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

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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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Sharepoint list meta data and query all the meta data for the list item using REST

I am trying to programmatically download the sharepoint lists and list item content using REST api. Here is the approach I am taking. Get all the lists in sharepoint using lists end point _api/...
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File path to SharePoint Metadata columns

I have a structured file system which i want to import in to excel! Is there a way to insert the path as metadata columns? for example: C:/Users/Folder1/Subfolder2/file.txt to be at the sharepoint ...
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SharePoint Online document libraries required fields not prompting in online version of Word

I think I know the answer is no, but here's what I'm trying to do. We are migrating from a shared network drive to a SharePoint Online environment. The network drive was full of folders, and we'd ...
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Create files library, list and form to ensure metadata entry?

Is there a method to create a files library, list and form, such that files cannot be directly uploaded to the library, but instead users must use the form (and thus input the metadata) for the list ...
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attach files to existing list items based on a unique ID through PowerShell

I am trying to upload file attachments to items, using the following logic File name = ID can anyone find a logical code to do so
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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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Enterprise Wiki Page - expose Categories column

I created a new enterprise wiki site and when I created new page, the column with categories or rating is not exposed. But the categories column exist and works (every page i create have categories ...
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How to edit properties of reply in SharePoint 2013 discussion forum?

In our SharePoint 2013 discussion forum, I can add metadata if I ask a new question (open a new thread). How can I also assign (different) metadata to a reply to that question? Edit only lets me edit ...
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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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Update metadata column using Java REST

As I understand, you have to make a 3 steps to update the metadata on the file. I have uploaded a file to my document library using POST and after that made a GET and took out the metadata i need to ...
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On a page showing Chart web parts, can I add the “modified” metadata to the page somehow?

I have an intranet page showing some KPIs in a chart web part setup. All the charts pick up data from the same Excel file. I would like to add the "Modified" metadata from the Excel file to the page, ...
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Recommended approach for associating metadata to content that would lead to relevant search

I have a question about associating metadata with content. Let say I have a document called purchase order and it has other properties associated with it such as client and year. So ideally I would ...
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sharepoint 2013: document set metadata updated; documents metadata not updated

A document set with X column is created. X column is set to be shared to documents inside the document set. I upload documents in the document set; I modify the X column of the document set. Documents ...
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How to migrate documents with metadata to another site collection [duplicate]

Environment: SharePoint 2013 How to migrate documents with Metadata and Content types to another site collection?
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Person lookup in Excel metadata field crashes

I have SharePoint 2013 Foundation and I open Excel 2013 from Document Library, which has serval metadata fields, including Person Lookup. Now, when I press Address book icon at Excel metadata bar, ...
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Properties form: only suggestions that start with the string you type are returned

We're using SharePoint Server 2013. In trying to apply metadata to documents by filling in the Properties form, we've noticed something strange: in the fields that require manual input, a list of ...
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Configure Navigation Hierarchies in document and announcement setting

Now I have two same Configure Navigation Hierarchies in documents library and announcement library. I want to put documents library and announcement library together in one page, and if I choose ...
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Uploaded documents of extensions .docx /.xlsx with metaData, metaData are not saved

When the documents with extensions .docx /.xlsx is/are uploaded along with metadata mandatory fields on SharePoint online. These mandatory fields are empty. Any reason?
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Excel 2016 can't find SharePoint users in metadata field

I'm developing on SharePoint, but this rather seems to be Office question, so I ask this question in this forum. In Office 2013 there was nice metadata bar, where you could fill different values, now ...
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Creating a reusable document library with metadata columns

I'm going to create document libraries for our various clients in our portal. Each document library will have common metadata columns, such as Business Line and Solution Line, which will help organize ...
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Same column name, different metadata for different content types?

I am trying to set up two content types for two different products: Product A content type. Product B content type. Within each of these I want to build a same column called Customer. However ...
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How to group by taxonomy fields?

In a SP 2013 in-prem environment I am working in a document library. I am trying to group documents by a Taxonomy based field, but the result is totally chaotic and does not work at all. It shows all ...
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Automating Upload of large volume files to Document library in SharePoint 2013 Office365

I have searched in the internet for multiple tools and none of tools are supporting to pre-fill metadata values for a document. I just wanted to know is there any tool which can automate the process ...
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How do I create an email trigger/workflow from SP list?

