So far I’ve discussed how to get information about getting the types of taxonomy field, working with those fields, and how to get term sets. What about setting values on list items?
It isn’t immediately obvious how to do that. For a start, we wouldn’t actually be using the TaxonomyClientService. To set values on items, you use the Lists web service, using the UpdateListItems() method. This accepts XML describing the field and values.
But what fields do we submit, and what values? After all, as mentioned in part 1, there are two fields – one for the displayed value, and a hidden ‘notes’ field that contains the actual data!
There was no documentation about how to set these values, and limited and contradictory information in blog posts, so I investigated…
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