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3 – Search & Preview Central Administration

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration

Search & Preview Central Administration — Farm-Level Functions and Settings — Application-Level Settings Managing Search & Preview Modules Managing Search & Preview Licenses — Opening the…

Search & Preview Search – Modules

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration » Managing Search & Preview Modules » Search & Preview Search – Modules

Figure: The Manage Search & Preview Modules page of the SharePoint central administration The following links are provided under the Search & Preview Search heading. Use them to access each of the various functions available at your current site level: • Manage…

Search & Preview Search Intelligence

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration » Managing Search & Preview Modules » Search & Preview Search Intelligence

Figure: The Manage Search & Preview Modules page of the SharePoint central administration site (Search & Preview Search Intelligence enabled) The following links are provided under the Search & Preview Search Intelligence heading. Use them to access each of the…

Search & Preview O365

Roadmap » Search & Preview O365

When Search & Preview in SharePoint Online O365 True Search & Preview HYBRID support. View also your local documents as if they were in the Cloud! Full instant Preview: Preview documents from Office 365 Libraries. Preview documents from Local File…

Why Search & Preview

Introduction » Why Search & Preview

Search & Preview provides rock-solid – 99% uptime – preview add-on for your SharePoint solutions Search & Preview 1. Allows for wide optional document and files support 2. Provides flexible access to multiple…

Activating and Deactivating Search & Preview Search and Search & Preview Search Intelligence

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 4 – Activating and Deactivating » Activating and Deactivating Search & Preview Search and Search & Preview Search Intelligence

Search & Preview Search and Search & Preview Search Intelligence is implemented as a standard SharePoint “Feature”, which means that it can be activated or deactivated at the farm or collection level. • When deactivated at the collection level, its features…

15 – Search & Preview Search Syntax

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 15 – Search & Preview Search Syntax

Constructing Search Strings — Boolean Operators — Wildcard Searches — Phrase Searches — Property Searches — Complex Search…

The Search & Preview Search Center

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 5 – Setup an Search & Preview Search Center » The Search & Preview Search Center

Like the standard search feature of SharePoint 2013, Search & Preview makes use of a search center, which is a SharePoint subsite that provides pages for displaying search-result (possibly in each of several styles) and advanced search forms as needed. All search forms…

Property Search & Preview Search Syntax

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 15 – Search & Preview Search Syntax » Property Search & Preview Search Syntax

In addition to the standard, free-text searches, Search & Preview also enables you, via the free-text input field, to search for specific document properties such as: • Author: The name of the person who last modified the document • Title: The document…

Managing Search & Preview Licenses

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration » Managing Search & Preview Licenses

To use Search & Preview, you must purchase a license that matches your SharePoint installation and other requirements. For example, each license provides support for a specific number of servers, technical support options, updates, feature options, etc. Some licenses,…

Search & Preview Diagnostic Logging

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration » Search & Preview Diagnostic Logging

The Diagnostic Logging settings enable you to configure how Search & Preview stores log information. Use these options to control which types of events are logged and where the logs are saved. This log can be helpful during initial setup and troubleshooting; one your…

Search & Preview Configuration Settings

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Working with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Configuration Settings

In addition to the standard SharePoint settings for Web parts, each Search & Preview Web Part provides its own, dedicated configuration page. To get to this page: 1. In SharePoint, navigate to the page where you have placed the Web part you wish to configure…

Search & Preview V8.2 – RC

Roadmap » Search & Preview V8.2 – RC

Search & Preview Version 8.2 – RC For SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 Expected Release Candidate V8.2 – ultimo 2020 NOTE: After the release of version 8.x we can only deliver new License Key File to the latest version 8.x or latest version 7.x…

SharePoint without Search & Preview

Introduction » SharePoint without Search & Preview

No INSTANT PREVIEW, No preview of all non-supported files types and what about files stored in File Shares etc.? WAITING TIME NATIVE SHAREPOINT: USES ARE AWAITING – SharePoint makes the users wait every time a new document or file is select for use (open,…

Search & Preview Search Manager Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Manager Web Part

Search & Preview Search Tabs Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Tabs Web Part

Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part

Search & Preview V7.2 – RC2

Roadmap » Search & Preview V7.2 – RC2

Search & Preview Version 7.2 – RC2 For SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 Release Candidate November 2018 – November 2019 NOTE: After the release of version 7.x we can only deliver new License Key File to the latest version 6.x or latest version 7.x or…

Making Search & Preview Available

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 2 – Installation and Setup » Making Search & Preview Available

To make the features of Search & Preview available to users, your site must provide the following: • An Search & Preview Search Center, which supplies pages that interact with the SharePoint search database by submitting queries and displaying search results. The…

Search & Preview Central Administration

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration » Search & Preview Central Administration

When you install Search & Preview, several settings pages are added to your SharePoint Central Administration page. Use these to configure settings that apply to the entire SharePoint farm and/or to specific SharePoint applications.

