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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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SharePoint access for non-licensed users

How do I give access to SharePoint to people inside of our organization who do not/will not have Office 365?
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How to setup connection between Office and SharePoint automatically? (script, GPO, etc)

I'm trying to figure out how to automatically configure the connection between Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. This option is available for the end users by clicking the "Add to SharePoint Sites" in ...
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SharePoint 2013 Remote Event Recievers - How Reliable?

It is business critical for us that Remote Event Receivers DO fire, however Microsoft do not guarantee they will (Confirmed to us by Microsoft after raising this issue on a support ticket). What we ...
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This document is locked for editing by another user

I am using sharepoint 2010 for my company. The endusers are working on there desktop which is OS "Windows 7". The browser version is IE8. The office tools like Word, Excel, PowerPoint are version "...
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Outgoing Email Office 365

I need to migrate, my actual smtp server, to smtp.office365.com I have configured the SMTP at the domain (mydomain.xxx.xxx), and all goes good. Because the email can be sent when I create a test TXT ...
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Office 2013 save to SharePoint Team site instead of my-site

When I use Word 2013 and I click save, I have the option of saving to my organization's SharePoint site. However as soon as I click save, and chose SharePoint, I'm prompted to MySite. By clicking on ...
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Cannot Open an Office 2016 version 1812 document from Sharepoint Server 2016 Standard On Premises with either Form and Windows authentication methods

Until a few days ago, the "Open in Excel" function worked perfectly. After installing version 1812 (Build 11126.20169) they are no longer able to open office documents from sharepoint. I receive the ...
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Opening Office documents from Sharepoint 2010 in Office 2016

Some users having an issue after the system upgrade, Please takes a look the scenario Opening Office documents from Sharepoint 2010 in Office 2016 User machine Configuration: Windows 10, Office 2016 ...
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Link to specific PowerPoint Slide in a library

I want to create links at a Sharepoint page that open a presentation at a specific slides. The presentation is hosted at Sharepoint and I can save it in any format (pptx, ppsx, html, .. ), so no ...
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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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The 'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' provider is not registered on the local machine

I am getting the following error: The 'Microsoft.ACE.OLEDB.12.0' provider is not registered on the local machine. while I am trying to read an excel file and than to populate it in GridView, within a ...
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How to set the logo to point to the default site?

Right now each subsite logo points to the subsite's default page. I wanted to point the logo link to the Main Site Collection's Default page so that users can easily go the Main Company's default/...
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Office 365 Developer Account and access to SharePoint

After setup, and accessing my Admin Tab I can see Purchase Services. €4.10 I think stated per month for access to various Apps including SharePoint Plan 1. Is SharePoint also available as a free trial ...
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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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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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Enable “Connect to office” in Sharepoint 2010?

I need to enable "Connect to Office" in our SharePoint 2010 standard and can't find where to do this, can someone help? Thanks.
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SkyDrive Pro and on-premises SharePoint 2010

I've just installed the final version of Office Professional Plus 2013 from MSDN and had a play with SkyDrive Pro. Unfortunately, I can't seem to get it to synchronize with a library our on premise ...
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Opening Document's using Document ID (DocIdRedir.aspx) results in Read-Only mode

SharePoint 2010 has a nice feature called "Document ID". This gives users the ability to open documents using [siteurl]/_layouts/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=[DOCIDHERE] This works fine, but It always opens ...
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Document Management System File name problem

So I have a file I have been versioning in SP that is called myFile.ppt on our Enterprise SharePoint. Our team recently transitioned version of Power Point so now the default is myFile.pptx. Problem ...
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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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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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Document not displaying latest changes in Sharepoint library

The problem A user is working in a Sharepoint Library with a .ppt file that has been changed recently. If she opens the document with Sharepoint Online's Power Point, she is able to see the last ...
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SharePoint 2016 / Project 2016 / Office 2013 - Word/Excel documents won't open in Sharepoint 2016

Users with Office 2013 and Project 2016 installed are unable to open word/excel documents in SharePoint 2016 with Project Server. Error: Sorry we can't open 'xxxxxxxx' because the server isn't ...
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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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Unable to Editform.aspx in office 365

I am unable to edit the Newform.aspx or Edit form.aspx page in ofice 365 . Is there any feature where we need to activate it ? I tried in designer but no luck
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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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Create sharepoint document folder using VBA

I need to find a way to programmatically, using Excel VBA, create a folder in a Sharepoint Document Library. The Sharepoint Document Library already exist, and it has already one level of folders in ...
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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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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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Opening office documents from Sharepoint 2010 takes forever and seems to try to open dll-files from server!

When I try to edit an word (2010) document from Sharepoint (2010) it takes ages to open (~5 minutes for a 3mb file). If I just copy it to my desktop and open it from there, it's lightning fast. The ...
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How do I configure Office to talk to my SharePoint server?

I just want to start by saying I have no idea about anything SharePoint related, so plan on working my way through and asking questions when I get stuck We have a 3rd Party Hosted Exchange 2010 / ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Migrate SharePoint 2016 on-prem to SharePoint online

I have a SharePoint 2016 on premise environment with around 750 GB of data stored in document libraries. Our company has recently purchased O365/SharePoint online. How do I move/migrate these document ...
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Want to eliminate “Document or link” dialog on File/Save

I have a default Document Library in SharePoint. When my users save documents (Word, Excel, PPT) to this document library, they get a dialog asking if they want to save a "Document" or a "Link to a ...
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why we lost the ability to browse OneNote folders inside sharepoint online compared to sharepoint on-premises

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premises site collection, and inside the document libraries we have OneNote files. now i migrated the content of the on-premises site collection to a sharepoint online ...
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Scheduler in Office 365

Heya Is there any method or procedure to setup scheduling jobs in Sharepoint online. I would like to send notification every 15 days on list update.
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Edit File In MS Word after change SharePoint 2013 authentication from Windows to ADFS not working

We changed the authentication from windows authentication to ADFS on SharePoint 2013, the site collection we are using is under a managed path such as '/sites/'. Edit the word document in MS Word ...
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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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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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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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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 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 ...