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Word is a commercial Word processing application written and distributed by Microsoft

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Links added in "Quick Links" webpart to force download the documents works only when double clicks

Force downloading the word documents stored in SharePoint when the user clicks on the link (using "Quick Links" webpart) is not working as expected. To successfully download the file, the ...
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File not found when i try to view or edit a word document inside a document library inside sharepoint onpremises 2010

We have a SharePoint on-premises 2010 >> and we can view and edit PDF & Excel files, but if we click on a word document :- we will get this error:- I checked the services and i can see ...
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Word Template SharePoint

I ran into the issue for word template stored in SharePoint Online .dotx ext. When there is a new word template uploaded to the sharepoint online, the user who uploaded cannot see the changes maybe ...
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Linking Excel tables to Word when files are hosted on Sharepoint

I am attempting to create a linked table in Word that is intended to update automatically from the source Excel document. The intent behind the linked table is to be able to quickly update all of the ...
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Migration of Documents with quick-parts

I am currently migrating a few thousands Documents from one Sharepoint to another, which has worked fine. Sadly the quick-parts inside those Documents are no longer syncing. The quickparts refer to ...
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Generate Word document from SharePoint with ability to include only selected elements

I was wondering if this was even possible. I'm attempting to create a report template for our internal auditors. They go out and do internal audits then put their findings in an audit report that is a ...
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Adding hyperlinks to a list that don't start with HTTP

I am trying to put hyperlinks into my list that start with ms-word:ofe|u| I put this at the start of the link to the sharepoint document I want to open so that it immediately opens to the word ...
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When clicking to open a document status will turn pending

Every time I want to open a word or excel sheet in library, approval status turns to pending without checking out the document. Lots of documents showing pending waiting for approval when no changes ...
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SharePoint - Word Properties - only original from saved list template visible, but do not new or updated properties

We are runnning SharePoint 2016 Setup: Create Document library and add required fields (at least one text field, so in word the property must be filled, and one choice field with a few choiced) Save ...
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How to embed a Sharepoint list into a Word Document (for Glossary)

Good morning, I created a global glossary with the terms definitions and instead to copy and paste that list each time into a Word document, I'd like to simply link that resource and get that printed ...
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SharePoint hyperlinks in Word or Excel don't work

[SharePoint 2013/Office 2016-2019] I try to promote the usage of hyperlinks in documents (Word, Excel) as people tend to use a not clickable short path. I did the configuration for activating Document ...
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Save SharePoint Modern Pages to PDF and Word

I would like to save modern pages to pdf or word with table of content, so user gets to choose like dropdown to save as pdf or word. So do we have any client side extension or if it can be achieved ...
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How to send images inside a multiline text field to a docx file

I have a multiline text field that is being used to gather all time of information (formated text, tables, images from sharepoint that are pasted here, etc.) I am using the Flow action to Populate a ...
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Need To Convert DOCX File To Latest To Manipulate XML on Client Side

My JavaScript-based web app uses the html-to-docx library file which produces a Word 2007 docx blob (zip archive), which is a compatibility mode version in today's Word browser and desktop ...
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How to alert user for document being opened on trying to change its metadata?

Currently, when a document is open in SharePoint, and you try to change or modify its properties/metadata, it doesn't allow it and it reverts to the original value. However, this scenario is bad for ...
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SharePoint 2016 Word 365 credential prompts when opening history version of document

I have problem when opening history version of document. Word 365 prompts for credentials 2 times. Closing the prompt opens document nevertheless. When opening main document everything works correctly ...
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MS Word-Sharepoint properties panel date format does not match Sharepoint site regional or OS settings. Date selection changes value

We have created Sharepoint document content type which takes date input in one of the field. Regional settings of Sharepoitn site and users OS settings for date are set to Swedish date format (yyyy-mm-...
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Show custom properties of Word document as library column

We have a large set of Word files with custom properties generated by a software. These files should now be stored on SharePoint Online. I want to show these custom properties (like AWS or ...
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MS Word "Share" tab show site collection administrator as owner bug

We are using SP2016 enterprise on-premise and DO NOT have OneDrive or ODFB enabled. In one of site collection (/sites/abc/) there are several subsites (/sites/abc/xyz) created. In all the subsites, ...
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SPO: Prevent synchronization of document properties on document upload

i developed a document management app for SharePoint Online. The app provides an UI where users can upload documents and edit some custom properties. The documents are stored in a document library ...
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2021: Recommended way to capture user input & workflow (form? powerapp? word/excel doc?) [closed]

SharePoint Cloud... what is the current/modern recommended method to replace an old school paper form that a reviewer adds/edits content and then an approver does a final approve? So: Capture user ...
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Create local Word document from template in Sharepoint

We have our company-wide Word templates in Sharepoint as the source of truth and so they can be accessed by everyone in different physical locations. There are often times when someone needs to make a ...
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Manually Edited Word Files Created From HTML Documents Stored in Doc Libs Have Black Image Placeholders

I have an app in SharePoint that builds HTML markup containing an image (logo) inserted in the markup using base64-encoded and then creates a Word (doc, not docx) file in a SP document library You can ...
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Saving documents from Word to SharePoint Server new documents/changes not appearing immediately

We have an application that creates Word documents as part of its process; the users can then edit the document(s) and save them, then convert them to PDFs and e-mail them out to clients (this whole ...
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Create file in OneDrive

I have a flow which creates a Word document file in OneDrive. When the flow runs the Word documents get created but never opens. Attached are the pictures of flow and when I tried to open the document....
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Is it still possible (as of 2020) to access documents stored in SharePoint with Word 2003?

