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Microsoft Office is an office suite of desktop applications, servers and services for the Microsoft Windows and macOS operating systems, introduced by Microsoft on August 1, 1989. A product well integrated in SharePoint.

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Problem open documents in Office 2016 from SharePoint 2013

I encountered problems using SharePoint 2013 and Office 2016. Open a document stored in a SP2013 DocumentLibrary, using a Office 2016 client, results in a blanc document. The clients are behind a ...
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Unable to Create Empty SharePoint 2013 Project on Visual Studio 2015

I need to develop a solution in Visual Studio 2015 for SharePoint 2013 which has the ability to update and items to a list. I have already created a solution which can query list items, but for this ...
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Sharepoint to Outlook again!

I have created a new column in my SharePoint contact list. How do I push this new column to Outlook contact list, I can see all the standard columns but not the one just created.
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Can't open office documents from SharePoint site

I'm using SharePoint 2013 and some users, I'll repeat, only SOME of them can't open office files in their client application (word, excel...). I don't know what is the problem because I can open ...
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“A problem occurred while connecting to the server” when opening documents from SP2010 in Office 2010 application

We have a strange issue that seems to appear after the weekend. It appears that when opening documents from our SharePoint 2010 environment (Excel, Word, etc) the end user no longer is able to 'check ...
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How to use Sharepoint as a filserver against external programs

I am workig for a survey company and we are starting to implement sharepoint as a fileserver. The idea is that the surveyours working in the field uploads there measerud files to the file library and ...
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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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MS Access 2010 VBA - Upload to SharePoint 2013 Doc Lib

I have written VBA code that will upload a document to SharePoint 2010/2013. Then I get the record via ADODB using the document Name and update the metadata. This all working great, however this ...
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MS Word crashes if document has a SP2013 managed metadata column - NEED Patch!

Here's my scenario: I have a Content Type called "Work Plan" with managed metadata column called "Department". This content type has a Word Document Template and if I go to the Ribbon > New Document > ...
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“This workbook cannot be opened…” on 64bit IE

So, The message when trying to open an excel file from SharePoint goes like this This happens when I use IE, specifically the 64bit version. If I use the 32bit version, it runs fine. Now, this is ...
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How to link to SharePoint documents from OneNote?

We have a company SharePoint server on which I store both documents and OneNote notebooks. I want to be able to put a link on a OneNote page which, when clicked, will open a document which is stored ...
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Office prompting for credentials when saving document opened in SharePoint

I have a user that can open and edit a document in SharePoint Fine. She then does a "Save AS" and it works. However, if she opens and does the same thing with a second document, she gets an endless ...
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SharePoint Provider Hosted Apps - Hosting the .net Code

Architecture type question... We are using Office 365 and building numerous event receivers, provider hosted apps etc Currently, each provider hosted app we build has an associated web site where ...
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Can't link to SharePoint 2013 document or site from within Word

We have two users (so far) that when they click on a link in a Word document to another document in a SharePoint 2013 library, they get a 405 error - Method Not Allowed. The browser address is the ...
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Using mail merge with word 2013 to get data out of excel 2013

We want to use mail merge in a word document which is saved in a sharepoint 2013 document library. If we try to connect to an excel sheet which is also located in the same document library, we get the ...
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Create MasterPage programmatically in SharePoint 2013

I want to create custom master page and page layout using visual studio. I have already created these in SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 in farm solution and Sandbox solution in 2010(for office ...
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Disable maintaining scroll position in SharePoint Infopath form

Is there a way to disable the function that maintains the scroll position in a SharePoint InfoPath browser form? I have navigational buttons at the bottom of each form. When I use them to navigate ...
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How to join Azure AD with office 365 domain

I have an office 365 developer account with a specific domain name. I also have an organization sponsored azure account via same MSDN. I would like to join both the domains/AD's so i can develop apps ...
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Programatically remove “custom xml data” from Office docs in SP?

In Word 2013, if you open a document there's an option to "Check for Issues" and this gives you the option to remove custom XML data. Is there a way to achieve this programmatically with powershell? ...
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Office 2013 OneDrive Location

When a user creates a document in Word/Excel 2013 is there a way to change the location of the OneDrive option to my On-Prem SharePoint site? Additionally, is there a way to add my SharePoint 2013 ...
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MS Office documents won't open

I'm using SharePoint 2010 and MS Office 2013 up until recently I was having no issues with this combination. Starting over the last week all MS Office documents will not open. The MS Office ...
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Using sharepoint for booking advising appointments

To encourage community college students to see their advisors, the advisors want to allow students to book appointments (30 minute increments) online. The students can sign in into their SharePoint ...
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Office Web Apps Server unavailable externally

We configured an office web apps farm and it works perfectly internally. But it prompts external users to log into the office web apps servers. The screenshot below is from the ULS log when I try to ...
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Azure IRM with Office Video (O365)

As part of my clients current investigation into the feasibility of O365 and the Office Video offering, protection of data is obviously of prime concern. Beyond the encryption at rest technologies now ...
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Mac OS X Yosemite Microsoft Office 2011 Document Connection App fails to connect to SharePoint 2013

Using a Mac OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 and Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 14.4.7 connection to SharePoint 2013 build 15.0.4667.1000 utilizing the "Document Connection" app that comes with Office 2011 shows ...
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No Apps Currently available, office for apps using Azure Web Site and office 365

I am trying to deploy and use an app for office. I created a simple Apps for Office project in Visual Studio 2013 and I deployed the web project to an Azure Web Site. I changed the SourceLocation of ...
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Filter Categories based on user Permissions

We have a community site. On the home page we have listed all the available Categories. Is there any way that we can filter the Categories on the Home Page to only show categories that the user has ...
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Microsoft Office credential prompts

Microsoft Office applications prompt for user credentials when associated file types are loaded from SharePoint (xlsx, docx, etc). Is there any way to pass through the Windows login credentials so ...
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Is there a way to add check-in comment when saving from MSWord?

