SharePoint 2010 comes with an enhanced mechanism for managing your enterprise contents in SharePoint portal. Managed metadata refers to organizing your SharePoint contents so that they are easily categorizable and searchable. - Metadata and Tagging - Taxonomies - Folksonomies

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How do I connect with SharePoint Online Web Services in order to access list and taxonomy data?

I am using the SharePoint SOAP web services to try collecting list and taxonomy data from a site on SharePoint Online. The following code works nicely when connected to a standalone SharePoint farm. ...
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Lists or Managed meta data

I'm implementing a document library and trying to distinguish the use of managed meta data or lists with lookup values. The first one can be centrally defined, gives clarity of relationships and is ...
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Sharepoint Online (365) Programmatically working with Managed Metadata

So, you want to migrate some documents that have managed metadata columns from another source into SharePoint Online. Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy is blocked. Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Taxonomy ...
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Save metadata on this list as social tags

On the UI, for a document Library settings, under "Enterprise Metadata and Keywords Settings" there is an option to "Save metadata on this list as social tags" Is there a way to activate this, ...
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Query SP2013 Managed metadata term store

I was wondering if it is possible to query the Term Store via the REST API or Javascript Client Object Model in SP2013. I can't quite seem to work out the naming scheme for the REST API to discover ...
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Sharing custom content types across multiple web applications

Our SharePoint 2010 instance have 3 Web Applications, lets just call them A B and C. I have the managed-metadata service pointed to web application A. The content type hub service is enable for A. ...
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Accessing Terms in Term Store using JSOM in Sharepoint 2013

I want to display the terms from a term store using Javascript Object Model. How can this be done?
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Access Denied while setting Metadata Store Permission

Breaking my head with this issue for the past 2 days! Received Access Denied error in SPD so tried to set Meta Data permission and get the following error. I am one of the Admins for BSC service ...
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BCS External Content Type with 20,000+ items (O365)

We have a large database of 20,000+ items on a local database that we need to get into Sharepoint Online 2013 in O365 to use as metadata for various documents in multiple locations. New entries and ...
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Is there a way to set the landing page of variations [without customizations]?

I know by default, when users navigate to the Variation Root Site, they are redirected to the appropriate top site of a variation label, based on the language setting of their Web browser. For ...
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Content Type vs Managed Metadata

Considering Content Types and Managed Metadata are two difference ways to add metadata to items I am having difficulty understanding how these two features play together. It seems to me many of the ...
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Managed Metadata Service Application and Crazy Behavior

Good afternoon everyone. I've been working on the implementation of a SharePoint 2010 farm for over a week know, which is far longer than I should have been working on it. I'm running into a ...
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Managed Metadata Filter Empty

I have a Doc Library using a custom content type with about 15 managed metadata fields in it. For some reason filtering on one particular column whether it be MM Navigation, MM Key Filters, or just a ...
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Saving list template with managed metadata columns. Creating new list with the template.

I have a list that has several columns including managed metadata columns. I'm saving this list as a template and including all the content. I'm then taking this template to another site collection ...
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Tag cloud in SP2010

I am using a managed metadata column in a content type. The content type is used across the site collection.I want to show the most used values of the column as a Tag cloud web part. The out of box ...
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Getting Metadata column field control on Custom form in sharepoint

I have a custom custom sharepoint form which i have created using visual webpart. I want to have a Metadata field in my custom form.However, i am not able to find it in my ascx file. Please help.
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Setting default value for metadata column programmatically

I'm trying to set the metadata value for a folder in a document library with the following code: using (SPSite siteCollection = new SPSite("http://dev.site.com")) { using ...
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SharePoint Designer Workflow Not Always Firing

I have a very simple SharePoint Designer workflow on a SharePoint list. All it does is fire when a new item is created, copying one column value into another. The workflow generally does exactly what ...
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Powershell: Cannot update taxonomy type column item with multiple values

I'm having a strange problem. I try to populate items' property which is of managed metadata (taxonomy) type and the update method doesn't work. This field has "allow multiple values" property ...
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SharePoint 2013 search result taxonomyfieldvalue

Unfortunately a SharePoint 2013 search result returns something which is not compatible with a TaxonomyFieldValue constructor. If you pass a search result to a TaxonomyFieldValue ctor you will get ...
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Query Managed Metadata Service in Content by Search WebPart

I have created a site navigation structure in SharePoint Managed Metadata Service and I add a custom property to each term. How can I query the Managed Metadata Service by the Content Search WebPart ...
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Why do I keep losing Managed Metadata Service connection on Office 365?

I have recently signed up for Office 365, and I want to use managed metadata and use them with key filters. But when I have set it up and added a term list, and then try to use it, the connection is ...
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Programmatically add a managed metadata term store and set BCS permissions

I would like all my Lists, MMS's, WebParts, External Content types to be deployed to SharePoint without any need to insert anything manual. I figured out how to make lists but i can not find any way ...
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How to Add Managed Meta Data Field to Available Hierarchy Fields

I'm trying to set up metadata navigation for my library. I am following the instructions at this link on the Microsoft support site. When I get to Step 4, I am not able to add "Managed Metadata ...
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How do I get the terms used in a TaxonomyField?

