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Sharepoint Online - Search for folder with special character in query

Consider I have a folder in a SharePoint Library within a Sub site DM. The folder's name is: TEST CLIENT D'ORO This is my search query: {searchboxquery} Path:"https://rooturl.sharepoint.com/sites/DM/...
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How to get all Checked Out documents in a site collection using Search?

I need to get all documents that are currently checked out in a site collection or web application using search. Also I need to get the time at which they were checked out. Is it possible to this ...
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Fetching modern sharepoint page comments and likes count using search api

I can't seem to find the correct managed property for both modern Comments Count & Likes Count at all as all managed property within schema returned 0 counts. I would like to avoid additional ...
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Faulting application name: csc.exe

I have the following SharePoint Farm: I noticed the CPU of the Search-Server runs costantly at 100% so I checked the Application Event-Viewer: Each entry is an Application Error: Faulting ...
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Use site column (metadata) as search criteria in the out of box search box in sharepoint 2010

If I have a site column(metadata) called for example state set on a library, and I have uploaded some documents in my library with a value on that site column(metadata). I will like to know if, Out ...
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What's the crawled or managed property name for the "Description" field in the site pages library?

The Description field is the summary or excerpt that displays in news feeds for news post type site pages. I've searched crawled and managed properties at /_layouts/15/listmanagedproperties.aspx and ...
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Does an indexed column need crawling?

I am new to SharePoint and was struggling to get this particular information. Please could anyone explain: Will configuring the shared service provider to crawl the content make CAML queries faster? ...
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SharePoint 2013: "Find an Item" search is not returing all results. over 700 items in the list

I have a custom SP list with over 750 items listed. When I try to search for ID# 100 for example, it will return the item. However, when I try to search for ID# 753 for example, it does not return any ...
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Creating Result Sources by PowerShell

I want to create a PowerShell script that creates Result Sources in Search Service Application. If it's possible I would like to state the Result Sources in an XML-file with a sourceID. How can this ...
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How to get personal site of a sharepoint user?

I want to find all the personal sites. I am following the first answer of this question. I got list of all users using https://abc.sharepoint.com/_api/web/siteusers API but I am not sure how to get ...
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Crawl distributed file system error: The object was not found

SharePoint 2013 Standard server. We have a a distributed file system (DFS) which I want to crawl. I use a UNC path like: \\machine1234\Departments\HR The account that runs the crawler can access ...
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"Find an item" search box doesn't return result

In the sharepoint list, I see the "Find an item" search box. I input a number, but cannot get any result. But actually the item with this number as Title really exists. I tried with 2 methods as ...
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How do I prioritize search results to show file names containing keyword appear first?

I have a document library in sharepoint online and I need to have the search results show any documents that have the searched keyword appear in the file name come up first in results, (i.e. if I have ...
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Is it possible to search text within large PDF documents in SharePoint Online like we can in Google Books?

We have quite a few training and tutorial documents in large pdf files (over 700 pages). SharePoint Online does a satisfactory job in crawling through these pdf documents but does it also crawl the ...
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Using the SharePoint Search for a specific library in CSOM

I want to replicate the search function but only return results which exist in a specific library. By using the below code I am managing to return the ListItem and load its folder and properties, but ...
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Search List item is not working in SharePoint Online

I have created 2 list columns inside a SharePoint list and entered some data also. Crawled properties were created automatically so I have created managed property and mapped it to those ...
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SharePoint Search KeywordQuery using document ID

I'm trying to use a KeywordQuery to find a file's path from it's document ID (e.g. "F7YNH7UCH7KU-2102554853-454904"). I've tried using a QueryText using different variations of the document ID (e.g. "...
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how can I format returned data in a custom display template?

I have to create a custom display template for a Search Results Web Part which returns results in a tabular form. I have created a custom template with a single row html table with six columns ...
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How do I add a managed property for a column on a list when I do not see a crawled property to map to?

I'm working with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I've taken over the management of another SharePoint setup created by the person that had my job before me. I want to be able to query against the search ...
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Search Content Processing Issue

I have a SharePoint 2013 farm and on my applications server the content processing component is degraded and my search crawl will not complete. Any ideas how I can fix this?
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SharePoint Online: Title Field not Showing in Searches

SharePoint Online: Title Field not Showing in Searches We've been having an issue where for certain documents the Title field would not display when searching, instead we were seeing the first line ...
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Display Template not showing when editing search results Sharepoint online

I have already worked with display templates and I have managed to implement a custom search result on another site within the Same Office 365. However, on a recently created site, I am finding a ...
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Display Error: The display template had an error

Display Error: The display template had an error. You can correct it by fixing the template or by changing the display template used in either the Web Part properties or Result Types. Template '~...
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Using Terms in Search Result Display Template

I'm writing a custom Result Type Display Template and I would like to display an item's term set in a <ul> list. The ctx.CurrentItem contains the managed property { 'terms': "GP0|#88e40baa-...
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Search Configuration Import CSOM

I'm trying to import a search configuration XML using a SharePoint App. I have check the following: The XML is correct. I can upload it manually. The code works using a console app, but not using ...
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Adding new managed properties with a script in SharePoint online?

