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I want to exclude certain documents from the All Sites search scope, if they have a column A value of X. Column A is a choice column with multiple values that exists in each document libraries (not a shared column).

Column A shows up as a crawled property under office, and I have created a metadata managed property B that I have linked to column A. I have also done a scope update followed by a full crawl of the sharepoint sites in question, after I have created a scope rule to exclude results where B = X.

It is saying that that 137 documents have the managed property and in the scope rule it says 4 results are affected. However there are many more than 4 documents in the libraries that have A set to X. I can still find these in the search, which is searching the All Sites scope (default search centre all sites tab)

Have I set this up wrong, and if not why are not all these documents excluded from search?

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closed as not a real question by Alex Angas Jun 29 '11 at 8:06

It's difficult to tell what is being asked here. This question is ambiguous, vague, incomplete, overly broad, or rhetorical and cannot be reasonably answered in its current form. For help clarifying this question so that it can be reopened, visit the help center.If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

Did you ever find a solution for this question? If yes, could you post it as an answer? – Kit Menke Jun 10 '11 at 13:54
We really need more details on how the scopes have been set up here. Screenshots would be ideal. – Alex Angas Jun 14 '11 at 23:14
Are you still experiencing this problem? Are you able to add more information? Otherwise this question will be closed. – Alex Angas Jun 22 '11 at 3:40