Structural metadata, the design and specification of data structures is "data about the containers of data".

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Prevent Metadata from copying when using “Send To” feature

I have an event receiver to handle items being added to a document library that sets the item's metadata based on various parameters. When in a Document Library I select an item and use "Send To > ...
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Best practice for adding metadata in sharepoint 2013

I want to use the metadata tags in our sharepoint portal application. This should not be hard coded and need to be based on pages. The user should be able to search based on metadata tags. How can we ...
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Metadata Assigned to a Folder

Working in SP13. Is there a way to assign metadata if a document is moved into a folder in a document library? I already have folders with documents inside. If a user uploads a new document to the ...
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Getting External Data from Oracle to O365?

We have an on-premise oracle database with customer info (lets say roughly 10,000 rows), that we need to make available in our SharePoint Online (2013) environment in O365. The requirement is that ...
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List Service CheckInFile clears the values of managed metadata fields

I am experiencing the same problems described in List Service resetting meta-data set by Copy Service In addition I have noticed then after creating an item using the copy service CopyIntoItems ...
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Resize metadata navigation pane

I have a basic list with metadata navigation enabled on the quick launch. The navigation pane on the left side of the list and it's resizable. How can I resize this or, an even better solution, auto ...
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SharePoint - How to search for a PDF based on it's meta data?

Within SharePoint 2010, or 2013, it is possible for SharePoint to bring up PDF search results based on PDF document meta data? If I create the PDF document in Photoshop, and add Meta Data to this ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online - Calculated field/Metadata email issue

When parsing out a section of text to be sent in an email I keep receiving error;#256 in place of the text. The column in the list looks good, but it's when sending out the data in an email is when I ...
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MOSS 2007 Powershell Export document Attributes to CSV

I have a Powershell script that technically speaking is working fine but I want to make some things more efficient. In order to export the output to a csv what i usually do is start a powershell and ...
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Document looses metadata when checked in

I have a document that has metadata against it. When I check it out however and update and check back in, it looses the metadata. Any reasons why this would occur?
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Sharepoint 2013 - Add lookup column to key filters

I've got a document library of invoices. It has various columns (mainly choices) such as, Year, Status, Location, etc. and I've been able to add them to metadata navigation as key filters. However, ...
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Naming convention in sharepoint, file with comma in name is giving error

I am facing issue with file name in document library which contain "," comma in its naming convention like abc,xyz.doc Error comes while opening or exporting file. I saw that comma is not recommended ...
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SharePoint 2013 MetaNavigation Problem deleting Termsets

The following is just a test script borrowed in part from http://goo.gl/Cw1D8h "Powershell to create and reuse Managed Navigation for multiple sites in SharePoint 2013" The following script works ...
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How to allow searching within documents / content?

I would like to see if it is possible via "out of the box" to make the search function return results from within documents in addition to it's normal functionality. Is there any way to achieve this ...
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SP 2010 Modifying the “Last Modified By” column in SQL Management Studio

Let me preface by saying that I have read this page by Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841057/en-us I have not understood it completely which is why I am here, We are currently in a tough ...
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Migrate listitem workflow?

We have an out-of-the-box approval workflow. Now we need to migrate items with workflow information (approval status, who approved, what comments were made) to another site. What needs to be done? ...
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Use Lookup Col data as managed Metadata

Sharepoint 2013, We have a table of documents, about 20,000 items in it. The managed metadata searching works great. We can search specifically for "department:Sales" and get the documents ...
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How is metadata handled over sequential versions of a document?

I want people to stop putting their name in the file name every time they review a document. As a compromise, I would like to suggest putting their name's in the metadata of that version. So, my ...
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how do you update a taxonomy metadata field where the fields Name contains a space in it

Here is the following specifics in question. I have the following taxonomy field and its associated Note field. The taxonomy field is defined with a space value in it. Taxonomy Field - ...
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Update metadata on n amount of files at the same time programmatically, using SPListItem update methods or SPWeb update batch?

I need to update meta data on multiple files that exist on my SharePoint 2010 site. When starting the method that will update the metadata i do not know how many file that will need to be updated, ...
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Using Metadata together with permissions levels

I can't wrap my head around how Metadata and permissions levels will play together on my sharepoint library. When I think of Metadata I think of a flatter folder hierarchy. At least, reducing our ...
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Possible to get Video duration through metadata?

Is it possible to access video metadata such as duration, or other valuable pieces of information? Possible through SPServices? I currently have a lot of videos, and trying to build a sorting feature ...
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Metadata Property not showing in search results

I created a column named "Issue Category" in a issue tracker list. And then, I created a new metadata property with the same name . After that I done two full crawls, but I could't see search results ...
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Sharepoint metadata search results not display items

I had created a metadata property , it called "Category". When I was searching in the search box with "Category:EE" , I get a results which was a list or library . But I want to receive is a items ...
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Column Default Value Settings disappear after site collection restore

I have restored a site collection and for some reason the column default value settings have all disappeared. Is this a known problem with SPSite-restore? Thanks
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How can I assign metadata to federated documents?

