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We would like to have a dropdownlist in a template we have created.

Our template is basically just a table with few data but our client wants a dropdownlist based on the metadata we are already using.

So what we want is that a person can select a certain value in a dropdownlist (based on metadata) and that it is displayed on the page. We are using wikipages to create a knowledgebase.

How do we attach metadata to a dropdownlist and insert this inside the wiki template?

(Please ask if more information is needed)

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are you limited to using only sharepoint designer? – BlueBird Apr 24 '13 at 12:07
We are using SharePoint Server 2013 so we have access to SharePoint Designer. – Dries Degryse Apr 24 '13 at 12:22
and we are currently not using any other software besides SPD. – Dries Degryse Apr 24 '13 at 12:55
Why don't you use the out of the box managed metadata column? Does that not do what you need? Why not? What aspect is missing? – teylyn Apr 24 '13 at 21:25
At the moment we are using the maanged metadata tree, but this is to filter documents when clicking on the corresponding tag. But now we want a dropdownlist of thesame fields that are in the managed metadata tree, but not used to filter anything, it just has to be a field to be displayed in the wiki page. let's say we want the section "environment" set to SharePoint, it should be available in the dropdownlist while it is also in the metadata tree. – Dries Degryse Apr 25 '13 at 6:27

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