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Microsoft SharePoint is produced to integrate with Microsoft Office, such as reading and editing office documents within a supported web browser.

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Approaches we can follow to allow our customers to interact with our own APIs using Power Automate Flows [duplicate]

I have more than 6 years of experience in Power Automate & SharePoint. but i am working on a new project which created a challenge for me, to understand from where i should start and which ...
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Approaches we can follow to allow our customers to interact with our own APIs using Power Apps

I have more than 6 years of experience in Power Apps & SharePoint. but i am working on a new project which created a challenge for me, to understand from where i should start and which approach to ...
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How we can monitor users activity on SharePoint online without external analytics?

How can we monitor users activity on SharePoint online pages, such as watching a video or viewing PowerPoint or pdf or reading content on pages and also times that users stay in specific page? I want ...
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Anonymous users unable to view Office files from sharePoint

We have a SharePoint Server 2016 farm and I've implemented Office Online Server. On static pages we have urls like <a href='/doclib/test.pdf'>view pdf</a>. After i installed Office Online ...
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New document from document library using office client defaults to onedrive for save location

Previously the Office client would default to the current document library for saving a new file, now it defaults to the users OneDrive. Steps to reproduce. Document library on SharePoint site is ...
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Click on *.url File Type offers Download for Original Content Instead of Opening OC in the Browser's Web View

We are using a SharePoint Online library that includes shortcuts (*.url) to original files (pdf; docx; pptx; xlsx; etc.) within the same library based on *.url file extensions. Since recently, when we ...
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Edit files in client app using document id links

I activated the document id feature for my site collections. Now I can get two types of links for office documents: Durable links like https://{tenant}.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/{Identifier}?e=33sUal and ...
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Can only open documents once from Sharepoint

I hope someone can help. I have a client using SharePoint 2010 On-Prem with Office 2016. They are due to upgrade SharePoint next year (to Online I think). They are using Internet Explorer Version is ...
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SharePoint 2010: Solution for MS Office protocol URL scheme?

I have a client still running a SharePoint Server 2010 on-prem, so opening documents from a library in MS Office applications only works with IE and the ActiveX controls which SP2010 incorporates. ...
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The Excel client app "forgets" that an open file is checked out to the current user

Scenario An employee navigates to a document library that requires documents to be checked on our SharePoint 2016 on-premises environment. They then edit an Excel file (e.g. by right-clicking on the ...
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Unable to Open previous versions of Documents in SharePoint 2013

This issue started happening yesterday. Users are reporting that if they try to open an Office document this works fine. However, if they try to open a previous version they get either a blank ...
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'Open In Excel' option is grayed out for .xlsm files in Sharepoint 2013

We know that excel files with macros and password protections are not supported to view in Browser using Office Web App / Excel Web App. In this SharePoint shows small dialogue where it has 'Open In ...
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Sharepoint online site : Unable to open PPT files in mobile

We are trying to open PPT files from sharepoint online (mobile enabled) site in mobile getting an error "This item might not exist or is no longer available"(but actually it exist in desktop view).
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Sync SharePoint list to Outlook as read only

I have a SharePoint calendar that I would like for people to be able to sync to their Outlook app for reference, but I want them to sync it as read-only. Reason being is that there are other fields ...
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New Office Formats (*.xlsx, *.docx etc.) and SharePoint Metadata Promotion

we are seeing the following behavior in our SharePoint 2013 on-premise. Repro steps below: 1) Create a document library with versioning (major and minor versions turned on, require checkout) 2) ...
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Prevent opening office files in client

I followed instructions how to disable users of using offline client to view/edit documents. So they have to use web app mode. I created dummy group of two users whom I gave contribute permissions. ...
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Open in explorer in other browsers?

We are using SP 2016 on-prem, and have an asset library with tons of pictures which users use by opening the asset library in "Explorer View". The problem is that it only works with IE and no other ...
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Office Document Preview on hover open in Office 2010

I am wondering how I can make the Office Document Preview within SharePoint 2016 open in the application (Office 2010). The feature to open in the browser is working but how can I get the preview to ...
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Are "Apps for Office" being deprecated as an approach now by Microsoft?

Are "Apps for Office" (Office Add-in) being deprecated as an approach now by Microsoft? I know SharePoint apps have changed quite a bit to a REST Javascript Library in SEWP model now. What is the ...
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Can i force Google Chrome and FireFox to have the ability to directly edit the documents inside document libraries as in the IE case

I am working on an on-premises 2013 farm. now i have many documents libraries which have they setting as follow for editing documents:- now when i edit a document on IE i will get this dialog, which ...
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Is there a way to link project task to document submission and approval

We have few content writer that are paid by the hour. And they submit their documents on sharepoint. They usually bill 10X more than their actual time(We were even billed 30 hrs for a document copied ...
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Is there a way to track document editing time in Sharepoint?

