The Web File Properties dialog box displays incorrect properties for a document that is saved in a Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 document library

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SYMPTOMS

When you view the properties of a document that is opened from a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 document library, the Web File Properties dialog box appears. However, when you view the Web File Properties dialog box, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:
  • Hidden properties are unexpectedly visible.
  • The Content Type list is missing.
  • All document properties are visible. You would expect only the properties for the document's content type to be visible.
  • If a Schema.xml file has not been modified for a feature, the Web File Properties dialog box may be blank.
Note To view the Web File Properties dialog box, open the file from the document library, and then click Properties on the File menu.

RESOLUTION

How to obtain the hotfix

This issue is fixed in the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix packages that are dated April 12, 2007.

For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
934790 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package: April 12, 2007
934251 Description of the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 hotfix package that includes the English, French, and German MUI: April 12, 2007

How to modify your customizations

To modify your customizations, check the files that were copied earlier for your own customization as listed in the following table.
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File name in hotfixFile name in installationLocation of file to replace
Schema.xml_doclibSchema.xml\Features\Documentlibrary\Doclib
Schema.xml_webtempSchema.xml\Template\Global\Webtemp
Schema.xml_wplibSchema.xml\Template\Global\Wplib
Dmslstschema_xmlSchema.xml\Template\Centraladmin\Dmslist
In your custom Schema.xml file, locate the following line of code.
_tp_ctfld.stDisplay =</HTML>
Add the following code above the line of code that you located.
_tp_ctfld.fShowInNewForm = BoolFromString2(</HTML>
                <ScriptQuote><Property Select="ShowInNewForm"/></ScriptQuote>
                <HTML>, true);
                _tp_ctfld.fShowInEditForm = BoolFromString2(</HTML>
                <ScriptQuote><Property Select="ShowInEditForm"/></ScriptQuote>
                <HTML>, true);
                _tp_ctfld.fReadOnly = BoolFromString(</HTML>
                <ScriptQuote><Property Select="ReadOnly"/></ScriptQuote>
                <HTML>);

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 934253 - Last Review: October 8, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0
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