I have document library which have folder and sub folder. the folder and sub folder level is more than 5. like as follow :

Document Library
   |-> Folder-1
   |   -> Folder-1-1
   |      -> Folder-1-1-1
   |         -> Folder-1-1-1-1
   |            -> Folder-1-1-1-1-1
   |               -> Document1.doc
   -> Folder-2
   |   -> Folder-2-1
   |      -> Folder-2-1-1
   |         -> Folder-2-1-1-1
   |            -> Folder-2-1-1-1-1
   |               -> Document2.doc

now i want a CAML Query that search the document from all folders of document library and list them in grid view. if i search "men" then it will display documents in Grid view which contains "men" in there Title Field

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Your CAML query should look like this:

         <FieldRef Name='FileLeafRef' />
         <Value Type='File'>men</Value>

And specify the ViewAttribute of SPQuery to Recursive so that documents within folders are also displayed. oQuery.ViewAttributes = "Scope=\"Recursive\"";

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