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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

You could require content approval and turn on track changes. (In Word 2013, you can require a password to turn off track changes.) Then the person who has to approve the document can accept or reject ...
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How to embed Word and PDF documents in pages

Copy the address of a PDF file in a document library. (via the ellipsis) Go to a web part / wiki SharePoint page. Insert Web Part Media and Content > Page Viewer Web Part > Insert Edit web part keep ...
Chris G's user avatar
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Onpremise Sharepoint 2016 - realtime coauthoring

Yes, you can co-author documents stored in SharePoint 2016 using either Office 2013 or Office 2016. Here's a screen capture from a demo I do in my upcoming SharePoint 2016 Fundamentals course for ...
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Cannot delete document, error: The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user

If you are facing this error while deleting empty folder "The file is currently checked out or locked for editing by another user.", Then it might be because of there are documents in the library that ...
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populating SharePoint online lists into word task pane add-in

Actually you are trying to make use of Remote Authentication of SharePoint Online. You have basic details. So you have to make use of the following web service call to authenticate SPO using non ...
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why don't hyperlinks work in word documents

I dealt with this a while ago and found that it is an issue that has no real fix. For me, the hyperlinks worked when I was in Internet Explorer but not in Chrome, so I installed the IETab application (...
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Allow commenting on a document but not editing

You could make a separate list (i'd use a discussion board) that ties to the document library through a lookup column to allow users to make comments/questions on a specific document. This separates ...
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Open in explorer in other browsers?

Unfortunately, it's one of the known limitation in Google Chrome! Open with Explorer only work with Internet Explorer. Ref: Copy or move library files by using Open with Explorer (the last ...
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Uncontrolled Copy if Printed

What you're looking for is Information Rights Management implemented in SharePoint: https://blogs.office.com/2012/11/09/whats-new-with-information-rights-management-in-sharepoint-and-sharepoint-online/...
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Check if document is read by current user

You could set things up in the Audit Setting http://SiteCollectionURL/_layouts/15/AuditSettings.aspx where you can select Open Document among other things.
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Files don't open in browser

I found my Happiness on this link; https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/e4d51dc4-6460-437d-aa8e-0ae4d3aa8cc5#singleHTTPS I did not installed OFFICE WEB APP SERVER.
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Office Online Word Online 2016 on premise - Coauthoring flags not showing

It has been my experience that Sharepoint 2016 on premises does not support realtime coauthoring like Office 365 in the cloud does. (cursor position flags like Google Docs) This is a shame- I'm told ...
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Word files are too large

I dont think, if there is any tool or way to edit a word file. Your requirement is Open the Word document and compress the images and re-upload it. If possible then i would create new documents with ...
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SP07 - Export to word, problem with Response-encoding

HttpContext.Current.Response.ContentEncoding = System.Text.Encoding.Default; This solve my problem :)
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How to I make it mandatory that documents in my SharePoint library are saved before opening?

I have run into this issue myself. In my case I had the following scenario: Initially, my web application had 'Browser File Handling' set to 'Strict' (which is the default when creating a web ...
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Onpremise Sharepoint 2016 - realtime coauthoring

https://support.microsoft.com/en-ca/help/3100925/word-2016-co-authoring-fails-when-file-is-stored-on-sharepoint-2013 It says: "Status This problem was fixed in with this update October 13, 2015, ...
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Convert Documents with Images to a wiki site

As OOTB Copy/Paste operation, The images will not be copied to SharePoint page (whatever it's a wiki page or other type) from a word document. Only the text and tables and some font format will be ...
Mohamed El-Qassas MVP's user avatar
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Open in explorer in other browsers?

You could map a windows drive to the library and have people access it from there. From a windows explorer window, use the 'Map Network Drive' 'Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your ...
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problem with kb4011645 and how to uninstall this patch

You cannot uninstall sharepoint patch. Only way to deal with that is to have full VM and DB backup to restore to point in time before the update. Please note that running psconfig is necessary after ...
Marek Sarad's user avatar
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Add dynamic picture in word document created using content type id and SharePoint Designer Workflow

This you can do with the Word Merge option: INCLUDEPICTURE: Press CTRL + F9 it will insert { } tags Make this of it: { INCLUDEPICTURE "" } Put you cursor between the double quotes. And ...
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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

Update to Office version 16.0.11126.20196 seems to have solved the problem.
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Create new word document with template, change word template path to new server

If you are using only one content type in the library, then go to: Library settings -> Advanced settings -> Template URL Otherwise you have to set the template on the content type: Library settings ->...
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Links added in "Quick Links" webpart to force download the documents works only when double clicks

You can't out-of-the-box: The Quick Links web part does NOT allow for one-click download functionality. It seems that SharePoint handles tenant-based download links differently than out-of-tenant ...
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SharePoint custom templates doesn't appear on word online (on word app works fine)

By default it will not be available in particular Office App but it will be in Create Menu of the Office.com Official Documentation: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/organization-assets-...
Kalpesh Vaghela's user avatar
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How do I update the Original document post accept changes for a Word Document stored on SharePoint

I hope restoring the Compare-1 as current version would solve your concern...
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How do I change the order of these fields in Upload a new document shown below?

If these fields are from a content type, Navigate to your document library settings -> Select the content type -> Select "Column Order". Here you can change the order of your columns.
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