Word Automation Services is a SharePoint Server technology that enables unattended, server-side conversion of documents that are supported by Microsoft Word.

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Can I upgrade .doc to .docx in-place in a doc library?

Here's the situation. I want to roll out Office Web Apps to our SharePoint instance. The only trouble is that a lot of files are still in .doc format, and if you try to edit them in Office Web Apps ...
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How to automatically convert the word document into PDF?

Is there any workflow that I can create to convert a word document into PDF after the approval workflow is finished.
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Export list to Word

Is there a way to easily export a list to Microsoft Word 2010 from SharePoint 2010 via a button on the page? We'd like to have the data plugged into a Word template so the list values get ...
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PDF conversion version issue

I am converting word files to PDF using word automation service using event receiver ItemCheckedIn event. I have selected major-minor version settings in Versioning Settings. in The code works fine ...
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Unable to convert the document to pdf using word automation service

I have created custom action in which the document is converted to .pdf file. To do so, I am using Word Automation Services to convert document from .docx to .pdf. My code is as per below. using ...
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Word Automation services - Quick parts displays lookup ID after after PDF conversion

If I insert a quick part (document property) in both header and body it displays the look up ID after PDF conversion using Word automation services. If I only insert in the header or body it works ...
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Convert a word document to wiki page using sharepoint 2010

Is there any free solution available to convert Word documents to SharePoint 2010 Wiki Pages?
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Merge Word Documents in Document Library

There is need where I need to merge Word documents saved in a Document Library. I was looking for out of the box solution but did not come across one. Please provide custom C# solution if there ...
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Is the converter between docx and pdf files in Sharepoint the same as the one in MS Word

The scenario: I edit a MS Word document via code, and then use Word Automation Services(SyncConverter more precisely) to convert it to pdf. Currently there is a problem on the server and the ...
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How to force the Word Automation Services Timer to run?

I need to run the Word Automation Services immediately after adding a job. My code is running in a workflow. Here is what I got so far : SPSecurity.RunWithElevatedPrivileges(delegate() { using ...
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How to extract data from word document into sharepoint lists 2010

I have a challenge to extract data from word documents into a SharePoint list. Users send emails with attached Word documents containing forms filled out by users to be stored in SharePoint list. ...
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Restrict printing and editing on a pdf created with word automation services

Some customer asked my if it was possible to restrict printing and editing a pdf file? Looking over Google I found this. I was wondering if is possible to encrypt a pdf file generated by word ...
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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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Missing Namespace with Office

I am trying to develop a custom solution that makes use of the Word Automation Service but I keep running into a snag. The reference article I am following says that I need to make use of the ...
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Error while disable sandbox property for word automation services in sharepoint2010

i have execute below script for disabling sandbox property for word automation services. $sp = Get-SPServiceApplication | where {$_.TypeName.Equals("Word Automation Services")} $sp.DisableSandbox = ...
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Word Document to HTML for use in publishing site

We have a number of documents managed in a team site that are organisational policies. What is the best way of taking documents that have been marked as "approved" in the document library and publish ...
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Word Automation Service won't start on specific site collection

I have a SharePoint (2010, Standard edition) farm with three site collections. On each site collection is a Word Automation service associated. Let's assume each sitecollection listen on different ...
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Convert document to pdf using event receiver in SharePoint 2010 not working

I followed steps on this link to convert a word document being added to pdf format using a custom event receiver. I was able to attach the receiver and trigger the code written but somehow the ...
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Minimum Setup for Word Automation Services on Sharepoint Server 2013

I am attempting to build a on demand word (and excel later) converter to PDF. All my searching has led me to believe the best server-side option would be Word Automation Services. (Let me know if this ...
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Create Sharepoint Columns from Word doc form fields?

