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

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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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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 ...
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List items with Manged Metadata stopped showing in parent tags

I am using managed metadata in SharePoint 2013. This morning, with no known changes on the site, it started working different. Here is some dummy data to match my structure. -Project A -2015 ...
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Using meta tags for Facebook in a SharePoint site

I have a public-facing SharePoint Foundation 2013 site, http://www.oceanview335.com. It is NOT a SharePoint Online site. I am trying to build meta tags in the master page so I can control the data ...
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DateTime.Now in KQL

In SP 2013 on-prem, I am using display template and a list to show alerts on the front page of the intranet. I want the alerts to be showed from the list when the list item has a start date that is ...
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Managed or crawled property not generated

In SP 2013 on-prem, I have created 2 site columns with XML - declarations. 1 of the columns automatically generate a crawled and managed property, but the other does not. I can not understand for the ...
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Metadata vs Folders - File name conflicts

I think metadata is much better than folders when it comes to finding files using search and metadata navigation but... But if I have a document library that uses metadata and does NOT use folders ...
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Searching On Meta Data Not Working

I have a sharepoint 2013 site, with managed metadata service running. I have created my terms stores and added this as a column to my library. When I search on a tag "IT", the results do not filter ...
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Use one ListData.svc reference to update multiple lists

Can you use one ListData.svc reference to update multiple lists even if the lists have different columns? Site A - Shared Documents Default columns Model Year Make Site B - Shared Documents ...
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Is there a way to get the IDs back in response of newly created documents when uploading multiple silverlight control

I need to provide the ability to allow multiple documents at once while allow for a couple of parameters as meta. So is there a response body object that comes back from the server when using the OOB ...
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Set metadata column value from query string when uploading documents

When users upload files to a SharePoint Online (2013) document library, I would like for a value from the query string to be inserted into a metadata column in the library. I found a number of posts ...
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Copy document to document library in another site with meta-data

I have implemented an event receiver on a SharePoint 2007 (MOSS) document library, to perform certain validations via the itemUpdating method and to copy the document to a document library in another ...
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Excel Documents dropping MetaData in a Document Library when edited

Currently in our environment we have an approval based library that houses several documents, all categorized and utilizes Metadata columns to group and sort those documents. When an individual edits ...
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Create Content type with metadata field

I made the following Powershell script to create a content type with a text field and a numeric field: $url = "http://my-sharepoint-site" $web = get-spweb $url $ctypeName = “Content type X” ...
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List general info about projects from project sites

I would like to be able to show general info about all our projects on a page. The page should be able to show a list with info such as project name, project description, project manager, status, etc ...
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Upload files to document library with file properties

I am using the following script in powershell to copy documents from a file directory to a Document library: [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("Microsoft.SharePoint") ...
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add documents through drag and drop

When uploading a document to a document library, if you drag and drop it doesn't ask for any meta data and gets checked out to the logged in user. Any suggestion to make users enter metadata through ...
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Excel won't let me enter required metadata

I have a template in Library A. I open in in excel, enter some data and want to save it as newfile.xls in Library B. Library B has required (managed) metadata, so excel prompts me to enter it into the ...
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Non-Sharepoint metadata being imported to Sharepoint

We're going to be implementing SharePoint some time next year. However, in the shorter term people will be going through and organizing current docs and images, and I'm trying to see if there's any ...
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Update metadata w/2013 REST API in a Workflow

I am looking for an example of a REST PUT/MERGE method done from a workflow (no code) in SharePoint Designer to update a metadata field in a library. Specifically what the Build Dictionary and Call ...
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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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Get document metadata with powershell

I get my document with : $doc = $web.GetFile($docUrl) Can you tell me if there is a method to get specific metadata on document? Thanks.
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How do I turn a managed metadata value into a link that displays all pages which also have that value?

I have a control which displays a list of all managed metadata tags which has been associated with the current page. I want to turn these tag values into links which when clicked will load a page ...