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Link to my Office Document opening in Read-Only mode

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have an excel document in my Pages library which has document check-out disabled and I have contribute permissions on the library.

When I go to the Pages library and click on the name of the excel document, it rightly opens and allows me to edit it and then save it back.

BUT, when I put a link to that document on an aspx page and click on it, it opens in Read-Only mode.

I get the same behavior for Word documents.

How do I get the link on the aspx page to be editable? 

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