Questions tagged [managed-metadata]

SharePoint 2010 comes with an enhanced mechanism for managing your enterprise contents in SharePoint portal. Managed metadata refers to organizing your SharePoint contents so that they are easily categorizable and searchable. - Metadata and Tagging - Taxonomies - Folksonomies

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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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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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programattically adding metadata column with multiple terms to list

I am attempting to add metadata columns to existing lists via a workflow. I can create the actual columns without a problem, and if there is only a single default term there is, again, no problem. ...
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How can I access the Taxonomy store using the Client Object Model?

We are writing an Outlook plugin and need to create an overview of the available Managed Metadata term stores and terms from clients that connect to SharePoint. I have used the TaxonomySession to do ...
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Tagging documents in SharePoint

Can we tag individual SharePoint documents? If so, how can we read the tags of a document using SharePoint object model?
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Transferring meta data from sharepoint 2007 to sharepoint 2010

I am currently in the process of migrating from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 and i have run in to a snag. I have not found a reliable way to transfer over meta data for documents and lists. My ...
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What are managed metadata columns?

What are managed metadata columns in SharePoint 2010 Server? Do you use them to fetch data across sites? Your help is much appreciated. Thank you :)
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Additional Managed Metadata Service

I am deploying a small farm and am going to be using a taxonomy. Should I create a new Managed Metadata service application instance or just use the default? What are the advantages/disadvantages?
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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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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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Webpart connection filter with Term Store metadata

I'm editing a list's dispform.aspx by adding a document library and trying to filter this one. I created a web part connection between the item ('Provide Row to') and the document library according a ...
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managed metadata navigation and anonymous access

I have a library with metadata navigation. When anonymous users go to a navigation link, the web browser gives the 403 forbidden error. The error disappears when I turn off metadata navigation. To ...
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Sharing custom content types across multiple web applications

Our SharePoint 2010 instance have 3 Web Applications, lets just call them A B and C. I have the managed-metadata service pointed to web application A. The content type hub service is enable for A. ...
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Keyword auto-complete broken: “Server method 'ValidateTerms' failed”

Managed metadata keyword auto-completion (when you type the start of a taxonomy keyword, it auto-completes the rest) works on one of my sites but not the other. On the non-working server, there is a ...
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Is it possible to restrict the Terms shown in the MetadataNavigationHierarchy?

I have the following scenario: A Term Set setup called "Projects" The first level of terms under "Projects" are all names of Clients (eg. ClientA, ClientB, ClientC...) The second level of terms under ...
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Creating Managed Metadata Field from XML definition

I have successfully recreated all other Column types in SharePoint using the SPFieldCollection.AddFieldAsXml(string xml) method. However, the same method fails for the TaxonomyFieldTypeMulti field ...
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Connecting web parts to metadata navigation in document library

Is it possible to read from the metadata navigation in a document library so that the selected value(s) can be passed into another web-part (in this case a CoreResultsWebPart ). The IsNodeSelected ...
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Managed Metadata Service Connection (local workstation) help

On local w7 64 bit system. I am trying to hook up the managed meta data service connection. It is asking for some url or address and not sure what to enter for local workstation.. Example Url: "urn:...
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Programmatically enable Enterprise Keywords for a list

How do you programmatically enable Enterprise Keywords for a SharePoint 2010 list? This is how you do it using the GUI: Enterprise Keywords enabler http://img248.imageshack.us/img248/2532/...
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Apply metadata based on query string or selected value in page control

When a user uploads/creates a document into my document library, i need to be able to apply a metadata tag to the document either from the URL query string or from the value selected in some web-part ...
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accessing wssid and the guid of managed meta data using silverlight

I am making a silverlight UI to allow users to enter information into a list. I want give the users a choice of metadata to enter into the list, but in order to enter the metadata into the list, I ...
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Multiple Managed Metadata Service Instances

I am seeing multiple Managed Metadata Web Services in my farm and am not sure what to make of it. I was expecting to see one instance why are there others? Get-SPServiceInstance | ?{$_....
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Migrating a file share to SharePoint (metadata vs. folders)

I have read numerous articles recently around the benefits of utilising metadata in SharePoint Server 2010 as opposed to the age-old folder paradigm. While I have found these articles useful in ...
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CAML OrderBy and managed metadata

