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Version System column and word information panel

In SP2010 library I have Version system column based which shows version of document. I want to add this column to content type of document, because I want this field to be shown in Word information ...
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Bound Quick Part Lookup Columns Not Working

I have a Lookup Site Column in a SharePoint online tenant that is bound to a document library. Editing the properties of the Item Document in the list works fine allowing me to use the dropdown and ...
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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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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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cannot open microsoft.office.interop.word document

I am trying to open a word document but it doesn't work as i can only save the document, not open it. I'm getting the error below when trying to open a document: Do i need to make any changes to ...
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Can i download the Contoso Sample Files for SharePoint

I would like to download the Contoso sample files used in SharePoint 2013 training, is there any place that I can get them.
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Error Opening Tasks from Outlook

When I click on the "Open this task" in Outlook 2013. I get the following message: "Sorry We couldn't open https://...and the lists the URLs" I can open the task from the tasks list in ...
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Creating automated word documents from lists

I have recently set up a team site for my company. I have set up our client list/database - here we input all client data including date, name and address. Currently, once this is done we open ...
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Search not working in Word Open File dialog

I'm in the Open File dialog box in Word 2013, listing files in a SP Foundation 2013 library. The library contains hundreds of files, so I'd try using the search box, eg. entering the first characters ...
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Word Documents in Library Erroring and Unable to Overwrite

I have a document library and a number of times I have experienced an issue where, upon trying to open a document in Word for editing, it throws an error The file filename.docx cannot be opened ...
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The new Word for Mac version (15.17.1) is not opening docs in SharePoint library

Our user is trying to open Word for Mac documents in a standard SharePoint 2010 library. He upgraded Word for Mac a few weeks ago, to the 15.17.1 version. Before, he could work in collaborative mode ...
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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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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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Hide “Edit In Word” for Word Web App

How do I hide the EDIT IN WORD command in Word Web App when viewing a PDF? Is it possible to hide it per-site or per-library?
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Cannot select term in required managed metadata column in Word Document Information Panel?

I have created a custom contenttype. Inside this ct I have a managed metadata field which is required. When I try to create a new word document by the ribbon (so NOT uploading an existing word ...
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Require SharePoint Multi-Edit Version Comments in MS Word

My SharePoint library is set up not to force checkout as we want to multi-edit documents. However, after a document is edited, we want to be able to enter a brief summary of why/what was changed. I ...
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How do I get a column to appear in DIP (word document) but not on the SP edit item form?

I have a column which I want to use in a word document, however when I make the column hidden so that it does not appear on the edit form in sharepoint - it also hides it from the Word Insert -> ...
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Can't open office documents from SharePoint site

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and some users, I'll repeat, only SOME of them can't open office files in their client application (word, excel...). I don't know what is the problem because I can open ...
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Word Document Editing - Chrome Versus IE

I have word templates, one in each saved of 6 folders for 6 teams to fill in. When one team opens the word document and hits save it does not save over the the document in SharePoint. What I found is ...
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Multiple document formats for one document library list item

I'd like to know if it's possible to have a ".doc" and ".pdf" option for a single library list item. The intent being that users can access the document in ".doc" or ".pdf". Also, how to set this up ...
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Is it possible to save a InfoPath view to word document

I am trying to save a view in InfoPath 2010 form to word document. Is it possible to do so? Are there any options to do so? thanks in advance.
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Cant create or edit item with Office 2016 for Mac (El Capitan) on SharePoint 2013 site!

I am having some problems creating and editing documents on a SharePoint 2013 site on a upgraded Mac (El Capitan) and with Office 2016. When I try to create a new document, or edit, I get the ...
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editDocumentWithProgID2 in CSOM

I need to Open/Download Word or PowerPoint Document directly from Provider Hosted SharePoint App. We can perform easily in on-premise using editDocumentWithProgID2 Tried with getting CORE.js, SP.js ...
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How to add hide/show section toggle to InfoPath form?

