Table of Contents
User Guide
Label Metadata
Creating a Metadata Category for Label Metadata
Create a metadata category to contain your Label Metadata tags.
Assigning and Creating Label Metadata Tags
Assign existing Label Metadatas tags to a file or create new labels.

Label Metadata is extremely free-form, meaning you create metadata tags on the fly. The metadata tags available for Label Metadata are not restricted. So you can create new metadata tags or select metadata others have created.
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To get started, you need to create a metadata category for the Label Metadata. For more information, see .Creating a Metadata Category for Label Metadata
Note:You must be an Administrator to create Metadata or Collections, but anyone can assign metadata to files or sort files into collections.
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Metadata Categories for Label Metadata

To use your labels as metadata, you need to connect it to a metadata category. When creating Label Metadata, you can create various category fields to link the label metadata tags to.
For example, we have two custom label fields that we use in a metadata category.
These Label Metadata tags are available to apply to topics in the Properties Tab:
These Label Metadata tags can be used to filter content in the Filters Tab:
Creating a Metadata Category for Label Metadata

Create a metadata category to contain your Label Metadata tags.
  1. In the Dashboard interface, click Metadata .

    Expected Result
    The Metadata interface displays.

  2. In the Category Name field, enter a name for the category. The metadata category is a grouping for the Taxonomy Metadata.

    Step Information
  3. Click Add Category .

    Expected Result
    A metadata category section is added.
  4. Complete the following fields:

    1. In the Labels field , enter a label. This is a label for the metadata category. It displays when applying or filtering metadata.
    2. In the Type drop-down menu , select Label . Values field
  5. To enable search filtering using metadata, check Search facet .

    Expected Result
    The metadata displays in the Filters Tab of the Content Manager .
  6. To enable the metadata so you can assign it to files, check Enabled .

    Expected Result
    The metadata displays in the Properties Tab of the Resource Viewer .
  7. Click Add Field and then Save Changes .
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You created a metadata category for your Label Metadata. You can create metadata tags on the fly for this category. For more information, see Assigning and Creating Label Metadata Tags.

Assigning and Creating Label Metadata Tags

Assign existing Label Metadatas tags to a file or create new labels.
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You must have a metadata category configured for the Label Metadata. For more information, see Creating a Metadata Category for Label Metadata.
Note:Ensure metadata values exist and that Search facet and Enabled are enabled for the metadata. You can configure your metadata in the Metadata interface of the Dashboard .
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Note:You must be an Administrator to access the Administration interface.
  1. In the Dashboard , click Properties Tab.

    Expected Result
    The Properties Tab displays.
  2. In the labels section, do one of the following:

    1. To create a new label, in the Add Labels field , enter a new label and select it.

      Example
      Expected Result
      The new label is created and assigned to the file.
    2. To use an existing tag, in the Add Labels field , select an existing label.

      Step Information
      Existing labels display in the drop-down menu.
      Expected Result
      The label is assigned to the file.
  3. Click Save Changes .
result
You assigned Label Metadata to the file.