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

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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Does InfoPath still not support Managed Metadata?

I've heard that InfoPath 2010 does not support Managed MetaData. Is this still true ? Does anyone have a workaround for this ? Like using webservices to use the Managed Metadata ? Cheers, Andre
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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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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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Metadata Property not showing in search results

I created a column named "Issue Category" in a issue tracker list. And then, I created a new metadata property with the same name . After that I done two full crawls, but I could't see search results ...
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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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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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Upload a document to a SharePoint list from CSOM with no limitations

I need to upload a document to a SharePoint list or folder using the Client Side Object Model from .NET (C#). What is the best way to do this? The requirements are as follows: Set metadata values ...
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How to (caml)query a list on metedata in the MetaInfo field

Is it possible to wite a CAML-query to filter documents with certain info in the MetaInfo field? The information is only stored as property in MetaInfo, not in a field of it's own. Context: I have a ...
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Fetch list item properties using Powershell

I have document library. I want to replace some document properties using powershell. There are multiple properties associated with each document. First I'll need to check for all documents if that ...
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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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SP 2010 Modifying the “Last Modified By” column in SQL Management Studio

Let me preface by saying that I have read this page by Microsoft: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/841057/en-us I have not understood it completely which is why I am here, We are currently in a tough ...
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Dynamically populate page with links to document libraries

The business where I work wants to move from one library with multiple client folders to one library per client. To ease in administration I want to create a page that displays hyperlinks to all ...
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How to get a list of items from a particular folder

The Following code write all the items from the list to CSV file. $list.Items| foreach { $obj = New-Object PSObject -Property @{ "Title" = $_["Title"] ...
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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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Using Metadata together with permissions levels

I can't wrap my head around how Metadata and permissions levels will play together on my sharepoint library. When I think of Metadata I think of a flatter folder hierarchy. At least, reducing our ...
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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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Powershell for Downloading Bulk Data From Document Libraries with MetaData and Log

I am Looking for a PowerShell Script which can download Bulk Data from SharePoint Document Library to a hard Disk with Metadata of each data in a CSV file. I also want log File for a documents which ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Access Crawled Property values using PowerShell

Is it possible to retrieve a list of values for a given crawled property? If so, how would this be achieved using PowerShell? For example, I have a crawled property called 'Forename' and I would ...
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how to get file name and file details while uploading document

I have question related to Metadata, how to get file details and assign the meta data fields like Title, Year and month of Document while uploading. by using calculated fields or any how. i tried ...
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Error code 0x81020030 when calling UpdateListItems of Lists.asmx web service

My problem is very similar to this one (in what I'm calling) but I'm receiving a different error. The XML I feed the service and the response is as follows; <Batch OnError="Continue" ...
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Providing searchable metadata or 'tagging' a subsite

I'm a newbie at SharePoint and I was wondering what was the best way to implement this: I am creating subsites under a site collection using a web form and JS plus the REST api. Basically, what I ...
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Word wrap Metadata Navigation

I am trying to configure the masterpage to enable word wrap for the Metadata Navigation pane as the text is too long for the default width and the user has to expand it manually. This is the code I ...
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Getting External Data from Oracle to O365?

We have an on-premise oracle database with customer info (lets say roughly 10,000 rows), that we need to make available in our SharePoint Online (2013) environment in O365. The requirement is that ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Add lookup column to key filters

I've got a document library of invoices. It has various columns (mainly choices) such as, Year, Status, Location, etc. and I've been able to add them to metadata navigation as key filters. However, ...
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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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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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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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Terms, keywords, tags hashtags this is confusing

i have read all day about keywords, tags, #hasttags and it confuses me. Whats the difference between Keywords and terms/termsets? I have tagged documents with keywords, but i want to use terms ...
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How to allow searching within documents / content?

I would like to see if it is possible via "out of the box" to make the search function return results from within documents in addition to it's normal functionality. Is there any way to achieve this ...
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SharePoint - How to search for a PDF based on it's meta data?

Within SharePoint 2010, or 2013, it is possible for SharePoint to bring up PDF search results based on PDF document meta data? If I create the PDF document in Photoshop, and add Meta Data to this ...
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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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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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SharePoint 2010 Term Store - Find all items tagged with a term

I have a SharePoint 2010 publishing site collection with a Term Store that I want to use for navigation. I understand the process of get the collection of published pages and examining the managed ...
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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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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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Avoid metadata columns in SOAP response

I searched around the internet (and on this stackexchange site), but didnt find any answer. I wrote a small C# application that should retrieve some data via the SOAP webservice of a sharepoint ...
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UpdateListItems in a library with client object model

I’m trying to update some metadata with web services. I read following msdn article UpdateListItems and wrote a small test program, but sadly something went wrong. I get the error message, that the ...
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Filter by metadata through connection to another item

I was wondering if it is possible to filter a list item based on metadata values from another list item. I tested it locally but it didn't seem to work althougth another post here said it should work ...
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How to set different columns for document set than the files within it?

When adding a document set I want it to require: owner & project type. Inside the document set each file within it requires: file type (owner & project type are already shared), but not on ...