MS Word 2013 has this great feature. You can define sections of a document with Headings. You make certain lines headings by highlighting the text and choosing the Heading 1 Style from the ribbon. ...
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can't open office docs in sharepoint

I am running SharePoint foundation 2010 with office 2010. At some point yesterday sharepoint stopped allowing users to open any office document, word excel whatever. Here is what is going on. Click ...
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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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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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Document Information Panel (Word) does not update Managed Metadata field

Scenario: ContentType with a (MS Word) document template attached. Creating a new document and adding content to quickparts works seemlessly. I cannot change any values of taxonomy fields. That is ...
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Auto reopen/refresh document

Is it possible to automatically reopen office document i.e excel sheet or word document from SharePoint? The documents are read only and I want a solution to refresh the document automatically when ...
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Document Information Panel was unable to load: NodeTest expected here

We are using SP built-in feature to map document library columns to Word QuickParts. We are using default template for Microsoft Office applications. Most of Word templates are working fine, but ...
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REST API Link to edit excel/word doc online

I am using the O365 REST API to display/organise files and currently xls/doc files have to be downloaded then opened in an editor in order to edit them. Is there a way to open these in the Word/Excel ...
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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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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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Insert Content Type Quick Part with VBA in Microsoft Word 2013

I have a macro-enabled document I'm using with a content-types enabled from SharePoint. I know there is a way create a custom document property, but I don't think this does what I need--I need a ...
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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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Mail Merge with Excel Document stored in SharePoint

We have an Excel Document we would like to use as a source file for a Mail Merge in Word. When we open the Excel file in the mail merge wizard we receive the following error. "Sorry we couldn't ...
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DateTime field display diffrent values when editing and when viewing

We have an Office 365 2013 Business Premium subscription and are using Sharepoint online as our Intranet solution. Our problem seems related to DateTimeField and timezone conversion problem The ...
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Office Web Apps + SP2013: Why is only Excel opening in browser by default?

I just installed Office Web Apps and configured it to SharePoint 2013, but only Excel seems to open in the browser by default. Word, PowerPoint, PDF etc. opens in client application. Preview works ...
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How to embed or open inline Word documents in browser

How can I make browser open Word documents (in read only mode) inside it i.e. embedded in it? What is the best way to do that which will work on all major browsers? Do you think I should Office Web ...
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How to embed Word and PDF documents in pages

I am trying to embed Word (DOC, DOCX) and PDF documents in a page but getting into trouble. When I embed PDF document using IFRAME or OBJECT tag then the document displays fine on Chrome but on IE8 ...
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OpenDocuments ActiveX plugin does not work first time for each URL

I have a page which displays links to Word documents stored in SharePoint 2010. In order to allow the user to open the linked document by clicking the hyperlink, without being prompted to open or ...
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System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission exception is thrown when I try accessing Word file from local machine

I am using DocumentFormat dll in my application to write a Word file from another Word file. The file from which I copy the contents is placed on 14 hive location. When I try accessing it using the ...
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How to find the list of fonts is being used in the word document(.docx) uploaded in the SharePoint 2013 Library?

I have a requirement to find the list of fonts is being used in the word document(.docx) uploaded in the SharePoint 2013 Library? how can I do that?
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Is it possible to use action pane Add-In in SP word document?

I created an action pane in Visual Studio for a word document with some fields so you can fill them and then populate the pages of the document. Now I need to have that document as a base template in ...
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Weird issue with approval workflow not showing task in Document Information Panel

I'm always trying to pack as much info into the title as possible so I don't run the risk of asking a question that's already been asked. Anyway. I have a library that has a custom template on it ...
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Using mail merge with word 2013 to get data out of excel 2013

We want to use mail merge in a word document which is saved in a sharepoint 2013 document library. If we try to connect to an excel sheet which is also located in the same document library, we get the ...
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Target links to open in page viewer web part from list view

I have a document library, and use office web apps to open the documents for reading. I would like the document to open inside a page viewer web part. Thus one could click a document in the library, ...
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Move multiples files into different versions of one file

I have a lot of Word files that are actually different versions of the same document. I'd like to save these files as one file using versioning in SharePoint 2010. Is there a way to do so?
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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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SharePoint document hyperlink placed in Word only routes as far as homepage instead of to the SharePoint document

A coworker of mine is adding hyperlinks of SharePoint documents (which are .docx) into a Word document, but when she was testing them, the link takes her to the homepage of our intranet (which is ...