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Add the SharePoint Version Number to a Word Document

A client asked me today how he could insert the Version of a file stored in a Sharepoitn Library into a word 2010 document, my initial response was “use Quick Parts” but I tested and to my surprise it’s not showing in the list of QuickParts.
Nor in the column value “[Version]” can be used in a different column: the value is being saved only after the item is processed and therefore any calculated value will not take the change and display 0.

Thanks to those simple no-code steps by CodebyCody it’s a quick fix which gets you to start using Sharepoint Information Management Policy Settings. Enabling this label at a Content Type level for instance “Document” will fix all document library in one shot.

via François on Sharepoint http://sharepointfrancois.wordpress.com/2012/11/21/add-the-sharepoint-version-number-to-a-word-document/

François Souyri
French native Sharepoint Consultant living in London. A crossway between a designer, developer and system architect. Prefers stretching the limit of out-of-the-box features rather than breaking them into code. When not working with Microsoft Sharepoint François is often found on Web2.0 News sites and related social networking tools.

This article has been cross posted from sharepointfrancois.wordpress.com/ (original article)

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