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

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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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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 is metadata stored?

I apologize for the simple question but have been curious about this and haven't found an answer elsewhere. Does SharePoint actually append the file itself with the metadata added in SharePoint, or ...
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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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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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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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Building a ticketing system in Sharepoint Online - which method is better?

Good day, everyone. We are planning to implement a discussion-board based ticketing system on SharePoint Online 2013. One of the important functional requirements would be restricting access to ...
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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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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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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 ...