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 to programatically tell if a field is a taxonomy / managed metadata field?

I am going after SPList.fields and getting the collection of fields... I would like to eventually return only the fields that are managed meta data. Any ideas on how I can do this?
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Centrally managing or updating the content types of all document libraries in SharePoint 2010

So I have read articles on Managed Metadata, Content Type Publishing and Editing Document Library templates and while related none of these seem to do what I want to do. I want to add the "Link to ...
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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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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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Configuring User Profile/Managed Metadata Sync Service

As far as I know, everytime you perform a crawl on the User Profile Service Application certain Active Directory fields are converter or added (if already exist) to the People term-set. We found a ...
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Issue checking for contains in CQWP, comparing against Managed Metadata field

I have a unique scenario where I need to compare values for conditional formatting of my Content Query Web Part. In most circumstances this is pretty easy, and we thought this was working for the most ...
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Use custom columns with Content Query Web Part

I'm trying to use custom metadata columns with the Content Query Web Part. I finally figured out that I apparently needed to export the .webpart xml file, edit it and then import it as a new web part. ...
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How to activate TaxonomyFieldAdded feature in Sharepoint Online

I might have stumbled over a huge "gotcha" in SharePoint Online. Currently on the E3 plan. I have created a site collection from the "Blank Site" template (not wanting a cluttered workspace), and ...
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SharePoint 2010 CQWP and Managed Metada columns

I am trying to use a content query web part on SharePoint 2010 Server and filter on site columns of type "Managed Metadata". These columns do not show up int the available columns drop down in the ...
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When is document (word, pdf) metadata used

In 2007, when I indexed word and PDF content the search results displayed the author (created by) and a description (description column) from the actual library. In 2010, I am getting the content ...
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Use Managed metadata with the Content Query Web Part?

I'm trying out the Content Query Web Part in Office 365. However, I want to use Managed metadata as a criterion to filter on, but I don't see any of the Managed metadata columns I have created in ...
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How to migrate existing choice columns (containing data) to Managed MetaData columns using PowerShell?

I have 5 choice columns on a SharePoint library, containing ~1000 rows. I would like to migrate these 5 columns into Managed Metadata fields and maintain the data. Any ideas?
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Search on Enterprise keywords or Managed metadata

I'm new to Sharepoint online (Office 365 really), and I'm trying to figure out how to search on Enterprise keywords, on the one hand, and Managed metadata, on the other. I know I can use a syntax in ...
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How to find out if (and if possible how often) a term is used?

When using managed metadata, how can I find out, if a term is used (and if possible, how often it is used), without iterating all sites and lists/libraries on the sites?
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Sharepoint 2010 Document Organizational Structure

Our company wants to rollout a knowledge base site which will contain most of the company’s documentation. As any good SharePoint Admin would do, I am using managed metadata keywords and terms to tag ...
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Get document properties.Keys value

I'm iterating all lists in a site collection trying to get all metadata, their values and eventually count them. I'm not so far yet, but I'm stuck in getting the values from a documents (file) ...
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Calculated columns supporting all column types

I would like to develop a column which will allow the end user to do the calculations based on values of other columns of the same item (SharePoint 2010). I need it to work also with people, look up ...
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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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Metadata missing from latest document version

We have an issue with a document library whereby documents are losing their metadata, i.e. in View Properties, the metadata fields are empty. However if you click on version history, all of the ...
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Managed metadata Group not visible in sharepoint 2013

I have created managed metadata Group named "MyGroup" in term store (Managed Metadata Service) programmatically under FeatureActivated method in sharepoint 2013 as below: public override void ...
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Managed Metadata Navigation Security Trimming

Does the managed metadata navigation offer security trimming? I create a new web and not have anyone have access to it. I would now add a link to that web to the managed metadata navigation. ...
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How to “extend” IsDocument property

I want to search only file in my system (no list entry etc).. I tried with "IdDocument" property setted to 1 in the search. This works but not for every filetype. For example for .png file (after ...
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Having more control over Metadata Navigation for Pages

In SharePoint 2013 when you create a new page under a publishing page it adds a new Term under the "site navigation" termset of the site collection. What I want to do, is having more control on where ...
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Modify existing lookup type column to managed metadata type

We are in process of migrating one of our big website which is built in WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Standard version. In the process we want to convert all lookup columns to managed metadata type. We ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 and Word 2010 Multilanguage Managed Metadata issue

We have some issues related to a SharePoint 2010 solution. It’s an Intranet site Collection with multi language support on UI, Managed Metadata and document content. The PC’s are set up with Windows ...
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Invalid look-up value. A look-up field contains invalid data

I have a contenttype with a TaxonomyFieldType field, which has a specific termstore and termgroup attached to it when deployed. I didn't set AllowMultipleValues in my code before after the deploy so ...
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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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List containing Managed Metadata when exported to Excel using Ribbon, has weird hash tags - how to clean?

