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Why is Word document created from template saved locally, instead of to the document library?

I have created a custom content type at the root of my Site Collection and set this content type to use a Word document template, which resides in a different document library on the root site. (The ...
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Embedding Office files into SharePoint pages

Is it possible to embed Office documents into SharePoint publishing pages? This way the user doesn't have to open the file; its contents display inline on the page or in an iframe. The files will be ...
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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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Convert Word Documents to Wiki Pages

Has anyone found a solution (custom code, free, or paid) to easily convert Word documents to SharePoint 2010 Wiki Pages? The closest thing I have found so far is this old 2007 project: ...
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How to use BCS in Word for editing BLOBs

If I have an External Content type defined with a StreamAccessor that will end up referencing Word docx files stored in another system (reason for using BCS), what options do I have for updating the ...
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Word 2010 co-authoring. What is required to get it working?

I like the Word 2010 co-authoring feature I have seen but a few things are a bit vague to me, mainly around what is required to get it working. Is SharePoint 2010 required? If so, is SharePoint ...
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Document Information Panel with Word Web App

When a SharePoint 2010 Document is opened inside Word Client, it shows the properties of that document in a Document Information Panel. How does this work with Word Web App?
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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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Word 2010: what are my options to get items from a SharePoint list?

How can I, directly from a Word 2010 document, get items from a SharePoint 2010 list? I am interested in a one step approach, not two steps involving Access or Excel for example. If possible I'd like ...
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How do I configure a document library to create a new document using a custom template?

So I'm absolutely new to SharePoint 2010, and have been given a task as part of my internship and I'm stuck. When I click 'new document' in Document Library, I need to give option of selecting 1 of ...
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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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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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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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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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IMporting data from Word into a Sharepoint List

I understand how to import data from Excel into a Sharepoint list. We have a problem where we have 200-300 word docs, each consisting of 3 or 4 tables of information. I want to get this information ...
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SharePoint 2010 Document Save As Dialog Preventing Other Locations

I have a SharePoint 2010 Document Library in which multiple content types have been added in the New Document Menu. Now, when a user clicks on any of these items, it will open locally installed Word ...
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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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Count Number of Words existed in Word Document

Hello Group members, I have a document,Where When I upload the document in document library or in List then I need to count the total number of words existed in Word Document ...
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jQuery cascading dropdowns and Word

If a user clicks on New from a document library then a word template opens with metadata in the header section, will the SPServices jQuery cascading dropdowns work in the word's header? I doubt it. If ...
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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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Original creation date of word document

I have a word document created in, say, July 10 2010. When i upload it to sharepoint (say August 5, 2010) its creation date vaalue in sharepoint will be in Aug 5, 2010, and i can't find any trace of ...
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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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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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How to hide the Document Information Panel when creating a new Word document from a .DOTX file which was on a sharepoint site?

The title more or less says it all. I have DOTX files in a document library which people can download and create new word files from. The library DOES NOT have required columns or any special custom ...
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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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Submitting an older version of a file to Word Automation Services

I'm able to obtain the URL to a specific version of a file. I would like to submit that URL to WAS to convert. However, WAS throws an exception: List does not exist. The page you selected contains ...
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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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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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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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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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Why can't I open Word docx files in Office Web Apps?

I want to use the Office Web Apps on my environment. After the installation I configurate the trusted file location for the excel services. The Web Apps working fine in my intranet. ...
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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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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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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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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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Reading meta data stored in Word templates on SharePoint

I have a doc library on SharePoint for my work templates (DOTX). The doc library has a column called "Template ID". Each template has an ID stored in that column. I want to use VBA to loop through ...
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Printing lists in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to easily export SharePoint 2010 lists with rich HTML columns to Word 2010 for printing? Here's what we need: A "Print List" or similar functionality in SharePoint (IE browser), where ...
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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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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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Opening a word doc from SharePoint, replace text and stream to user

I want to be able to store a template word document in SharePoint 2007, and use it as a base for spitting out a word doc containing data injected into the template. I can get the text of my word doc ...
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Office Web Apps Word - Configure trusted locations

It is possible to configure the trusted file locations for the Word Web App on SharePoint 2010? I only can find the settings to configure the supported file formats at the Word-Service Application ...
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Publish From MS Word to Published Site

Does anyone know if it is possible to publish directly from MS word to a published site with workflow in SharePoint 2010? The articles will have images and ideally I would like to get the images from ...
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Workflow initiation form after publish from Word does not open in web browser

I developed a custom workflow in VS2010 with a custom aspx initiation form (<Workflow InstantiationUrl="" /> is defined). Moreover this workflow has InitiationType OnMajorCheckIn. So if I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...