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    evildictait​or

    @magicalclick: NVM, turns out there's a variety of reasons why you might not be able to open a document on a WP:

    • You might not be able to edit a Microsoft Office document on your phone depending on what's in it or how it was last saved. Here are some of the more common things that make a document read-only on your phone.

      The file is:

      • Saved as an older type of Microsoft Office document, such as a Microsoft Word 97-2003 document (.doc), Microsoft Excel 97-2003 workbook (.xls), or Microsoft PowerPoint 97-2003 presentation (.ppt).
      • Digitally signed.
      • Marked as final.
      • Protected using rights management.
      • Protected with a password.
      • Protected with restricted editing rights.

      Microsoft Word documents are read-only if they have:

      • Track Changes enabled.
      • Frames.
      • Custom markup (custom XML, Structured Document Tags (SDT), or smart tags).
      • XML tags with unsupported values.

      Microsoft Excel workbooks are read-only if they have:

      • Functions that aren't supported on the phone. For info about which Excel functions are supported, see the Microsoft Support article about supported content in Excel Mobile.
      • Scenarios.
      • Data validation in one or more cells.
      • Array formulas.
      • Data tables.
      • Slicers.
      • Macros enabled.
      • Large column or row widths.
      • Formulas that contain links or references to other workbooks.
      • Formulas with structured references.
      • Formulas that contain references, content, or formatting beyond cell IV16384.
      • Formulas that are longer than 512 characters or have more than 30 arguments in them.
      • Tracked changes.
      • Dialog sheets.
      • XML markup that isn't formed correctly.
      • OLE objects or ActiveX controls.

      For Microsoft OneNote notebooks, you can't edit:

      • A page from a notebook that was sent as an email attachment.
      • A notebook that is shared on SkyDrive, a Microsoft SharePoint site, or a SharePoint Online site, and marked as read-only.
      • A notebook that has a corrupted page.

      For Microsoft PowerPoint presentations, you can only make certain types of edits on your phone. Some examples include editing text in a text box, adding or editing notes, changing the order of slides, or hiding slides. For more info about editing a PowerPoint presentation on your phone, see Use PowerPoint Mobile.