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Questions tagged [managed-metadata-column]

A Managed Metadata column is a new column type that can be added to lists, libraries, or content types to enable site users to select values from a specific term set of managed terms and apply these values to their content.

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How to change the delimiter used when displaying multilevel terms in a Managed Metadata column?

The Managed Metadata column settings > Display format section looks like this: In the Document Library, multilevel terms are displayed like this (i.e. with a : delimiter): level_01_term:...
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Are there any scenarios where updating a Term in a Term Set will change document library item managed metadata column values?

I want to make sure my understanding is correct in regards to what happens to a Document Library items' Managed Metadata column value when updating a Term in a Term Set. This is displayed when merging ...
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Cannot apply re-named Term to document library items - it reverts back to using the old Term

Desired Behaviour After renaming a Term in the Term Store Management Tool, I expect that items in a Document Library that have the OLD term as a Managed Metadata column value will KEEP that column ...
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Dataset shared columns: inheritance of folder type

Does anyone know why the contents of a dataset might behave as follows? The desired behavior would be for all columns to be inherited from the containing dataset type. Currently, shared columns ...
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Read Metadata column values using SharePoint REST API

Is there any way to read Managed Metadata column value in SharePoint using REST API?
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Force metadata entry on upload with modern sharepoint experience (sp online)

I have a modern sharepoint site (sharepoint online) with a document library. (LibraryX) However in LibraryX there are a few fields of metadata which are required. The solution I am looking for is a ...
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Term Set Not in Managed Metadata Column

I have created three Term Sets in SharePoint Online for a managed metadata column. I cannot set a 'default value' for the column; and, the term sets are not available when I try to add them to that ...
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Can a Managed Metadata Column in a Document Library have Place Holder text

I've mapped a Managed Metadata Column to a TermSet in the Term Store. There is a concern that users won't think to click on the tag icon that brings up the Term Store values. Is it possible to have ...
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No data received from term stores after Cumulative update August 2018

After passing the update on my SP 2013 servers. The term store is no longer reachable for my metadata columns. therefore, all these metadatas columns are grayed out in the forms. I've checked the ...
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Unable to delete list column because of the error "Cannot change Hidden attribute for this field"

While deleting a list column I see an error: Cannot change hidden attribute for this field. I have changed the Hidden property to False. But still no luck. It keeps on throwing the error. The ...
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Managed Metadata not displaying on 1st page load

I'm utilizing SharePoint 2013 (on-premises), and attempting to add a managed metadata field to a custom page layout for an enterprise Wikipedia site. However, the data isn't loading on the page until ...
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Limit available column values based on other column value

I have a list of applications containing the following columns: Vendor, Application, Version. I am trying to make this list easy to use for those looking for information and those entering information....
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