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April 08
Tips & Tricks: Managed Metadata

Want to use a specific term set for tagging purposes in a particular document library? Don’t choose “Enterprise Keywords” for your column. That allows users to choose any term in your metadata, or even write in new terms! Keep it clean by setting up a column of Managed Metadata. Here’s how:

1.  Choose “Create a Column” from your List
2.  Select Managed Metadata as the type

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3.  Select from the available term sets in the window below. 

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4.  Click Save. Now when a user adds or edits properties for an item, they choose from a specific set of terms for that field. Easy!

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-Julie Muccillo
SharePoint Solution Architect

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