An element for adding accuracy to search results. Refiners are typically categories of result types that a user can select to include or exclude to tailor the search results to their specific goal.

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Hierarchical Refiner User Profile Property

We have a requirement to be able to have a refiner in People search that refines in an hierarchical way. Let's say we have A custom User Profile Property called "Organisation" bound to a TermSet ...
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Multivalue Property Refiners rendering as semi-colon separated

I'm having a hard time trying to get SharePoint to correctly display search refiners for Multivalued properties of a BCS model. I'm running SharePoint 2010 (not FAST) crawling content from a custom ...
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Refiner does not show all file types

I created a Sharepoint search center with the refiner "file type". All document types related to the keyword are shown in the filter except Visio files (vsdx), but if I edit the search page and ...
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what are the best ways to make SharePoint search more efficient / Optomize search result?

i am trying to optimize search result in on-premise search web parts. m trying to get more efficient search result. please suggest some best techniques.
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Include document sets in search results

I am using the following query in my search center to only display documents (Word, Powerpoint, etc.): IsDocument:1 The desired result set is all documents (like above) and all document sets ...
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Refiners for multi-valued managed properties in SharePoint

Refiners for multi-valued managed properties do not behave like they do for Site Columns when they are created. Values are being refined to "Value one;Value two;Value three" instead of: Value one - ...
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Inconsistent results with multiple refiners

I'm seeing some weird stuff going on with refining search results in SharePoint Online. I've got a search results webpart set-up which returns items of a specific content type. Alongside it is a ...
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Retrieving Taxonomy Terms by Rest API based on refiners

I don't have any Site Columns, any Catalog Site Collection or Catalog list. I have about 30 Terms and TermSets (in MMS). Now I want to use them as a search based menu. By using Powershell I have ...
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Breaking the maximum number of refiners, limited to 20 in SharePoint 2013 search

The SharePoint project I'm currently working on uses a custom search results page. We've customized the display templates, the search results webpart, and the refinement panel. An enhancement to ...
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How to use result sources in sharepoint 2013 search as a refiner?

I am configuring the Sharepoint 2013 search and want to have the scopes in the search page, but as we all know, scopes are a deprecated feature in Sharepoint 2013. So my question is can we use result ...
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Change search refinement from “equals” to “contains”

Is there any way to change the way refinement query URLs are built so that they use "contains" operation (":") rather than "equals" ("=")? Scenario: a) Document A - tagged with Sector = Retail b) ...
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Wrong counts for refiner values in Sharepoint 2013, Enterprise Search Center

I followed this tutorial to enable counts on sharepoint 2013 on a Enterprise Search Center site ...
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SharePoint Online: How to configure search to enable refiners on a lookup column

I have a list of location names at the root of a site collection. I have a site column at the site collection level that is a lookup to the locations list. In sub sites I use the site column in ...
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SP 2013 Content Search webpart change data based on Drop down list selection

In my page there is a content search webpart which displays data for each year. Now I have a drop down list in that same page (lets say inside a Content editor) which shows all years ie 2014,2013,2012 ...
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How to use refiners in search?

I'm using Microsoft Search Server Express 2010 and need to implement search with refiners through the search.asmx web service. Currently I'm trying to execute following query: <QueryPacket ...
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Search Refinements: Some dropdowns displaying number instead of text

I have a large document library that has a bunch of dropdown fields that I'm using as refinements. The refinements should come back as: ANIMALS Cat Dog Mouse But what I'm seeing is that it's ...
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KeywordQuery and Refiners: How to specify a RangeMapping Refiner?

I need to use the KeywordQuery class to connect to a FAST Search Server. I still want to be able to display refiners (much like the default Refiner Web Part). The default refiner web part supports a ...
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Managed Properties not available as Refiners on Content Search web part (SharePoint Online)

I have managed metadata site columns where I’ve mapped the ows_ crawled property from a library to ‘RefinableString’s in the search schema. The ‘refinable’ box is ticked and I did this a few days ago ...
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O365 search managed property mapping issue

I have an issue with mapping managed property to existing crawled property. I am pretty confident in search configuration but this just seems not to work on O365 (working on-prem). I want to create a ...
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Multi-value User columns vs Native Refinement

Following Scenario: SiteColumn called "MultiUser" with type User, allowing multiple values. MultiUser added to a Library Multiple users added per item e.g.: [Title] [MultiUser] Item1 Mike; ...
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Sharepoint 2013 Search Refiner button

I'm been looking at our search page and I'm trying to create buttons that will just searches a particular list; For example; a search results page, that has COURSES DOCUMENTS PEOPLE and clicking ...
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Enterprise Keywords Refiner

I have in a custom content type for documents and the enterprise keywords column as a optional field. Now I want to have a refiner in my search for that. The problem is, that the property mapped to ...
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Is it possible to add two Refinement Web Part in a search page in SharePoint 2010?

When I add two (or more) Refinement Web Part in a search page they always shows the same results also if I set different configurations on each one.. How I can configure them in order to show ...
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SharePoint 2013 Add Custom Refinement “Sort By” option

In SP 2013 with refiners you have the ability to Sort By Name, Count, Number. Each of my lists have a Title and Order column. I want the items in my refinement panel on the search page to be sorted by ...
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How can I preconfigure which refiners appear in a search results refinement web part?

