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I want to add a input field for a tags via visual studio and I'm wondering, how this field is called inside VS:

Metadata tag input field

does anyone know how this field is called and where to find this in Visual studio 2012?

thanks in advance Jürgen

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To clarify my comment on the post from Vardhaman Deshpande.

The "FieldMetadata" looks like this:

Metadata field

As I mentionend in the comment, after deploying there is nothing to see. Furthermore, where can I add the reference to a specific metadata "term store"? i.e. this: terms

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That's a Taxonomy or Managed Metadata field. You can add this field through visual studio either declaratively or programmatically.

Update:

Here is a link to create the the Metadata field programmatically: http://sharepointnadeem.blogspot.in/2012/02/create-managed-metadata-field.html

And see here to add it to the New Form: http://sharepointlearningcurve.blogspot.in/2010/04/sp-2010-configure-and-use.html

  • Before I wrote this post, I tried different metadata and taxonomy fields none of them where displaying me anything. I.e. I tried the "fieldMetadata", TaxonomyFieldControl and TaxonomyWebTaggingControl, but none of them displayed me an input form. Is there anything else I have to pay attention to? p.s. I make a small update on my post to clarify things – Jürgen Stürmer Mar 12 '13 at 12:28
  • Please see the updated answer. – Vardhaman Deshpande Mar 12 '13 at 13:03
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Hi here is a post I have answered Add managed metadata column via visual studio 2012.

May be this helps

Andrew

  • Thanks, that was my question as well, but in this case, this is something different :) the approach from Vardhaman seems to work, still trying. – Jürgen Stürmer Mar 12 '13 at 13:51

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