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Questions tagged [metadata]

Structural metadata, the design and specification of data structures is "data about the containers of data".

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Add secondary column to index

On SP 2013 on prem, I am using PowerShell script to add indexed columns to a list. I have managed to add that, like this: $siteUrl = "http://url" $web = Get-SPWeb $siteUrl $listName = "...
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Changing in between Document Libraries to Bulk Edit

We use classic experience for our document library but there is no bulk edit. Is it possible to just change to new expereince for one day and use the Bulk Edit uption to change the metadata of a lot ...
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How to display metadata on a site page - SharePoint 2016?

Similar to (How to display metadata on a site page), I'm trying to figure out how to display page metadata on the page itself (like ModifiedBy and Modified date, as well as some custom metadata ...
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Get Page Field Values with javascript

We are using SP 2013 publishing features and have the document id service turned on for our site collection. So each new page has a document id assigned to it. We also created a custom content type ...
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How to automatically populate document templates?

I have a document Library dedicated to a specific PROJECT. I linked 20 content types to it (for my 20 different project deliverable templates). All these templates have "common properties" such as ...
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Bulk Upload & Give same Metadata to all of them

Goal: Is it possible to change the code in a way that when uploading mutiple files, the Metadata to appear only once and all the files being uploaded to get the same Metadata ? How the code works ...
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Help: How to use this script in Document Library

There is this script which I got from Here. I just have to add ScriptEditor WebPart to my library page and apply this code Not sure how to go with this. I know how to go edit and add a Webpart and ...
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Sharing Site metadata with documents for SharePoint Search

We have a problem which most of the organizations face. We have a team site created for each of the project in our organization. There are 100-300 project sites being created every year. Each project ...
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Sharepoint Document Library Hyperlink Metadata Using Excel VBA

I have VBA code written for my Excel document. This code saves the workbook in Sharepoint site and sets the metadata for the document library that the workbook is saved into. Working code to set ...
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Add user to classify files into specific file type column (Metadata)

In my SharePoint library a lot of users can upload files, unfortunately when the files get custom metadata and then I always have to go manually and categorize them. Having it in mind that the users ...
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Update Choice column in Sharepoint using workflows

I have a Sharepoint library where I receive folders via email. I have a calculated column that determines the week ending date (as a string value) for the folder and I want to create a choice column ...
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Pulling info from one of several columns

When documents are added to my library, one of 4 approval workflows runs based on the metadata entered on the item (if the document is for Sales, the Sales approval workflow runs, etc). I would like ...
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How to find internal Column name in SharePoint

I am attempting to use a migration tool that will extract properties from images (drone photos) and map them to columns in SharePoint Online. I'm focused on one property just to get the ball rolling. ...
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Multiple content types in a library causes metadata problems on file upload

I defined Document Set content type “A” (Engineering) to contain custom site metadata (for simplicity, call them 1, 2 and 3). I defined Document Set content type “B” (Energy Services) to contain ...
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How to extract metadata from images in SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online used to automatically extract metadata when you uploaded an image into a picture or Asset Library. Microsoft has deprecated this feature and it is no longer available. When ...
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Does SharePoint Online still extract metadata from photos loaded into Asset Library?

I have a number of Drone photos that I would like to make searchable from SharePoint. In SharePoint 2013, if you upload photos into an asset library, the metadata is extracted and entered into a ...
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Unable to get the metadata for the document name contains(') using Rest Api

Not able to get the metadata of a document contains file name with (') using rest api http://site url/_api/web/GetFileByServerRelativeUrl('filepath')/?$expand=ListItemAllFields
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Publishing Pages and Metadata Navigation

In the term management page i've created a term named "news". And I've activated the Publishing Infrastructure. And at the navigation page, i selected metadata navigation. When i created a page named "...
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Sharepoint metadata URL

I have a sharepoint server 2016 like the one I show in the attached image. I want, through a java code, to read the metadata of the document notes.txt, but I do not know what url endpoint to use for ...
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Exclude documents content results in SharePoint Online Search

We implemented the search on the document library having the items more than 100000 items with 8-12 metadata properties in SharePoint online as per the customer requirements, which was working fine....
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Managed Metadata Navigation: the visitors can't see the terms

Good Day, On my SharePoint site collection I use managed metadata navigation to apply friendly URL to the site pages. Every term is tagging and on the “Navigation” tab has the options “Show on the ...
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METADATA FROM JAVA

I´ve created a Metadata Column called "Department" in my Sharepoint Server site. Does anybody know how to add information to that column when I upload a document from Java? Thank you.
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Need advice on proper use of calculated column for my problem

I've been tasked with getting a SharePoint site up and running as part of my job, it requires a semi-automated way of marking files for an archival process where they are taken off of the SharePoint ...
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Does List Metadata get copied into document properties

If you specify a document as being of a particular content type, and then move the document, the metadata associated with that document moves with it, regardless of what library the document is moved ...
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What is the difference between document properties and metadata?

