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Show all navigation levels in navigation panel

I am creating a Wiki for our organization and I have split up the different topics into categories. These are built using a Term Set. The issue I am having is navigating to any page in a category ...
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Enterprise Wiki new Categories

I have an enterprise wiki, whereby the Categories field links to a Managed Term Set. Users also have the ability to add new Categories on the fly (i'm okay with this) however when they do so, it gets ...
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Workflow In SPO

Ok, I am going to try to best explain my SharePoint Online issue as clearly as possible since I have not found an answer searching through countless articles. We are migrating items from SP2010 (on-...
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Blog and Categories are not syncing in SharePoint Online

I am pulling a blog together on SP and have about 45 categories to list. When creating the list I had no problem. However, as soon as I tried to modify to show all / filter or group categories in the ...
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On a SP Community want alert for specific Category (not all)

In SharePoint when I go to set alerts, even if I filter down to a specific Category it gives alerts on ALL Categories or Discussions
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Default <current view> settings for Blog Categories web part?

What are the default settings for the out of the box list settings for the Categories page of a Blog site? I lost the settings for mine. How do I discover what the old settings were and re-apply ...
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Categorizing Documents

Newbie to SharePoint, I have been tasked with redesigning a work site used for collating Business Process and Work Instruction documents. I would like to create various categories for each of our ...
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How do I make topics/categories to organize my files?

I'm trying to make a topic/category like the ones below in bold, where I can place my documents and files underneath to organize everything. I've tried creating a column but it just makes a section ...
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How to add a Categories list/app

On my SharePoint site, the original person responsible for building up the site somehow managed to add a Blog Posts list to the home site, which used the Team Site template. I have used this list to ...
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How to set up Global Navigation to link to page with list of pages with that metadata tag?

I am using SharePoint 2013 and working on a enterprise wiki site. And I have set my global navigation to Managed Navigation using the metadata term set. Clicking on the tabs in the global navigation ...
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How to display more than one "categories" in enterprise wiki page?

I have an Enterprise Wiki Page and I am looking to display more than one "Categories" field on the side bar. Currently, the closest I have got to doing this, is by building a new Enterprise Wiki ...
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Can I create a category section at the bottom of my Wiki pages like in Wikipedia?

At the bottom of every Wikipedia page is a 'Bring Together' block that links to everything the current page is connected to. For instance, when viewing the page for Thor you will find this at the ...
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Moving an existing web part to a different category

I am trying to move an existing web part from one category to another. I am updating the projects Elements.xml file which tells it what category to be placed in. After making my changes and deploying ...
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How do you dynamically filter a SharePoint list using URL data?

I'm using SharePoint 2013. I want to automatically filter a discussion board view based on which category [tile] was clicked. Here's the view my users are starting from: When you click on a tile, ...
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Enterprise Wiki Page - expose Categories column

I created a new enterprise wiki site and when I created new page, the column with categories or rating is not exposed. But the categories column exist and works (every page i create have categories ...
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Discussion list web part is different from the default web part

I am working on creating a discussion board/community site for my company's SharePoint site. Everything works perfectly, but I have run into a few stylistic issues that I cannot figure out. I created ...
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Sub-Categories in a Community Site

Can you create Sub-Categories in a community site? I have a customer who likes the categories but wants to break it down even further.
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Categories and links below

How can I make a site, where I can choose between different categories, and below these add links such as a power point-file and pdf. Which template is best to use? people will not contribute add ...
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SharePoint 2010 upgraded to 2013 blog category not work

After checking all answers about SharePoint 2013 blog problems& I found that My problem is new. it is about 1 month that we upgraded from SharePoint 2010 to 2013. The problem is that when we click ...
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Synchronizing Outlook Calendar Categories with a Sharepoint calendar using email address assigned to SP calendar

I have a SharePoint calendar configured with an incoming email and want to populate events with categories in the SharePoint calendar by sending events from Outlook to SharePoint. I have the same ...
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How to add/create categories in a SharePoint wiki?

