The document information panel does not open automatically for Office files opened via SharePoint Workflow hyperlink.

Overview:  By default Microsoft Word opens hyperlinks to documents as read only when the hyperlink is part of an emails contents.  Many issues can arise when the document is opened read only.  One issue that we have noticed in testing is that anytime files are opened in Read only the Document Information Panel will not…


Unable to open SharePoint documents in local client (rich client) from Chrome due to NPAPI plug-in missing

**UPDATE (8/10/2016)  Opening Office documents with Chrome / SharePoint 2013 stopped working around the May SharePoint 2013 update, this issue has been resolved and the fix is in the August 2016 update for SharePoint 2013. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3115454 August 2016 CU for SharePoint 2013 product family is available for download — End Update — Some may have noticed that…

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