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I want people to stop putting their name in the file name every time they review a document. As a compromise, I would like to suggest putting their name's in the metadata of that version. So, my question is: If Jane edits V 0.5 and adds her name to the metadata, and saves creating V 0.6 with her name as a metadata tag. Then Jack edits V 0.6, adds his name to the metadata, and saves, creating V 0.7. Will V 0.7 have both of their names in the metadata or only Jack's?

I guess another way to ask this is: Is there a discrete set of metadata for each version of a document?

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The Modified By property is updated automatically by SharePoint each time a version is created with the current logged in user. Looking at the version history will show who edited the document and when.

  • Thanks. I'm not sure if this totally answers my question though. If V 0.5 is tagged with Jill's name, will V0.6 be as well or does each version have it's own set of tags? – Vidro3 Dec 4 '13 at 20:57
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    Each version has its own tags - but in the version history you can see all of them. – Dave Paylor Dec 5 '13 at 8:09

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