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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Managed Metadata Navigation - How do you make quicklaunch work contextually like structural nav quicklaunch?

I've tried to use the new Managed Metadata navigation on our new SP2013 site, and it works great for global navigation. However, I have spent hours trying to figure out how to get the quicklaunch ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is there a way to filter a CQWP or DVWP using Metadata column values?

I have a SharePoint 2010 list containing a metadata column. Is there a way to filter list values on a data view web part or a Content query web part using the metadata values? For example: I have ...
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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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Retrieving Taxonomy Terms by Rest API based on refiners

I don't have any Site Columns, any Catalog Site Collection or Catalog list. I have about 30 Terms and TermSets (in MMS). Now I want to use them as a search based menu. By using Powershell I have ...
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Not sure how to programmatically filter by taxonomy metadata in my custom search webpart

I have pages in a pages library on a publishing site which have a managed metadata (taxonomy) field in their content type. I want my custom search webpart to read the taxonomy set on its parent page ...
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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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Display Related Items Based On Search Context

We are building a website on SharePoint 2013 using the new cross site publishing and search features. We want to implement a "Related Items" feature using the Content Search web part in tandem with ...
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Metadata Navigation with Variations enabled - Use Site collection term set or variation site term set?

When using Metadata Navigation with Variations enabled, the default is the following (assuming languages EN-US and DE-DE): Site Collection (http://example.org/) Site DE-DE ...
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Segregation of Managed Metadata between site collections

Is it possible to create a particular set of metadata and use it in a site collection, and create a different set of metadata terms to be used in a separate site collection without them seeing the ...
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CAML OrderBy and managed metadata

I have something like this: SPQuery query = new SPQuery(); query.Query = "<OrderBy><FieldRef name=\"MyTerm\" /></OrderBy>"; myList.GetItems(query); I can sort on normal fields, ...
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What, if any, is a recommended way to structure similar 500,000 terms?

I have a client that would like to use "tagging" to identify documents that are related to specific customer/case data. Some terms would be customer identifiers with child terms for customer cases. ...
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Content By Query filtered by managed metadata, unfiltered view = all items?

This might be an easy peasy question, but I cant seem to find an answer. I have a list and some managed metadata that I use to filter it with a content by query web part. The managed metadata acts as ...
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Issues Setting Up the Managed Metadata Service

Prior to a couple weeks ago I had never touched Sharepoint before so I apologize for any important information I may be missing that's pertinent to this question. I am trying to get the Managed Meta ...
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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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Add default data in declarative xml list instances for Taxonomy fields

Can somebody tell me, how to add default data for taxonomy fields in xml... currently i am doing this is a basic way, but not working... <Data> <Rows> <Row> <Field ...
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Get value from Managed Metadata Field in Drop Down List

I'm working on a project portal where a user can create a project (team site). The user is asked to fill in details regarding the projects. One of the things that is required is a Managed Metadata ...
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Key Filters: Always boolean AND? Possibility of adding user-controlled OR?

In a usability test just now, I learned that the Key Filters part of Metadata Navigation operate on boolean AND. A document has to match all filters in order to appear. Do I have any control over ...
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Connecting web parts to metadata navigation in document library

Is it possible to read from the metadata navigation in a document library so that the selected value(s) can be passed into another web-part (in this case a CoreResultsWebPart ). The IsNodeSelected ...
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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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SharePoint Framework for Programmatically creating Fields, ContentTypes etc

I am looking for a SharePoint Framework/API which can be used to programmatically create Artifacts like Fields, Lists, ContentTypes etc using SP 2010 Object Model. The objectives are: Provide ...