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“Incompatible Office products are installed on your machine” when opening Office documents or browsing OneDrive or SharePoint Site

I'm running Office 2013 Pro Plus 32-bit (MSI-based) on Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit. When trying to open an Excel, Word, or PowerPoint documents I get this error message: Sorry, we can't perform this ...
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IE8 Printing Issue - Shrink to Fit is not Shrinking, right side getting hacked

I'm having this problem in a Sharepoint Extranet site. Several long/wide forms and grids are getting their right sides hacked off when printed. In IE7, Shrink to Fit solves this problem. However in ...
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Is there any documentation for the wiki markup for a Sharepoint wiki?

I am looking for a list of markups that the Sharepoint Wiki (3.0) supports. The starter page they give you when you first start a wiki shows how to use the "[[ ]]" tags to create links, but I am ...
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Good bug tracking with Sharepoint? [closed]

At my place of work, it has been decided to move many processes to Sharepoint. I'm now looking into how Sharepoint can be used for bug tracking (à la Mantis, FogBugz etc. but within Sharepoint). ...
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Sharepoint for trouble ticket tracking?

Our main Help Desk (servicing some 50,000 users) is investigating whether to move their main problem tracking system onto a customized Sharepoint application. They are currently using a 7-year-old ...
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Default SA password of SQL Server automatically installed by SharePoint Server 2010 setup

I installed SharePoint server 2010 recently on a test server. It was installed in standalone mode. After the installation, I realized that it had installed SQL Server Express 2008 (10.0.2531.0) ...
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Can I add voting to an Issues list on SharePoint?

I've created a SharePoint list on my site from the Issues template. I want to add a column for people to vote on issues they want to see fixed. Is there any way of doing this?
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What tool can I use to allow multiple teams to share files?

I need to work with several teams and need to be able to share requirements and design documents. Most people won't be too technical, so I want to avoid source code tools. The main requirements are: ...
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Why can I create a remote directory through Windows Explorer, but not from the command prompt?

I'm using Windows 7 and have a remote folder available. Let's call it \\mycompany-portal\somefolder\attachments. I can map a network drive to the folder root, so Z:\ points to \\mycompany-portal. I ...
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I only have Office 2013. How do I access a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace?

When I only have Office 2013 available to me, is there still a way to sync with a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace for offline access? e.g. will skydrive pro work with a Sharepoint 2010 Workspace? Or is ...
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Sharepoint - Pitfalls to plan around?

Management is taking steps to rectify an issue with have with document management. The issue with our document manage is: we don't have any... Currently, we have a drive on the NAS with upwards of ...
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serve “normal” HTML pages from a Sharepoint server

I have a document authored in HTML with a TOC index page linking to numerous other pages, some having imgs etc. In other words, standard web content. My work location uses Sharepoint exclusively for ...
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Shell extension for SharePoint libraries [closed]

Is there a shell extension for Windows Explorer that is optimized for SharePoint libraries. Expected features are: Displaying Check-in/check-out status (as an icon overlay or additional column) ...
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Excel 2010 Crashes When Opening Files From Sharepoint (office 365)

Problem: A user has Excel 2010 and is attempting to open an Excel document from our Office 365 Sharepoint server. Excel Crashes when attempting to open the file with a faulting file "mso.dll" ...
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Sharepoint insists it knows the link to my UNC and won't let me remove hyperlink formatting

We have a file share at work (one I do not have the power to rename) and it contains a space in it: \\WorkFileShare\Visual Studio\SP1 I'm creating a Wiki Entry that informs users they can locate ...
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How do I move files in the Share Documents section Sharepoint?

I'm doing some reorganization in a Shared Documents section of one of our Sharepoint sites. One of the current folders is setup like this: Documents -> Documents -> OnBase What I'd like to ...
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Sharepoint annoyances: What is name.dll?

When I log into our intranet (using IE, unfortunately), each page has a warning that it wants to run the following add-on: "name.dll" from "Microsoft Corporation". How can I make this warning go away ...
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Can I stop SharePoint from prompting during file edit?

We use a SharePoint 2007 site internally with Office 2010. Whenever I open a Word document to edit it, I get a prompt saying: Some files can harm your computer. If the file information below looks ...
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Windows Explorer cannot access SharePoint until web login occurs

I can open a SharePoint site in Windows Explorer by navigating to the site using Internet Explorer and clicking Library > Open with Explorer. Then, I can add the site to my Windows Explorer ...
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Shortcut to switch MS Office doc from 'read only' to writeable, when already open?

Often I open an office document (via SharePoint) as read-only, only to later realize it needs editing. Is there an easy way to do this from within Office itself? Current workaround is to close ...
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cut and paste documents between sharepoint portals

I am trying to cut and paste documents/files between share point portals in windows explorer view. Its not allowing me to do it. Is it a bug or any setting I can get it to work? thanks in advance.
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“Insert Hyperlink” very slow for documents in a SharePoint library

I'm working in a Word 2010 document from a SharePoint document library. When you use the "Insert Hyperlink" command (or Ctrl+K) to add a hyperlink to text in the document, by default, the Insert ...
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Migrating a document store from SVN to Sharepoint10

I work for a large organisation that has had a somewhat fragmented approach to document / knowledge management. This is now changing and we have been mandated to move to Office 365 and the use of ...
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Use Outlook as a Schedule for teams

I work in an organisation that is comprised of several teams, and we all need to know who is doing what and when. We currently use a spreadsheet, that has names running down one column, dates across ...
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How can I resolve the error “Could not load file or assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel” during configuration?

