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Word 2007 properties not syncronizing with the SharePoint 2007 document library

Posted By:      Posted Date: December 04, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi everyone.

Anyone ever had trouble with document properties that does not syncronize between a Word 2007 document and the SharePoint library where it is stored?

I have a SharePoint library, that contains two content types. When I upload a pdf file, and set the property values everything is perfect. When I create a Word document and set the Properties using the DIP, the values are stored in the Word document (I see them in the DIP, inside the word xml files and in the fileds in the document where they are displayed (using quickparts)), but not transfered to SharePoint when I save the document to the library.

If I upload a Word document to the library, I am able to choose content type and set all the property values. But when I open the document for editing, all the property values in the DIP are empty. The DIP do show the correct property fields for that content type.

After creating new libraries, content types and creating, transfering and uploading files all day, I have not been able to locate what is causing this issue.

My users have been using this library for several months and use the documents on a daily basis, and this problem just got raised. My users are feeling scared that they have to recreate their library or site (which will involve manually updating all the document properties ). I hope someone are able to

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