Do you know how to get the SharePoint document version in Word?

Last updated by Tiago Araújo [SSW] about 3 years ago.See history

We are always disappointed when adding version information to a Word document. When you use the Word version you get a number that indicates the number of times the document has been saved and not a proper version number.

It is possible to get the number into Word for the version of the document on the SharePoint document library.

Note: This also works in SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010.

Figure: Good example, you see the formatted SharePoint version number

Bad Example

Good Example

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