We are converting multiple Lotus Notes documents to Word docs and then uploading the Word docs into SharePoint Libraries. Some of the Word documents have information stored in Form Fields. For Example ...
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Word Automation Services: Wrong font in created PDF

We migrated a solution that uses Word Automation Services to convert Word document in PDF files from a SharePoint 2010 farm to a SharePoint 2010 SP1 + CU Feb 2013 farm. The solution still works an ...
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Trying to convert a SP2010 document version to a PDF generates SPException: List does not exist

I am trying to modify an existing SP2010 custom workflow action that converts an existing document to PDF using Word Automation. There is a new requirement to only convert the last published version ...
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Word Automation Services Job never starts

I'm trying to convert a DOCX file into a PDF file using a workflow in Sharepoint 2010 using Word Automation Services. Here is what I use in my workflow : ConversionJobSettings jobSettings = new ...
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How to default an item's Title to be a combination of fields?

I have created a simple list in SharePoint 2010 for employees to record their daily activity - each user creates 1 new item each day. When creating this new list, there is automatically a Title column ...
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Word Automation Services in Sharepoint 2010 to replace content in a Word Document

I have a scenario in which I have to replace few contents in a word document based on the library / list input form of sharepoint 2010. Example : I have 2 Placeholders : [Title] and [SubTitle] ...
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Word Automation Services Error while adding a job

I am getting a weird error in the UAT environment for the word automation services. I am getting the following errors in the logs while adding the jobs for conversion. SharePoint Foundation ...
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Word Automation Service Documentation

I am currently prototyping a custom ribbon button to merge several office files into a single PDF. I plan to use the Word Automation Service to facilitate this however while looking at the ...
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Erro code: 65543 PDF conversion of doc not happening in SharePoint library

I Had created a solution containing event receiver to convert document from word to pdf on item added event. While event is firing when document is added to library and also event receiver code run's ...
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SharePoint 2013 Word Automaion Service Error 65543

I'm using Word Automation Service for converting Word to PDF files in SharePoint 2013. Getting error code 65543: "The file could not be converted; it may be corrupt or otherwise invalid (the ...
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Word document conversion for my wiki library, “Document conversion has not been set up for the document you are trying to convert.”

I have added “Word Automation Services” service application inside my Wiki Library. And then I upload a docx file inside a wiki Page , and I access the uploaded file from the document library, then I ...
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Fonts not rendering + wrong date format when converting word document to pdf

I'm having this issue where fonts I used in word are not rendering when converted to pdf in sharepoint. also the date format is different, thought it appears correctly in word and not after ...
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The file could not be downloaded from the input libary Word Automation Service

i have the following problem in my SharePoint 2010 standard. There exists a complete configured Word Autmation Service. I tested this with a PowerShell and the Word documents will be converted into ...
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Get data from word document and insert into Sharepoint field

I have a scenario in which I have to traverse through a Word document uploaded in the document library programmatically and look in that for some specific patters say to get the Title I have to ...
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SharePoint 2013 Word Automation Services on demand error code 10

I have been stuck on this issue for couple of days. In my development environment which is a standalone SharePoint enterprise, the following code works flawlessly: SyncConverter syncConv = new ...
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Populate a Word Template with Dynamic Data From a HTML Form on a Sharepoint Page

I have a SharePoint site. What I want to do is: 1) Upload a Proposal Template and create an HTML form that allows our sales guys to enter customer details 2) Allow the sales guy to select some options ...
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Word Automation Service adds file to library - workflow fails to start

I have a feature which is enabled. Feature has a library and event receiver. The library is created when the feature is enabled on a site. The feature takes files submitted to this library, sends ...
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Assembly Microsoft.Office.Word.Server in sharepoint 2013 not found in SharePoint 2013 gac

I was trying to create solution to convert document to pdf using Word Automation service. But for that need to add assembly Microsoft.Office.Word.Server as a reference in project. When i try to do ...
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Word Automation Service Error 10

I am converting .docx document to .pdf. But it is not able to convert. I have checked in SharePoint database, it gives error code 10 What to do for that?
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Sharepoint word document stuck on downloading while opening

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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Event Recevier ItemAdded/ItemUpdated and Custom Workflow with Word Automation Service

I have created one visual webpart to convert selected word document to pdf using word automation service. Pdf is created successfully on each time when WAS timer job runs. I know we can not retain ...
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Word automation services fails opening file with error code 0x80040266

I'm using word automation services to convert a docx file in a pdf. In my development machine it works great, but moving to a staging enviroment it crashes while opening the file. In the logs I find ...