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

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Search scopes have too few items

This question is difficult to describe, so bear with me please :) I'm trying to work out SharePoint 2010 searching and scopes. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those ...
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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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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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Possible to use “greater than” / “less than” in Scope Rules?

At first glance it appears that they force you to use "equals" as the operator. Does anyone know of a way to setup a rule that allows you to use "less than" and "greater than"? If not, would it be ...
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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 on site throws 'access denied' error or shows no results

In our to level site collection (which is a portal), and I've set the search center to my enterprise search site collection: /sites/search/pages. When I log in through ADFS and try to search anything ...
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A good method for setting the search scope using radio buttons?

I am looking for some guidance on a good method to allow the user to set the search scope using radio buttons instead of selecting a scope from the scope pull-down. I am using the SmallSearchInputBox. ...
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Can I Exclude Sites from a Search Scope Based on Permissions

I would like to create a rule in a search scope that will exclude any sites that a specific AD group has permissions to. We have some sites that broad AD groups (ie: authenticated users) have access ...
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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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“The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when attempting to download the item”

I"m having a issue that I haven't found any way to resolve that. I ran crawler and then viewed crawl log, I saw "The SharePoint item being crawled returned an error when attempting to download the ...
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Search Bar Scope Dropdown not visible on My Sites?

I customized My Sites to look like regular SharePoint 2010 sites so that when the ribbon is not active the logo/header of a company is visible AND I added the placeholder for the search barin that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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“Specified Cast is Not Valid” in PowerShell When Getting a Display Group for Search

When run, this code returns an error on the last line "Error Calling GetDisplayGroup with 2 arguments, Specified cast is not valid". $site=get-spsite http://xxx/sites/xxx ...
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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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How to limit Search Crawl only to subsite

I have a top site collection (http://myportal) and subsite (http://myportal/teamsite) in a SharePoint 2010 based intranet. My Question: I am trying to configure search in such a way that when a user ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Custom People Search URL not working in multiple locations

SharePoint 2010. When in my sites (profiles) the find people box goes to /SearchCenter/Pages/PeopleResults.aspx. I have a custom search based on a web part (searches our HR database not sharepoint ...
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Search Control for a Publishing Site

Need some help around the search control as it relates to a publishing site using SP 2010. Right now we have a site that is using this control in the Master. the issues I am having are as ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint Managed Metadata Crawled Property Search Scope

I'm currently working on a SharePoint Search Scope that uses a property query on a managed metadata field. Unfortunately I have had little to no luck with this so far and was looking to see if anyone ...
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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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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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People search box results URL doesn't work

We are using SharePoint 2010. We are having a problem with the web part “People Search Box”. We created a custom page from a page layout and added the web part. We have edited the web part and ...
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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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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 ...