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Read Only Managed Metadata column in DataSheet View

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 08, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
 

i am unable to edit managed metadata columns in the DataSheetView, i have other columns which are number, text field type which i am able to edit. So the view is not readonly, it is only when i click cell with the managed metadata column i get the readyonly prompt.

Evironment : Sharepoint 2010, Office 2007 and a pissed off customer

Appreciate any help


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