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

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Create a taxonomy field as a site column in REST

I need to create a taxonomy column as a site column in a site collection programmatically with REST. I only have access to REST (via flow) , I have no development capabilities besides rest. I can ...
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SharePoint Online - ability to perform search on specific metadata attributes

I want to use SharePoint Online to store images (PDF) of invoices. There will ultimately be 100,000+ documents, stored in a 3 level folder structure by YYYY -> MM -> DD. Associated with each document ...
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Site Template with Metadata SharePoint 2013

We are trying to clone a SharePoint 2013 web using templates, but the choice field information is not being included. Microsoft Docs states that taxonomy field info is by default not included with ...
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Best Practice: adding metadata to a modern SharePoint Online site

I'm curious to know if there is a best practice way of adding metadata to a SharePoint Online modern Team Site or Communication Site? From my readings on the internet there seems to be a few ways of ...
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How to update Metadata in Document Library from Excel Custom Properties?

I got really excited, when I learned how to get metadata out of an Excel file (instead of just word only). From all the instructions I have found, the only drawback seemed to be the oneway connection. ...
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Find out SharePoint custom list items for which metadata is missing SharePoint 2013

We have a SharePoint 2013 custom list which is holding around 600000 records. Now I want to find out list items for which metadata is not filled.
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Advice requested for uploading metadata in bulk to a Sharepoint Online document library (including managed metadata fields)

I have a 4000+ item Sharepoint Online document library, and an excel sheet containing associated metadata. Some of the columns have multiple entries per field, and I would like to use Managed Metadata ...
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How to extract metadata from images in Sharepoint Online?

Before this was done automatically, but Microsoft has removed it. I would like to know some alternative to do this and to be able to add the metadata of the images to columns in sharepoint. Is there ...
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CSOM Update File Document MetaData in a Subfolder of a library. Getting Error File Not Found

0 I have a list of urls that are documents in a subfolder of a library. When I go to update the metadata of a document in the library but not in a subfolder code works as expected. But some ...
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Is there any SharePoint App to store and maintain Site Collection metadata (site properties) for SPOL?

I would like to build an App to store and maintain custom metadata (properties) for a site collection. I want to be able to show some custom properties in a web part and I would like to build some ...
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Globally changing a managed metadata term for a picture library

Greetings and thank you for reading this. I have created a spreadsheet in excel (.csv) file to import a term set to the managed metadata term store tool (This was a great and convenient discovery). I ...
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Edit metadata on a publishing page when page is saved

In SP 2013 on-prem, when I save and publish a page I want the standard "PublishingExpirationDate" field to get the value of "Modified" + 30 days. I want to avoid using event reciever for this ...
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Metadata column field value need to be updated

I want to update a metadata column in sharepoint online library. The column should be updated based on the data in sql db.For example i need to update a field named student status,i should check what ...
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How do I keep crawl from crawling file contents but still have the filenames and metadata appear in search?

We have about 10 million items in our webapp that we crawl. The owners created a special search page that searches the items using the search API but only searches the filename and metadata, not the ...
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Opening content type templates in Word Desktop does not work if browser is not IE

I have a template attached to a library as a content type. Despite having all settings pointing to 'open in Word' and not 'Open in browser' when in a different browser than IE the file will be opened ...
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Script not Working inside of Folder

I am trying to enable the script below in a document library. I originally found this script here. Basically whenever a user drag and drops a file it pulls up a prompt to enter metadata. It is ...
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Move SharePoint Metadata to sharepoint online

We are using Managed Meta data in SharePoint 2016 with Cross Site Publishing Feature. And now client decided to move our SharePoint 2016 to SharePoint Online. I a doing POC to know the list of options ...
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Can MS Flow Update Metadata on SP List?

I am trying to create a workflow where adding a file to a folder will update a field in that Folder's metadata. The folder may be a sub folder, in which case the workflow should update parent folder ...
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Modern Experience Upload-Metadata Problem

In the classic experience when the user uses the upload button the user gets asked to enter the Metedata. In the modern experience, when I use the upload button no pop up window open up to ask me ...
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Files getting custom Metadata

I’m using the modern library but once I’m uploading a new file it already getting Metadata. When I upload a new file, I want it to be shown that his fire requires attention, so that the user goes and ...
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Get custom Metadata based on Folder

Is there a way for the files that are uploaded into specific folders, the files inherit the properties/metadata of that folder? Basically every time I upload a file under eg SportFolder it should ...
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Content Search Query Webpart

I have created a Content Search Query Web part which go through a document library and shows the result based on the column (metadata). The old metadata was LGBTI and it was working fine, however ...
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Recurring events in CSWP

Ok, so I know recurring events can not be showed in a CSWP because only the first occurence is indexed. I have read a lot about that, but not found a single solution anywhere. How can I show ...
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Multiple metadata values

Just wondering if in a library there is a way to assign multiple values within a single metadata column. I this case I'm building a library of educational documents that need to be tagged for topics. ...
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Picture library filter by enterprise keyword

I've set up a SharePoint picture library to share within my company. I've added "enterprise keywords" to the pictures in order to find them in the total overview of all pictures. this all works quite ...
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Inform user to add Metadata after Upload

Let's say users end up using different uploading methods and some of their files end up not being filled with metadata. We use SharePoint Online. I want them to get a file/notification or something ...
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Is it possible to be asked to add Metadata when uploading using Explorer

Files that are being uploaded to ouR Document Library using the Explorer end up being not filled with Metadata. Is there a way for the users to be asked to add the metadata when uploading using the ...
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Upload Files using Explorer with Metadata

Most of our users tend to just upload files to Document Library using the explorer. This leads to a lot of files not having the necessary Metadata and the Document Library not being very sufficient. ...
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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.