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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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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 save,...
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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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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: http://...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 formatted/...
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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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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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Importing data from Word document into a SharePoint List

I understand how to import data from an Excel file 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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Can I open MS Files in Document Library using Web Browser?

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and I want to open a Word file in my web browser not on my MS Office installed on my Computer. I tried opening Excel file on my web browser and it worked, but I can't open a ...
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Word files are too large

I know what the problem is, but I don't know how to fix it retroactively. A department has scanned images and inserted them into MS Word documents. The scans were at high resolution and full color. ...
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why don't hyperlinks work in word documents

the hyperlinks within the body of my documents in my Document Library don't work (not external hyperlinks to outside sources or in-document links/references) nor do they display the link when you ...
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Uncontrolled Copy if Printed

How do i automatically add Uncontrolled Copy if Printed footer onto a word document approved in sharepoint? Any pointers will be helpful. Hidden text dosen't work as suggested by some blogs.
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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, Q&...
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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 it'...
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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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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 = word.Documents.Add("/server/docLib/...
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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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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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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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Allow Office 2010 users to open docs from hyperlink in edit mode

I have SharePoint 2013 Designer Workflow which assigns tasks to users. In the email of the task I have added a direct link to the related document. I was originally using [%Workflow Context:Current ...
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Convert Word document into wiki page + Export wiki pages into PDF or word document

We are using a site collection of type enterprise wiki inside SP 2013 enterprise edition. Now we are facing these two problems, where our customers keep reporting and complaining about:- They ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Create a Word Document in a document library programmatically

My requirement is to create a word document based on the information in SharePoint lists on the site. For dealing with the word I have three options: "Docx"library. (CodePlex Project) "OpenXML" "...
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

Is there a way to allow specific users to add comments to documents without allowing them to make changes to the document content? I am creating a SharePoint Document Library with a bunch of SOPs and ...
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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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How to display value of version column in word document?

I tried to include my document's version number in a word file using quick parts as described here: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/508229/how-can-i-include-value-of-sharepoints-version-column-in-a-...