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Sharepoint version number in Office 2003 docs

Since the automatic propagation of Sharepoint version number requires Office 2007 files (.docx), it’s often required to enable this functionallity manually.
I came over a blog entry which describes how to do this and implement it as a Sharepoint feature. See the following blog entry for details:
If you don’t have the possibility to deploy new solutions, you might use VBA as well. See the following article for information on how to do this:
However, since the macro and script security in Office often requires the persmission to run unsecured code, I recommend the feature approach.
If you only use Office 2007 document formats, simply add the "_Version" document property to your document and all is done.

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