Questions tagged [people-search]

A specific function of Search Services that returns only user account information as results.

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SharePoint 2013 Search REST API - Search for people and groups

I want to build an autocomplete field in javascript (like the 'Person or Group' field in sharepoint library). What is the best method to populate the field with suggestions ?
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How do we add Sort By Last Name on People Search?

This may be a simple question but I am having a hard time figure out how to add Last Name on Sort by in People search. Any help is greatly appreciated. Thank you for reading. //Update - tried to ...
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How do I search for people by birthday?

SharePoint 2007 has a problem finding people by birthday. If you view a person's profile (their "My Site") and click on their birthday, you're taken to a People Search for a term like this: ...
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Peoplepicker returning with “No exact match was found” for a 1-way trust

Problem: When selecting an user in the peoplepicker, and posting the page to the server, an error is returned that the user cannot be found (No exact match was found). This happens when a task is to ...
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Sort Order in People Search Core Results

I wish to display a list of new users on my SharePoint site. I've picked the People Search Core Results webpart and have a user list, but how do I order it by creation date? Iknow in Active ...
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Filter People and Group column using [Me]

Our list has a people and group column (called Users) which we want to filter using [Me]. It works when the field only contains individual users, but when the field contains a group (either SP group ...
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Remove Admin/System Accounts from People Search

We have several SharePoint only accounts that don't correspond to any users in our Active Directory. How can I exclude these accounts from People search?
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How to enable phonetic results when using KeywordQuery?

I cannot seem to get a custom keyword query to return phonetic results when searching for people. I have FAST search installed, and if I do a people search (in the FAST search center) for "Jon", I ...
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Disabled/ Blocked users in AD are being displayed in SharePoint Search

It appears in our directory that disabled / blocked users in Office365 still show in the search. When you search for such accounts and click on their picture and it opens Delve it actually says the ...
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FullTextSqlQuery. multy language search

I tried to use FullTextSqlQuery for people search. This is my code: FullTextSqlQuery q = new FullTextSqlQuery(SPContext.Current.Site); q.ResultTypes = ResultType.RelevantResults; q.QueryText = "...
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Mix two Result Sources in Search Results Web Part

This is my following scenario: MySite Host Site Collection with a custom page called peoplesearch.aspx peoplesearch.aspx has Refinement Panel, and Search Results Web Part (Search Box webpart is in ...
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Sharepoint 2010 - How to prioritise/highlight Managers in a Search Core People Search?

I am using People Search Core Results in Content Query Web Parts to display departmental staff directories. A request that comes up regularly from users is to be able to make the Team Leader or ...
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People Search Cores Results Web Part + Member Of Properties

Trying to configure a People Search Core Results web part in SP 2010. I've configured it to correctly return users based on the "SPS-JobTitle" and/or "SPS-Location" attributes. I've found, however, ...
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Error on hover panel of people search result “We weren't able to find additional information”

In people search result while hovering over all result item, in the hover panel in the middle I can see a message "We weren't able to find additional information". I saw a msdn post for the same ...
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How to add mobile phone number to people search results?

I'm trying to add some more information to the peopleresults.aspx. I tried to follow the instructions here but I get an undefined error for the has_mPhone variable. Is there something wrong is ...
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User Profile details are not available in the Search

We have more than 90K users in our SharePoint 2010 env., however a particular user details are unavailable in the People search though the user profile is active since last 5yrs. Seems that User ...
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Search Result webpart max displays 10 results regardless of settings

I have a search result webpart on one of my pages, which show the results of a people search (using a custom searchbar), but for some reason the maximum display of results are limited to show 10. I ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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How to get People Search Resutls to return ONLY enabled AD users

Ok so we are using Sharepoint Online 2013 and have an Employee Directory page where users can search for any employee in the company. It is searching our AD The problem we are running into is that ...
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People search value not returning results

This is for SharePoint 2010. Hello, We have added a custom field to our People Search results called Foreign Languages. If you search for a person, the value shows up in the results. However, if ...
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SharePoint 2010 - Configure People Picker columns (add/remove)

How it is possible to configure the Sharepoint 2010 People Picker? I want ot remove the column [Mobile Number] and add a column with the normal Phone Number. Thanks in advance!
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Search Results: People by Department AND Sub-Department

Can SharePoint Search People by Department and include Sub-Departments? My organization has Departments with Sub-Departments. I have created terms in the term store: For example: Training ...
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Custom Refinement Panel option on People Search returns no results

I am creating a staff list for the company and have set up an Enterprise Search Center and all is working great. I would like the refinement panel to list the Departments in the company so people can ...
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How to add more than one refinementFilters in a search query

My search query is /_api/search/query?querytext='*'&selectproperties='PreferredName,OriginalPath,WorkEmail,SipAddress,Department,Path,PictureURL,JobTitle,AccountName,BaseOfficeLocation,'&...
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Getting Value from PeoplePicker / PeopleEditor

I'm Trying to create a new formulary in a new Asp page on my sharepoint site. So i need a field that can search all users and select one. I Saw on several forums that the best controls are ...
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How do I change People Search to show full names instead of login names?