I was wondering does anyone know if there is a way to add a batch of managed properties in SharePoint Online? There is PowerShell script for on 2013 for on prem but what about online? Thanks!
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Search REST API call not working for anonymous

I'm trying to execute the following query for anonymous users. But, its not getting any results. When login, its working fine. Any idea about this ? /_api/search/query?QueryText='Category: "About ...
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Search has encountered a problem that prevents results from being returned. If the issue persists, please contact your administrator

My sharepoint site is displaying this error when I search something I have tried deleting and creating a new search application but the problem still persists. I have also tried tried this tutorial ...
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Sharepoint 2013 - Search files into File Share (content source) with filtering by folders

I crawled content that is on stored on file server (File Share - content source in SharePoint Server) and i get the results in SharePoint search. Everything is fine but i need to have some kind of ...
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In which managed property is file content (e.g. text content of Word/PDF etc.) stored?

I try to demote results in which the search string is "only" inside the content of the file not a metadata (e.g. like "title", "description"). For example a PDF inside SharePoint with the title "xy" ...
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Search REST API for documents modified by logged in user

I am working on a query to get the documents modifies by logged in user. I am able to get the documents with the specific file extension. var myurl = _spPageContextInfo.webAbsoluteUrl + '/_api/...
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How can I trace log and monitor the SharePoint search queries?

Using SharePoint 2013, I like to trace and log the queries that the SharePoint query engine is running. Essentially, I am looking for something similar SQL Profiler for SharePoint search. I am ...
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SharePoint 2013 slow Full and Incremental crawl

This is my setup: 2xSQL, 2xAPP, 2xWFE where; SQLs is 16GB ram APPs are 12GB ram WFEs are 12GB ram C: 40GB Log: 50GB Index: 50GB Search is running on one of the APP servers, and Requests are on ...
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Configure Search Results Query to Exclude generic accounts

Working in SharePoint 2013, I am trying to configure the Search Results query, to exclude all generic accounts (i.e. System accounts, test users, etc.). Our AD has these users segregated into a ...
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Filtering users in AD using SPFx Typescript

I followed the following solution from GitHub. I am trying to get the users from specific "UsageLocation", i.e. US, by adding it in an additional filter. In the code below, I added Filter ...
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"This item could not be crawled because the crawler could not connect to the repository."

In the Error Breakdown in the Crawl Log - URL > Search Service Application, I am receiving an error for all SP sites I am attempting to Crawl "This item could not be crawled because the crawler ...
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Filter SharePoint lists by a Person or People Picker

How can I create a web part page, where the search web part is a "peoplepicker" like control which then filters 3 SharePoint lists below it on the "CreatedBy" column. Scenario: Find all entries made ...
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Search refinement "No values found" Sharepoint Online

I have multiple custom fields that I have mapped to the RefineableString fields. All of them are set to a "Multi-value Refinement Item". In the Sample Values I get "No values found". Refinement is ...
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SharePoint 2010 search with multiple keywords, wildcards and Date range filter

I want to accomplish the following tasks in SharePoint 2010 environment. I want the following function to be implemented in SharePoint 2010 search results. User can include the operators OR & ...
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Search Result webpart query showing 0 results however Result source search query is returning all results

I have come across this unusual issue in SharePoint 2013. I have requirement to search file server for which I created a content source and ran full crawl. All crawls were successful and verified from ...
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sharepoint federated search does not work

I have two SP2019 farms which have been setup trust. When the user001 searched from the sending farm, only the results(team002 with "everyone" group permission) are returned, although the ...
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Search Based .OCR Content

I am looking forward to a solution or thoughts for my requirement.I have document library where i will upload document into it,specifically .OCR(Scanned Document).Now i want to search content inside ...
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Sharepoint API search for string with special characters

I try to search for a string like: 1001ˌtestcompanyˌtestcity with the SharePoint Online search query: var url = encodeURI("/_api/search/query?querytext='" + this.searchstring + "'&...
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SharePoint 2010: Error when searching (in CoreResultsWebPart::OnInit)

We are encountering an "Internal server error exception" when we attempt to search. The relevant error in the ULS log is: CoreResultsWebPart::OnInit: Exception initializing: System....
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Search REST API with the User Profile Service and Hyphenated Last Names

Using the Search REST API to get all users where their last name begins with a certain letter to make a custom user directory. For example, I hoped that the following would return all users that have ...
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use of searchExecutor

I'm trying to use the search for sharepoint 2013 so I use searchExecutor. My issue is when I execute this line, I get an exception ResultTableCollection searchResults = searchExecutor.ExecuteQuery(...
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SharePoint search: show only folders in results

What is the best way to show only folders in the search results? I've tried adding a search refiner for Content Type but the Content Type search refiner doesn't show up. And yes, I've added a new ...
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Search results web part, path and query problem

I am updating a search web part and I want to show results from a specific site, I m using "path" to filter results, results are being returned correctly but now query I type in search is getting ...
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Is it possible to change the behavior of the search bar on modern communication pages

I created a new Office 365 SharePoint Communication Site. Near the top right corner there is a search bar. Using this search bar redirects me to https://(mysite)/_layouts/15/search.aspx/siteall?q=(...
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Farm account missing from SPSearchDBAdmin role on all 4 Search Service databases

I have just set up SP2013 Search Services with a topology that spans 2 query servers and 2 index servers. The database servers live on a separate SQL server. Crawling is working but when I try to ...

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