I have a document library with a custom managed metadata field. I want to get the terms that are used for a particular item. I can get access to the item through the object model, and can get to the ...
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Library view with subtree taxonomy filter

Let's say I have a following taxonomy tree: World |--Germany |    |-Frankfurt |    |-Berlin |--France      |-Paris ...
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How do you properly write to a managed metadata column from JSOM? (SharePoint 2013)

I am trying to write the value of a managed metadata column across several documents in a document library at once using JSOM, but for some reason the way I'm trying only writes the value to the first ...
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How to assign metadata to a Site Collection

In SharePoint 2010 we want to create several different Information Architecture views of our Site Collections. One idea is to use Term Store from the Managed Metadata Service as a way of creating an ...
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Display Common Metadata Tags as Webpart

Looking to create a "common tags" pane on a homepage in SP2013 based on metadata but struggling to find a clean efficient way to do so. Found an MSDN guide on getting the term stores using a Taxonomy ...
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List View Filtering on Managed Metadata Fields issue

Our client asked us to change list view filtering to not show all terms from taxonomy in managed metadata, but only those from documents in library. Currently we have two columns: We have a managed ...
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Taxonomy field doesnt always show up in CQWP filter

I am using two new features in CQWP to list "related items" in a web part: Taxonomy field filtering is used to match the current pages taxonomy value given dynamically by ...
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Managed Navigation: The children of pinned terms not displaying

We have a need to take a navigation term (that has children) and pin it from the Site Collection into the Global Term Store. Then we have a separate Site Collection that will take the pinned term from ...
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Dependencies between Managed Metadata columns

I have two managed metadata columns, which I want to make dependent of each other. The first column is a set of companies (Company), and the other column contains the employees (Employee) of the ...
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How do I determine if a managed metadata group is for a site collection or not using CSOM?

I am iterating through managed metadata using CSOM and PowerShell against SharePoint Online. I need to know if a managed metadata group is a site collection group or if it is global. When I use the ...
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SharePoint 2013 managed metadata navigation and custom sort order

I'm trying out the managed navigation in SP 2013 and cannot set the custom sort order. I select "Use custom sort order" and save it but when I reload the page "Use default sort order according to ...
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Managed metadata column values show GUID in search results

My problem is the same as the one described here: http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/hu-HU/sharepoint2010general/thread/e3edd223-4fa7-4920-8efd-4898df85f0bf Unfortunately, that post does not ...
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Managed metadata language in the Document Information Panel

If a document uses a Managed Metadata field, is there a way to make the term set browser in Word 2010's Document Information Panel display the term sets in a language other than the default language ...
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SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata accepting invalid terms

I currently have a problem regarding our Managed metadata field. At this point, our field is accepting invalid terms in the term set but is a valid term in the term store. Below are screenshots that ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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Is it possible to synchronize managed metadata term store across dev-test-prod?

Using the managed metadata service with SharePoint 2010, is it possible to synchronize term sets across different farms (or to export an existing term set to CSV so it can be imported on another ...
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SharePoint2013 Taxonomy get all child term of a specific parent term using JSOM

By specifying the term set guid we can get all the terms, but the term sets can have multiple levels. So how can I get all the child terms of a specific parent term in a term set? Because a term set ...
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Permissions and Managed Metadata in Navigation

So I've set up on SharePoint 2013 Managed Metadata Navigation for a site collection, inherits to all sites below. When I access as a "Site Member" or "Site Owner" I get to see the full navigation. ...
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Setting value of Enterprise Keywords using CSOM

I have included the enterprise keywords column in my contenttype and list and I try to set the value using the managed CSOM. I just used the default already existing column so the column name is ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation always redirecting to “start.aspx#null”

I'm trying to use Managed Metadata Navigation for cruising around my site. Right now I have a couple of team sites. In the target settings I set the navigation URL to: ...
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Automatically add tag to uploaded document in sharepoint

My environment is sharepoint 2010 and vs 2010. I already have an OOTB document library that I am using and I wanted to know how I can add a tag or keyword to a METADATA column. I am using the same ...
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Term Store Management option missing in site collection settings

I don't see "Term Store Management" in site collection settings. I checked this blog post http://blog.petergerritsen.nl/2010/06/09/term-store-management-option-missing-in-site-collection-settings/ ...
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Rest Query Managed Metadata Filter

I am currently writing a JSON query for office 365 (sharepoint 2013) where the filter is suppose to filter depending on values returned from a managed metadata field I am trying to filter based on ...
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SharePoint2010 restore does not restore the tags

I am facing a strange issue. Whenever I take backup of SharePoint site collection and move it from Model Office to Production System, the tags with the documents become inactive. When you open the ...
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Nulling/clearing/updating Managed Metadata TaxonomyFieldValue?

In my recent adventures populating Managed Metadata values (aka TaxonomyFieldValue), I have encountered either a bug, potential oversight, or a substantial erosion of my sanity. In short, it does not ...
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Rename Term store (root) with powershell - managed metadata service

Is there a way to rename Term store "root" node? (yellow in the picture below) I've tried $taxonomySession = Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site $gurl $termStore = $taxonomySession.TermStores["Managed ...