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

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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 ...
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Search pages on meta tag keywords in sharepoint 2010

I am not a pro, so the question i am asking could be a candy bar. I want my pages to be searched by using meta information for the page. For example if i search dell search results should be ...
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Word document Author property as SharePoint column - how?

I would like to expose the Word document property "Author" as a SharePoint metadata column. It is clearly not linked to the "Created By" field, whose internal column name is "Author". Is it possible ...
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customizing key filter in sharepoint 2010

I am trying to create a key filter on a particular library with columns name, doc level, dept, No., MODIFIED AND MODIFIED BY. I will like the library to filter based on Name,Dept, Doc Type. While ...
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Creating Document Libraries Using WebDav Interface

I am currently developing an app that uses the WebDav HTTP protocol to communicate and handle interactions with a Sharepoint site. While I can use a MKCOL request to create directories within a ...
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Navigating through metadata in entreprise wiki

I'm a student and kind of new to SharePoint 2013. I'm trying to set up a knowledge base in SP 2013 for a small company. I'm using an entreprise wiki to do this. ( Is this the correct way ? ) Now i ...
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List Service resetting meta-data set by Copy Service

I'm seeing some strange behavior when using the SharePoint Lists web service while trying to update a document in a document library. I successfully use the Copy web service to upload the file (from a ...
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Can I use metadata to limit the choices in another metadata column?

SP Foundation 2010, no developer rights, no SPD. Those are the limitations that are the mother(s) of invention. We're categorizing a number of documents with a three level hierarchy. +Billing ...
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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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how can i get the internal ID/name of the terms in a managed metadata column?

I'm creating a SPD workflow where if the term in the managed metadata column = X, an action happens but the only way SPD will do the proper comparison to "X" is by using the internal ID of the term - ...
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User permissions by metadata?

I'm trying to set up a site architecture for a new Office 365 account, and we would need to have a site and its documents generally open to multiple employees, but some of these need access to most ...
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Create New Word Document with Droplist Metadata

I have a new document library created in SharePoint 2007 and I have metadata associated with each entry. These fields are mostly simple text fields. One such column is a drop-list that reads from ...
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How can I force a metadata field to be treated as a hyperlink?

We're using SP Foundation, and it should be assumed that we have no functionality apart from what comes OOTB. We have a form we're creating that's basically a document index. One of the columns is a ...
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Create link to value in taxonomy

I have som users that wants a link directly to a value with children in the taxonomy navigation area. Is this at all posible? I have tested several ways, most of them work when i paste them in my ...
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Overriding the Default Upload.apx form for a Document Library

I am a total newbie to SharePoint but I have been given the task of driving the roll out/Proof of Concept that SharePoint 2010 is capable of providing what our company wants. One of the main ...
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Accessing page metadata properties via clientside API

Morning all, Can anyone advise if it's possible to access a document / web part page properties via the client/JSCript API for use elsewhere on the page. To put this in context, I've inherited a ...
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Adding default “Created” column to content type

I am working with a third-party solution for SharePoint that has some limitations I am trying to work around. We are using a SharePoint library as a repository for XML objects, and this third-party ...
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I need advice on a keyword strategy

I think my question is general enough to not be version-specific, but if not, we're running Foundation 2010 with minimal development (SPD, Vis Studio, etc.) capability. I have a 3500-document ...
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No results when searching with special characters in custom metadata property

We have an issue with SharePoint 2010 Search. Currently, we have a property in Active Directory, for each user, that specify their initials. We have a scheduled task that runs every hour to sync these ...
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Calculated datetime column returns string;# in search index

We have a calculated column, that results in a date. It's output type is set to DateTime - Date only. When we run the search indexer, it shows up in "crawled properties" as a Text-column, and in the ...
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List item Title goes blank after editing document in Word

I am creating new document in document library using this code: private SPListItem CreateNewDocument() { SPContentType documentContentType; byte[] bytes; string templatePath; ...
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Repeating File names and Metadata with need for extra Grouping

I want to be able to Group at 4 or more levels in a document library with repeating file names in SharePoint 2007. It seems that I cannot create a file with the same name in the same SharePoint ...
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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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Automatic metadata capture

In SharePoint 2010, can I automatically capture the file properties of office document in document library or list? For example, when I'm uploading a excel sheet into document library, the values like ...
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Is it possible to link image to Word document?

The question is about Sharepoint 2010. Let's say I've got a library of images. Is it possible to embed these images into Word documents (or content types extending Word documents) stored in ...
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Autocomplete lookup

I have a question regarding metadata. Let's say I am the administrator of a soccer team, where new players come in (and "old" players go out) every other week. If I have documents in my library ...