Problems with SharePoint DateTime Columns in Office 2007 Documents Edited by Office 2003

A problem was recently discovered with the Office 2007 Compatibility Pack file converters when used to open Office 2007 Open XML files in previous Office versions, when those files have custom Date/Time properties attached associated with SharePoint. If the documents are opened and saved back to SharePoint in Office XP/2003, the Date/Time property may accidently get…

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SharePoint Document Library Date Time Columns May Be Incorrectly Changed for Office 2007 Documents if Opened and Saved by Office XP/2003

Symptoms If you create a document library in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) with a custom column of a Date/Time data type, and you store Office 2007 (Open XML) documents in that library, if the files are opened, edited and then saved back to the SharePoint library using Office XP or Office 2003, the date/time…

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Field’s promoted from an InfoPath form template during publishing to a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server are created multiple times

When publishing an InfoPath Form Template (XSN file) to multiple servers (i.e. a development server and a production server) and you are promoting fields from the InfoPath data source to be created as columns in SharePoint, those fields may get recreated each time you publish the XSN. See the following post for more information:Field’s promoted…

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Field’s promoted from an InfoPath form template during publishing to a Microsoft Office SharePoint Server are created multiple times

Summary When publishing an InfoPath Form Template (XSN file) to multiple servers (i.e. a development server and a production server) and you are promoting fields from the InfoPath data source to be created as columns in SharePoint, those fields may get recreated each time you publish the XSN. More Information When publishing as a Site…

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Office 2007 File Format MIME Types for HTTP Content Streaming

The following post offers documentation on the Office 2007 MIME Types that can be used for HTTP content streaming to Office 2007 applications. Due to security measures in both IE and Office 2007, it is important that web sites return Office 2007 content with the correct MIME type header for the type of content returned…

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Office 2007 File Format MIME Types for HTTP Content Streaming

Summary Office 2007 introduced new file formats for common document types (Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations), and has standardized on new MIME types for each new format.  The following information is provided to document the new MIME types and their proper use in HTTP content streaming situations. More Information The following table documents…

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Visio cannot Open read-only documents from a Document Management System

The following error occurs when opening a read-only Visio Drawing from an ODMA Document Management System (DMS):   An error (110) occurred during the action Open. Visio cannot write to the file. The file has been opened read-only. For full details, see the following post:   Visio cannot Open read-only documents from a Document Management…

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Visio cannot Open read-only documents from a Document Management System

Summary   The following error occurs when opening a read-only Visio Drawing from an ODMA Document Management System (DMS):   An error (110) occurred during the action Open. Visio cannot write to the file. The file has been opened read-only.   This problem occurs if the NTFS read-only file attribute is set on the document…

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