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Why SharePoint Workspace does not allow to edit file properties

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 11, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint


I am not able to edit Document Properties defined in SharePoint 2010 Document Libraries from SPW 2010. 

  1. I create a SharePoint 2010 Workspace from an empty SharePoint 2010 Document Library;

  2. I add 10 PDF documents to SPW document library

  3. I click "Properties" on each of that files, but I only I get the "View Item Properties - Read Only" window, and can't edit any property

Note that I'm able to add/remove documents, so I'm not sure it's a permissions problem.

What I'm I missing?

Thank you in advance,


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