Refresh Button Does Not Refresh Document in Internet Explorer

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SYMPTOMS
When you click Refresh on the Internet Explorer toolbar, the document youare currently viewing may not be refreshed.
CAUSE
This behavior can occur if you are viewing a Microsoft Office document(such as a Microsoft Word or Microsoft Excel document) in InternetExplorer.
STATUS
This behavior is by design.
MORE INFORMATION
You cannot refresh Office documents that you view in Internet Explorer.

For information about using Internet Explorer to host Office documents,please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
162059Office Documents Open in Internet Explorer
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Article ID: 180491 - Last Review: 01/11/2015 01:42:44 - Revision: 3.1

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