I have something like this: SPQuery query = new SPQuery(); query.Query = "<OrderBy><FieldRef name=\"MyTerm\" /></OrderBy>"; myList.GetItems(query); I can sort on normal fields, but ...
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Account Name (multi value; Term Set is “Customers”) wont show up in “Search Options”

I did a crawl after setting up the custom property in "Manage User properties" (this property a multi value and term set is customers). I should be able to get a drop down or picker on this field in "...
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SharePoint 2010 “Tag Cloud Web Part”

Can anyone give me an indication of how the Tag Cloud Web Part actually works, what fields it looks for to generate tags, etc? I'm quite new to the managed metadata service, so I've fired it up, ...
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Taxonomical Navigation Browsing

I am new to the Taxonomical and meta data usage in SharePoint 2010 and would be grateful if someone could point my in the right direction to what I am trying to achieve. I am trying to create a ...
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Managed Metadata is reporting errors, how can I start it again?

When I try to manage the managed metadata service I get "The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available. The Application Pool or Managed Metadata Web Service may not have been ...
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Why can't a Managed Metadata field be sealed?

I am creating a custom list definition that contains Managed Metadata fields (TaxonomyFieldType). These taxonomy fields are !important so users should not be able to delete them through the UI. I ...
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Merge SP list data into a word document

I'm looking for some guidance on creating a custom sharepoint list (not a document library) that will generate and populate a word document with the list item's meta data. the generated word document ...
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Filtering an XLV with a Managed Metadata Field in a Publishing Page Layout

I have a custom Page Layout which inherits from Enterprise Wiki, with an additional column of type Managed Metadata. In SharePoint Designer, I place this field as a control onto my customised page ...
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Programmatically add a managed metadata term store and set BCS permissions

I would like all my Lists, MMS's, WebParts, External Content types to be deployed to SharePoint without any need to insert anything manual. I figured out how to make lists but i can not find any way ...
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Is there a way to filter a CQWP or DVWP using Metadata column values?

I have a SharePoint 2010 list containing a metadata column. Is there a way to filter list values on a data view web part or a Content query web part using the metadata values? For example: I have ...
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How to manage enterprise keywords or managed metadata columns in InfoPath and Workspace

I've got errors using more complex SharePoint fields like enterprise keywords, managed metadata or custom fields that contain code with InfoPath and Workspace clients. Is this really not supported? Is ...
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FAST Search & Managed Metadata Service

We have a FAST Search application set up that is indexing data in an external datastore. We have a large number of FAST Keywords and Synonyms applied directly within the FAST setup, but we would like ...
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Publishing Managed Metadata and Using it with UPS

We have a publishing and collaboration Farm, published a Managed Metadata Service and given Full Access to the collabortion Farm. In the Collaboration Farm, created a User profile Property and ...
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Correct taxonomy field to use in EditModePanel?

We have a SharePoint 2010 content type with a ManagedMetaData field bound to a custom TermStore/Set in the Managed Metadata Service. We are using an EditModePanel on the PageLayout for the content ...
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What is the difference between a group and a term set in managed metadata services?

I think primarily your most top level item will always be a group. Once you have a group established you need to add term sets. So it seems 1 group : (many) term sets (children). What is the ...
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How to manage more than a Metadata Service Application?

We have configured two managed Metadata services in our SharePoint 2010 Farm, named MMS1 & MMS2 and both has its own proxy service. Question:1 MMS1 has a termset group - MMS1_TG1 MMS2 has a ...
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How can you tell if a document library column's metadata is being crawled?

I am in the process of customizing the search results for a SharePoint 2010 site collection. Part of this site collection contains a document library I created to store some documents on one of the ...
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Render metadata from term store as dropdownbox

Any idea how to render a managed metadata column as a dropdown list (just like the choice field)?
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how to manage termstore group

We have configured a metadata service application in our sharepoint 2010 farm and associated with the default proxy group. The default proxy group is associated with a webapplication. The metadata has ...
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Managed metadata site columns not saving [closed]

The Vision To create a deployable page layout which uses a manage metadata field. Steps taken Create a term store in central administration Create a content type (which inherits publishing page) ...
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Large term sets in SharePoint 2010

Is there a best practice, or limit regarding the maximum number of items in a term set? I did a quick test, and imported 50,000 items using the import tool (all items with the same parent). I got ...