When editing a page, I see the place where I think I should be able to add categories, but I can't select or type anything (either in the box or the symbol to the right). Do I need to enable ...
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Move Web Part from one category to another

Pretty simple question but cannot find an answer. I have a custom web part in the category 'Custom' I need to move it to another category. Let me know if you need more information. Thanks.
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delete or edit wiki caterogies selection

I'm able to create wiki categories columns, my problem is there are several wiki categories selections I want to delete or edit their name, but its seems that there is no option to do so. I can only ...
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Blog Category level Permission

I have a problem with a SP 2013 Blog and don't even know if what I want to do is possible. The thing I want to do is to manage permissions on the category level. For example: Category A Category B ...
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SharePoint 2010 to 2013 Upgrade Blog Category Link Issues

The Problem: We upgraded from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 and it went very well overall. One issue that I've found is that if I open the blog subsite and select a category, it correctly returns all the ...
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How to categorize documents in sharepoint

I am switching from Lotus Notes into sharepoint, but I find it hard to access the data that I want easily. I am currently using documents application on sharepoint. The only options it offers are ...
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Duplicate information appearing in categories on a Blog site

I have created a blog site which contains the standard 3 categories. I have then edited the page for category 1 and have entered text onto the page, however, when i then click onto Category 2, the ...
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Categories Dropdown Box (edititem.aspx)

I would like users to be able to select a pre-determined category from a dorpdown list rather than manually typing in their own category. The image below shows the current 'New Item' screen in ...
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The sharing of Outlook 2007 categories through Sharepoint 2007

I have a calender that is published with SharePoint 2007. I use it to synchronize the calendar of 16 employees. The setup was trivial. The calendar works. Each person has a copy of it in their Outlook ...
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Categories, subcategories and items in a SharePoint site

I need to make a SharePoint 2010 site with items which are attached to categories and subcategories (like a catalog). What is the best approach? The first page will present a list of categories. The ...
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Web Part Category List - Appearance of random space

Once a web part category is selected the web parts list is displayed having empty space/gap beneath it eventhough the list is long (with left and right arrow heads enabled). Is there a reason for ...
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Term store Vs Categories

On this link http://www.jasperoosterveld.com/2011/09/creating-knowledge-centre-with_07.html, they define a managed term store hierarchy , then users can add categories when adding new wiki articles ...
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How do I change the width of a list input page?

I have a SharePoint list. When you select "New" to add an item, some of the categories are extremely long (they're actually questions) and cause you to have to scroll from left to right to read the ...
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Wiki Categories field greyed out and disabled

I created a Enterprise wiki site in SharePoint 2010 but when i create a page,the Wiki Categories field is greyed out and disabled. The Managed Metadata service is already started and the taxonomy ...
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Setting up alert for comments based on categories in a Sharepoint Blog

I have set up a blog on my sharepoint site and need users to be able to subscribe to the blog using the "Alert Me" option. I need each user to be able to subsribe to a certain cateogory so they only ...
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Color coding calendars and/or tagging entries

We just started using SharePoint in my organization and have faced some limitations that we're looking to overcome. Among the seemingly simpler challenges is the difficulty we're having sorting ...
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SharePoint 2007 Site Template (.stp) file display category

I have created a Site Template file (.stp). When I add it to the site templates gallery of the target farm it shows up in a strange tab when you go to provision the a new sub-site based on the ...
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Top Link Bar highlights different page after clicking link inside of page

I have a top link bar with the following items: Home, Front, Back, Network Each link points to a page with a heading of the same name. When I click on "Back" and click a link within the "Back" page, ...
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Creating a survey containing categories wss 3.0

Friends. I have a simple WSS 3.0 installation where I need to create a survey which must contain some categories grouping together questions. Could I use some sharepoint feature for this? I thought ...
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How to display list of Enterprise Wiki Categories?

I have an Enterprise Wiki site with wiki category items built in the Metadata Term Store. I cannot figure out how to display a list of all of the wiki categories that link to a list of wiki pages ...
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How to categorise/tag WSS wiki pages?

I am using the WSS wiki, and as it's getting bigger I could really do with organising the pages better. Is there a good way to categorise wiki pages into groups/categories, or even to tag them? I am ...
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Changing display of Categories in Site Directory

I'd like to make some changes to the category display in Site Directory. Specifically, I'd like the results to be on the same page underneath the category list. I looked at the possibility of ...
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