A specific function of Search Services that returns only user account information as results.

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How do we add Sort By Last Name on People Search?

This may be a simple question but I am having a hard time figure out how to add Last Name on Sort by in People search. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you for reading. //Update - tried ...
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Sort Order in People Search Core Results

I wish to display a list of new users on my SharePoint site. I've picked the People Search Core Results webpart and have a user list, but how do I order it by creation date? Iknow in Active ...
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How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...
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Peoplepicker returning with “No exact match was found” for a 1-way trust

Problem: When selecting an user in the peoplepicker, and posting the page to the server, an error is returned that the user cannot be found (No exact match was found). This happens when a task is to ...
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FullTextSqlQuery. multy language search

I tried to use FullTextSqlQuery for people search. This is my code: FullTextSqlQuery q = new FullTextSqlQuery(SPContext.Current.Site); q.ResultTypes = ResultType.RelevantResults; q.QueryText = ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search REST API - Search for people and groups

I want to build an autocomplete field in javascript (like the 'Person or Group' field in sharepoint library). What is the best method to populate the field with suggestions ?
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Sharepoint 2010 - How to prioritise/highlight Managers in a Search Core People Search?

I am using People Search Core Results in Content Query Web Parts to display departmental staff directories. A request that comes up regularly from users is to be able to make the Team Leader or ...
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Filter People and Group column using [Me]

Our list has a people and group column (called Users) which we want to filter using [Me]. It works when the field only contains individual users, but when the field contains a group (either SP group ...
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How to enable phonetic results when using KeywordQuery?

I cannot seem to get a custom keyword query to return phonetic results when searching for people. I have FAST search installed, and if I do a people search (in the FAST search center) for "Jon", I ...
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User Profile details are not available in the Search

We have more than 90K users in our SharePoint 2010 env., however a particular user details are unavailable in the People search though the user profile is active since last 5yrs. Seems that User ...
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People search value not returning results

This is for SharePoint 2010. Hello, We have added a custom field to our People Search results called Foreign Languages. If you search for a person, the value shows up in the results. However, if ...
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People Search Cores Results Web Part + Member Of Properties

Trying to configure a People Search Core Results web part in SP 2010. I've configured it to correctly return users based on the "SPS-JobTitle" and/or "SPS-Location" attributes. I've found, however, ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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Remove Admin/System Accounts from People Search

We have several SharePoint only accounts that don't correspond to any users in our Active Directory. How can I exclude these accounts from People search?
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Custom Refinement Panel option on People Search returns no results

I am creating a staff list for the company and have set up an Enterprise Search Center and all is working great. I would like the refinement panel to list the Departments in the company so people can ...
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Mix two Result Sources in Search Results Web Part

This is my following scenario: MySite Host Site Collection with a custom page called peoplesearch.aspx peoplesearch.aspx has Refinement Panel, and Search Results Web Part (Search Box webpart is in ...
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How do I change People Search to show full names instead of login names?

People Search is showing login names instead of full names i.e. in case of showing John Doe it is showing johnd when searched Is there a way to change it? I am on FBA.
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Show Manager in People Search Core Results [closed]

I need to show the manager (if possible clickable to his profile) on the People Search Core Results webpart. What I've done atm: Added a User profile property linked to the AD Synchronised (and ...
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Question about SharePoint my site keyword

I am wondering if any of you know what LTE stands for? I received an email from our SharePoint site suggesting that I use the keyword LTE in my site profile. When I did a search for my answer I found ...
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How to get phonetic matches with KeywordQuery or FullTextSqlQuery in people search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: KeywordQuery & Enabling phonetic results When I use the OOTB People Search, phonetic matches are returned (i.e. searching for "jon" returns both "jon" and "john"; ...
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Prevent Sharepoint from Displaying Documents under People Search

We just found a major issue with the staff directory. If you go under anyone’s name and hover over where it says “by Bob Doe” under their picture it shows a lot of information. It is showing ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Configure People Picker columns (add/remove)

How it is possible to configure the Sharepoint 2010 People Picker? I want ot remove the column [Mobile Number] and add a column with the normal Phone Number. Thanks in advance!
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Excluding FBA users from people search

I've got a mixed environment with both AD users as well as FBA users. The FBA users are stored in a seperate ASP.NET membership database. Now when I use search, both AD and FBA users show up. I'd ...
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How to add a header title in people result search?

