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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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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Why aren't network places visible with SharePoint 2001 and Office 2003?

Seems to be an age-old problem with SharePoint 2001 that you can't view the network places in Explorer if you have Microsoft Office 2007 installed. As there seems to be no fix for this, Office 2007 ...
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Does Office 2010 integrate with SharePoint 2013?

We currently have Office 2010 installed and are not looking to upgrade, but want to go to SharePoint for our CMS. Will the 'Send' feature from MS Word 2010 work with a SharePoint 2013 instance?
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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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Connect to Office not working Sharepoint 2013 and Windows 7

I cannot for the life of me get the Connect to Office to create any sites within my Sharepoint sites directory on my local computer. It does create the link in the "My Sites" Quick Links, but i don't ...
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Lync server user statuses are only being shown inside IE

I have a community site, and under the members section their lync status will be shown as follow:- But on Firefox, Chorme and Safari these statuses will not show? is there a way to force these ...
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OPTIONS on claims-based 2013 site throws Error.aspx when not authenticated

I have a claims-based SharePoint 2013 site that is using a custom logon page and supports multiple authentication methods. In general, things are working as expected. Users can sign-in, access ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint 2013 Integration with Exchange 2010

Is there any documentation with a list of features and capabilities by which SharePoint 2013 can be integrated with Exchange 2010. Any help would be greatly accepted. I work as an SharePoint Admin ...
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Locked documents in sharepoint 2013

I have the following issue with some office documents I'm creating programmatically. Here are some insights: The document is in Office >= 2010 I'm reading an office word document which is located in ...
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Win7 Office2010 SharePoint2007 Error Editing/Viewing Documents

SITUATION: We are having an issue with users editing files in MOSS 2007 using IE8. This is not impacting users that still use Windows XP and Office 2007 (IE7), but rolling back is not an option. The ...
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How to show “edit in access” button

how to add the "Edit in Access" in the Ribbon? Currently, the Ribbon has the following: Export to Spreadsheet, View RRS Feed, Alert Me. thanks
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HR/Annual Leave Apps in SharePoint

I was wondering if there are any apps for HR and personnel purposes that you can intergrate into SharePoint that will allow an employer to view requests for time off and either approve or deny ...
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Auto upload documents to sharepoint from outlook attachments

I'm looking for an out of the box solution to auto upload outlook email attachments to SharePoint and sending them as links instead of actually attaching them as files to emails. I heard about 3rd ...
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Cannot use PowerPoint 2010 with Slide Library

I am trying to use PowerPoint 2010 with a slide library. When I click Upload > Publish Slides within the slide library, I get the error "This feature requires Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. Either ...
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Export Event with Attachment to outlook

I am exporting SharePoint 2013 Calendar event from custom command > Export event to Outlook. But the problem is that I want to export attachment along with event: By default it's exporting only ...
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Printing lists in SharePoint 2010

Is there a way to easily export SharePoint 2010 lists with rich HTML columns to Word 2010 for printing? Here's what we need: A "Print List" or similar functionality in SharePoint (IE browser), where ...
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Managing Microsoft documents inside SharePoint document library will behave differently according to the browser vender

I have a Document library inside my publishing site collection. now when the users clicks on any MS office documents inside the document library they will get different behaviors based on the browser ...
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Disable opening documents in office by default

Is it possible to turn off completely opening word and excel documents in office? What I want is when user clicks an word document is library, sharepoint will not open it office but standard download ...
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Finding Office documents with hyperlinks to pages

A Thursday challenge - does anyone have any good ideas for this scenario in the intranet migration (CMS2002 - SP2007) project I'm working on: I need to identify documents on the intranet which have ...
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'Export to Spreadsheet' error

I'm working with WSS 3.0 and have access to a number of sites within SharePoint. I and a number of other users have run into an issue that is happening when we try export a list using the "Export to ...
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Sync word custom properties with sharepoint custom properties

I had a custom property(columm) on a sharepoint library called 'Status'. Whenever we would save a document(.doc) on a library, word woul ask if I wanted to save the .dot template file(Even though it ...
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How to ensure that Infopath 2010 is in online mode?

