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Document Set Feature in SharePoint 2013

Posted by Paul on August 8, 2013

In this article I would like to take you through the Document Set feature of SharePoint 2013.

What is Document Set?

Document Sets are a feature in SharePoint Server 2013 that enables an organization to manage a single deliverable, or work product, which can include multiple documents or files.

Simply, you can see it as a collection of documents packed together.

While working with Document Libraries, you can upload Document Set instead of a single Document. A Document Set can contain multiple documents having same columns as the document library.

How to enable Document Set?

For enabling & using Document Set, the steps are given below:

1. Activate Document Set feature

2. Enable Content Type

3. Add documents

Please see the steps below:

Activate Document Set feature

Open your site, then Site Settings page.

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Click on the Site collection features link, you will get the page below.

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Click on the Activate button corresponding to Document Sets feature. Wait for a while for the activation operation to complete.

Enable Content Type

Document Set is enabled for a library by Enabling Document Set content type.

Create a new library, Choose the library settings, Advanced Settings & enable the following option.

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Save changes & go back to the Library Settings. From the content types section, choose the Add option.

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In the appearing page, add the Document Set content type & save changes.

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Now you are ready with multiple content types for your document library.

Add Documents

Open the document library & choose the FILES tab, select the New Document Set context menu.

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In the appearing dialog box, enter the name of the Document Set, you can upload documents later.

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Saving changes will take you to the next screen for adding documents.

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Here you can add multiple documents for the same document set . Please note that the upload screen says Document Set as “Folder”.

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As shown below, you can see that the multiple documents exist in the same document set. Plus, the document library columns are available for the child documents as well.

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This concludes our usage with Document Set.

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Under the hood, Document Set can be considered as a Folder.

References

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff603637.aspx

Summary

In this article we have explored the Document Set feature of SharePoint 2013, Activating, Enabling & Creating a document set.

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Error :: The Taxonomy feature has not been activated.

Posted by Paul on July 1, 2013

While working on Metadata Assignment using List > Metadata Column, i received the following error:

The Taxonomy feature (Feature ID “73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C”) has not been activated.

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Problem

The feature is not activated & it is a hidden-feature.

Solution

Activate the feature at site level using PowerShell.

Enable-SPFeature 73EF14B1-13A9-416b-A9B5-ECECA2B0604C -url http://server/site

 

More Info

Using the Get-SPFeature command we can see that it is a:

Site Scoped Feature

It is a Hidden Feature

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New Features in .Net 4.0

Posted by Paul on November 26, 2010

Feature Description
Background Garbage Collection
Dynamic Language Runtime
Covariance and Contravariance
Tuples
Memory-Mapped Files
Library Enhancements String.Concat, String.IsNullOrWhiteSpace, Enum.HasFlag, Environment.SpecialFolder

More Info: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms171868.aspx

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