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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Any way to configure Federated Search so it only fires when certain scope(s) are used in search?

What I'd like to do is set up search federation with Bing, only when the scope "External Search" is selected, but can't seem to figure out if this is possible. Is this?
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Term frequency list of an entire search index?

I am trying to get the term frequency of all words in an index (minus some words like: a, the, and, I, etc.). A "Top 10" list of most frequent words in an index would be ideal. I am not trying to ...
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Why is the SearchBoxEx scopes drop-down displaying duplicates?

We have a SearchBoxEx control defined as follows: <SPSWC:SearchBoxEx SearchResultPageURL="/Pages/SearchResults.aspx" id="searchControl" RegisterStyles="false" ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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How can I set my site's default search scope to be “This Site”?

I understand you can set the site collection's search scope settings at "Site Collection Administration>Search Settings". Is there a way, in SharePoint 2010 Foundation, we can set the scope solely for ...
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Save search functionality in the SharePoint 2010 Page

I have an OOTB Advance Search and Results Page in SP 2010. I like to add a link for "Save Search" to enable users to save their search criteria. When user clicks on search and check the save search ...
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Scope with rules or modify the search result xml page?

Scenario: Site collection accessed by external users. so search needs to be within this site collection. Site collection has a document library with 20 documents. 4 pdfs and 16 "Link to a document" ...
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Unexpected ListItem in Scope

I've defined a new scope for a search service application. The scope's got one simple rule - content type = particular content type. I'm finding that when I query this scope (FullTextSQLQuery) it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Same name field with different type in two different subsite list not included in search crawld

I have same name field 'Amount' with types 'Number' and 'Currency' in different sub site list. I run full crawl but when i search for amount with currency in first sub site , it display result. ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Trying to add rules to search scope results in “Error: The search service is currently offline.”

SharePoint 2007 Farm Environment. 1 Web Front End and 1 Index Server. Running version 12.0.0.6557. The problem arises on any site collection not part of the main portal. For example if I go to site ...
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Search Scope has no content when anonymous access disabled

I'm trying to setup a few search scopes for my SharePoint 2010, Publishing Site with Workflow site. The majority of the site(s) will be available to the public, so anonymous access is enabled for site ...