Tried to search internet but could not find it. I was given Infopath (.xsn) form which I open from file system and get: "The query cannot be run for the following DataObject: Region InfoPath ...
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How to generate a word document of your my site?

We will use My sites to generate CV's in Microsoft Word. Any tips on how this can be achieved ?
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Search for Sharepoint Calendar in Outlook?

Is it possible to browse for SharePoint calendars in Outlook without having to use the Connect to Outlook function on SharePoint?
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taxonomy field error Access is denied. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070005 (E_ACCESSDENIED))

I am using an Office 365 custom solution I have a custom list with a couple of taxonomy fields. I have added some JavaScript to customize the fields i.e.hide and show the fields depending on some ...
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What is “Microsoft Office (2 files) - Version: 15.0.4420.1017” plugin?

Does anyone know what exactly the "Microsoft Office (2 files) - Version: 15.0.4420.1017" plugin does in Chrome? I can't find any documentation on this. I see this on Windows machines when I use ...
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“Open in Visio ” & “Open in Excel” is not working, and I will get an error message

I have the following inside my SharePoint server 2013 :- EnterPrise Wiki site collection. i have both "Excel services Application "& "Visio Graphics Service" running correctly. The problem i am ...
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Can we use URL to point to a particular paragraph of word document on SharePoint?

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm. After upload the word document to SharePoint we can provide a URL to users so that we can directly open the document. Can we also build a URL so that the ...
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Could not find site url while saving document to SharePoint on the fly

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm on which there is a team site. We have few document libraries in which we are trying to save our document/excel or any other office file directly. My client machine is ...
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get current user from word add-in sharepoint

How can i get the current user that loaded a file from a sharepoint library? When I load a file from a doc library on sharepoint, Word prompts me a window to type my UserName and Password to connect ...
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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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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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Can i allow users to edit word and visio documents from the document library and publish them again

I am working on a publishing site collection, and I have a document library which contains Microsoft Word and Microsoft Visio files. Is there a way to allow users to do the following : Select a ...
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Lync presence suddenly stop showing inside sharepoint 2013

I have SharePoint server 2013 with SP1 , and we are using Microsoft lync 2010. Previously the Lync presence status was showing up inside SharePoint sites. But today this stop working, although we did ...
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Are there other SharePoint 2013 services that require classic authentication?

Reading Crawler authentication in SharePoint 2013 for STS based external website I found that NTLM is still required in SharePoint 2013 for Search Crawls. Are there other services that still require ...
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Importing an Excel file to a list - how to control the column types

I am attempting to import an Excel file into SharePoint using Create List > Import Spreadsheet. Several columns are just short text fields < 100 chars and with no formatting/line breaks etc. Some ...
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SharePoint 2010 Export to Excel Fails Claims Based Authentication

We have a 2010 SharePoint implementation and the clients are using Office 2007 SP2 and IE 8. Security is handled using claims-based authentication over http. In Office 2010 we are able to go to a ...
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Limit number of items from SharePoint/Outlook sync

I'd like to limit the number of items that a list can sync with Outlook, either with bandwidth or number of items. I have a relavitely large list and it ties our bandwidth up whenever someone new ...
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How can you access via a shortcut the view of a SharePoint site seen when saving a file opened from the site?

When saving a document downloaded from a SharePoint site, or opening sometimes a recent file from that location, I get a very nice Open/Save dialogue: But I cannot make this view a Favorite, and when ...
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open a doc in firefox automatically

I am trying to automaticly open an office doc (word/excel/ppt/...) from sharepoint while using Firefox browser in the browser. I manage to so manually (do manually what my method (written in C#) ...
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Cannot open Office file types directly from server

I have a big problem, in my Sharepoint site when I am trying to open Excel files in document library, it shows " access the web server by default disabled. It uses basic authentication but it does not ...
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SharePoint 2013 Calenders not syncing with Outlook 2007 client

We have newly migrated Sharepoint Farm 2013 Standard from Moss 2007. Migration has been very successful, but i am getting issues related to Outlook 2007 integration with Sp2013 Calendars: I have a ...