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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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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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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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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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Initialize word document content type properties using Javascript

I'm trying to create a new word document from a template using the following javascript code : var word = new ActiveXObject("Word.Application"); var doc = ...
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Cannot open word document and Excel from Sharepoint 2010

I am not able to open any word documents and Excel from my Sharepoint2010 sites. I was able to open them before I re-installed everything from scratch. When I try and open any uploaded Excel document ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Update existing word document from SharePoint via code

I'd like to insert a line of text into an existing Word document that is stored in a document library. Would this be possible to do through an event or workflow? If so, how would I go about ...
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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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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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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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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 2013 Performance Testing

I'm using Visual Studio 2012 to create a number of web performance tests for a customer. One of the tests they would like to perform is the opening of documents within the Microsoft Office Client ...
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Document Information Panel (Infopath 2007 .xsn) crashes Word 2010 when creating an instance of the content type, any idea why?

My problem seems to be that whenever I create an instance of a document content type it seems to crash Word 2010, I've tested it on another PC with Word 2007 installed and it opens the document just ...
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How can i insert a header and footer to word documents in sharepoint

We have some word docs in Sharepoint and would like to add images to the header and text to the footer. So maybe users can select what they want to insert the text and images. Not sure if its possible ...
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Word document Author property as SharePoint column - how?

I would like to expose the Word document property "Author" as a SharePoint metadata column. It is clearly not linked to the "Created By" field, whose internal column name is "Author". Is it possible ...
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Filling in the predefined Word Document Template from SharePoint Site

I have a requirement which asks for filling the details into a word doc with a predefined template from SharePoint site and then the word doc should be automatically saved when clicked on saved ...
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Accessing SharePoint documents from different WebApplication Zones

I have a SharePoint 2010 Server site (http://shpserver:81) that I have extended twice: Intranet: http://partnernet.abc.local Internet: https://partnernet.abc.com When I am on the internet ...
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Create New Word Document with Droplist Metadata

I have a new document library created in SharePoint 2007 and I have metadata associated with each entry. These fields are mostly simple text fields. One such column is a drop-list that reads from ...
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Editable Content Control in Word

I have a workflow in SP2010 that updates a Word template using content controls. This all works fine until someone wants to edit the text within the content control. Whilst they can add to it and ...
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How to enable bullet styles in Sharepoint 2010?

Intro: I'm running a publishing service using Sharepoint 2010 and recently tried to copy and paste contents from Word 2010 into an article. Problem: After pasting the content, it did not retain the ...
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Printing Word document directly

is it possible to print a word document directly from the document libary? This must be done witout opening word on the local machine. Is it only possible wit a custom ribbon with JavaScript in it?
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Convert document library word document to pdf using third party dll

Hi I want to convert word document in pdf. I found lots of solution using office dll. But i want a solution using free third party dll because in office dll there must be office installed. so on my ...
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2010 SharePoint Search returns results document that doesn't contain search term

I am running a SharePoint 2010 search with the search criteria of "pdf". As I would expect, I get all pdf documents in my site collection back in the Search result set. What's interesting is that ...
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Display Word document in browser as read only

I don't really know where to put out this question. Because it touches several subjects. We've got a Sharepoint 2010 site where we're trying to build a document Library for thousands of documents. ...
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How to insert fields of the Document Information Panel inside the body of DOTX document?

In a DOTX template document, how can I insert a placeholder for the fields in the Document Information Panel? I'm only being able to insert document properties, via the Quick Parts button. And, if ...
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Use of QuickParts in Word Templates in combination with Site Content Types

Situation: A Site ContentType (CT): Report (Parent = Document) A Word Template is attached to the report CT 1 root site with several subsites (A, B, C) Every subsite contains a library with the ...
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How can I recover a saved version of a document, that was not checked in?

I'm in a bit of an odd situation. I had a Word document checked out for editing, in Word 2007. I made a bunch of changes, and clicked the Save button in Word. But, I forgot to actually check the ...
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multilanguage support cannot open file error on word viewer

i have a multilanguage supported sharepoint 2010 site and in it there is a document library.(english default,turkish installed later) when i click a word document on library if my language selection ...
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Quick Part problem

I've got a group of users who have added a quick part into their Word documents in one of their document libraries in MOSS 2007 Enterprise. This quick part pulls in the FilePath. The library only has ...
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Open office document templates as new document?

In a document list my customer stores word document templates with appropriate file types [.dot | .dotx | .dotm]. When a user access these documents, the familiar dialogue box opens with the question ...
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Error of wordViewer.aspx in Sharepoint 2010

I created document library for Microsoft word documents. When I open a document in my browser I get this JavaScript error: Line: 2 Error: Object doesn't support property or method 'selectSingleNode' ...
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Sharepoint seeking authentication when opening Word / Excel files from website

The company I work for is using SharePoint as a CMS for it's public facing website. I recently enabled FBA (Forms Based Authentication) for the site in order to provide some user specific ...
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Uploading docx files programmatically corrupt?

Does anyone know why my programmatically uploaded Docx files arrive corrupted? I've seen more messages of this problem all over the internet without a solution. Would it be possible for someone to ...
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Automatic checking in of documents into SP from Word

I have noticed an oddity in SharePoint 2010 Libraries that I am hoping one of you will be able to shed some light on... If I: 1) Check a Word document out of SharePoint via the web interface. 2) ...
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convert a word doc to html and upload the html to a doc lib

I have come across a few approcahes but cant really under stand which one to use. One is using the SaveAs method which i felt is the best of the lot. But i cant use this and upload the html file to ...
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How to add required column comments in library Sharepoint Fundation

I try to add required column "comments" in library but I have problem, when I add column and I check in "Require that this column contains information:" when I try to save this file (.doc) I don't see ...
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Links to Word documents in email not always working

I set up a document library for a team's weekly status reports, which are standard Word 2007 documents. Instead of emailing the reports to managers in other departments, the team uploads the reports ...
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How do I publish SharePoint 2007 wiki articles to single MS Word document?

I have a SharePoint wiki with several separate articles that I would like to consolidate into a single MS Word document. The articles are in a standard SharePoint 2007 wiki with no customizations. I ...
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Can a the version history of a Word document be embedded in the document?

We currently maintain a version history inside our documents, using a simple table with 4 columns: version, date published, comments, author initials. We save documents as PDF before sending them to ...
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Inserting SharePoint content type field into Word document

How can I dynamically add a SharePoint content type field into a Word document with OpenXML SDK? Thanks