I'm developing a custom search solution for a client with a requirement to automatically deploy some search results pages with refinement panels whenever a new sub site is created. I'm doing this with ...
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How can I create a multi-valued refiner for a Business Data Catalog external content type?

This question regards a SharePoint 2010 instance using vanilla search. I'm currently using a Business Data Catalog to pull records from a database table with an end-goal of displaying the records in ...
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Refining search results on multi-word names

I have a basic people search landing page setup with the standard webparts for searching: PeopleSearchBoxEx, PeopleCoreResultsWebpart, etc. On the page I make use of the RefineSearchResults web ...
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Make list item title refinable

I have a set of project sites in Sharepoint 2013 on premises, each of which contains a list of content type Project details. This content type contains columns for Project Name, Project Manager and ...
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After adding a managed property in Query Text the Refiners disappear in Build your query tab

I have the following query: path:{Site.URL} ContentTypeId:0x0102* clsStartDate>{Today-1} and when I use it in the Query Text of Content Search Web Part, the Refiners in the refiners tab disappear. ...
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Using a termset as Refiner without Search Result Web part

I am working on a SharePoint on-premise environment, and following is the scenrio I want to achieve; I want to add a refinement web part to a page (without Search Result Web Part) which contains one ...
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Refiners based on managed properties

I had a situation before where I could link meta data / site columns with managed properties to use is as a refiner in my search center. I created the search center subsite under the root site ...
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How to fix errors in Sharepoint search (no refiners found)

SharePoint version: 2013 (not office 365 ) I have a SharePoint site that I built about a month ago. I am the administrator of the site. The sites function is to track changes to remote sites in our ...
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Using KQL in the updateRefinersJSON method

After weeks of searching I have been unable to find any documentation as to how to pass KQL values through the updateRefinersJSON method. I know there is a Boolean flag for KQL but nothing specifies ...
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Search date refiner with future dates

The OOTB search refiners for dates all seem to assume that there are only dates from the past up to today. If I have a RefinableDate with future dates they all get piled up on an interval labeled ...
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Sharepoint Online 2013 Global Managed Property (refiner)

In my scenario i have programmatically created site collections by csom. Everything works fine right now. My problem is i want to manage search schema from one root site. I have customized search ...
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Pre-selected Refiners

I have a Search Center set up with a number of refiners. One of the refiners for the items returned identifies whether a document is considered archived or not. It is required that a user can search ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Geolocation Field as a Search “Distance” Refiner

Does anyone know of any working examples of using the new Geolocation field as a SharePoint 2013 search refiner? We would like to tag items with their location and then enable end-users to filter ...
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Refiners in SP 2013 for Managed metadata fields, shows the unique GUID!

The question is very simple Documents on this site have managed metadata fields, and I have selected the refiners for this on the search refiner webpart on the search results page. However I see the ...
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Troubleshot refiner gibberish

I have a managed metadata column in a library, then our admin map it to a crawled property in Central Admin and ran a full crawl. When I add the refinable property to Refiner, I saw the gibberish as ...
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Renaming the default content source from “Local SharePoint sites”

I need to rename the default content source in Search to something other than "Local SharePoint sites". I've noticed however that the name of it cannot be edited. The only other way I can think to do ...
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SharePoint search: show only folders in results

What is the best way to show only folders in the search results? I've tried adding a search refiner for Content Type but the Content Type search refiner doesn't show up. And yes, I've added a new ...
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Can the search refiner web part handle localized values?

Using the BCS I am crawling external data and I am using Managed Properties to make sure that data is available in search results. I can use the search refiner web part to refine based on one of my ...
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Search refiner on first letter of the title

Is it possible to create a refiner on the site search based on the first letter of the title of an item? My end goal is to be able to display everything in the search results and filter by the letter ...
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Refinement Token for starts-with or prefix search

I am trying to create a custom refiner based on the path managed property. After selecting it should show items in a directory so I have to use a prefix search with the property path. var refiner = ...
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Why do I see 12 decimals in my custom refinable integer column on my search page?

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal and are customize the searchpage. I have add some refinables. All the refinables are working fine. Only one refinable is not like how I expected. I have a custom column ...
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How to apply search refinements (with checkboxes) before doing a search?

I have a page that has a search box web part and I would like to add some search refiners underneath the web part. See the example below: ___________________________________________ [ Search... ...
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No results when using Social Tag Refiner

When clicking on a SocialTag refiner in SharePoint Enterprise search, the search can not find any results. The content is clearly there since the refiner is there and I get results in the initial ...
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Refinement WebPart - DetectedLanguage Category

I'm in the process to customize a search results page and I'm using the Refinement WebPart to target some metadata for which the client wants some drill-down. The client is bilingual, and wants to ...
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'Search on Yammer' link in search center refiners

I have a heavily branded site I'm working on and can't find where the "Search on Yammer" link is being populated from. It appears within the search refiner/filter web part in the left column but none ...
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No results after selecting a result refiner in SharePoint 2010

I'm creating a search page using standard web parts in SharePoint 2010: Search Refiner Search Box Search Core Results Search Pager All seems configured well. If I made a search the results show ...