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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 ...
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Retrieve custom document information panel properties using c#

I have created a SharePoint library with some custom columns (Request, Response etc..), I go to library settings -> Advanced settings-> Clicked on Edit template link -> saved the word template with ...
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Co-authoring in MS Word occasionally does not save the latest version to the SharePoint server

I am having a major issue with co-authoring the Microsoft Word documents in SharePoint 2013. It is difficult to reproduce the original issue but, here is a scenario: Three different users, User A, ...
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I want to save a SharePoint page as a Word file?

I have a SP2010 page with numerous web parts. I want to put all this information onto a page that I can easily edit, add data, copy, print, etc. Is there any easy way to do this rather than copy ...
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Word Templates in Document Library do not open as templates

We have word templates stored in a document library. We want to be able to open the templates as if they were on a shared drive - where they open as a new document. Where they are stored now they ...
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Inserting Multi-line text field quick part from SharePoint Crashes Word

Title pretty much sums it up. Working on a doc template for a library, have a bunch of quick parts already inserted for various columns of the content type. If I add a multi-line text field, it will ...
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How to display all my items in a list (property Word)?

I have a list of items which I use as a column in a content type. To be more precise, I list all my clients and when I upload a document I need to fill client property from a dropdown list, which ...
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Creating Document with workflow and opening the document automatically

I have a workflow which creates word docs and saves them in a library. I would like the word document to open immediately after it is created so the initiator can print the form without having to ...
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Word template with parameters for query

We have a Word template which gets information from a database to fill in some fields (mail merge) but now I want to open this template from a page in sharepoint linked to a person. Now I was ...
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Generating the Word Document with SharePoint list data

I have an issue with exporting the list data from sharepoint to microsoft word (docx). Basically, the export succeeds, I can move the data from the list to the word document using xml (XElement etc) ...
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Unable to view PDFs with a page size area over approximately 27,225 square inches (165“ x165”) in Word Web App

We have SharePoint 2013 setup with the latest version of Office Web Apps. Our designers create PDFs that are exported from InDesign and are a size of around 170" x 170". They then upload them to ...
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Promote Word's “Company” property

I'm trying to promote the Microsoft Word's "Company" property. I tried using the technique that consists in creating a column with the same name, prefixed by an _. This is working for the "Author" ...
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How to show the document ID on a document template?

I have a SharePoint 2007 document library with an associated template. I want to display the document ID from the document library on the template. Insert > quick parts does not show "ID" as an ...
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I can no longer live edit a Word document, it just downloads a copy?

I'm a SharePoint designer and I work in SharePoint Server 2013. I work in a test environment, I do not have OWA configured (but it will be on the production environment). I uploaded a document to a ...
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Multi-select lookup column displaying as textbox in DIP

I am bringing up a knowledge base solution for a support team, and I am trying to allow the owners of these documents to maintain their documents' metadata through the DIP in word. One of my fields ...
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New Word document link not working in document list

When I click on New in a document library, Word launches. I can add content to the document and click save which opens the save dialog with the existing files displayed in the document library. When ...
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Can't create a new Word document in WSS 3.0

Issue: If I open Word and create and save a file to my desktop, I can upload it to SharePoint with no issue. If I right click and create a Word document on my desktop machine I am unable to upload ...
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Edit Integer SPField value in Microsoft Word

I added an two Integer SPField type to a document library: Started and Finished to indicate the year when two events took place with a given document. I did this over the standard number column as an ...
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Document ID not showing in document properties

I have enabled the Document ID Feature, and it works just fine; in the document library, I can have a view showing the IDs. However, the ID is not visible when I check the document properties, and ...
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Move Sharepoint Site and Maintain Word Document Hyperlinks

My client currently has a Sharepoint site that they need to move to a completely different server. This site has quite a few pages, and also several Word documents that have embedded hyperlinks to ...
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Word document can't be checked out via Firefox

On a SharePoint Server 2010 a user tries to open a Word document from a library that requests checkout. He is using Firefox: clicks on the document the document opens in read only mode in the Word ...
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Hidden fields turn to optional when i save document template

I have a few fields that I am adding to a list that will be automatically populated and use for tagging against a document for search crawling, e.g. Document Owner. When I set them to be hidden in the ...
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SharePoint 2010 & Word QuickParts not showing numeric column decimal points

Here's my scenario. I have one document library with a series of columns. One of these is a number field. It has the decimal point set to 1, with a view of showing numbers in the "x.x" format. As ...
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Document Information Panel doesn't display on checkout in Word 2013

I have a document library in Sharepoint 2013. I have the setting to always open the document information panel set. This works great in Word 2007/2010 but in Word2013 it doesn't display. Any ...