I have a set of documents that must reside on a file share, but I need them to be indexed by SharePoint 2010 search (FAST), and I also need to assign metadata to the documents. If there were no ...
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Quick metadata navigation question - Display nothing until user picks a keyword

I have metadata navigation enabled for a list. Is there a way not to display anything until user selects a metadata keyword?
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Group by managed metadata column

Is there any (non-programmatical way) to group by a managed metadata column. My managed metadata column is in my view, but I can't select it in the 'Group-By' dropdowns, why? I'm using a SharePoint ...
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TaxonomyFieldValueCollection elements order

Does multivalued taxonomy field return elements in the same order as entered by the user?
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Outputting Folder Column Defaults in a List

I have folders in a library which have default values set for certain folders through the library settings I know the values are their because I can see them and they get applied to documents. I was ...
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How to get a creation date from a SPListItem that is a folder in c#?

I am making a visual webpart in SP 2010, and I download the SPListItems from a document library. I need to get the creation date of all the documents and folder items. I can do it successfuly for ...
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Give user write permissions based on meta data tag (s)

Ex: The organisation do not have access to write back to AD Everybody (users) in a organisation have read permission on every document / library / site etc. Based on "something magic" (list / ...
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Problem with File.Checkin only on certain files

I have a powershell script that is copying files from a mapped drive into sharepoint and setting some meta data. All is working as expected with the exception of certain files lose most meta data when ...
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Taxonomyinternalservice.json

I am having a list which fetches the metadata termsets. But it is taking very long time to get the results. I have checked this in Fiddler and it is the following line of code is taking more time. ...
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SP2010 - Visual Web Part - Storing metadata in folders in document libraries

I want to store a number to folders to enforce ordering. I noticed these three pages http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/microsoft.sharepoint.spfolder.getproperty.aspx ...
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Supply default metadata to a drop off library upload form

I have created a custom page where I supply a search query string (k=Param:Value) that only have a results webpart (no search form). It is intended to be called from our CRM (Dynamics) in the form ...
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Display read only properties

I am trying to add a 'Security Classification' field to the properties of a document. The requirements are that certain users should be able to change the field at a document library level, or if not ...
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Hidden fields turn to optional when i save document template

I have a few fields that I am adding to a list that will be automatically populated and use for tagging against a document for search crawling, e.g. Document Owner. When I set them to be hidden in the ...
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How to configure Managed Navigation to display the current site and items below the current site

When configuring the Current Navigation the only Managed Navigation option is Managed Navigation: The navigation items will be represented using a Managed Metadata term set. When I select this ...
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Conditional metadata

Is it possible to set conditional metadata for a document? For instance, there are three metadatafields in my document: accountnumber, projectnumber and casenumber. A user can fill all three ...
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Preserve uploaded file name whilst having a valid url

If title of my question doesn't already demonstrate it, I am very much a newbie to the Sharepoint world, having come from a Lotus Notes background. So take it as a given that there are a lot of ...
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Columns are not available for metadata navigation for List with Infopath “promoted fields”

SharePoint 2010. We have an infopath form that's basically a trouble ticket. Several (but not all) of the fields are promoted, and appear in the main/default view as columns. These columns can be ...
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managed metadata navigation not working correctly

I have created a managed metadata column in a library and pointed it to a term set. I uploaded a single document and tagged it. I have turned on the metadata navigation for this particular column. ...
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How to import multiple excel columns into a single metadata column?

Consider: I work for an organization that has eight service territories. We have a series of procedural documents that can apply to one territory up to all eight territories, and I am attempting to ...
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why isn't our sharpoint site search box working well?

Our search results suck (not ranking) just good old site searching. Is this related to metadata?
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SharePoint 2013: Access the metadata Tags of a page within a Search Result Display Template for an Item

I'm trying to access the metadata Tags of a SharePoint page within the search result of that page using a Display Template. In the Managed Properties for my search service, the Tags property is ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Bulk Upload List Data that contains Managed Metadata (Terms)

I have a list that contains a few columns of type Managed Metadata and want to upload a bunch of data (records) to the list. I understand that you can't do this within the Datasheet View of the list ...
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Create SPList Metadata

I want to give a SPLists a Expiry Date so they are later deleted through a timerjob. The value is set by the user when they create a list through my functioning visual webpart. Is it possible to give ...
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Set Created By field for Folder in Document Library

I need to migrate documents from xml to Document Library. We can use Files.Add method to create documents with created by and modified by fields. How can we update / create Folders in Document Library ...
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Can you add metadata to a folder in a document library?

I am making a visual webpart for SharePoint 2010 that displays files and folders from a document library, and I want to keep ordering to folders. I want to be able to sort folders so I need a way to ...