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I need to expose 'Created Date' and 'Created By' field of a particular list item in search results. Able to get the date field by mapping Basic:15(Date and Time) from this forum ( but couldn't find which field represents 'Created By' field in the managed properties.

Is there any reference guide where we can find which managed property is mapped to which field?


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I had the same issue some time back. I found that Office:4(Text) crawled property can be used for CreatedBy managed property and it gives correct results. I have blogged about it here:

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we are on SharePoint 2010 and there is no property with name Office:4(Text). so, i tried including Office:office#Author(Text), but that did not work either. – svs Jan 16 '13 at 13:15
I am also on SharePoint 2010 and can see this crawled property. Can you try following: New Managed Property --> Add Mapping --> Select Office in Category and then move between the pages until you find Office:4(Text) – Nadeem Yousuf Jan 16 '13 at 14:02
When i do that, i am getting only these fields for selection. Office:office#Author(Text), Office:office#Editor(Text), Office:office#Owner(Text), nothing else that starts with Office. – svs Jan 16 '13 at 18:42
okk...I got it. It is working with that, thanks. – svs Jan 16 '13 at 19:31
@svs, please mark the question as answered. – Nadeem Yousuf Jan 17 '13 at 4:40


and Created Date seems to be:


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Tried them, that did not work. only Basic:15(Date and Time) works for Created Date. For Created by, tried ows_Created_x0020_By(Text), ows_Created(Text), Office:office#Author(Text) etc., none of them are working – svs Jan 15 '13 at 21:05
Yeah, zero documents that have ows_Created_x0020_Date so definitely not working. – Jussi Palo Nov 25 '14 at 12:58

I think you are looking for this:

Created By should be: ows_Created_x0020_By(Text)
Created Date isn't included in the index and needs to be assigned a managed property. You can easily create a new managed property called "ows_Created_x0020_Date" and assign it to the crawled property.

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After creating new managed property for Created Date, to which crawled property I should map it to? – Rushikesh Apr 14 at 6:32

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