Search Scope is the crawlers context given in Central Administration. The crawler indexes content based on Search Scope.

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How to inherit search navigation from search center

I am working on SharePoint Online and am trying to inherit the search navigation from the search center. I would like to remove the Conversations option and add some custom options. If I change the ...
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Error in Search Scope SharePoint 2010

If I click from Site Action Site Setting and Search Scope I get following message, The search service is currently offline. Visit the Services on Server page in SharePoint Central ...
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SharePoint 2013 Search Host Web via App

2 Questions: 1) How can we scope search results for a SharePoint hosted app to a single host web list? 2) Is it possible to programatically return the URL for a specific Host Web List to the App? ...
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How to show only word and pdf documents using advance search webpart?

I have document management site and want to show only word and pdf documents using advance search web part. currently it is showing ".aspx" pages in that search also.
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Search Results - Filter based on Site

I have a page (SharePoint 2013 - Foundation) with a search Results web part. In that web part I have added a filter to limit the results to the specific site (and it's children). So my Query text is: ...
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Scopes on Advanced Search Page

I am trying to configure Advanced Search page with SharePoint 2010.I have the following scopes on top of the "All Sites" Scope. Communities Policies People Projects Also, I have a display group ...
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Link a search field to a specific Document Library

I am rebuilding our contact centers self help page and am trying to do some fun things with custom search fields on that page. My question is how do I customize the search field so that it only ...
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Exclude a content source from Search result

We have created a content source and we would like it to be excluded from the SharePoint search results. I know one way would be to use Query Rules and exclude the content sources using following ...
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Cross-Site Search in Sharepoint 2013 Foundation

My question is simple. How can I configure Sharepoint 2013 Foundation to have cross-site searches. For example: I have 4 sites in all. Marketing, Advertising, Human Resources and Office. If I am in ...
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Problems indexing a file share

I'm trying to index a file share on 2013 enterprise and I'm getting the error 'The crawl account did not have sufficient privileges to access the security attributes of this file or folder. Ensure ...
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How to change scopes display name in seach dropdown?

I am attempting to use PowerShell to change the the seach scope which is by default "All Sites" to "All Content". I have tried $sitecontext = get-SpServiceContext $siteUrl $mgr = new-object ...
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What are things litigators should know about SharePoint for document production purposes?

I am an attorney who does litigation. I am also very unfamiliar with the basics of SharePoint -- I only know that it is being used by more and more offices, and soon will be used by mine. Does ...
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Don't Search Attachments in Search

I want my scope to not search in attachments that list item has. I have a scope which is searching in a list and displaying some of it's column. But when we search it's searching in attachments also ...
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Add people result block to a site's osssearchresults.aspx result page

I'm attempting to add a result block (via query rule) to the top of the osssearchresults.aspx result page for contextual site searches that provides the same data as a Person Result would from the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Result Sources - Combining BCS Content Source with SP Content Source - Only See SP Content Source

Scenario: Content Source 1: Standard SharePoint Local Sites Content Source 2: BCS Application Seek to create 1 Unified Search Result from a Common Result Source.. I have been trying to combine a ...
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Export Enterprise Search from SP2010Server to SP2010Server

Is there a way to export Enterprise Search settings(Scope, managed properties, etc...) from one SP2010 server to another? For example from a Development server to a Production Server.
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Search: Make 2010 Search Scope work in 2013?

I have successfully consumed a published SharePoint 2013 Search Service Application in my 2010 Farm. However my 2010 Search Scope no longer works... and you can't create Search Scopes in 2013. So, ...
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Search a sharepoint 2007 site from a sharepoint 2010 instance

We are in the process of migrating some remaining content to our sharepoint 2010 instance, in the meantime we wanted to set up our 2010 search so that it had the capability to search our entire 2007 ...
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Do I need a Full crawl search, if i am having an incremental crawl every 20 minutes

I have set an incremental crawl rule to execute an incremental crawl every 20 minutes. But my question is do I need to perform a full crawl, beside the incremental crawl ? Regards
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Deleted by the gatherer

I have setup sharepoint search server for my website and the site crawling was ok. I did a full crawl recently and its not getting crawled properly. I have nearly 3000 pages on my website, only half ...
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Search Scope for searching a Document Library

I am creating a Search scope For fetching a Document library in my site. Below are the steps which I have tried: SiteActions-->SiteSettings-->SiteCollectionAdministration-->SearchScope. Clicked on ...
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Error Number of index partitions must be in range 1..256 when creating new crawl component

I have created Search Service Application using powershell script as I get error when I used Central Administration. Search Service Application was created without any problem, but crawl component ...
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Subsites with search scope

Is there a javascript way to default search scope for various sub sites. For example, I have a site collection (Marketing) Under Marketing I have 5 sub-sites Meeting Sale Region News Contact I have ...
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SharePoint 2013 search results don't show some document sets in Autocomplete/Suggetion

I tried to search for a title string. I have more than 10 docuements setsin document library which title starts with string I did search for. But it doesn't show all document sets in ...
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SP2010 - Scopes.GetDisplayGroup error, page visit required first?

