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

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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 ...
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Can't update document properties through any API - only through check out and check in

I have a few documents in a library that I can't seem to update the properties for through the Web UI, the ListData.svc (JSON/JS), the object model or PowerShell. We have a property called Data Rights ...
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Metadata missing from latest document version

We have an issue with a document library whereby documents are losing their metadata, i.e. in View Properties, the metadata fields are empty. However if you click on version history, all of the ...
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'Last modified' mapped metadata property

I've created my own mapped metadata property for retrieving 'last modified' data in a sql search. To the property is mapped the following fields: Office:12(Date and Time), creationdate(Date and ...
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metadata properties not working with refinement panel

I have a problem and don't know how to solve it. I was set up the refinement panel for filter by SiteTitle. All refinements were working fine. One day the refinemt stopped working (is posible i ...
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Implementing permissions based on metadata

It's been 10 years Sharepoint is around, but this feature is still missing OOB. It would help immensely in governing a Sharepoint farm, IMHO. Administrators should only setup the rules as staten by ...
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How do I rename a metadata term in C#?

Can't find this documented anywhere. Do I just change the Term.Name and run a commit all on the term store?
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Confidentiality tagging - best approach

We currently run a very large Sharepoint 2010 collaboration platform for our company (50,000 employees +), and we've come to the point where we need to help support our security team in letting ...
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Users unable to edit document properties

I have a document library on SP 2010 in which all users, including myself as the admin/owner, are unable to update properties of certain documents. Documents were moved to this folder from another ...
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View document library metadata in Outlook

I've connected my document library to Outlook and I was wondering if there's any way to view the document's metadata? At the moment the documents only have a Modified By name, document title and date. ...
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Attach metadata to a sharepoint 2010 document library?

I have a document library.and a excel with few columns of data that should be populated against sharepoint documents based on the file names.datasheet view is of little help as few of the colums are ...
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Issue in versioning and metadata with recent Office Files

I have a web service that shows a sort of CRUD of document (with metadata) for other application.. I have some document libraries in which users can upload (via WS) documents with metadatas. For ...
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Where does the value of a crawled metadata property come from?

I have little to no experience with SharePoint and am working on an ASP.NET website that uses SharePoint for search by calling a SharePoint web service. From snooping around, I've been able to ...
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Access document meta data through webservice

When I access a document through the Lists.GetListItems web service, I get meta data in the ows_* attributes. These, however are encoded in a strange way ("[RowID];#[data]"). I'm fairly confident I ...
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Can we use HTML in Metadata fields?

We have a series of procedural documents that are similarly named. I would like to create a document summary field as a piece of metadata that contains a paragraph about how the document is to be ...
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Adding custom page properties

I'd like to add some metadata to pages on my site. It looks like 'page properties' is where I should be doing this but the only pair there is for "Name". http://i.imgur.com/zX08K.png I assume it's ...
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How to access the TermSets of Metadata service using Client Object Model of SharePoint 2010 Programatically?

I want to know how i can find names of the metadata services available on the particular site, and if those services are available. Also how can i access the TermSets of the metadata services using ...
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SharePoint 2010 Ampersand in Search Query String

Our XSL is set up so that when search results come up a user can click on an icon to go to that exact document in our library. The problem is when a document has an ampersand (&) in the metadata ...
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Where can I find a list of fields that can be retrieved when running a sharepoint query?

An SPSiteDataQuery. So far I have: ... query.ViewFields = @"<FieldRef Name=""Title"" /><FieldRef Name=""Author"" />"; ... I just happened to get these two FieldRef's right (purely ...
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How do you add Meta-tags/CSS/JavaScript to head on SharePoint Online (without unghosting the MasterPage)

I’ve found a few semi-related articles on how to add meta-tags to the head (without changing the definition of the page I believe). I need to do this in a couple different ways… first of all I need to ...