Do you know what I have o do? I check network but I did not find good explanation of this problem. I'm not able to configure SharePoint in Windows 7.
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Assigning permissions automatically to items within a list based on a value

I am looking for some assistance performing a task in Sharepoint 2007. In our organization, we have a hierarchical structure, such as this: Organization Department A Department A, Team 1 ...
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Synchronizing Outlook 2010 Calendar with Sharepoint 2010 website Calendar

How do I synchronize my Outlook 2010 calendar to SharePoint 2010 website? I am able to synchronize SharePoint Calendar into my Outlook calendar but not able to do Outlook Calendar (meetings, Data) ...
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Syncing OneNote 2010 notebook with Sharepoint 2010 creates a folder on sharepoint but no notebook (0xE000076C error)

I'm trying to sync a OneNote notebook with my Sharepoint site. I create a new notebook, choose to store it on the network and give the location of a document library I have created on Sharepoint, but ...
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Sharepoint or MS Project?

We currently use a web based project management system (less than 30 users) that we pay way too much for. I'm trying to decide if we want to move to a Project or Sharepoint environment. I understand ...
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Migrating SharePoint 2007 Task List To SharePoint 2010

I have a standard task list in SharePoint 2007, which is hosted by a third party. I cannot do an in-place upgrade on the 2007 instance. I have a locally hosted and running SharePoint 2010 instance. ...
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Mapped Drive Storage Size Matches my Windows Drive?

I have a couple of drives mapped to a SharePoint site. When I open Windows 10 Explorer and look at the details of my Windows (C:) drive, it tells be there are "4.77 GB free of 66.7 GB". When I look ...
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where to get the name of excel file?

There are some documents stored in a SharePoint document list. Using a IE browser, we have the option of opening the file directly in Excel. But on doing this, excel starts and downloads the file and ...
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Mapped networkdrive on logout

I'm using a script to keep a mapped networkconnection alive, but ofcourse the mapped connection is gone when I logout. The point is now, that I'm running this on Windows Server 2008 R2, where I use ...
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How can I make a SharePoint site inside a VM not ask users on the host for credentials?

I have Windows Server 2003 installed in a virtual machine with Windows XP Pro as a host. Inside of the VM, I have SharePoint 2007 running on IIS 6.0. Inside the virtual machine, I can get to the ...
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Mail Merge in Microsoft Word with images from Sharepoint

Is there any way of doing a Mail Merge in Microsoft Word 2007 taking data, including images from a Sharepoint site? It's a bit crude, but I've managed to merge text by taking the data off the ...
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Is it possible to add an additional meeting to an existing Sharepoint meeting workspace?

Given you have a sharepoint meeting workspace with a recurring meeting linked to Outlook and the meeting occurs every Monday at 1pm Is it possible to add an additional meeting date to that workspace, ...
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Adober Reader 9 pdf review, comments stored in FBA sharepoint problems

EDIT: This issue below exists, however I think the REAL issue might actually be something to do with the fact that we are using a forms based authentication based sharepoint. I've discovered that ...
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How to automatically activate auditing on Office 365?

We're testing Office365 and are playing with the settings for reporting/auditing on OneDrive for Business. We need to be able to see who has opened/edited/blah all files as all companies do for ...
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How to make a working copy of a SharePoint 2010 document library?

I'm looking for a way to make a local working copy of a document library placed on SharePoint 2010 server. An approach I keep in mind is similar to the one used in source code management systems like ...
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Mount SharePoint Online (Office 365) in Linux

We have started using SharePoint Online included with our Office 365 subscription. Our windows users can install software that automatically syncs the Shared Documents from SharePoint to their ...
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How can I view a list of ALL documents in ALL Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2010?

I would like to view a list of ALL documents in ALL Document Libraries in Sharepoint 2010. The reason I would like to do this is because I need to review the documents that have been changed in the ...
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What's the best way to divide organizational groups up in Sharepoint?

My organization is hoping to use Sharepoint for some simple document management. We have multiple boards: Proerty Board, Membership Board, etc. Each one of these boards need a document repository. ...
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How do I cut-and-paste an email, so that paste will be in pure text (stripping all html)

I need to be able to select and copy and email, then paste it into a textbox (Sharepoint multi-line extended field). It messes things up when you do this directly since emails have a ton of html in ...
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Connect to Outlook button missing from Sharepoint

I am using IE 11 to access a Sharepoint site with a calendar. On IE 10 I could see the option to connect the calendar to Outlook, but on IE 11 this option is missing. On Windows 7, downgrading to IE ...
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How do I get a new column from a Sharepoint list into Excel?

I've been using Excel to process data from a Sharepoint list for a while now. However, I recently added a column to the Sharepoint table, and when I refresh the data in Excel, I don't get the new ...
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Enable SP-Feature is unavailable

I'm trying to use Powershell to enable the devlopment feature on a SharePoint site (as per this article: ...
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Documents are not visible with Read rights in SharePoint 2013 Document Library

I am using SharePoint Foundation 2013 and I created a DocLibrary with the site collection admin account. I added a .docx file directly in it, but all the users (all in the same SharePoint group) that ...
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Sharepoint List Exported to Excel - Columns are readonly

From a sharepoint list, I chose Actions -> Export to Spreadsheet, saved the owssvr.iqy file, opened this file, and tried editing entries in Excel. When I try to edit any columns, I am shown: "The ...
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How can you find out who the administrator of a SharePoint site is?

I do not have any rights besides Read for this SharePoint site. Is there a way to find out who the administrator for it is so I can let them know a user needs access?
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Sharepoint 365 teamsite - Ondrive for Business syncing - confusion with OneDrive app

So a user has documents in both OneDrive for Business and a Sharepoint teams site. The "OneDrive" app is syncing both to different folders. One is the "OneDrive for Business" folder and the other is ...