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

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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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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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'Last modified' mapped metadata property

I've created my own mapped metadata property for retrieving 'last modified' data in a sql search. To the property is mapped the following fields: Office:12(Date and Time), creationdate(Date and Time)...
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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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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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Setting Location Based Column Defaults with SPServices

I know that setting location based column defaults is possible programatically using visual studio which isn't an option for me. Is it possible using spservices or another jquery library? Cheers, ...
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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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Use site column (metadata) as search criteria in the out of box search box in sharepoint 2010

If I have a site column(metadata) called for example state set on a library, and I have uploaded some documents in my library with a value on that site column(metadata). I will like to know if, Out ...
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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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400 Bad Request when updating list item in SharePoint Online using HttpClient

I have written a REST API which to update the a document metadata in SharePoint. Document resides in a Folder in a Library. I have tried the following code: var stringData = ("{'__metadata': { 'type':...
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Trying to get Thumbnail to work on Sharepoint O365

I am trying to get Thumbnail to display in a table view. But am getting the Broken image symbol. See image below.
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Changing the author field in SP Document Library

We have a document Library wherein we display the Author(Meta Data) of the document. This is the name of the user who created and uploaded the document. We have a scenario where another user modifies ...
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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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how can i get the internal ID/name of the terms in a managed metadata column?

I'm creating a SPD workflow where if the term in the managed metadata column = X, an action happens but the only way SPD will do the proper comparison to "X" is by using the internal ID of the term - ...
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how to update managed metadata fields using rest?

I am using rest to post resources in Sharepoint and I can insert my files without problems. However, when I tried to update the metadata fields even using the unique identifier of the term I want to ...
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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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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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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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Set metadata column value from query string when uploading documents

When users upload files to a SharePoint Online (2013) document library, I would like for a value from the query string to be inserted into a metadata column in the library. I found a number of posts ...
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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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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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Renamed terms still show as old one

In SharePoint online I renamed a few terms couple of weeks ago. I'm pretty sure the timer job that should clean it up has run but it still shows as the old one - for old and new documents alike. How ...
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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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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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Sharepoint 2013 - Add lookup column to key filters

I've got a document library of invoices. It has various columns (mainly choices) such as, Year, Status, Location, etc. and I've been able to add them to metadata navigation as key filters. However, ...
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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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Show attachment names as a coloumn in Sharepoint list - 2007

Is there a way I can show attachment names as a 'Title' field in SharePoint list 2007? I'm wanting to save duplication having to type out the name of a file to show as the title in the list. I've ...
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Add metadata(columns data) to a file in Document Library using java. Sharepoint 2013

I'm new to sharepoint, I've created a web services where i post files to a document library but i also want to add metadata(columns data) 'Title' at the same time as i post the file using java. Is ...
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The Managed Metadata Service or Connection is currently not available in SharePoint 2013

We have an Internet website implemented with Sharepoint 2013. This website has been working for 10 months normally. Now, we are having several problems with the Managed Metadata Service for the last ...
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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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Using meta tags for Facebook in a SharePoint site

I have a public-facing SharePoint Foundation 2013 site, http://www.oceanview335.com. It is NOT a SharePoint Online site. I am trying to build meta tags in the master page so I can control the data ...
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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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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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Update SharePoint Metadata using VBscript

I need a way (using code) to upload files to a SharePoint 2013 Document Library without having to go through the file drag and drop feature and I am limited to using VB script right now. After doing ...
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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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Dynamically create metadata and associate it with File using Client Object Model

Is there any way to dynamically add metadata in the upload file. I am using the following code in this regard. File uploadFile = context.Web.GetFileByServerRelativeUrl(location); //check out to make ...
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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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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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Update editor of published version without affecting version number - CSOM

I am trying to copy files from one site collection to another including their version history and preserve the metadata using CSOM. I am almost there using the below logic for each version of the file....
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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