Taxonomy is the practice and science of classification. SharePoint taxonomy, In additon to Managed MetaData it includes how sites are organized, content is arranged, menu's are laid out, etc.

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Query a SPList with managed metadata column with CAML including child terms

I have a SharePoint list which has a managed metadata column. This is bound to my term store which look like as following: Cars Mercedes S600 CL65 G BMW 5 6 7 X5 Maybach ... Bentley I ...
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Assigning Term Store Administrator on SharePoint Online using CSOM

I am trying to setup a SharePoint Online Site Collection 100% programmatically via the CSOM in a .Net application. I have been able to create the Site Collection itself, sub-sites and lists, but I am ...
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Unable to find Parent Term on TaxonomyFieldControl in Edit form

I have a TaxonomyFieldControl on my Custom Edit Form. I have my field configured to show the entire path. When adding/updating the taxonomy field, I am presented with selection showing me the child ...
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How to get selected terms from Taxonomy web tagging control

I have created a web part in which there is one taxonomy picker control to enable user to select department. I want to store the selected term to the list column which is of type Managed Metadata. ...
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How to query Terms under a specific TermSet for custom properties?

i have a TergmGroup and under this a TermSet called "Automotive". Under this TermSet i have hierarchical Terms. How can i "query" the terms under this TermSet for two Custom Properties? I have the ...
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Convert taxonomy crawled property to human readable form

Using a SP 2013 cross-site publishing site and some custom site columns. One or columns is a Format managed metadata column. The property gets automatically mapped to owstaxIdFormat because of the ...
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Is there a way to update a Taxonomy Field in SharePoint Library using Event Receiver in a Sandboxed solution

I have a requirement where i need to update a metadata column when files are dragged and dropped in a SharePoint Library in Office 365. Office 365 does not allow Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy and ...
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Add metadata to all files at any level under the root folder/

I have a requirement where i need to add a metadata to all the files automatically when a folder having files at multilevel inside this folder(basically there are folders inside folders and files will ...
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Nulling/clearing/updating Managed Metadata TaxonomyFieldValue?

In my recent adventures populating Managed Metadata values (aka TaxonomyFieldValue), I have encountered either a bug, potential oversight, or a substantial erosion of my sanity. In short, it does not ...
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Termstore permissions changes and existing sitecollections

I granted a group permissions to read a termstore. Does anyone know if/how these changes will get distributes to the hidden taxo lists on existing site collections? I expirinced access denied and ...
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Check if a taxonomy Group exists by name in C#?

I am using the Managed Metadata Service and I want to check if a group under a specific TermStore already exists. I tried the following code but I get an error (see below): string siteCollectionUrl =...
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Term is not removed from content

We have a term in the term store that we need to remove, but the term that needs to be removed has been used on a lot of pages and documents as metadata. I thought that by removing the term from the ...
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How to set taxonomy user profile property via CSOM?

Is there a way to set/update a typed taxonomy user profile property via CSOM? Using the server OM I can use the ProfileValueCollectionBase.AddTaxonomyTerm method, via CSOM it seems that I can only ...
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How to get SP 2013 site taxonomy data in SP 2010 site [JSOM/REST]

I am working on a javascript function for SP 2010 site where i need to fetch some data (Taxonomy) from a 2013 SharePoint site. Is there any way that i can get the SP 2013 site taxonomy data in SP 2010 ...
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Is it desired behaviour EVERY subsite owner can manage the termset under same site collection?

I am working on SP2013 on-premise standard edition. By login as a site collection admin, I goto Term Store Management page (/sites/ABC/_layouts/15/termstoremanager.aspx), then create a termset group ...
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Stop Spell check in taxonomy field

I have taxonomy controls on my page-layout which I want to stop spell check at the time of check in page. The issue I'm facing is that I have 2 taxonomy field on page which behaves differently. In ...
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how to re-use an existing term under another term but not termset

My problem is I can't reuse a term under another term. But reuse term under a termset works fine. How can I reuse a term under another term. What I'm trying to do here just works fine with web ...
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SharePoint 2013 search result taxonomyfieldvalue

Unfortunately a SharePoint 2013 search result returns something which is not compatible with a TaxonomyFieldValue constructor. If you pass a search result to a TaxonomyFieldValue ctor you will get ...
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Taxonomy access denied

Trying to access the Taxonomy in a SP 2013 solution (VS2012, C#), but always get a access denied (unauthorized access) on the TaxonomySession object if I am logged in as a "normal" user. If I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 Custom Search page with Taxonomy field

We have a SharePoint 2013 on-premise farm and I want to create a search page similar to the one shown below and display search results from a document library(1200+ documents). I found this sample in ...
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TermCollection by language

Is it possible to get a TermCollection by a specific language? Something like: TermCollection termcollection = termset.Terms.ByLanguage("de-DE");
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CustomSortOrder of TermSet is not automatically being updated on new entries

I have a company ASPX-Page with some code behind to display a treeview containing some categories. These categories are just some terms in the "Taxonomy Term Store", so only some managed metadata ...
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How to validate current user permissions for a given Term Store Group using CSOM

I can't seem to find a way to check for the current user permissions for a term store group or term set in Sharepoint Online. I know the REST interface does not support any kind of interaction with ...
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Accessing Terms in Term Store using JSOM in Sharepoint 2013

I want to display the terms from a term store using Javascript Object Model. How can this be done?
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Import term set with labels

If I'm importing a term set in the terms store with the CSV file how could I include labels to the terms? I've tried to find information about this but all that i've found is the simplest format:
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KeywordQuery and Taxonomy fields

