Join Mark Abdelnour for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with navigation hierarchies, part of Managing Documents with SharePoint 2010.
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Navigation hierarchies appear in the left-hand pane just below the Quick Launch,…and they allow you to navigate metadata in order to filter the view of document libraries.…Instead of creating a view, I can use the navigation hierarchy to rematch in my list…of files exactly to my specifications.…For example, here you can see two pieces of metadata for this document library, Department and Status.…If I wanted now to filter this document library by Department, I can click on the little triangle…right next to the Department and click on any one of these options.…
For example, Clerical Services, by doing that you can see only two files in that document…library are actually associated with the metadata Clerical Services.…To reset that filtering, I can simply click on Shared Documents again here in the Metadata,…Navigation Hierarchy, and I can go to another option. There's one here set for status.…By clicking on the triangle, I see my Status options, for example, Draft, Under Review, and Final.…If I click on Final again, what we'll see is the Status is set to Final, and those are the…
An ideal primer for those new to SharePoint, this course demonstrates how to use the platform to accomplish your daily tasks.
- Uploading files
- Organizing your document library
- Editing documents
- Tracking document changes and version history
- Emailing links to documents
- Setting alerts
- Working in the Explorer and Datasheet views
- Exploring navigation hierarchies and key filters
- Creating personal views
- Getting the most out of document workspaces