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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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Unknown error while trying to lock file error while editing document from SharePoint document library

When I am trying to edit the document which is opened from SharePoint document library I am getting "Unknown error while trying to lock file" error. I am able to view the document by clicking on the ...
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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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Add external users to Sharepoint online site collection without sending invitations

Can we add external users to Sharepoint online site collection without sending invitations? I dont want to enable anonymous access and B2B
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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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Sharepoint 2016 on-premise with ADFS - cannot open an office document in desktop app, credentials not working

I have a setup made-up of 2 machines: one Windows Server 2012 with Sharepoint 2016 (and other additional features like DNS, ADFS, ADDS, ADCS, etc.) one "client machine" used to access the Sharepoint, ...
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Publish Office 365 add in on Office Store

Is necessity to deploy a office 365 add in on azure web app before publish to office store? I am using visual studio 2015 to develop outllook add in for office 365. But i am confused there why i ...
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External User cannot open Excel File

I have an external user who logs in to my SharePoint with an internal Domain user. When he tries to open an Excel file from a document library Excel opens and a login screen appears inside the ...
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Do SharePoint add-ins and Office add-ins have any relationship to each other besides the names?

A SharePoint Add-ins can include an Office add-in. That seems to suggest that they are not the same. Are they related? How?
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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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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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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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Issue with “Custom web view in File Dialog Box” in Office 2013

I have a custom “web view for file dialog” that used to work in Office 2010 and no longer works in the 2013 version. By “web view for file dialog box” I mean the feature described here: http://msdn....
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Cannot Edit Document from Office Client Some Necessary HTTP Headers are not sent by the server

I have a problem, where if I open a document from SharePoint Document Library, I couldn't edit it locally, the file requires to be saved locally. I cannot Checkout/Checkin, cannot edit it. It just ...
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Call VBA of Word template from .NET at server side using Sharepoint Server?

Can i call a VBA macro of a Word document, using .NET and Sharepoint Server? I mean, in a .NET client environment i can do this: oW = CreateObject("Word.Application") oW.Documents.Add("template.dotm")...
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Why we need to generate new ClientID and ClientSecret for provider hosted app from appregnew.aspx? and we cannot use the one generated by VS project?

I am a bit new to the Provider-Hosted App world inside office 365, and there are confusing issues i am facing in understanding the idea of registering our provider-hosted apps inside the site ...
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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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Is it possible to get access to custom columns for a document library in the office desktop applications (Word, Excel) search functionality?

Is it possible to get access to custom columns for a document library in the office desktop applications (Word, Excel) search functionality? The client does not want the users to access documents from ...
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Copy Site column lookup value to different column in Sub Site

I have site column and a list using this site column in parent site. In sub site i created a list referencing this site column as lookup. I am able to select the lookup value but is there any way to ...
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Open a docx file bookmark in OOS(office online server) using Url parameter

I recently install Office Online Server on my SharePoint Site. Then I upload a word document containing bookmarks in my SharePoint documents. Now I want to open that doc using URL address to go to ...
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API to convert documents from doc to docx in Sharepoint online

I need to convert all documents of sharepoint online library without losing any document properties and without changing the ID of the item. Is there any method to do this? I checked here but it is ...
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Need help opening filled InfoPath forms stored in Office 365

I have an InfoPath form library in O365. My users can submit browser forms, but I can't open the forms to view them. I've tried opening them in the browser and downloading them. When I download ...
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Office Required Properties invalid

I spent several time to search a solution for the error: REQUIRED PROPERTIES to save to the server, correct the invalid or missing required properties Our users are saving a file with metadata in a ...
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Add a SharePoint site to Office applications using audience targetting

I'm wondering if it's possible to add a Sharepoint site in the "Save As" -> "SharePoint" option with the office mobile clients (like Word) without the need to have already manually added the site ...
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How to logout users completely from SharePoint and Office client?

Here is the scenario. We have solution built on top of SharePoint 2013 and we are using claims based authentication for external users. We have custom signout page where we delete FedAuth cookie and ...
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SharePoint .doc files open as Template1 empty

I searched but couldn't find a solution to this. I have a user that when browsing SharePoint documents library, they need to open .doc files. The user has Office 2013 installed and SharePoint is ...
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SharePoint 2013- How update multiple list item using sharepoint designer workflow?

I have created a list workflow and want to update multiple item update(By using Update list item action) in a list on specific condition but only one item is updating . Is It possible to update ...
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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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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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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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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....
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SharePoint 2013 Performance Testing

I'm using Visual Studio 2012 to create a number of web performance tests for a customer. One of the tests they would like to perform is the opening of documents within the Microsoft Office Client apps....
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SharePoint 2010 MUI doesn't work with Office 2007 templates?

MUI is active and working, however when the office document templates retrieves the list fields names, they're retrieved with the List/Web based language and not the user context language. Is that a ...
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SharePoint 2010 & opening .mht files & 'x-usc'

Whenever I open a .mht file from SharePoint(2010) I get the following security warning: I notice that the .mht file that multiple images and as a result multiple security warning messages appear for ...
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Managed Metadata and Word 2010 sync issue

We have a document library with a unique content type that contains a managed metadata type column called "Document Type". When bulk documents are uploaded this column is set to a default value called ...
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Change default picture folder in new PowerPoint presentation to SharePoint library

A client has a SharePoint intranet where documents and pictures are a large part of the usage. I was given the following user story: "A user goes to a Document Library on a site, chooses New Document ...
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Can I add a SharePoint Picture Library as a source of Office Clipart?

We've got a pile of stock photography that we own in a 2010 picture library but nobody uses it. It would be great if they could access that resource from inside Word or whatever via the Clipart ...
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Read permission with open in client application feature

Affects SharePoint 2013 (Compatibility mode 2010) The user has read permission on a library (as stated by "check permission" feature). Inside this library, there is an excel file. The mentioned file ...
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MS Powerapps - Infopath — Office 365

Does anyone have steps for MS Powerapps on how to customize a list form? -- looking to add a field - and hide it.
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Modification partially lost after undo check-out

Following an issue where the Word document was locked, preventing my colleague to save, I told him to keep his document open, and I undid the check out, and told him to make the check out again. Then ...
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Saving an Excel file as pdf in sharepoint Online using VBA

My scenario: following a migration i have done for a client,I need to rewrite some of the macros and one specifically is not working. What i need is to be able to save the excel as a PDF in some other ...
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Unique permissions on file : cannot open in Excel

On a SharePoint 2013 OnPremise environment, we experience a problem that's been going on for a few months without us being able to find a resolution. For some users, who have the following ...
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How to delete a page and copy and paste a page using powershell

I am trying to delete a page from office 365 SharePoint using PowerShell and Copy and Paste a page and rename it. We have two pages 1: home.aspx 2: home_old.aspx 1: We want to delete the page ...
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Updating MS Project (.mpp file) SubProject from its the master project inside a Document library, will raise an error that the SubProject is Read-Only

We have a document library inside a SharePoint enterprise server 2013 Team site. and inside this document library we have uploaded some Project plans. where we have master project plans and sub-...
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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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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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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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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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Managed metadata language in Office

Is it any way to change the language of the managed metadata terms in Office (e.g. Microsoft Word document information panel). It seems the language follows the installation language and can not be ...
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Errors while upgrading from Sharepoint 2010 foundation to Sharepoint enterprise

I currently have sharepoint foundation installed and the version number it says is 14.0.4762.1000 I am planning to upgrade to Sharepoint 2010 enterprise. Before upgrading to sharepoint 2010 ...