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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Modify existing lookup type column to managed metadata type

We are in process of migrating one of our big website which is built in WSS 3.0 to SharePoint 2010 Standard version. In the process we want to convert all lookup columns to managed metadata type. We ...
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Invalid look-up value. A look-up field contains invalid data

I have a contenttype with a TaxonomyFieldType field, which has a specific termstore and termgroup attached to it when deployed. I didn't set AllowMultipleValues in my code before after the deploy so ...
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Taxonomy field deployment problem

I have encountered the following problem... I was trying to create an SPField of 'TaxonomyFieldType' type. So that I created it's xml definition (including the hidden note field) in a farm solution, ...
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Invoking the SharePoint taxonomy API. To cache or not to cache?

I am using SharePoint 2010 to build a public facing, anonymous website. There is a web part on my home page, that displays taxonomy values from the term store. (A couple of hundred terms.) Since ...
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Library view with subtree taxonomy filter

Let's say I have a following taxonomy tree: World |--Germany |    |-Frankfurt |    |-Berlin |--France      |-Paris ...
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Does SP 2010 have any support for taxonomy update workflows?

Does SP 2010 have any support for taxonomy update workflows? Or if not directly, is it possible to develop something like that using the Sharepoint API? What would be needed: taxonomy change ...
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How does Tags & Notes work? Why Notes are not visible on the specific Library?

Myself and my colleagues are granted with contributor access on the Site. A colleague published a document into the library and another one has commented on it using the Notes part of the Tags & ...
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Setting value for Taxonomy field produces Value does not fall within the expected range

I have a custom ASPX page where the user inputs data and clicks Save to add new item to the list. The field My Department is a Managed Metadata field (single choice). The user sets the value for this ...
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SetFieldValue for a TaxonomyField

I'm on a solution where I create a term with some subterms in the termstore. After that I create a sitecolumn and a listcolumn. When setting a value to the listcolumns with ...
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Managed metadata field is greyed out when deploying a list definition project

I am trying to deploy a list definition which contains a TaxonomyFieldType, however the managed metadata field that gets deployed is greyed out. This is very frustrating as there are no error messages ...
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Is there any way to access a managed meta data service using only javascript in SharePoint 2010?

I am creating custom forms in a SharePoint site. The only thing is most of our Lists contain managed metadata fields. I have been successful in adding new items to Lists having only standard fields ...
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error when calling the GETTERMSETS method using the taxonomyclientservice

do you have any idea about this type of exception "System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapException: Server was unable to process request. ---> Data at the root level is invalid. Line 1, position 1." I ...
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Importing csv file with 1000 terms and 5 levels using powershell

I am using this code for it but I am unable to get the hierarchy which I got from the file.... $taxonomySite = Get-SPSite http:url $taxonomySession = Get-SPTaxonomySession -site $taxonomySite ...
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It is not possible when using the TaxonomyFilterGenerator to set the title of the refinement category

It is not possible when using the TaxonomyFilterGenerator to set the title of the refinement category to whatever we want to appear in the refinement panel, as it now has to match the term set name. ...
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SharePoint 2010 taxonomy import and export to csv

Currently I am working with taxonomies and multi language packs. So I want to import a csv with all terms in a term store in different languages. However I cannot find an example of how the csv ...
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Multilingual Taxonomy Search

I don't know whether this is possible in share point or not but can some one please confirm about this . I have created a multi-lingual term set so for eg for a term called energy i added a Spanish ...
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How to dynamically add a TaxonomyFieldControl to a page?

I had gone the route of creating a placeholder on the aspx page and then doing: myPlaceHolder.Controls.Add(myTaxonomyControl); but for some reason this doesn't do anything. No error and no ...
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updating taxonomy

My question is. the users searches for items based on taxonomy field. suppose you have a MMS Field with name "departement" which can get value (IT, economy, ...). after a while the client wants to ...
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Custom Site Content type is not getting mapped for the required taxonomy field

I have a custom project site template which is coded in c#.net VS 2010, I have deployed the projects related to the project site template into central admin through VS After deploying the solution I ...
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Unable to update taxonomy field in ItemAdded event

My code worked fine with my previously built (using SP web GUI) custom document library, whereby I would add a document and on the pop-up with the field textboxes, my ItemAdded event would set a ...
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English Labels stored in Managed Meta Data Fields in French Variation Site

When we provision a TaxonomyFieldType using elements.xml we set the ShowField attribute to "Term1033" where the 1033 represents the LCID of the field to be displayed. I am asking this as when ...
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TaxonomyWebTaggingControl Not Showing Up on Page

I am attempting to use a Taxonomy Picker Control (TaxonomyWebTaggingControl) on an Application Page based on the term set configured for a User Profile property. In this scenario, I have set the Ask ...
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How do I get the terms used in a TaxonomyField?

