Questions tagged [office-integration]

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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What is slowing the opening of Office documents?

When opening an Office document the splashscreen gets stuck for about 30 seconds with the message "Contacting the server for information". How can I get more information about which information it is ...
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Open txt file in Notepad from SharePoint

We are using WSS 3.0. We have a webpart that shows a list of documents in a document library. If we click on a MS Word file with a doc extension, it opens in MS Word. However, if we click on a text ...
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Eliminating the “Some files can harm your computer” warning prompt

Has anyone had any success getting rid of this prompt? We're running MOSS 2007 SP2, and virtually all clients are IE8, and this dialog pops up when downloading any non-Office format document from a ...
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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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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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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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Opening a document from a link on a web page: how do I allow open for editing?

Most of my users are on Office 2007, my SharePoint installation is 2010, and we all use IE8. I currently have "Require Check Out" on my document libraries set to "No". I have a page in one of my ...
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Is it possible to map External Content Type to Office Item Type without using SharePoint Designer?

I need to connect Outlook to the External list and have to map its content type to the Office Item Type for that, but unfortunately I can't see it in SPD2013. Possibly it is because BDC model uses ...
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Sharepoint 2013-stored/created Office documents not opening in 2010 client

SYMPTOM Created new Word and Excel docs in a SharePoint 2013 Online library. When I attempt to "Edit in Excel" from IE9 to open the file in my Excel 2010 desktop client, I only get a "The webpage ...
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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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Forms Authentication - Login prompt opening office documents

I have a pretty common problem with WSS 3.0 When a user logs on to the site using IE 7/8 and opens a word document from a document library he gets prompted for a login / password. At this point, even ...
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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 can we connect with another applications to sharepoint list and read it's items?

Can we connect to SharePoint list from another applications and read it's info items by web service? or another way ...? In our windows based application or web based application we want to show ...