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Microsoft® Office SharePoint® Server 2007 Administrator's Companion by The Microsoft SharePoint Community Experts, Bill English

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Managing Documents and Workflow

SharePoint Server 2007 makes available several features that allow you to implement sophisticated document management processes. Metadata, policies, workflows, and templates are among the powerful features that can be associated with a document library. These features can also be associated with content types, which are discussed in Chapter 10, and covered thoroughly in Chapter 15. In this section, we will explain how these features work in the library context as part of a basic document management architecture.

Creating Metadata

When you want to store additional information about a document in the document library and make it available to users to sort and filter by, you create custom columns, also referred to as ...

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