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Hi i developed a site column, custom content type and a list definition. I set the value for this column and started crawling but i don't find these properties in search schema. If i add this column manually in a library and start crawling, these properties are showed. What 's the difference?

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I think it should work as you described - the following steps are needed, maybe you can try again:

  • To be picked up, the new items must be crawled. If you’re not using Continuous crawling, this will be limited to when your incremental crawls run.
  • The column must be a site column!
  • To be picked up, crawled properties MUST have a value.
  • To be applied to items already existing in the index, a full crawl will be required still.
  • http://www.myfatblog.co.uk/index.php/2012/12/automagic-managed-properties-in-sharepoint-2013-search/

    Or Technet: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj613136.aspx

    Btw, I would not recommend you the automatically approach, you loose a lot IMHO. The managed property benefits a lot when you merge several crawled properties into one managed property.

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