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

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Copy files/folders between site collection and retaining metadata

I'm using SharePoint 2013 I need to copy files/folders/sub folders from one site collection to different site collection(basically archiving them). I need to do this remotely by using CSOM/JSOM. ...
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Version is being changed when editing document properties

Is it possible to edit "Properties" of a document? Each time I edit "properties" of any document, version is being changed. Is it possible to edit and it remain in same version?
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Sharepoint 2010 metadata filters- Driving from a link or script

The "old style" list filters in Sharepoint List views (e.g. when the user clicks on a column to filter or sort on column values) use an http GET, so the filter paramaters are transmitted in the page ...
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Overwrite Library Word file with PDF and keep SharePoint Document ID

We are moving from Documentum to SharePoint 2013, and are trying to test whether we can check out a Word file from a SharePoint library and then when I check in the file, overwrite it with a PDF ...
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GetListItems working with ows_metadata and viewfields

This situation is not far out but is a conundrum... I am using GetListItems to query a SharePoint 2010 list. My restrictions on the list are: return back only a few select fields (on top of the the ...
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Handling permission using metadata

I'm working for a company with several departments (human resources, comptability, and such). Each department must be able to create documents. User groups must be able to access documents from a ...
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Dependencies between two managed metadata columns

I need to create a dependency between two columns in a document library. The first column is "Exempt?". Either "Yes" or "No" can be input. If "Exempt?" is "Yes", then I would like the second column ...
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How to display value of version column in word document?

I tried to include my document's version number in a word file using quick parts as described here: ...
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Fetch list item properties using Powershell

I have document library. I want to replace some document properties using powershell. There are multiple properties associated with each document. First I'll need to check for all documents if that ...
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Why to choose metadata navigation

What is the difference between metadata navigation and filtering via column heading?
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Filtering / sorting of Managed Metadata Columns not working

We're experiencing some issues with Managed Metadata columns in a list view. - filtering is not working - sort order seems to be wrong Sorting: The sort order seems to follow the term ID, not the ...
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Dynamically create metadata and associate it with File using Client Object Model

Is there any way to dynamically add metadata in the upload file. I am using the following code in this regard. File uploadFile = context.Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(location); //check out to make ...
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Force users to enter document metadata before creating a new document in Sharepoint 2013 document library?

First off, I'm new to Sharepoint. With that out of the way, I have a document library based on a custom content type. When working with Sharepoint document libraries some users find the document info ...
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Error code 0x81020030 when calling UpdateListItems of Lists.asmx web service

My problem is very similar to this one (in what I'm calling) but I'm receiving a different error. The XML I feed the service and the response is as follows; <Batch OnError="Continue" ...
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Hierarchical Metadata - how can they be used in search reasonably?

In a SharePoint 2013 site, we have defined metadata hierarchically in groups like a tree. My question: Which behavior of SharePoint 2013 is possible and "wanted" for searching content by such ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online CQWP, using design manager can't filter on a managed metadata column

I reviewed a lot of articles and couldn't find anyone talking this issue. My issue is when I use Design manager to create a CQWP snippet, I always get error message when try to filter against a Page ...
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Sharepoint 2010 managed metadata via powershell: can't access some fields

I'm trying to learn about accessing/setting managed metadata fields using powershell (v2) in sharepoint 2010. Based on various tutorials/forums I have the following minimal (not)working example: ...
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Faster way of Downloading Metadata in CSV

we Have document library with 3lacs+ items. we have to download metadata of each file in a csv such as Modified date , modified By etc. I used powershell code for achieving this task but for some ...
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Terms, keywords, tags hashtags this is confusing

i have read all day about keywords, tags, #hasttags and it confuses me. Whats the difference between Keywords and terms/termsets? I have tagged documents with keywords, but i want to use terms ...
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How to use SharePoint for storing documents with bibliographic information?

For researchers, it is important to have the bibliographic information (Author, Year, Title, Journal or source name, publisher, original URL, etc.) for a document, paper or information in general. ...
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Filter XSLT ListView with metadats as tags

My goals A documents library has a Metadata column. In a webpart page, user selects (through select2) several metadatas as tags. the tag(s) (one or many) are sent to a XSLT ListView XSLT ...
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Providing searchable metadata or 'tagging' a subsite

I'm a newbie at SharePoint and I was wondering what was the best way to implement this: I am creating subsites under a site collection using a web form and JS plus the REST api. Basically, what I ...
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How to get a list of items from a particular folder

The Following code write all the items from the list to CSV file. $list.Items| foreach { $obj = New-Object PSObject -Property @{ "Title" = $_["Title"] ...
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Word wrap Metadata Navigation

I am trying to configure the master page to enable word wrap for the Metadata Navigation pane as the text is too long for the default width and the user has to expand it manually. This is the code I ...
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Powershell for Downloading Bulk Data From Document Libraries with MetaData and Log

I am Looking for a PowerShell Script which can download Bulk Data from SharePoint Document Library to a hard Disk with Metadata of each data in a CSV file. I also want log File for a documents which ...
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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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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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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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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 ...