I want to add a header title in people result search? I want to add here (red square): Is there a sharepoint control or anything or is it just not possible? I want to know too if it is possible ...
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Profile link in people search results not encoded

I'm using Forms Based Auth using the SQLMembership provider and all seems to be working fine except for viewing user profiles from people search results. The search is creating linkw like: ...
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People search blank until page refreshed

On a recent installation users have reported that when searching for someone the results page is initially blank when they click on "People" in Search Center to filter results by people rather than ...
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People Search Sort by Most match

I search for "Matt" and I get Mathew, Matt, Montreal, Mott, McDonald, Marcy, Maly, Hatti" What? yes, I am serious So I added Sort by last name (How do we add Sort By Last Name on People Search?) ...
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Should I Use Business Connectivity Services or Not in This Specific Scenario

I'm currently working on a SharePoint Standard 2010 project. I would have preferred to use the User Profile Service to sync with AD to populate employee details, but our AD doesn't have much ...
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No pictures in the People Search Core Results web part

I've added a People Search Core Results web part to a page and I do a search for specific users with a fixed keyword query. It displays the names and info correctly but it doesn't display the picture. ...
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Hide certain users in People Search Core Results Web Part?

I'm using a Search Paging web part with the People Search Core Results web part in order to display users in specific departments on my site (thx Mike Oryszak for pointing me in the right direction). ...
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How to configure two search boxes - one for people and one for content?

I would like to have two search boxes on my master page, one that would search for content and the other one that would search for people. I see the code in the master page that searches for content: ...
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SharePoint 2013 mini “social” entreprise network

New to SharePoint, i need some advices about how to approach the following need... I am using SharePoint 2013 and This should be done in a single site. social networking module: This module ...
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Count in people scope and User Profiles is different

Can anybody tell me why item count in People Scope and User Profiles is different? And at different time item count in Scope people can be different too. I mean at 11 a.m. it was 501 and at 4 p.m. it ...
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Search Scopes Depending on User Profiles

I had created 2 User Profiles one for Intranet and one for Extranet .Now when i am using profile search in my sites( i had created separate web applications for my sites for users depending on their ...
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Can I have People Search without using My Sites?

I have a request to create a custom employee directory. I plan to use search display templates linking to a custom profile page. I'm making the following assumptions: I have to setup My Sites ...
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SharePoint 2010 People Picker Issues

I recently performed a database attach upgrade from a SharePoint 2003 system to SharePoint 2007, then up to SharePoint 2010. Everything is running well, for the most part. But one of our biggest ...
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Search. Sorting and grouping data in search results

We are planning an implementation of SharePoint 2010 Server (Enterprise) Portal. One of requested features is People Search Center. It should: Have ability to search by different keywords (name, ...
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Replace default search box in SharePoint 2010 with custom one

On every new SharePoint 2010 site you get the default search box (In the MasterPage) that allows you to just do a normal search. I would like to replace this with some item that will allow you to ...
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SP2013, When I click on a username I got the error “User not found”

I am using SP2013. I have created a new page. On this page I have a search textbox and a search result web part. In this search result web part you see default all users. So it is filtered on users. ...
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SharePoint 2013 - People Search not showing all AD users

I have a People Search set up on my SharePoint site. The User Profile Sync service is set up to 'Use SharePoint Profile Synchronization'. About a week ago, all users were coming into SharePoint ...
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Searchbox watermark

Is it possible to change the watermark in Search box input? How can I do it? Actually I want to redirect all my search to the searchcenter,at the same time i need ...
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How to make People Search Core Results Sortable

I have read several articles showing how to change the sort in XSL. What I would like to have are sortable headers, so that users can choose Ascending/Descending/None. Another option I would be ...
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Search Query Filtering User Profile information

So i'm trying to figure out how to filter search results to show those users who have certian fields of their user profile as a specific value. For example...i have an employeestatus field and it is ...
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People Search lastname begins with letter

While using People Search with a specific letter (default.aspx?k=LastName:s), it will show all people where the lastname contains the letter "s". How can I change this showing all people where the ...
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Admin account appearing in People Search Results

I have created a Staff Directory by using the "People Search Results" page available in SP 2010. I followed these instructions: ...
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How to show AD Contacts in the SP2010 people picker

is it possible to have the SharePoint 2010 people picker show AD Contacts. We have sub contractors & some full time staff listed as contacts in AD, in order to have their contact information ...
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Search Result webpart max displays 10 results regardless of settings

I have a search result webpart on one of my pages, which show the results of a people search (using a custom searchbar), but for some reason the maximum display of results are limited to show 10. I ...
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How to get Local User Accounts listed in People Search?

I have created a development environment for my SharePoint 2010 installation. I have all the basic features I need working including site searches. I have added an Enterprise Search page into my ...
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Force My Sites Sync Of New AD Info

So I have noticed that my My Sites profiles will sometimes be less accurate then my People Search in SharePoint. Is there a way to force My Sites to sync up with the new information in my Active ...
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How to exclude Admin Acounts from People Search Result

I would like to remove all the Admin accounts from People Search results. I have seen several ways to do it. I didn't want to add a new field in the AD to indicate whether the account is an admin ...