I have a calendar All Events list which contains few fields, some from Managed Metadata and People presence lookup fields. When I try to use the Ribbon feature to export the list into an Excel, each ...
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Programmatically configure the values included in a managed metadata property

I've got a managed metadata property in PowerShell: Get-SPEnterpriseSearchMetadataManagedProperty Looking on MSDN I can't decide which property's responsible for the UI equivalent of "Include values ...
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Uploading multiple files with metadata in SharePoint 2013

Is it possible to upload multiple files with metadata in the document library in SharePoint 2013?
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How do I Copy a Sharepoint List A to include metadata fields in List B?

Ok. I have a SharePoint List A and I need to copy to another list B (list B will have different permissions). The List are almost identical, but List B is (missing one column). Is there any way "Out ...
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Datasheetview copy managedmetadata field

We have a list with 2 metadatafields, however in this list the user wants to use datasheetview to copy many rows, the problem is when you try top copy it says managed metadatafields are readonly, is ...
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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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using TaxonomySession from SharePoint web part and visual web part

Can TaxonomySession be used at SharePoint visual web part and web part on sandbox? I tested a simple code as following, protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e) { ...
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Does SP 2010 have any support for taxonomy update workflows?

Does SP 2010 have any support for taxonomy update workflows? Or if not directly, is it possible to develop something like that using the Sharepoint API? What would be needed: taxonomy change ...
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Setting value for Taxonomy field produces Value does not fall within the expected range

I have a custom ASPX page where the user inputs data and clicks Save to add new item to the list. The field My Department is a Managed Metadata field (single choice). The user sets the value for this ...
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Backup and restore the Managed properties(Metadata properties) of the search service application in SharePoint 2010?

We are going to reset the Search Index in our SharePoint 2010 environment, I guess this will remove all the Managed properties(Metadata properties) from the search service application. So, would like ...
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Wants to convert the “choice” column to “managed metadata” column in SharePoint 2010

I have a "choice" (Checkboxes (allow multiple selections) ) column and wanted to convert the column as "managed metadata" column without any data loss. Suggest.
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Why do my “hidden” managed metadata columns have GUIDs as internal names?

When I create my managed meta data column called MyField in my develop environment it gets a "hidden field" with the suffix "_0" (MyField_0). This field has an internal and a static name with the ...
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Managed metadata field is greyed out when deploying a list definition project

I am trying to deploy a list definition which contains a TaxonomyFieldType, however the managed metadata field that gets deployed is greyed out. This is very frustrating as there are no error messages ...
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Query for retrieving managed metadata column where the column values are a subset of a list of values

In CAML, if I have a managed metadata column with multiple values, you can determine if one of a list of values is in the column using the following query (where the order of the Values/FieldRef ...
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Cannot display multi-valued property in people search results

Problem: I add a new property "Languages" to user profiles. This is a managed metadata property (type String (Multi Value)) Users select 2-3 languages they speak In people search results I want to ...
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Update column in document library

I am using this to upload documents to sharepoint library. Is it possible to update managed metadata type columns after adding files to document library. if yes, how. I am using SP 2010 and ...
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TaxonomyField not updating

I have a little function that updates a taxonomy field on a listitem. It does work when I call it from the SharePoint site, but If I call it from a WCF service (built on top of SharePoint's WCF ...
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Limit the number of managed metadata column values

How can I limit the number of values that can be used in a managed metadata column? I would like to implement a restriction similar to StackExchange, where an entry can have a maximum of 5 tags.
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Managed metadata language in Office

Is it any way to change the language of the managed metadata terms in Office (e.g. Microsoft Word document information panel). It seems the language follows the installation language and can not be ...
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How can i retreive data from Web Server to my Intranet SP site

Would you please let us know the steps to connect a external Web Service that has specific attribute (GetAttributeProductsByID , GetAttributeProductsByName ... etc ) with an Intranet Sharepoint site ...
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Add Managed metadata to link to a document

I have a document library that contains both documents and links to documents. How do I add managed metadata tags to the links to documents? I have looked at the columns, which are below. It seems ...
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Hide managed metadata column in document information pannel

I am trying to hide a managed metadata column in the document information panel. I attempted to do this by setting the ShowInFileDlg property of the field to false however the field still shows. I've ...