We have few content writer that are paid by the hour. And they submit their documents on sharepoint. They usually bill 10X more than their actual time(We were even billed 30 hrs for a document copied ...
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Problem in working with a Master Project Plan and sub projects when they exists inside multiple documents libraries

I am working on a SharePoint on-premises 2013 farm. and i have a team site, with around 50 sub-sites. now under each sub-site there is a document library. and for all documents libraries they share ...
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opening files from sharepoint 2010 in office 2013 is not possible anymore

We have lots of documents in various sharepoint 2010 sites. I used to open those files in Office 2013 - Word and Excel, but cannot do this anymore. When i click on file in library and select "Edit" ...
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Login Prompt while opening Office document in SharePoint2013 Extranet with Forms authentication

We have setup the SharePoint 2013 extranet site with FBA authentication of Extradium tool. We have 1 WFE,1 APP & 1 DB server in our farm.We are currently facing issue while opening office document....
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Lync Presence not showing for specific user in SP2013

I have a single user in our SP2013 farm whose online presence from Lync/Office consistently shows as "Presence Unknown" in SharePoint. Other users display their presence normally, and I've had the ...
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Opening a Microsoft Office File in Sharepoint is taking too much time

We are accessing SharePoint 2016 sites through VDI(External Virtual Client Machines) which has Microsoft office 2010 installed . When any user uploads an office file(Excel , Word , PPT) on SharePoint ...
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Office application does not open in browser

When I click on an Office file like Word or Excel it does not open in the browser but rather shows me a dialog that asks me to open it using the corresponding office application. I have the ...
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How to make an AAM of Intranet zone of web app use the external url of Office Web Apps

The office web app farm is configured with internal url and external url, the sharepoint farm is configured with external-https WOPIZone . The web application has a default zone and an AAM of ...
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External Content Types WCF Service SharePoint Designer connection error

I am doing integration.And the product web service available online.I trying to to use service but it is showing an error. follow these steps by selecting Add connection = wcf ][3]
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Upload Failed in Office Client after adding ADFS

We are attempting to add ADFS authentication to SharePoint in a combined Kerberos/ADFS setup. Clients connected to the internal network use Windows Authentication, and remote clients use ADFS for ...
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Document on SharePoint opens in "edit" mode only once

Problem Any document (docx) I open or create I am able to to edit it only once. The following attempts open the document in "Read-Only" mode. I am able to overwrite the document. I've tried ...
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SharePoint 2013 and integration with Office 2013

I have a fresh install of SharePoint Foundation 2013. I'm about 99% finished configuring it, but I'm having problems with Office Integration. My document library requires checkouts before editing. ...
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Document Information Panel (DIP) fields variations not applied

I've a Document Content Type with multilingual fields set, however when document is open on MS Office (2010) the fields on the DIP are shown in the site default language. It's that a SP limitation or ...
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Creating a new document on SharePoint 2013 with Office 2016 installed opens Office web app first

I'm testing my organisations new Windows 10 PC build with Office 2016 installed (we currently use W7 with O2010). When a new document is created in our on premise SharePoint 2013, I'm first prompted ...
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SP Online 'Shared Documents' opening as Read-Only in Word

By default our users have Visitor/Limited access to many site collections, but there are some business requirements to allow them to edit documents. This issue only affects users with Read-Only/...
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Excel Reporting linked to SharePoint

I'm currently having some issues linking Excel to my online calendar (list) whenever I choose the web as a data source and I enter the URL of the calendar I get the option to only import the entire ...
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SP07 - Open a pdf file in new tab on IE

I want to open pdf file in new tab and visualize it. This is my code : SPLinkButton linkHelp = new SPLinkButton(); linkHelp.Text = "HELP..."; linkHelp.Target = "_blank"; linkHelp.Click += new ...
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SharePoint and Office Integration not working in IE

We have SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, Office Pro Plus, Windows 7, and IE 11. Connect to Outlook, Export to Excel, Customize Form (InfoPath), and basically all other Office Integration points seem to be ...
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Office Online Server and Provider Hosted Apps on the same server

I am trying to work on Provider Hosted Apps for few functionalities here and at the same time configuring Office Web App Server. As per the documentation at https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/...
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UPLOAD FAILED: You are required to sign in to upload your changes to this location

I have SharePoint 2013 on premise with ADFS 3.0 authentication. If a user opens a document from SharePoint, he or she is able to save the document correctly. If that same users does something else ...
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How to show an alternative web structure when browsing a SharePoint site?

I need to present an alternative web structure when browsing a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer file dialogs (based on some metadata like e.q. related department etc. and not the actual location ...
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Unable to open Office files from a SharePoint 2013 on an iPad

Unable to open Office files from a SharePoint 2010 on an iPad As SharePoint uses ActiveX even in 2013, this problem still happens, doesn't it? OR is there any way to fix this? Regards,
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Link that opens a copy of a document work in Google Chrome, but not IE 11

The below code works great in Google Chrome, but not IE11. Note in both browsers I am clicking on the open button. In IE11 as an example if I process the link I get an option to Open or Save and ...
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Can we hide the yellow button bar for readonly user when he opened an Excel?

We are using SP2013 on-premise standard edition. When user with readonly permission opened a workbook link (e.g. http://sharepoint.com/sites/abc/shared document/abc.xlsx) he will see the yellow bar ...
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What are Microsoft Office Server Proofs and are they related to language packs?

I was doing an analysis of my client's SharePoint 2010 server to view which language packs were installed. I viewed the installed products and patches under Central Administration -> Upgrade and ...
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Can't open IRM protected document in office applications and office web apps

I'm using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise with Office Web Apps 2013 and Information Rights Management Configured. (All of our servers are on-prem including the ADRMS) I have two universal distribution ...
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OfficeWebApps Server Watch Dog Error

When I link SharePoint 2013 to my WAC Server 2013 and try to preview a Word doc I get Sorry, this document cannot be previewed. I have the zone to external https, Exchange and lLnc work with the ...
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Registry key for disabling Sharepoint integration in MS Office 2013

There is a registry key named something like "DisableSharepointIntegration" for MS Office 2013. However, all my attempts to google the key were unsuccessful. What is the name of the key and where is ...
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Refresh SharePoint document programmatically in MS Word addin

I have a MS Office Word addin that contacts a service to upload and checkin the current Active document into SharePoint and does some other magic. My issue is that if I try to save the document again ...