Questions tagged [metadata]

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

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Group by managed metadata column

Is there any (non-programmatical way) to group by a managed metadata column. My managed metadata column is in my view, but I can't select it in the 'Group-By' dropdowns, why? I'm using a SharePoint ...
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How to display value of version column in word document?

I tried to include my document's version number in a word file using quick parts as described here: in this post This doesn't work for me (SP 2013, Word 2010). It only shows {_UIVersionString} but ...
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Implementing permissions based on metadata

It's been 10 years Sharepoint is around, but this feature is still missing OOB. It would help immensely in governing a Sharepoint farm, IMHO. Administrators should only setup the rules as staten by ...
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Building a ticketing system in Sharepoint Online - which method is better?

Good day, everyone. We are planning to implement a discussion-board based ticketing system on SharePoint Online 2013. One of the important functional requirements would be restricting access to ...
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Migrate files and metadata

I want to copy all the documents from file system into sharepoint document library along with all the metadata in excel. For example there are two documents in file system named "A" and "B", and there ...
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How is metadata stored?

I apologize for the simple question but have been curious about this and haven't found an answer elsewhere. Does SharePoint actually append the file itself with the metadata added in SharePoint, or ...
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Metadata missing from latest document version

We have an issue with a document library whereby documents are losing their metadata, i.e. in View Properties, the metadata fields are empty. However if you click on version history, all of the ...
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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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How to group by taxonomy fields?

In a SP 2013 in-prem environment I am working in a document library. I am trying to group documents by a Taxonomy based field, but the result is totally chaotic and does not work at all. It shows all ...
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Resize metadata navigation pane

I have a basic list with metadata navigation enabled on the quick launch. The navigation pane on the left side of the list and it's resizable. How can I resize this or, an even better solution, auto ...
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Moving files between libraries removes the files metadata

My understanding was that when a file is assigned to a content type, the metadata was linked to the file and not the library. I try to move files between different document libraries. But when I do ...
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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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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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Word document Author property as SharePoint column - how?

I would like to expose the Word document property "Author" as a SharePoint metadata column. It is clearly not linked to the "Created By" field, whose internal column name is "Author". Is it possible ...
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I need advice on a keyword strategy

I think my question is general enough to not be version-specific, but if not, we're running Foundation 2010 with minimal development (SPD, Vis Studio, etc.) capability. I have a 3500-document ...
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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 ...