This is the same result for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Skype for Business joining meetings. Any insight or suggestions are welcome. Also, the integration of these is a big part of how Microsoft Office is developing. You need to convert them from Word 2003 into Word 2010 templates and save. Could someone suggest the solution, thanks alot in advance.
Oz, Turns out the issue i ran into was related to the document library having a required column. The co-authoring functionality is not available for. To enable versioning, access the document library where you want to add simultaneous editing. If you need further assistance with Windows, we'll be glad to help you further. The Save icon is in the upper left, directly above the File command tab. I am sorry I did this several years ago last time and can't give you more details.
It's as if the link between Word 2016 and the files on SharePoint is completely broken. The odd thing is that these users were able to open these documents less than two weeks ago. This means, collaborators can click Open in Word or Edit in Browser and get started making edits. In other cases, the document may open, but as read-only. After he saves the document again, the highlighting goes away. Thanks as always, Oz Got to the bottom of this at last! When more than one person are working on the same word file, and in the Word file window, the multiple users icon is not shown in the bottom left of window the function of simultaneous editing is also not able to perform. What am I looking at in Microsoft Word 2010? I was syncing this library to OneDrive and apparently syncing libraries which include different content types causes problems and prevents updating of the documents from OneDrive.
For more clarification you may refer to the screen shot provided below. Office 2007 clients are able to use documents from SharePoint without any major issues, the only difference being that they issue a second login prompt before opening the document. Thank you for any upcoming Help. They are able to open other word documents within the same library without any problems. Early versions of SharePoint allowed only single-user editing of a document while other users had read-only access until the document was checked in.
On the users computer, if I replace this host name in the url with the actuall server name I do not recieve the error anymore. Review permissions to ensure that collaborators have editing rights in the document library. Identifying a root cause helps us resolve issues more quickly. I have a SharePoint 2013 Foundation site running on Server 2012. Start Collaborating Once setup is complete on your document library, all you have to do is add the collaboration documents. Using the Find and Zoom tools at the top of the document and the Page tool and scrollbar on the right, the collaborators can easily review the document directly in the browser. Dear Ramesh, Thank you for the Reply following your instruction, I'm still facing the same problem If I update Silverlight still cannot open the word file as the picture below uninstall silver light and install an old version for ex.
Thanks, Sosipater, for the repsonses. In theory, it would use the account with the highest credentials to attempt to open your document. Saved a copy of the document to the desktop, deleted the document from the document library, made a small change to the saved document, and uploaded the saved document to the document library. I have a couple fixes, though the second is less ideal. In the case of document life-cycles for Word 2010, their solution incorporates an amazing new feature — the ability for multiple information workers to simultaneously edit and collaborate on a Word document. One simple thing to try is exiting the software normally, then rebooting your computer, which should cause the lock to be released. Enable Versioning In a document library, versioning allows users to create full versions of document artifacts to retain and create a history of document changes.
You can learn more about those features in. Provide details and share your research! The more annoying part is there is no error message it just simply doesn't launch the program. If this is your situation, it could well be the cause. I've tried repairing Office 2016, cleaned out cached files from the upload centre and so on, but to no avail. Let's take a quick look at some of the reasons why you might not be able to edit the file. SharePoint would work well, in this case. I'm just wondering if anyone has any idea where to look or if they have resolved this problem before.
I think it is a silver light problem, I uninstall it and install Silverlight 3. Using SharePoint, your colleagues can co-edit this document with just a browser using the online web app. Do get back to us with the status of the issue. Also, if I log in to the sharepoint site as the user on a different workstation, I am able to open the document. While the is very rich, because you do have access to the full-featured version of the application, I am pointing out the co-editing capability in the online web app, because of the ability to edit anywhere with just a browser.
The next thing I'm interested in testing out is the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update and the files on demand feature for OneDrive. When you open Word 2003 document in Word 2010 it will convert the document but refers to a Word 2010 normal. Thanks for contributing an answer to SharePoint Stack Exchange! Her experience includes developing content for proposals, websites, training materials and technical documentation. We recently had a few users in our environment upgrade to Excel 2010 and all these users are now experiencing the same problem where they cannot edit files by clicking them in the library or using the drop down edit feature. I never did find a solution either. If the file is saved on some other kind of server, however, it's possible that the server it's stored on doesn't support co-authoring. You may try to convert first Word 2003 normal.