Category Archives: Document Information Panel

SharePoint Evil #4: Document Information Panel always defaults to first content type in the library

A SharePoint Evil is an issue/error that is so ambiguous and misleading that Google will shows 50 hits, with 10 different suggested solutions, and none of them work for your particular case. (So the described below may not work for you … Continue reading

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Problem with Document Information Panel and SharePoint Lookup Columns

I have been troubleshooting an issue where Word 2007 could not open/load the Document Information Panel when a new document is created from SharePoint (MOSS 2007). The error message you’d get from Word is Document Information Panel cannot create a new, blank … Continue reading

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