In some cases, I'd like to edit certain Word documents (*.docx) in Word 2003, instead of using Word 2019/365. I have tried "Start Online Collaboration" from the "Tools" menu -- but ...
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How to use Document Properties from Sharepoint in Conditional IF Statements?

My question and objective are very similar to the question at this link, but unfortunately the answer didn't provide enough information for me to implement the proposed solution: How to use Document ...
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How to set up a simple SharePoint List Item to Microsoft Word export option or process without a custom code?

Is there a way to get the contents on a SharePoint List Item into a Microsoft Word Document? It could be as simple as Viewing the Item -> Copy and Paste into Word Document, but doing this copies ...
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Mapping the Status property between the MS Word Property and the Status SharePoint site column

Inside MS Office word we have the Status property as follow:- and inside a SharePoint online site collection i added the built-in Status site column inside a document library:- now when i upload a ...
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Can i map the word document properties inside SharePoint document library

Inside MS word document we have the following properties:- and my question is if we can map these properties inside SharePoint document library? so for example i can populate the above properties ...
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Can Microsoft Flow/Automate enable or disable tracked changes in a Word document hosted in SharePoint Online?

Is there any way to automatically enable or disable Tracked Changes in a Word document hosted in a SharePoint Online document library? I've tried searching the available actions in Microsoft Flow/...
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SharePoint Online - using Macro templates on the New button in a Library

I am trying to get the following to work in SharePoint online. Adding a dotm Word macro template to the New button Ensure that it opens a document based on that template in Microsoft Word, not Word ...
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Turn off warning/notification

Whenever I create a new document in the document library I now get this warning: I cannot find a way to turn this off and the document library is set to always load from a template. This warning did ...
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Adding Sharepoint document version in word 365

I'm trying to include the Sharepoint document version in a word document Microsoft 365 environment. I can't find the version tag in Word quick part. I can see the document version history in ...
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How to refer to doc with constant link

I have few doc (word,pdf,excel) , i build table in text webpart on SPO with documents links like below: +----------+---------+ | doc name | doc link| +----------+---------+ | A | A.doc | | ...
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Update URL's link Inside Office (docx, xlsx) documents

We need to change the root of our SharePoint 2013 Document Management site collection due to a company ownership change from Sharepoint.acb.net to Sharepoint.xyz.net. I configured everything using the ...
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Troubleshooting SharePoint Online word document instability

I have a group of users all editing the same word document concurrently (maybe 5 or so at a time) and they are intermittantly experiencing problems inputting data. I am getting reports of the cursor ...
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Initiating co-authoring of Word file in Sharepoint Online from other web application UI

We have files in Sharepoint Online (and OneDrive) in our O365 tenant, but Sharepoint Online is not used as UI for our internal systems. So now the requirement came up to initiate co-authoring in this ...
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SharePoint 2010 approval workflow needs edit permission on site level

We have a SharePoint 2013 environment with a document library. On this library we have added the 2010 approval workflow. It's configured to be started on publish of an item, or it can be manually ...
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OneDrive Word is Not Saving

I have this document on OneDrive that is simply not uploading/autosaving. I originally had it in OneDrive and it worked, autosaved and all of that, but then I moved it onto my Desktop thinking it ...
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Workflow to make the same edit in all word documents in a particular library or site

I am using sharepoint online. Ì have been trying to find a way to open all word documents in my document library and make a same edit in all the word document footer. I can do that manually, but there ...
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Edit Sharepoint Online metadata in a Word Add-in

I am trying to get my head around developing a taskpane addin for Word that will allow my end users to get and set info from the document library. This area is a bit new to me so I've been working my ...
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How to get files from SharePoint C# Word VSTO addin?

I am trying to get .doc file names from SharePoint and then get the file by the name. But I have a problem to using GetList() from this link. So far I have a code: string url = "https://...
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Your SharePoint installation does not support this feature

Getting below error after clicking SharePoint Properties in Microsoft Word. We are using SharePoint 2013 and Word 2016. Please advice. I checked this link https://social.technet.microsoft.com/...
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How to use Document Properties from Sharepoint in MS Word Field Codes?

I want to use Document Properties that are passed down from a document content type from Sharepoint in IF-Statements in Word (Field Codes). The goal is to automate contract creation using a template ...
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Word passwords in SharePoint

We have been sharing a protected word document on sharepoint. Once saved it can be opened with password and then edited and saved but the next time we try to open it the password is rejected. How ...
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New SharePoint files always open in Word Online

My workplace has a SharePoint library that we use to track product changes. We would prefer that when users create a new document that it opens in the Word client application immediately rather than ...
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Word template on sharepoint does not open new document

on our sharepoint we plan to replace our existing word documents with word templates. Most of the people use Internet Explorer 11, some use Chrome and some added the address as a network path to their ...
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MS Word Quick Parts Document Properties Publish Date vs SharePoint 2013 library modified date

I have Googled to death the difference between the Quick Parts Publish Date and the SharePoint 2013 library modified date and publish date. When a document is approved, the Quick Parts publish date ...
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Create new word document with template, change word template path to new server

Our old SharePoint 2010 had a special document type "release note", which created a new word document using a specific .dot or .dotx word template: Now we moved to SharePoint online (office 365) and ...
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