I'm having a very strange problem with the Scopes.GetDisplayGroup() method returning a "Specified cast is not valid" error. This is a cut-down version of the code I've been using: $SPWebApp = ...
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Can't Access Viewscopes.aspx page

I recently been having trouble with the Search Service so I decided to delete it and start from scratch. I followed this guide (Rebuild Search) and ran a full crawl and almost everything was back to ...
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Content by Search WebPart to search only in subwebs

Is it possible (and when yes, how?) to configure a Content by Search WebPart (SP2013) to search only items in current web and subwebs? For example I have a CBSWP on a page with path: ...
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Search Dropdown display group syncing across web applications

Here is an interesting scenario: I have a single Search Server (SharePoint 2010) that is connected to multiple farms. I have a web application in each of those separate farms. In Search Server I ...
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persisting search scope between searches

I've created a new scope and pointed it to our results page. However ive noticed that if the user does another search from within the results page it forgets that it should be searching only within ...
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How to set a search scope in SPServices search function?

I am doing a search using this code: var queryText; queryText = "<QueryPacket xmlns='urn:Microsoft.Search.Query' Revision='1000'>"; queryText += "<Query>"; queryText += ...
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Custom KeywordQuery ignores scope until I visit viewscopes.aspx

I have a setup with two farms. Farm A is the front-end farm where web applications are hosted and farm B is the service farm where the search service + others are hosted. I have set up a custom ...
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Restricted search on a list to hide private column

We have a list called employee. Out of all columns search result should not show 2 private columns named DOB & salary. Result can show all other columns. I mean how to implement restricted search ...
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SharePoint2013 Search Navigation Web part and query string parameters

Im using Search Navigation web part to navigate to a search result page when user decides to do a scoped search. Im trying to pass all scoped search to the same search result page, instead of ...
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How to create a search scope for content type in a sub site?

I have parent site i.e sharepoint.microsoft.com & a sub site sharepoint.microsoft.com/child/ Now a content type named "Problem" in created in sub site. I would like to add this content type in ...
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Search is not working on my SharePoint 2010

i am using SP 2010 and i have this issue on my intranet site : We configured the site URL to open as HTTPS protocol and after that i have error on my search that "We did not find any results" Can ...
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Filter Search Results Based On Link Clicked

I am using SharePoint 2013 and have links on the home page such as (Tax, Assurance, Advisory). Does anyone know how I can in SP 2013 use one search page but filter out the results depening on the link ...
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Search pages on the basis of Site Column in Sharepoint 2010

Before i ask my question here is the brief of my scenario. I have as site column named Keywords which is of type Text. This is being used a column in a Site content type(CT1) of type Page. I have Page ...
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How to Create a Search Scope?

I have following scenario. Could you please suggest how to create/configure a custom Scope. site is purchasing and document library is procurement Procurement library is only available to site ...
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ALL-keyword on Advanced search - reduces hits - workaround?

we have a customer reacting about the "all these words" feature in advanced search. If you search for a word in "simple search" you get for instance 34 hits. If you search for the same word in ...
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Is it possible to create a search scope that is based on other scopes?

On TechNet, it clearly says "You can also create a search scope that includes several other scopes." However, I'm having a hard time figuring out how to do it. What I have is four scopes. What I ...
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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 ...
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SharePoint 2010 Foundation disable search in files

Is it possible in SharePoint 2010 Foundation to disable search in files content? Only the file attributes/metadata must be shown in search results.
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Scope in your query does not exist when searching from Advanced Search

Advanced Search: gives "Scope in your query does not exist" error on the result page. But on the result page when i click on the binocular I get the search result and no more "Scope in your query does ...
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SharePoint 2010 :Search a document using its URL in Crawl Log in Central admin: Displays More than one successful result

In a document library When we try to open some documents using their document ID link, then instead of opening the document several copies of that document are displayed.In an ideal situation only one ...
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Search Scope returning aspx pages

I have 40 document libraries. I dont want to add exclusion for each document library to exclude "http://pop.abc.com/sc/doclib1/Forms". I tried adding fileextension = aspx exclude and that does not ...
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How to limit the related search in people search results page

The built-in People core results web part includes a link in the section for each person to show more results by the same person. We want to designate the scope of the 'also by' query so we can ...
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Search Scope IsDocument=1 Required - Shows incorrect number for Item Count

I have over 40000 documents in various library for a site collection. When setting up scope for this (IsDocument=1) i only see 74 in the item count. Full crawl is set to run every night. Where should ...
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suffix and infix searches in SharePoint 2010 using keywordquery search

Is there a way to perform suffix or infix search in SharePoint 2010 using KeywordQuery search? I want to search my site using scopes. I am using Property Restrictions and wildcards but i cannot ...
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How to initiate a search crawl on my SharePoint 2010 online list

I have created a search scope on my list (30,000 records!) and all works well. However today I added a new record to my list and that record is NOT showing up in the search results. My process ...
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Search only approved items using KeywordQuery

We have approval workflow for document library & content approval column was set to yes for it.We have used KeywordQuery on the library by creating separate scope.We want to display only approved ...