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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Word wrap Metadata Navigation

I am trying to configure the master page 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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PDF metadata not captured when file is saved sharepoint application

I have a document library in sharepoint site and it contain pdf documents. Documents has 10 metadata including document number. Document number is auto generate unique ID for each file. When i save ...
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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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Copy files/folders between site collection and retaining metadata

I'm using SharePoint 2013 I need to copy files/folders/sub folders from one site collection to different site collection(basically archiving them). I need to do this remotely by using CSOM/JSOM. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...