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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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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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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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'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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How to open document in Microsoft Office via reverse proxy?

We have a reverse proxy that does SAML authentication and then translates it to kerberos delegation to our SharePoint Server Subscription Edition web app with Windows Integrated authentication. This ...
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Outlook 2010 does not open SharePoint 2010 Overdue task

Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 integrates with SharePoint 2010 workflow notifications by providing an option to "Open this Task" on the ribbon. We have an issue where when the user tries to open an ...
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How can I format a column using JSON to prepend the office URI scheme to the document link?

I have a custom column formatted with JSON for SharePoint. I need all of my customization to stay, however, I do need to add the following formatting to the column: Using boolean logic, format the ...
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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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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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Info Path 2010 read and update accdb with Sharepoint Online

I am new to Sharepoint and to Info Path, so I hope can correctly articulate my goal, here. I would like to use Info Path to distribute forms which read,update and delete records in an Access 2010 db ...
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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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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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Hosting Office Templates in a Document Library (Office & SharePoint 2010)

I know, SharePoint added this wonderful feature with those document templates, where i can stick a document directly onto a library, and integrate it into SharePoint with some simple clicks (and an ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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The documents on sharepoint will open in 'Read Only' mode even though i try to open in 'Edit' mode

The documents on share point will open in 'Read Only' mode even though i try to open in 'Edit' mode.
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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 ...
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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/...