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Cannot edit sharepoint document opened from a work item by Jesper Fernström


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Type: Bug
ID: 655403
Opened: 3/31/2011 5:37:45 AM
Access Restriction: Public
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Using TFS2010, VS2010, Office2010 and IE9.
Link a work item to a document in Sharepoint following these instructions:
(As far as I know this is "best practice" if you expect to edit the document a lot)

Double clicking the newly created link in the work item will open up the document in ReadOnly mode. There is no option anywhere to edit the document or to enable editing. To do that I need to close the document and open it using some work around.

The quickest work around is to copy the url of the link and paste it into IE...
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Posted by Microsoft on 6/15/2011 at 11:06 AM
Thanks, Jesper. The video was very helpful. I've verified that this behavior exists in VS/TFS 2010. This has been fixed in the next version, as we now launch the external browser rather than the internal VS browser when opening hyperlinks, which results in the same behavior (yellow infobar with "Edit" button) as the other entry points in your video.
Posted by Jesper Fernström on 6/15/2011 at 7:52 AM
I've uploaded a screen capture (for MS staff only), hope it will help clarify the problem.
Posted by Jesper Fernström on 6/15/2011 at 6:39 AM
"Office Document Cache Handler" is enabled but it does not resolve the problem. Which I more or less expected as my work around for this problem is to use IE...

The problem only arises when double clicking a hyperlink to the document from within a work item inside the visual studio IDE.
Posted by Microsoft on 6/14/2011 at 11:31 AM
Hi Jesper. Thanks for the feedback. This behavior is likely due to the fact that the "Office Document Cache Handler" add-on is disabled in IE9. Could you check if this is the case, and if so, enable it and see if this behavior still repros? Thanks!
Posted by Microsoft on 3/31/2011 at 6:41 PM
Thanks for your feedback.

We are rerouting this issue to the appropriate group within the Visual Studio Product Team for triage and resolution. These specialized experts will follow-up with your issue.
Posted by Microsoft on 3/31/2011 at 6:13 AM
Thank you for your feedback, we are currently reviewing the issue you have submitted. If this issue is urgent, please contact support directly(http://support.microsoft.com)
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File Name Submitted By Submitted On File Size  
ScreenCapture_2011-06-15 16.10.29.wmv (restricted) 6/15/2011 -
AVSUPINF.ZIP 6/15/2011 631 KB