I need to have an email sent to users based upon not completing an action in a sharePoint list. For instance if a task status was blank or incomplete, it would notify the user to provide the update. ...
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Updating metadata when uploading file using REST API

Is there a need to update document's metadata every after uploading the file to SharePoint using Rest API?
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How to avoid _metadata in a REST response (listData.svc)

I am pulling data from a SharePoint list with listData.svc, and _metadata represent more than half of the response content. Is there a way to return list fields only, without the metadata? Below an ...
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Make documents read only based on metadata

We are using SharePoint 2013 Enterprise on-premise. I am looking for the most optimal approach to fulfill our requirements. Our requirement is to make a document read only when a column\metadata for ...
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Why can't my value pass through JSON to SHarepoint list?

With the follwing code, I am trying to update a list. Title succesfully passes but PerOrBus does not. <script> $('#submitdata').click(function(){ var itemProperties = { '...
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Code generator column in a list

Is it possible to create a column that will generate a code based on the value of another column and the number of items that are created for the same specific value. For exemple: column 1 = title ...
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Select multiple values from the same metadata field when using metadata navigation

I am using filtering via Metadata Navigation. I have a field (MetaData) called Month, but I can only select one month for filtration. I assume Metadata Navigation does not allow selection of multiple ...
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Applying and checking Metadata during document upload

I'm trying to do something a bit special with document upload to apply metadata sourced from external systems (This will either be in a list or in a database table). The behavior I want is that the ...
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Filtering a lookup while getting around the over 5000 item limit in Sharepoint Online

I am tasked with fixing a lookup field for a SharePoint Online Site being used for Project Management. Two lists; Projects and Contacts. One of the fields in Projects is a lookup field to Contacts for ...
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Allow multiple selections on Person or Group field

In SharePoint 2013 on-premise I am trying to create a Person or Group field to use it in a content type. My problem with the field is that I cannot select more than 1 person. I have been googling a ...
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Custom addon to replace the deprecated document information panel in Office 2016?

Our company uses SharePoint online to store uncontrolled documents and classifies them via content type and it's metadata properties. When a user saves a word/excel/ppt into a SharePoint team site ...
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Move 2013 SharePoint Files in Folders to 2013 SharePoint Metadata

My company has decided no more File Folders in SharePoint and anyone using a File Folder must convert to Metadata. We have groups of people assigned to do this task but some are facing thousands of ...
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Third party security tool for metadata access only but not content (like in Documentum)

A specific customer needs the following: In a document library there are "forbidden" documents that, due to rights, are visible. Can I allow access to metadata but restrict access to content or ...
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Automatically add metadata when uploading via view on library

I'm using SharePoint 2010. My SharePoint is set up with a single document library. All the documents have metadata and pages display metadata-filtered views onto the doc library. So far so good, the ...
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Display Common Metadata Tags as Webpart

Looking to create a "common tags" pane on a homepage in SP2013 based on metadata but struggling to find a clean efficient way to do so. Found an MSDN guide on getting the term stores using a Taxonomy ...
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48,000 Photo Library Searchable Through Multiple, simultaneous Keywords

My assignment is to upload about 30K stock photo images to SharePoint 2013 for staff to narrow searches through the usage of multiple keywords. Images are tagged already. Ideally I will have an ...
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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: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/508229/how-can-i-include-value-of-sharepoints-version-column-in-a-...
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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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Content type hub ghosts?

In SP 2013 on-premise, I have created a site collection for Content Type Hub, and one for Intranet. The content types are synchronized to the Intranet Site Collection from the CT Hub. I did some ...
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How to use VBA to save a word document to SharePoint library with custom metadata

Thanks for taking the time to look at this. I have a template that our sales team will use. I have written some code to replace save so that the file saves back to SharePoint. The library has a ...
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Can I Populate a Document Library's Calculated Value Column with Information Inside Documents?

I'm trying to drive SharePoint adoption over legacy tech like shared drives but running into what I suspect is a common problem. There are entrenched processes to fill in fields inside e.g. Word ...
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SharePoint Online Document center

I have created a document center site collection . Also created my own content type and set it as default for a document library Whenever I click upload , browse and select a document only the name , ...
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how to set IsPathRendered property to true in CSOM. I need full path and values of the metadatacolumn in 0365

The challenge I am facing is to get full path of the metadata column. A solution suggest to set the IsPathRendered property to true to get the full path. but the code shared uses server side object. ...
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Default Values do not get applied to new versions of documents

Default values work correctly when a document is first uploaded to a library. But when that document is modified and re-uploaded to the library, the default values are not applied. I've tested this ...
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document template metadata sharepoint library

I have document template (Employee form) in a document library, when i update a template and publish then version get updated in document library for that document. But when i open that template again ...
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View document in browser whilst editing libray item properties

I am looking to be able to upload a PDF to a document library, and ask the user for mandatory field completion. Once uploaded, a different user will need to look at the PDF and complete remaining ...