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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Transferring meta data from sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010

I am currently in the process of migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 and i have run in to a snag. I have not found a reliable way to transfer over meta data for documents and lists. My ...
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Additional Managed Metadata Service

I am deploying a small farm and am going to be using a taxonomy. Should I create a new Managed Metadata service application instance or just use the default? What are the advantages/disadvantages?
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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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Powershell - Update column with managed-metadata

I have used following PS script to update a manage metadata column. Not sure how to go by updating a managed-metadata column. I know I need to only populate with "10;#Wholesale Agreement" in ...
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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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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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How can I access the Taxonomy store using the Client Object Model?

We are writing an Outlook plugin and need to create an overview of the available Managed Metadata term stores and terms from clients that connect to SharePoint. I have used the TaxonomySession to do ...
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Is there any tool that can convert 2007 text/option field type into Managed Metadata fields

we have a 2007 farm that we are rebuilding in 2010. I want to take advantage of some of the new feature like Managed Metadata and I was wondering if there were any good tools out there that can ...
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Importing data into a Managed Metadata column

I am currently working on a project which requires me to use Managed Metadata columns in a list.I have used list definitions for creating the list and created the managed metadata field in its ...
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Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField

I want to programmatically set the values of the Enterprise Keywords Managed Metadata field. This field supports multiple values, but I can only get it to take one at a time. I have the following ...
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Webpart connection filter with Term Store metadata

I'm editing a list's dispform.aspx by adding a document library and trying to filter this one. I created a web part connection between the item ('Provide Row to') and the document library according a ...
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How to set value of metadata column programmatically

I am trying to migrate a set of list columns to managed metadata columns. As part of this process, I have created a set of metadata columns parallel to the existing list columns, suffixed with the ...
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Cannot Set Default Term Value on Column

I have a Meta Term Column in a Document Library that want to default to a value in my Meta Term Store. However, the SharePoint UI does not ever enable the "Save" button when for my selected tag. Why ...
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Selected TaxonmyField from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I'm trying to retrieve the selected TaxonomyField value that the user selects from the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl rather than just a string representation. The idea being to eventually create a ...
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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 - Default tagging of document in the document library

Is there a way through which I can select the default tag for the all the document in a document library. I am sure it can be done using a "ItemAdded" event redeiver, just wondering if we can ...
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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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Creating Managed Metadata Field from XML definition

I have successfully recreated all other Column types in SharePoint using the SPFieldCollection.AddFieldAsXml(string xml) method. However, the same method fails for the TaxonomyFieldTypeMulti field ...
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Keyword auto-complete broken: “Server method 'ValidateTerms' failed”

Managed metadata keyword auto-completion (when you type the start of a taxonomy keyword, it auto-completes the rest) works on one of my sites but not the other. On the non-working server, there is a ...
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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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Apply metadata based on query string or selected value in page control

When a user uploads/creates a document into my document library, i need to be able to apply a metadata tag to the document either from the URL query string or from the value selected in some web-part ...
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Multiple Managed Metadata Service Instances

I am seeing multiple Managed Metadata Web Services in my farm and am not sure what to make of it. I was expecting to see one instance why are there others? Get-SPServiceInstance | ...
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Is it possible to restrict the Terms shown in the MetadataNavigationHierarchy?

I have the following scenario: A Term Set setup called "Projects" The first level of terms under "Projects" are all names of Clients (eg. ClientA, ClientB, ClientC...) The second level of terms ...
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Taxonomical Navigation Browsing

I am new to the Taxonomical and meta data usage in SharePoint 2010 and would be grateful if someone could point my in the right direction to what I am trying to achieve. I am trying to create a ...
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Managed Metadata is reporting errors, how can I start it again?

When I try to manage the managed metadata service I get "The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available. The Application Pool or Managed Metadata Web Service may not have been ...
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Why can't a Managed Metadata field be sealed?

I am creating a custom list definition that contains Managed Metadata fields (TaxonomyFieldType). These taxonomy fields are !important so users should not be able to delete them through the UI. I ...
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Metadata Tags not available in search refinement panel

We migrated a SharePoint 2007 solution to 2010 a while back. We also added a 'managed metadata application' to our new 2010 solution. Since then users have added a lot of terms to the content. This ...
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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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Account Name (multi value; Term Set is “Customers”) wont show up in “Search Options”

I did a crawl after setting up the custom property in "Manage User properties" (this property a multi value and term set is customers). I should be able to get a drop down or picker on this field in ...
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SharePoint 2010 Metadata Navigation Heirarchy not Filtering

I have four colunms on my document library as metadata tags - Certificates, staff, Region, & language. I have added all four to my metadata navigational hierarchy. Problem: I can only filter by ...
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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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managed metadata navigation and anonymous access

I have a library with metadata navigation. When anonymous users go to a navigation link, the web browser gives the 403 forbidden error. The error disappears when I turn off metadata navigation. To ...
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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 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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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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Merge SP list data into a word document

I'm looking for some guidance on creating a custom sharepoint list (not a document library) that will generate and populate a word document with the list item's meta data. the generated word document ...
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accessing wssid and the guid of managed meta data using silverlight

I am making a silverlight UI to allow users to enter information into a list. I want give the users a choice of metadata to enter into the list, but in order to enter the metadata into the list, I ...
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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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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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Migrating a file share to SharePoint (metadata vs. folders)

I have read numerous articles recently around the benefits of utilising metadata in SharePoint Server 2010 as opposed to the age-old folder paradigm. While I have found these articles useful in ...
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FAST Search & Managed Metadata Service

We have a FAST Search application set up that is indexing data in an external datastore. We have a large number of FAST Keywords and Synonyms applied directly within the FAST setup, but we would like ...
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Publishing Managed Metadata and Using it with UPS

We have a publishing and collaboration Farm, published a Managed Metadata Service and given Full Access to the collabortion Farm. In the Collaboration Farm, created a User profile Property and ...
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Programmatically enable Enterprise Keywords for a list

How do you programmatically enable Enterprise Keywords for a SharePoint 2010 list? This is how you do it using the GUI: Igor Philippov has a solution which uses reflection and adds the field to ...
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Correct taxonomy field to use in EditModePanel?

We have a SharePoint 2010 content type with a ManagedMetaData field bound to a custom TermStore/Set in the Managed Metadata Service. We are using an EditModePanel on the PageLayout for the content ...
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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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How to manage enterprise keywords or managed metadata columns in InfoPath and Workspace

I've got errors using more complex SharePoint fields like enterprise keywords, managed metadata or custom fields that contain code with InfoPath and Workspace clients. Is this really not supported? Is ...
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How to manage more than a Metadata Service Application?

We have configured two managed Metadata services in our SharePoint 2010 Farm, named MMS1 & MMS2 and both has its own proxy service. Question:1 MMS1 has a termset group - MMS1_TG1 MMS2 has a ...
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Best way to get reference to local (SiteCollection) Term Store Group

I'm trying to hook up some Site Columns (TaxonomyFields) to Term Sets in the the local (SiteCollection) term store. In some cases I may need to actually create the term sets and this code will be ...
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SharePoint 2010 “Tag Cloud Web Part”

Can anyone give me an indication of how the Tag Cloud Web Part actually works, what fields it looks for to generate tags, etc? I'm quite new to the managed metadata service, so I've fired it up, ...