People Search is showing login names instead of full names i.e. in case of showing John Doe it is showing johnd when searched Is there a way to change it? I am on FBA.
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How to configure two search boxes - one for people and one for content?

I would like to have two search boxes on my master page, one that would search for content and the other one that would search for people. I see the code in the master page that searches for content: ...
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People Search Core results Web Part prompting credentials for each user in the result

People Search Core results Web Part is prompting user credentials for each result on the page. For instance if I get 3 results, the credentials prompt is appearing three times. I suspect that these ...
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How to show status of a SP user in the Search results?

In sharepoint online I am searchuing users from peaople directory there i want to show status of searched users like online, away, offline, busy, etc. so which is the best approach to achive this? My ...
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Crawl specific users for search

I have a problem, I need to configure my SharePoint search to crawl specific users based on their job title and exclude everyone else if your Job title is anything else besides developer the crawl ...
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Can I have People Search without using My Sites?

I have a request to create a custom employee directory. I plan to use search display templates linking to a custom profile page. I'm making the following assumptions: I have to setup My Sites (http:...
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Show Manager in People Search Core Results [closed]

I need to show the manager (if possible clickable to his profile) on the People Search Core Results webpart. What I've done atm: Added a User profile property linked to the AD Synchronised (and ...
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Nickname search results in Everything Vertical SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2013 provides us the nice, built-in feature of Nickname search on the People vertical. It works really well. As seen in below screen shot. Now, on the Everything vertical first do not show ...
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Question about SharePoint my site keyword

I am wondering if any of you know what LTE stands for? I received an email from our SharePoint site suggesting that I use the keyword LTE in my site profile. When I did a search for my answer I found ...
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How to get phonetic matches with KeywordQuery or FullTextSqlQuery in people search? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: KeywordQuery & Enabling phonetic results When I use the OOTB People Search, phonetic matches are returned (i.e. searching for "jon" returns both "jon" and "john"; however, ...
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unable to see the managed property in Build Your Query SharePoint 2013

I am working in SP2013 , created a new custom user profile property with Type Booolen. once search people crawl is completed i can able to see that field in Crawled properties.After that i created a ...
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Remove people suggestion in search result web part

I have a page that allows me search items of a specific contenttype, and only this content type. My query is : {?{searchboxquery} AND} ContentTypeID:0x012345678*. Due to the search query, the ...
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People search results Webpart

I have created a search results Webpart to display a number of user profiles, but the Web part will only display by rank rather than Ascending (as I have selected in the query properties) . Is there ...
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External users in SharePoint 2013 people search

Hello SharePoint people. There is a branch in the company (Domain A + SP 2013) which has its own domain (Domain B + SP 2010). There is no trust set up between the domains and they are not on the ...
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Remove System Account and User Groups from people search results in O365

I am working on O365 and have a requirement where I only need to display Users in my people search results. Currently the result also displays few service accounts which I do not want. Is there a way ...
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Search - Userprofiles sps3 and sps4

I´m using in my SharePoitn 2013 environment the enterprise search to crawl the user profiles. What is the difference between sps3 and sps4? sps3://mysitehost sps3s://mysitehost (https) and sps4:/...
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SharePoint QueryText

I have a question about SharePoint query text searching. For example, if you were to enter inside the Query Text of the Query builder for People search Core Results it provides you the specific text ...
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PeopleSearchResults Page layout not working

I tried modifying the PeoplesearchResults.aspx page layout and from then on any pages created from this page layout displays the error "The base type 'Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Internal.UI....
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Search for people by department?

I am trying to figure out how to setup a user-friendly search for people by department. Preferably, this module should populate automatically from AD (I have user sync enabled already) but I have run ...
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People Search in SharePoint 2013

I am curious if this is the default behavior for people search in SharePoint 2013. Scenario: When searching for first name and the first letter of the last name we get no result, but if we type in ...
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sps3:// The object was not found

SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Search Issue 2 WFEs 3 APP servers 2 Distributed Cache Servers We are trying to crawl sps3://mysites.mydomain.com and we get the following error in the crawl log: The ...
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hide “everything” in sharepoint search in SharePoint 2013

I configured enterprise search in SP2013,i want to hide "Every thing" and "Videos" options,can any one help on this.
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Prevent Sharepoint from Displaying Documents under People Search

We just found a major issue with the staff directory. If you go under anyone’s name and hover over where it says “by Bob Doe” under their picture it shows a lot of information. It is showing ...
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Get all users from active directory to sharepoint

I have to populate my autocomplete PeopleEditor-like control based on brililant ASPTokenInput with all people from my AD domain. Reflecting PeopleEditor shows a real mess in their Active Directory ...
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Excluding FBA users from people search

I've got a mixed environment with both AD users as well as FBA users. The FBA users are stored in a seperate ASP.NET membership database. Now when I use search, both AD and FBA users show up. I'd ...

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