I have a document library with a custom managed metadata field. I want to get the terms that are used for a particular item. I can get access to the item through the object model, and can get to the ...
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Sharepoint TaxonomyField Object

How do you get a TaxonomyField object from the Managed Property Title? Does anyone know a good article/tutorial on programatically working with taxonomies in Sharepoint 2010?
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SharePoint : Better Large Pages Library Approach

I'm working on project migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010. The application build on SharePoint 2007 platform was years back and it contains a lots of data (approximately 100GB in ...
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Sharepoint Taxonomy TaxCatchALL?

Why is TaxCatchALL so important with a Managed Meta Data field? Can it affect filtering of items based on a managed meta data field?
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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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SharePoint Taxonomy

We wanted to use taxonomy in our Environment and i had imported a term set using an .csv file and it worked fine , now I was wondering is there a way that i can use the same .csv to import the text ...
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How to shield comma in Managed Metadata Service import file?

I have a few files (*.csv) with random taxonomy structure. Many of this contains commas, which are interpreted during import as next level terms. Now i'm using spaces instead of commas to evade this. ...
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Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField

I want to programmatically set the values of the Enterprise Keywords Managed Metadata field. This field supports multiple values, but I can only get it to take one at a time. I have the following ...
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add tags to enterprise keyword column programatically

I would like to add tags into the enterprise keywords column of shared docs library programatically. I have seen this link Set multiple values to Enterprise Keywords TaxonomyField and as ...
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how to access Taxonomy change log

I can see audit log at web application level, but how can I see audit log for modifications in managed metadata application content and schema changes? Thanks in advance
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TaxonomyField.SetFieldValue throws “Specified method is not supported” Exception

I'm trying to copy a list item from one list to another. The lists are on the same site and the code is being fired inside of an item added/updated event receiver). Both lists have managed metadata ...
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Why are Taxonomy Term Stores always empty?

Using the following code I should be able to access the Taxonomy Term Stores: $site = new-object Microsoft.SharePoint.SPSite("http://localhost") $session = new-object ...
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How to remove obsolete/orphaned items from TaxonomyHiddenList

Explanation of environment: I am running SharePoint 2010 SP1, December CU's. I have a list item which has a taxonomy column. As expected, if a term (e.g. “foo”) is deleted from the term store, users ...
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How to get all possible values of a TaxonomyField?

I found the GetFieldValue(string value) function but this requires that you pass it a value that serves as the identifier for the value to be retrieved (i think). I just want to get all of the ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation and Taxonomy

I need to apply Taxonomy in my company SharePoint 2010 Foundation environment. But since Taxonomy or Manage Metadata Service is not available in SharePoint Foundation. What option do I have. ...
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Refinement panel not showing all taxonomy fields

I have been trying to use the Refinement Panel web part to improve the search experience on my site. I've run into an issue where certain taxonomy fields are showing while others are not. This is ...
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Handling files and folders

In Sharepoint 2010, is there a way to limit the names that folders and files can be given, and is there a way to set criteria for any document libraries that are created by users? Here is what I'd ...
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Not sure how to programmatically filter by taxonomy metadata in my custom search webpart

I have pages in a pages library on a publishing site which have a managed metadata (taxonomy) field in their content type. I want my custom search webpart to read the taxonomy set on its parent page ...
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Use of Taxonomy Session Sharepoint 2010

I have gone through the following article regarding Taxonomy Session in Sharepoint http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee832800.aspx But I couldn't get actual usage of taxonomy.I have assumed ...
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How best to handle metadata lookup?

I have a query regarding how I should best handle uploading documents into SharePoint (currently WSS) where the Taxonomy asks for client code for all documents. The problem I have is that we have say ...
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TaxonomyWebTaggingControl “The data entered was not valid” on PostBack

I get the following error on my TaxonomyWebTaggingControl on postback: The data entered was not valid. I have copy the setting for my control in the following example: ...
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Best way to get reference to local (SiteCollection) Term Store Group

I'm trying to hook up some Site Columns (TaxonomyFields) to Term Sets in the the local (SiteCollection) term store. In some cases I may need to actually create the term sets and this code will be ...
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PowerShell Attempted to perform an unauthorised operation

I'm trying to add a term store administrator using PowerShell. I'm logged on to one of the farm web servers with a farm administrator account (also happens to be a domain admin account too). I'm ...
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Selected TaxonmyField from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl

I'm trying to retrieve the selected TaxonomyField value that the user selects from the TaxonomyWebTaggingControl rather than just a string representation. The idea being to eventually create a ...
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Search Scope with Rule on TaxonomyField

I've got a Termset for the corporate defined Taxonomy. Now I need to define a search scope that will limit my search results to content that has been tagged with particular values of this taxonomy. ...
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Is there any tool that can convert 2007 text/option field type into Managed Metadata fields

we have a 2007 farm that we are rebuilding in 2010. I want to take advantage of some of the new feature like Managed Metadata and I was wondering if there were any good tools out there that can ...
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How to add new term from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in custom code

How to add new term from TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in custom code I have created a custom code which renders TaxonomyWebTaggingControl in the run time & i have binded the Taxonomy SSPID & ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.dll

Is Microsoft.SharePoint.Taxonomy.dll available with SharePoint 2010 Foundation?