I have been using the term metadata and properties interchangeably. This paragraph from Microsoft indicates there is a difference. Can someone explain the difference? Using metadata with content ...
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Metadata Menue checkbox alternative

I've got a situation where I'm building a document library, with large number of values for each field in metadata and check boxes as a filter do not make sense there, since the list will be extremely ...
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WCF - Metadata publishing for this service is currently disabled

I'm trying to clear up the Events Viewer in my UAT environment, and one of the errors I'm getting is Event 8313. A failure was reported when trying to invoke a service application: EndpointFailure ...
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Changing folder structure to document set in Sharepoint

If I were to structure my document library in SharePoint as folders, then later decide I want to change my structure in the document library to document sets, how can this be done? Is it an easy fix?...
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Recommended way of assigning metadata to a site collection?

In SharePoint Online, is there a built-in way to tag Site Collections with custom metadata? Ideally this would mean assigning values from the term store, for example assigning a "Department", or ...
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force user to add metadata when uploading docs

I want that my users are forced to enter metadata when they upload/bulk upload document.When bulk uploading document it would be cool that users add the metadata once and it applies to all the files
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Managed metadata field: Set default value on library by powershell

I am trying to set default values (multiple) on a managed metadata field on a document library, which I manually would do like this in the GUI: Library settings > Column default value settings, and ...
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Multi-value metadata columns not saving

After using the content and structure system to copy documents from one site's document library to another, the document properties fields that are set to accept multiple metadata values from our ...
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SharePoint 2013 - Metadata automatically removed after document is Viewed

We are using 2013. Recently one of the team sites, and only this specific one, has started having issues. When a user opens the document to read, no edit/checkout, then closes after any amount of time,...
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place version number in word document from the document library version number

I've see here how to display version number in word but its not working for me. The only thing i can think of that's causing the issue is that I have 2 version numbers in SharePoint document library, ...
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In SharePoint Online, is it possible to filter a standard View based on the documents that specific group(s)/user(s) have been granted access to?

I'll be creating sensitive financial documents for 20 locations worldwide. I'll stop inheriting permissions and granting permissions at the file level. I would like the permissions I grant for each ...
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Inherit metadata from folder to all documents inside folder

I am having a document library with different folders. Each folder contains 100s of documents. I am creating a new column with name Status. When I change the status of the folder to "Locked" then ...
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SharePoint Search Result after updated Metadata

In SharePoint Online I have a document library with a column "HFMetadataStatus". This column is just a "single line of text" property and has a default value of "unset". I copied 1000 files in the ...
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How to use SharePoint 2010 REST api to update column values?

I just found the REST API for SharePoint 2010. I'm trying to use cURL to call the API to update empty columns. I've managed to use the links below to access various information for my company's test ...
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Make new terms in term groups when making a new page

I'm working with a Enterprise WIKI and are using managed metadata for navigation in quick launch. I have set up a term set with term groups. Inside each group there are terms like this:- Term group 1 ...
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Extract text from document name using calculated column

I need to isolate parts of a document name so that the workflow (SPD 2010) can update respective metadata fields. Doc Name is within the following format : yyyymmdd.xxxx.xxxxxxxx.xxxx.xxxxxxxx The ...
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How to create columns that pull 'Authors' and 'Last saved by' metadata from a word document

In a document library, is it possible to create a new column that pulls this data from the files properties? I’ve tried adding 'Author' from existing site columns and creating my own single line of ...
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How to display metadata on a site page

Using Sharepoint Online, modern pages. I'd like to show metadata of a page, on the page itself. Some of this is default metadata, some of it is custom metadata. Is there a way to do this?
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Force user to set metadata when publishing a site page

Using Sharepoint Online with modern pages. I've created a required custom metadata field, which I can see in the library is not set for any site page (I'm not saving documents in this site, just pages)...
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Disable and enable on click on date calendar icon

I am trying to make the date field calendar icon unclickable in some scenarios, which I manage by using this: $("#...
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Global Navigation drop down menu has 2 different lengths

I have drop down menu with a parentage and it shows up really nicely from the main page. But if i try to access the same menu while on a sub-page it looks ugly and the width of the drop down menu is ...
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Extract uploaded email metadata into SPO columns: feasible with SPFx?

I am attempting to develop a solution to provide the following functionality: When an email file (.msg) is uploaded to a SharePoint Online folder configured for emails, the email metadata (to, from, ...
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Documents with mandatory field filled in still left checked out

H, using Sharepoint 2013. I have a library with a column that is required to have data. It does not have a default. When I upload one document, the document panel pops up. I fill in the metadata field,...
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What is best strategy to upload multiple documents for single entity with metadata auto-set for all files

We are planning to use SharePoint 2016 as DMS for our organization. I could not find satisfactory answer to my query: how can I upload multiple supporting documents for single entity, at the same time ...
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Create an interface in SharePoint that will make a custom view when the user selects key words

I was thinking of adding something similar to a shopping Cart that will allow visitors select metadata and create a library or list view on the fly. It could be similar to a library metadata ...
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Creating searchable “tags” within body of document

I am writing a set of documents using MS-Word. The docs will be managed by SharePoint. I know that SharePoint can search the text in the body of each Word doc. However, a full text search will ...