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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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'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 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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Column Default Values on new document

I have a folder in a SharePoint document library that has several column default values set. When I upload a file to this folder, the columns get their default value as expected. However, when I ...
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Force checkout not working with Edit (link to edit item) column in SP2010

Could someone be so kind as to check the following in their 2010 environments. Create a doc library Turn on force check-out Turn on versioning. Add the "Edit (link to edit item)" column to the ...
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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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Set default behavior on SharePoint 2010 Word files for Chrome : Download the file

For the moment, we have a problem with the Office Web app and Words, but it's not what I ask here. I need a temporary solution before solving this issue with OWA, because it will take time due to sub-...
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PowerPoint Show (PPSX) no longer open in presenation mode

We recently migrated a SharePoint (On Premise) project from IE 10 / Office 2010 / SharePoint 2013 to IE 11 / Office 2016 / SharePoint 2016. On our old SP 2013 platform, we could open PPSX files ...
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Using firefox to edit office documents inside my document library

I have a problem in understanding what is the standard approach to follow for editing office documents inside my document library. As it seems each browser will have different behavior when it comes ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to paste pictures inside the rich text editor, for my enterprise wiki site?

I have a publishing site collection using the enterprise wiki template. Currently if I have a word document which contain text & images , and I copy all the word document content, after that I ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 bug with .docx, .xlsx documents while uploading/opening

By now there are many bugs out there in sp2010 integration with office documents. But, in this case if you create an empty .docx with the following word metadata SP2010 crashes while uploading these ...
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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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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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When opening documents from SP2013 in MS Office (via VPN), document not connected to server any more

I try to open a word/excel/office document from a SharePoint 2013 server. Until last week that worked fine, when opening a pptx file in Office Web Applications and then clicked on "Open in PowerPoint"...
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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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I only have Office 2013. How do I access a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace?

When I only have Office 2013 available to me, is there still a way to sync with a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace for offline access? e.g. will skydrive pro work with a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace? Or some ...
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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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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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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 the ...
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How to Select and Use a Digitally Signed Certificate From a Client?

Hi there: I have the next question, how can a customer sign an XML, Word document or workflow directly from SharePoint using his/her personal signature? The digital signature is on the client side ...
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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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office 365 visio web access hyperlinks not working

I have a office 365 account. When I open the visio.vsdx file using the Visio web Access web part. The hyperlinks do not work. The hyperlink links to another page in the same visio file. I have not ...
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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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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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Making office documents from SharePoint work with non-Internet-Explorer browsers

This one bugs me since years, and I'm guessing it may not be solvable: When clicking the link to a document (let's say a DOC file) inside Internet Explorer on a SharePoint 2010 website, Internet ...
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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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Managed metadata language in the Document Information Panel

If a document uses a Managed Metadata field, is there a way to make the term set browser in Word 2010's Document Information Panel display the term sets in a language other than the default language ...
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sync office 365 Outlook Calendar with office 365 SharePoint Calendar

I want to synchronize office 365 outlook calendar with office 365 SharePoint calendar. How to do this ? Is it Possible ?
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MS-Word not allowing users to save a SharePoint document which has a field with multiple taxonomy terms

I tried creating an out of the box document library and added one taxonomy field. After I created a document and added a number of terms (about 50). If I try to edit the document in word it gives me ...