I'm programatically trying to use the Search Apis to find some documents. In order to customize the process, I'm selecting some basic properties : var query = new KeywordQuery(site) { QueryText =...
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Enterprise keywords dialog “Select” button is broken using TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I have an application page which is loaded into a modal and it contains 2 TaxonomyWebTaggingControl objects: The first control (Categories) is linked to a custom term set, the second (Keywords) is ...
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Can't set SPS-Department property

I've written a timer job with C# that sets some user properties, including SPS-Department which is bound to a Term Set. Job works perfect on dev machine. On product machine it fails with exception: ...
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FullTextSQLQuery with a Taxonomy GUID in Where Clause

I've created a few documents and tagged them with various Taxonomy Terms from a Term Set. The terms I have chosen are children of other Terms. I've executed a crawled and created a Managed Property ...
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Getting Null returned from taxonomy field in PowerShell?

I am trying to update a metadata field when adding an item to document library. All the other columns are updating. The error is on this line and basically $taxfield is returning null. $taxField = [...
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Adding wikis categories on the fly when creating new Wiki article

On the following link http://www.jasperoosterveld.com/2011/09/creating-knowledge-centre-with_07.html they mentioned how i can build a term store containing categories, and when users create wikis they ...
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Restrict access to documents associated with a certain term

I need to restrict access to all documents that are associated with a certain term only to some users. This should be done for both existing documents, and future documents, on upload. How can I ...
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Adding terms to a document

I want to use Web services to add Terms to a document in Sharepoint. I have already explored the TaxonomyClientService but it doesnt have any ways in which I can attach terms to a document.
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Getting Metadata column field control on Custom form in sharepoint

I have a custom custom sharepoint form which i have created using visual webpart. I want to have a Metadata field in my custom form.However, i am not able to find it in my ascx file. Please help.
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Update metadata field of type TaxonomyFieldValueCollection using REST API [duplicate]

While updating metadata of field type TaxonomyFieldValueCollection I am getting following error. "{"error":{"code":"-1, Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.ClientServiceException","message":{"lang":"en-US"...
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Is there a limit for number terms that can be associated to a document

I have a document library with documents. I need to associate the documents to terms in a terms store. I have added a managed meta data column. Is there a limit to the number of terms that can be ...
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how do you update a taxonomy metadata field where the fields Name contains a space in it

Here is the following specifics in question. I have the following taxonomy field and its associated Note field. The taxonomy field is defined with a space value in it. Taxonomy Field - ...
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DefaultKeywordsTermStore VS DefaultSiteCollectionTermStore

What is the difference between the two properties DefaultKeywordsTermStore VS DefaultSiteCollectionTermStore In the code below what will be the difference in termStore variable in both cases below: ...
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Get-SPTaxonomySession -Site parameter

I want to clarify about -Site parameter. In the below line of code:, -Site parameter indicates the name of any web application or it is only Central Admin Web application? $taxonomySession = Get-...
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LabelMatchInformation not case-insensitive?

I'm having some issues with using LabelMatchInformation to search for terms in the managed metadata service. I'm searching for my terms like this: var labelMatchInfo = new LabelMatchInformation(...
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Index was out of range. Must be non-negative and less than the size of the collection. errro while setting user profile property

I want to set the user profile property from code behind. The property is of type taxonomy(single value). Following is a code which is I am executing: SPList events = web.Lists["Calendar"]; // Term ...
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Caml Query to find items with different values in two fields?

In a list, I have two managed metadata columns (let's say Tax1 and Tax2). I'm trying to find all items where values in Tax1 and Tax2 are different. I'm using this query: <Where> <Neq&...
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How to get value in item adding on a remote event receiver for a taxonomy field?

I have the following code which returns me a value like this: "1;#empresa1|6507d102-8c2c-4072-b8bc-c4c67636e091" The value I am interested in its: empresa1 Is there anyway I can get it in an ...
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Anonymous Users and managed navigation

I have a custom JavaScript that builds an extra navigation menu from a Managed Navigation termset. Currently this is using JSOM and is great - when a user is logged in. The problem is anonymous ...
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How to control the size of the suggestion container in a TaxonomyWebTaggingControl?

It's been fairly easy to include a TaxonomyWebTaggingControl on an Application page, and it seems to work without a hitch, except for one thing: the control's JavaScript code insists on sticking to a ...
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SharePoint 2013 Tags vs Keywords

I am trying to figure out how tags, terms and keywords are should be used in SharePoint 2013. I have read a lot of articles about it and think that I understand the differences between these types. ...
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(Parent) terms missing from quick launch

I have a term set, built up like this: Page 1 Page 1-1 Page 1-2 Page 1-2-1 Page 1-2-2 Page 2 Page 2-1 It is set up to be used for site navigation, and is based on term-driven pages. ...
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How to populate FolderName to Metadata (either EnterpriseKeywords or Hierarchical)

How could I possibly bind my Folder structure to some sort of metadata. That is, I am looking for a way to populate Information given to my folder in a library (Name and ideally hierarchical structure)...
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Setting the default value for a taxonomy field

I have been creating a load of site columns with powershell from a .csv file. I am now trying to create new taxonomy or metadata field: $spField = $web.Fields.CreateNewField($...
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Term Store Management and Site Collections

First, the background... When I go into Site Settings from the SharePoint website I have inherited (which I will henceforth call "x-spweb" when referencing its internal address, or "sp.foo.com" for ...