Remove Enterprise Keywords
A SharePoint Online tutorial by Peter Kalmström
the previous SharePoint Online from Scratch article
Peter Kalmström, CEO and Systems Designer of kalmstrom.com
Business Solutions, showed how to categorize document library
files with Enterprise Keywords.
To add the Enterprise Keywords column you just check a box
in the library settings, but you cannot remove the column
by unchecking the same box.
Of course you can still remove the column from any library
views, but when you open the properties of a file the column
will be there.
In the demo below Peter shows how to remove the Enterprise
Keywords column altogether. it is not difficult once you
know how to do it!
Remove the Enterprise Keywords column from a SharePoint
Now the Enterprise keywords are not visible at all in the
library, but they are still there in the Term Store. If
you want to remove them totally you must delete them from
the Term Store also. How to di this is described in the
on the Library Settings button under the LIBRARY tab
in the ribbon.
- Find the Enterprise Metadata link under Columns.
- Click on the Enterprise Metadata link to edit the
- Click on the Delete button.
- Click OK to confirm that you want to remove the