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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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Why Wouldn't Office 2010 Be Compatible with Sharepoint 2010?

When I open a Microsoft Office Database that is on my Sharepoint 2010 portal, it does indeed, open Microsoft Access 2010, but it says, "Read Only This database was connected to a Microsoft Access ...
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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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How do I prevent Office applications to update one of my SPListItem properties?

I have a document library in SharePoint whith a custom content type. There is one custom field that is set by an item added event receiver each time a new document is uploaded. My problem occurs when ...
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Having trouble updating some of the document list's properties in SharePoint 2010

I have this very very weird thing happen in the SharePoint site. Okay this is my situation: I have this problem in one of the newly migrated site in the company. One of the user tries to "edit the ...
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Can I publish Аccess database sharepoint 2010

There is one Access database, which consists of a single table (r_data), reports, queries, and VBA modules. VBA modules can change the structure of the table r_data. VBA modules can also write data to ...
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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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Incorrect authentication method when using Outlook integration

We have a SharePoint web application with both ADFS 2.0 and NTLM authentication methods enabled. Users have connected SharePoint calendars to Outlook and the integration almost works perfectly. They ...
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How to use non-browser forms created by Infopath Filler (published to a Sharepoint Form Library)?

I have requirements to create Infopath Filler 2010 forms. They are non-browser and are not served through Sharepoint Infopath Services (so require Infopath installed on all clients) but have ...
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Importing data from Excel/Word into a SharePoint List

Is it possible to import data from an Office Excel or Word file into a list in SharePoint (specifically SharePoint Online)? I have imported data from SharePoint lists to Word files.
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Why to use MS Office 2010 32 bit in SP 2010 Farm on 64 bit Windows Servers?

When I first tried to install Sharepoint Designer 2010, I initially downloaded its 64 bit version But upon lanuching the install of SharePoint.exe, I've gotten: Setup Error You cannot ...
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Office 2010 doesn't integrate with WSS3?

On a fresh Windows 7 computer i installed Office 2010 Home & Business. When i try to edit documents in SharePoint, i get this error message: 'Edit Document' requires a Windows SharePoint ...
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Add tasks to team members outlook calenders via spreadsheet in Sharepoint

Sharepoint newbie - we have a excel spreadsheet in sharepoint that contains task due dates for people in our team. Is there a way to automate adding the tasks and their due dates to peoples outlook ...
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SharePoint alert Office 2010 email cuts off table

I have an alert set up for a discussion board. We have been using Office 03 just fine, email comes in, the body is shown fully, everything is great. However, when we transferred to Office 2010, not ...
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How can I auto-populate list columns based on the selected values of another column?

I have the following 2 lists: SCG and RPM SCG has 2 columns: SOR Number(Single line of text) PS Number(Single line of text) When I create a new item I create entries like this: SOR | PS ------+-...
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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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SharePoint list.asmx web service

I want to build a office outlook application. I want to display all documents with their folder and documents. I want to get all subfolder and their document file. In Sort get all document library ...
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Setting location of document templates in SharePoint document library in Office 2010 applications

One of the functionalities advertised for Office 2010 was that "People can access document templates stored in SharePoint 2010 via the New Document Wizard in Microsoft Office applications" (see page ...
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Can Custom Workflows be created without Designer?

I have have to create a custom workflow for SharePoint 2010, however we are blocked from using Designer, and have MS Office 2007 not 2010. Is there a way to create a custom workflow any other way? Can ...
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SharePoint to outlook

We want users to signup from the intranet (SharePoint 2010) for events/classes. When they do, we want a outlook calender appointment created for the signed up class/meeting. Presently they add their ...
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Embedding Office files into SharePoint pages

Is it possible to embed Office documents into SharePoint publishing pages? This way the user doesn't have to open the file; its contents display inline on the page or in an iframe. The files will be ...
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How to prevent Office from looking in sharepoint when saving

When one of the users try tries to save a file in Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, ...) a message appears: Contacting \servername\DavWWWRoot for information. Press ESC to cancel. A window then ...
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Import Word documents into SharePoint 2010 as publishing pages

