All but the administrator users with "full control" and/or "contribute" permissons on a certain list do not recieve the datasheet view option, and when they try to export to Excel there is a permissions related error. As I understand it, such users should have these options.

What might be causing this behaviour?

  • Unfortunatly, the unexpected behaviour is happening in Internet Explorer 8.
    – mcook
    Feb 26 '12 at 23:54

Use Internet Explorer only as the browser. Is not working for other browsers.

  • I'd further refine that to use 32 bit Internet Explorer in case users are running 64 bit Windows OS. Feb 27 '12 at 13:19
  • Thanks for the additional info.The users in question are using 32 bit IE on 32 bit Windows, however.
    – mcook
    Feb 27 '12 at 22:07
  • sal-sharepoint2010.blogspot.com.au/2010/05/… may be the source of the problem.
    – mcook
    Jul 3 '12 at 1:28

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