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Access "ID" field with Quickparts in Word? RRS feed

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  • Is there any easy way to access the Sharepoint "ID" field directly/easily from Word?  Quickparts only seems to be able to show custom fields from SP.  I was hoping to use a macro or similar mechanism to automatically add this number to a document.  Thanks.
    Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:18 PM

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  • Hi Fredericks,

     

    You can use the custom field update with ID value by workflow (your another post), then display custom field in the Word document with Quickparts per this article.

     

    Thanks


    Regards, Daniel
    Thursday, September 29, 2011 8:09 AM
    Moderator
  • Thanks for the reply.  But is there a way to directly access/display the ID field (e.g., programatically in a macro)?  As you saw in my other post, using a workflow can be problematic when creating new documents, since Word locks all fields for that document from being edited.  
    Thursday, September 29, 2011 3:30 PM