Is it possible to import Word 2010 documents that contain images and text into SharePoint 2010 publishing pages? We have a bunch of How-To documents with text and images and we want to automate ...
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Cannot check out documents anymore

Our WSS3 document libraries no longer prompt to check out. I've confirmed check out is required for editing, and I've tried a new library. We're getting the same results. I also check the ...
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Force Sharepoint to create new document using office web apps

Is there a way to force Sharepoint 2010 to use office web apps when creating a new word document? From what I've seen it works like this: - office web apps will be used if the client computer don't ...
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Is it possible to integrate Google Cloud Connect with SharePoint?

I am on SharePoint 2010 for Internet Sites. I need to know whether it is possible to integrate Google Cloud Connect with SharePoint 2010. If yes, how to do it?
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PowerPoint does not detect changes in Slide Library

I have a problem with my Slide Library on Sharepoint 2010, whenever I use some slides from the "Slide Library" and save locally, when PowerPoint won't check for Updates. It all worked fine in the ...
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Why doesn't clicking New Document save back to the document library?

I'm watching a course on SharePoint Foundation 2010 Fundamentals. In it a document library is created a couple of columns are added, then when New Document is selected from the ribbon, Office opens ...
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What can break integration with office?

I have a farm running MOSS. I have a user running IE9. When he tries to open a document from a library he's prompted to download it, all the office integration features don't work, but work fine for ...
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Customise SharePoint access through Windows Explorer

We are developing a document management solution, the taxonomy is quite complex and needs to be able to scale above 200gb. We have developed a proof-of-concept where the corporate taxonomy is ...
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Submitting an older version of a file to Word Automation Services

I'm able to obtain the URL to a specific version of a file. I would like to submit that URL to WAS to convert. However, WAS throws an exception: List does not exist. The page you selected contains ...
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SharePoint 2003 and Office 2010 - Multiple upload error

my problem is that I can not upload documents to SharePoint 2003 when I using the multiple upload. (Only the multiple upload is not working, when I push the button nothing happens) I had no problems ...
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Excel new document template opens in Notepad

I have a document library with a custom document template. The template is an .XLTX file that I created using Excel 2010. It is associated to the library via a custom content type. The template ...
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Excel 2003 compatibility with SharePoint standard edition 2007

I'm hoping someone can provide me with some good information/links with regards to the compatability/limitation of sharepoint standard edition and Excel 2003. I've searched all around google and ...
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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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Retrive list item meta data into access table?

I'm creating a report in Access based on a SharePoint list, but I'd like to make use of the fields Last Modified and Modified By. I imported the table into Access as a linked table, but I don't see ...
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Cannot open document for editing in Sharepoint (MOSS 2007)

I am experiencing a frustrating issue when I try to check out a document for editing in one of our Sharepoint sites (running MOSS 2007, Office 2010, IE9, Win 7 32 bit SP1), when I try to open the ...
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Displaying the SP Doc version in a Word Doc

Any suggestions as to how I can do this? I used to do it in SP2007 by defining a policy & enabling labels, but wondered if there was a better way to do this in 2010?
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Problems with read permissions

I have a user with read permission for library with excel files. When user clicks on document it opens in readonly mode, but user has option to edit file and if he does that all changes are saved on ...
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Filter documentlist in fileopen/filesave dialog in Word/Excel

When opening a document from a documentlibrary in Word/Excel/Outlook the FileOpen Dialog shows all the files in the document library. I have a lot of documents in there, with metedata in columns. ...
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System crashes while accessing SharePoint 2007 Links

User is running on XP, IE6.0 with Office 2003. Whenever tries to access any of the SharePoint 2007 Links, Either system goes down or application closes automatically. Have you ever come across such ...
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Report generation tool for WSS/foundation

Rather then building our own tool from the ground up I am looking for a report generation tool for SharePoint, preferably WSS/Foundation. I would like some kind of tool that will generate a Word ...