Is there any way to add a check-in comment when saving from MS Word 2010? I was hoping to find a sharepoint funcionality that prompts a user to add a check-in comment when saving back .doc files to ...
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SSL on SharePoint

I am facing some problems on SharePoint. I've got a SharePoint site (let's say HTTP : //intranet.domain.be) We wanted to use this intranet from outside. So we decided to set an Extranet (HTTPS : //...
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prevent prompt when open word document

I've sharepoint 2010 and a document library containing word or excel. I've office suite 2010. When i want to open a word from my document library by clicking on the link, i've to enter my credentials....
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Opening Sharepoint Documents from Excel

Currently I am working on setting up Office 365, with focus on Sharepoint. It's still early days, so everything can still be changed, which is why I am asking this question before I hit a point-of-no-...
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How to upload multiple photos in a picture library to Word or PPT in SharePoint 2013? This worked using Actions | Send To in SP2010

In the photo library in SP2010, under Actions, you can select multiple photos and choose “send to” Word, Excel, PPT, etc. There’s no Actions drop down in SP2013. Here’s an article that describes ...
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Unable to find “SharePoint Drafts” folder

I am using SharePoint as a repository for version control of the documents.But when I check out a file, I am unable to see where does it go. I am using Windows 7 - 32 bit. I have checked its "...
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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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SP2013 - Sporadic error when editing PPT using Office 2013

We have a few users that are having sporadic issues when trying to open up Office documents. All users still using Office 2007 are fine, it is only users that use Office 2013 that have the issue.They ...
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Anonymous Acess in Client Model (Javascript in Office 365 in Master Page)

I have the following code function retrieveListItems() { var clientContext = new SP.ClientContext.get_current(); var oList = clientContext.get_web().get_lists().getByTitle('...
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Sharepoint 2013 foundation is not crawling word 2007 documents, how to fix?

I am using SharePoint 2013 Foundation. I have many documents in my portal. Some are from office 2007, or 2010 or 2013. I see that my crawler is crawling office 2010 and 2013 documents, but NOT 2007. ...
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Word not prompting to check in documents on close

I have a client who has two different SharePoint environments (both 2010). In the older environment, when they check out a document and make changes, any time they click on the X to close word they ...
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Microsoft SharePoint 2010: upload multiple documents without Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

A client of us asked if it is possible for them to be able to upload multiple documents while they are on an iPad or Android tablet. It is possible to upload one document at a time, but because ...
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Contact card not always appearing

I have a Sharepoint 2010 site which includes a list. This list contains a column called 'Called By' and this column is of type 'Person or Group'. When this list is viewed on my PC (Windows XP with ...
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Sharepoint calendar list view webpart connected with filter

I have a requirement in office online 365 in which following things are needed. Calendar list with custom field "Events", type is choice (General,Marriage,Birthday) Need to create a dropdown in which ...
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Office 365 Database

We have Office 365 E3 account. Hence, I can not use any database on the cloud.But I have a business requirement to store the information in relational manner. So, at any cost I need to store my data ...
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Office 365 SharePoint Online Question

We are having Office 365 plan E3 with SharePoint Online Plan2. I am trying to avoid using SQL Server as it is hosted in Cloud. There will not be any access to SQL Server or Database. But I have a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Word Document Downloading

I have a user who is complaining that when he clicks on a link within a document library it automatically downloads the file to his PC, rather than letting him open it and edit it. He is the only ...
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SharePoint 2010 Compatibility with Office 2013 on Client

Hi We have a web based SharePoint 2010 webapp and our client is upgrading their os with Office 2013. Would there be any compatibility issues when uploading and downloading document from Document ...
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Excel files are not previewed in office web apps

I have a document library with 10,000 excel files all the files have some macros for calculation in Sharepoint 2013. When I search on that site collection, sometimes I get a preview, sometimes I don'...
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SharePoint 2010 - Documents Opening Slowly in Office 2010 & 2013

Recently Documents have been opening extremely slowly on computers that are on the immediate network from the SharePoint servers. It is happening in Office 2010 and Office 2013. At times it can be ...
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Has anyone seen a SharePoint site integrated with interactive floor plans?

I would love to add interactive office floor plans to my SharePoint portal. I would like to be able to hotlink directly from my employee directory to a dynamic floor plan showing where they sit. ...
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Hyperlink to force Excel to open in Excel Services

We have found that a link, like the following, pasted into an Outlook email will always open the target file in the users local copy of Excel: <http://ourspbi/myreports/Some Excel report 20Jan2014....