I'm doing a SharePoint search and I need specifically select Title field, but, some times the result is the title of the document and not the Title field of the library or list

I'm using PnP-Js-Core

My code

return new Promise((resolve, reject) => {
  let listName = encodeURIComponent(this.listName);
  let query: string = `contentclass:STS_ListItem OR IsDocument:True path:${this.siteUrl}/${listName}/ ${text}`;
    Querytext: query,
    SelectProperties: ['Title'],
    .then((r: SearchResults) => {
    .catch((err) => {



The Title managed property is mapped, by default, to more than just the Title column in SharePoint and SharePoint Online. So, in your query for "Title", in addition to ows_Title, you are also getting values from Basic:displaytitle, TermTitle, MetadataExtractorTitle, and Title. If you want only your List or Library Item Title field you may want to configure your own queryable Managed Property and map it to ows_Title.

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  • Thanks for your help, I already got the title field of the list, but it is only shown for some documents, for example for pdf and images, the title is not shown greetings and thanks – Fabio Valencia Sep 15 '17 at 14:16
  • In the document library, you have to expressly set the Title field it is not the same as the Filename field. Ensure that the property value correctly. – Matthew McDermott Sep 15 '17 at 15:58

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