint. However, I made the Help web application a new content source and created a rule ...
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Error editing Read-Only word files after clicking Edit document

When I click a link to a Word file in SharePoint Document Library, it asked if I want to open it. If the file is checked out, I can edit the document. If the file is not checked out, it will open in ...