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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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, ...
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What is the difference between a group and a term set in managed metadata services?

I think primarily your most top level item will always be a group. Once you have a group established you need to add term sets. So it seems 1 group : (many) term sets (children). What is the ...
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how to manage termstore group

We have configured a metadata service application in our sharepoint 2010 farm and associated with the default proxy group. The default proxy group is associated with a webapplication. The metadata has ...
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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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How can you tell if a document library column's metadata is being crawled?

I am in the process of customizing the search results for a SharePoint 2010 site collection. Part of this site collection contains a document library I created to store some documents on one of the ...
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Managed Metadata Service Connection (local workstation) help

On local w7 64 bit system. I am trying to hook up the managed meta data service connection. It is asking for some url or address and not sure what to enter for local workstation.. Example Url: ...
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Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available

If I go to Term store Management "Site Settings Term Store Management Tool" I get the following error. The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available. The Application ...
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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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Key Field list filter on plain text field in SP2010

In Sharepoint 2010, I have a document library, with a mixture of managed metadata, choice, date/time and text fields. I am using the new metadata navigation settings in 2010 to display a navigation ...
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Managed metadata site columns not saving [closed]

The Vision To create a deployable page layout which uses a manage metadata field. Steps taken Create a term store in central administration Create a content type (which inherits publishing page) ...
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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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TermCollection is not sorted correctly [closed]

When I output the terms in a term store, the first level terms are sorted alphabetically but the second level sub terms are not sorted. According to ...
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Proper way to restore a Managed Metadata Services database to new Farm

Recently one of our SharePoint 2010 development servers died (OS related we think). I managed to get into the file system and grab all the SP databases (mdf's and ldf's). I rebuilt a new SP2010 ...
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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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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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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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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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Large term sets in SharePoint 2010

Is there a best practice, or limit regarding the maximum number of items in a term set? I did a quick test, and imported 50,000 items using the import tool (all items with the same parent). I got ...
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Render metadata from term store as dropdownbox

Any idea how to render a managed metadata column as a dropdown list (just like the choice field)?
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Managed MetaData Columns in FASTSearch

I have a FAST Search site collection and, in results.aspx, I'm trying to configure the 'Refinement Panel' web part so it displays my custom taxonomy which I've created in Managed MetaData service. If ...
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How best to handle metadata lookup?

I have a query regarding how I should best handle uploading documents into SharePoint (currently WSS) where the Taxonomy asks for client code for all documents. The problem I have is that we have say ...