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Why is there a disconnect between document properties and metadata?

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#
Most Word Document Properties don't pass over to a SharePoint Document Library even IF you create custom columns that match the same Field Names used in Word.  Why is this?

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Hello I have a problem with managed metadata on two different servers and would like to ask you to try it.

I assume you have managed metadata service running.

1, Open some document library in some site
2, Create column - managed metadata type and select some termset and set it as required.

3, Upload a document and fill in metadata when you will be asked.

4, Then edit properties and check, that metadata are there.

5, Save this library as template.

6, Deploy document library from this template and try steps 3+4.

My problem is, you can select metadata, but they are not saved. e.g. when you check document properties managed metadata are not there.

Can you confirm this behavior ?
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P.S.: one more weird thing. If you do metadata filling using office 2010 compatible application. Metadata remain there, but they are not visible in document library properties.

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