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

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Inherit the search drop down from site collection to sites/sub sites

In SP2013 I created a custom search scope drop down options at site collection level. I have to inherit the same search scope dropdown option to all the sites/sub sites under the site collection. How ...
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Scoped Search Alerts

I have a client who is trying to use Search Alerts that are scoped to a specific content source. The Search Results web part they are using is already scoped to this source, but it seems that when a ...
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configuring site collection search - sharepoint 2013

Im taking over a web farm and unfortunately the search application(Global Search Center URL) was configured as if there was only going to be one web application.What was done is the url ...
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Returning custom columns when using search API sourceid

I am attempting to search a specific custom content type using SharePoint Online's REST Search API. Here is the URL Request. _api/search/query?sourceid='d0aa2c2e%2D7709%2D46f1%2D835a%2D244f483e4b0e' ...
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Change global search to default search

I created Enterprise search. After that I changed it globally using PowerShell $ssa = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication $ssa.SearchCenterUrl = "enterprise url" $ssa.Update() Now I want ...
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two queries from two different pages onto one search results query

I am using SP2013 and have two searches on different pages. I am wanting them both to go to the same page when searched. They have the different search queries. Is there anyway to do this with in the ...
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Sharepoint Search crawl warning The URL was permanently moved

While Crawling the SharePoint site on different farm, we are getting a warning The URL was permanently moved. (URL redirected to XXXX/pages/xyz/abc.aspx) And only this page (XXXX/pages/xyz/abc.aspx ) ...
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Find a file in Library Documents

I must give a search box to the Library Documents. I do it by the filters, and everything goes right, before I put the files into the folders. Does anyone know any of method which goes to folders, and ...
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SharePoint Search Query webPart

I need to show the list of sub sites within site collection for which user is having contributor or Full access. All users will have read only rights, there is deep level of nesting and if traverse ...
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How to create a search scope for content type?

As per this tutorial http://velavans.blogspot.com/2010/08/1.html, have created and configured the Metadata on the Search Service in SharePoint 2010. Note: Created a list based on the ...
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Sharepoint Online default search result/scope in the small “global” search box

We are using O365/SharePoint Online 2013. Can the default search result/scope in the small/global search box in upper right corner of SharePoint sites be changed? As the default is "This Site" and we ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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Verticals vs Refiners in search-first migration?

A useful thing to have during a search-first migration from legacy file servers is a way to distinguish content remaining from content in Sharepoint. Is there a reason to prefer search verticals vs ...
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Search content withing the documents in sharepoint 2010

Do we have any out of box search wherein we can search the content within the document(.doc, .xls, .pdf) and display the result?
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SP2010 - Search scope on default search page

I have a problem with the search in SP2010. I defined a scope that only displays elements and not lists. That works great as long as I use a custom search center page as the result page. However, ...
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Limit search results based on field in list

My search basically just has one scope to crawl everything. Can someone provide me with brief overview or link to guide to: setup a new scope to filter results Setup managed and crawled properties ...
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How to Skip Sites with No Access from Sp2013 Search Crawls

I have about 56 different Sites in our site collections that are set to No access. Every time Search Service Crawl hits those sites it prompts us with: Access to this SharePoint site has been ...
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Multiple Search core result web parts with different scopes at one page

I want to display 4 Search core result web parts with different scopes on one search result page. This is the scenario: User searches for term "test" entering the keywords into Search box. User is ...
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External List based on authentication

I have an External list with so many items.I want to restrict some items in the list to some user based on custom property.How should I do it
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SharePoint 2013 Searching multiple Site collections?

Is there a Search or Portal site Hierarchy/ Structure option in SharePoint 2013 that would enable a searching of specific and multiple site collections (not just Search all) We opened a ticket with ...
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Limit Search Centre to people and one list

I have a search box on my intranet that is pointing to a basic search centre, however, when you search it's searching through all content and bringing back things like images etc but I on the search I ...
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SP13: Archiving Pages

I am working in SharePoint 2013 an I have been tasked to archiving some pages that are outdated, however, cannot be deleted (eDiscovery). The organization did not purchased the Records Management ...
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SharePoint search on local drive

In my company we have a fileserver where all the documents are located, and we can access it using File Explorer. \\intern.contoso.com\data or drive L. Since we save a lot of data here, it would be ...
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My Search Service's Crawl Schedules are not firing

I have SharePoint 2013 , and I have added a Search service , where I defined a search schedule to run an incremental crawl each 20 minutes and full crawl once a day. Currently none of the search will ...
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SP2013: Including App data in Sharepoint Search

I've been running down the many rabbit holes of SharePoint Search options, and can't seem to determine what would be best for my problem. We are using High Trust Sharepoint Apps to provide our users ...
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Force sub site to use the “all sites” scope when searching

When I search using the default search box in a 2010 site it always defaults the scope to Site: Sub site name. I assume the u parameter is the villain. ...
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Filter relevant search results SharePoint 2013

I had a 5 word documents Test1, Test 2, test 3, test 4 and test 5 and i had variant, score, geoname and complex variant like the below. Test 1 Variant : 501 Score : 500 GoeName : 502 Test 2 ...
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Wildcard on usernames in search scopes

I want to exclude multiple system users from the search scope something like Rule behavior AccountName = TEST\Systemuser-1 Exclude AccountName = ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search Query String issue

Hi We are using default out of the box sharepoint 2010 search. the search seems to be working fine in the dev setup. while moving to our QA environmnet, the search doesnt seems to work and I narrowed ...
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My Search Service only search the home pages for my enterprise wiki site

I have an enterprise wiki site collection containing 5 sub sites, currently the search service will display results from the site collection home page and from the home pages for the five sub sites, ...
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Use Content Source as a refiner for Search

In SharePoint 2013, how do I add a refiner in the Search Refinement for the Content Source name (as defined in Central Administration) ?
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Convert Search Core Results Web Part from SP2010 to SP2013

I have just attached a SP2010 site collection to a SP2013 farm. One of the page contains a Core Results Web Part and a Refinement Web Part. I run the site in both SP2010 mode and SP2013-eval mode. The ...
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New-SPEnterpriseSearchQueryScopeRule required URL parameter

I'm currently exporting Search scopes from one server and importing them to another using PowerShell. The thing that has me bewildered is what -URL parameter is used for in the ...
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Limiting the scope of search results

I have ContentBySearchQueryWebPart and its scope is set to SiteCollection. I want it to display data from a single list placed in the root site on all subsites of the respective site collection. So ...
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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.