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sharepoint datasheet view is greyed out despite the fact that I have 'Full Control' permissions, although I note that in Permissions it says 'Full Control, Design, Contribute, Limited Access'

Any ideas how I can resolve this please.
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Question by:Jagwarman
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A 32 bit Office component is needed on your PC. It's a DLL, and can be downloaded via this page;

http://sharepointknowledgebase.blogspot.ch/2013/09/datasheet-view-disabled-sharepoint-2010.html

Sometimes this is caused by a mismatch between Office version and browser, one being 64 bit the other not;

http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/13262/how-do-i-enable-a-greyed-out-datasheet-button
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