6.5. Edit a Document with a Required Field

To prove that we can't save a document that doesn't have required fields filled in, let's edit the document we created.

  1. To edit a document in a document library, simply click on it or use the selection box dropdown menu and select Edit in Microsoft Office Word.

  2. A Warning dialog box will come up reminding you that you will be opening a file; make sure it displays the filename you want, choose to edit the document, and click OK.

Word might prompt you for your SharePoint login. Your login does two things. It confirms that you can access the location of the file. And if you want to use the task pane to work with the document, your login tells Word who you are so it can propagate the pane with the correct ...

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