Setting Default Values from the Settings Page
By accessing the Column Default Value Settings link from the Document Library Settings page, the administrator can set values based on folders, which can be a much more powerful and useful ability than setting default values on a column basis. The following section provides an example of using the Column Default Value Settings for folders within a document library:
- Choose a document library (or create a new one) that has one or more folders in it and one or more columns that have been added to the document library. In this example, the document library contains folders titled Folder 1 and Folder 2, and a column titled Subject and one titled Choice Column.
- From the document library, click the Library ...