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How do I upload and overwrite document while keeping the same document properties?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I need to upload a new version of an existing Word document (same file name) while keeping the properties that have already been set in Sharepoint for the document. I can only find that the properties are either deleted or reset to default values. How do I avoid this?

I have tried both with and without versioning activated. In either case the properties are reset.

I have also tried to overwrite the document throught the web interface and through Office/Explorer. Same apply here.


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