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I know the thumbnails exist, as when I use search, thumbnails appear next to my documents...

But, when I use the "_vti_bin/Lists.asmx" webservice to access my list, the thumbnail is not one of the fields I have access to... How can I access the thumbnails, via webservice?

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The thumbnails are only available with FAST search.

They are not a SharePoint list OOTB feature.

Perhaps you could use the _vti_bin/search.asmx service, but I don't think you can retrieve the thumbnails.

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The "_vti_bin/search.asmx" webservice uses FAST to search? –  John Assymptoth Nov 16 '12 at 19:56
    
msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/… It uses whatever search you have set up. So yes, if your farm uses FAST. Otherwise, no. –  RJ Cuthbertson Nov 16 '12 at 19:58
    
_vti_bin/search.asmx has no FAST preview thumbnail. :( Had a look to the retrievable fields and that's not one of them... –  John Assymptoth Nov 19 '12 at 14:09
    
I don't think they are accessible via web services. –  RJ Cuthbertson Nov 19 '12 at 16:39
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