Managing Search & Preview Modules

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 3 – Search & Preview Central Administration » Managing Search & Preview Modules

Use the Manage Search & Preview Modules page to make farm- and application-level settings for all types of Search & Preview modules that you have installed for SharePoint. Each module adds its own heading to this page. The section added for the Search & Preview for…

Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part

Creating an Search & Preview Search Center

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 5 – Setup an Search & Preview Search Center » Creating an Search & Preview Search Center

The Search & Preview search center exists as its own “site” in SharePoint, and is, therefore, part of a site collection and is usually shown as its own tab in the SharePoint application seen by users. To add an Search & Preview search center, you will also,…

Using the Search & Preview Search Box

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box » Using the Search & Preview Search Box

The Search & Preview Search Box is a Web control that creates a simple text field, which enables users to search the SharePoint content index and view results on a page from the Search & Preview Search Center. Unlike most Search & Preview Web Parts, the Search Box is…

12 – The Search & Preview Search Box

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box

Using the Search & Preview Search Box Adding an Search & Preview Search Box to Your Site Using the Search Box with “My Sites” Search Box Settings and Inheritance …

Search Result Actions (Search & Preview Web Parts)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part » Search Result Actions (Search & Preview Web Parts)

The search result actions feature provides links for working with a given search result. The features available are defined by the Search Result Actions settings for each search tab. In the default XSLT template provided with Search & Preview, result actions cause each…

Creating an Search & Preview Search Intelligence Center

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 5 – Setup an Search & Preview Search Center » Creating an Search & Preview Search Center » Creating an Search & Preview Search Intelligence Center

The Search & Preview search Intelligence center exists as its own “site” in SharePoint similar to that of Search & Preview Search Center, and is, therefore, part of a site collection and is usually shown as its own tab in the SharePoint application seen by…

5 – Setup an Search & Preview Search Center

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 5 – Setup an Search & Preview Search Center

The Search & Preview Search Center Creating an Search & Preview Search Center Search Center Result Pages — Adding a New Result Page — Result Page Web Parts — Result Page Search Settings (Search…

Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part

Search & Preview V9.1 – GA Release

Roadmap » Search & Preview V9.1 – GA Release

Search & Preview Version 9.1 For SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016, 2019 GA Release – 2021 NOTE: After the release of version 9.x we can only deliver new License Key File to the latest version 9.x or latest version 8.x or later If you are running version 7.x…

Search & Preview V8.1 – GA Release

Roadmap » Search & Preview V8.1 – GA Release

Search & Preview Version 8.1 For SharePoint 2010, 2013, 2016 GA Release – November 2019 NOTE: After the release of version 8.x we can only deliver new License Key File to the latest version 8.x or latest version 7.x or later If you are running version…

Target Audiences in Search & Preview

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 13 – Target Audiences in Search & Preview » Target Audiences in Search & Preview

SharePoint audiences are groups of users selected for some common purpose. For example, a given audience might represent all workers in a given department or all secretaries from all departments. Any given user might belong to any number of audiences. Many Search &…

The Search & Preview Style Gallery

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » The Search & Preview Style Gallery

The Search & Preview Style Gallery holds all of the XSLT Templates and CSS style sheets used by the various Search & Preview Web parts. From here, they are available from all sites in the collection. A collection of predefined templates is supplied with the…

How do Search & Preview Work

Introduction » How do Search & Preview Work

Ontolica Search & Preview Enterprise empowers administrators to create a compelling search & preview experience for end-users. Reinvigorate SharePoint search & preview and drive user adoption with rich navigation, intelligent autosuggestion, personalized results, and…

XSLT Template (Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part » XSLT Template (Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part)

The XSLT Template settings for the Search Hint Web Part enable you to control the HTML format of the display created by this part. The XML generated by this Web part is very simple, containing just the layout style setting and the text to be displayed. The following…

Display Options (Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part » Display Options (Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part)

Use the Display Options setting to specify CSS styles for controlling the format of the table in which the message will be displayed The Search Hint Web Part emits your settings here as values for an XML element named . The default XSLT template places these as value…

Working with Search & Preview Web Parts

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Working with Search & Preview Web Parts

Lots of Benefits with Search & Preview

Introduction » Lots of Benefits with Search & Preview

Search & Preview provides the ability to gather documents and files from multiple sources and merge it all into one high-speed solid SharePoint solution PREVIEW of +500 documents types & file formats from SharePoint Document Libraries, FileShares, Custom CMS,…

Introduction to Search & Preview Best Bets

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 10 – Using Search & Preview Best Bets » Introduction to Search & Preview Best Bets

Best Bets enable site managers to call special attention to the site’s best documents for each of several common search words. Each Best Bet is defined with one or more trigger words and maps these to a specific URL that will be promoted whenever a user searches…

Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part

Search & Preview Configuration Files and Staging

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 2 – Installation and Setup » Search & Preview Configuration Files and Staging

XSLT Template (Search & Preview Web Parts)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part » XSLT Template (Search & Preview Web Parts)

The XSLT Template settings for the Search Dialog Web Part enable you to control the HTML format of the search form created by this part. Usually, you will simply format a simple input form with one or more fields. The XML that is emitted by the Search & Preview…

13 – Target Audiences in Search & Preview

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 13 – Target Audiences in Search & Preview

Target Audiences in Search & Preview

The 3 Step for Instant Preview

Function & Features » The 3 Step for Instant Preview

Search & Preview PRE-CACHING process to Instant Preview Search & Preview gives the user fast access to an instant preview of more than +500 document formats and files types. Instant previewing of files is a matter of retrieving small graphical pre-generated…

10 – Using Search & Preview Best Bets

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 10 – Using Search & Preview Best Bets

Introduction to Search & Preview Best Bets Displaying Best Bets in Result Lists The Best Bets Page — Finding the Best Bets Page — Interpreting the Best Bets List …

Display Options (Search & Preview Web Parts)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part » Display Options (Search & Preview Web Parts)

The Display Options settings control several different aspects of the way each found document is displayed in the result list. The following settings are available: • The number of sentences in result summary: Search & Preview generates a summary based on the…

Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part

Running the Search & Preview Setup Program

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 2 – Installation and Setup » Running the Search & Preview Setup Program

To install Search & Preview: 1. Go to a machine where SharePoint is installed and log in to the system as SharePoint farm administrator. If your SharePoint installation is running on a server farm with multiple machines, then you can install on just one machine and…

Adding an Search & Preview Search Box to Your Site

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box » Adding an Search & Preview Search Box to Your Site

The standard SharePoint site templates delivered by Microsoft include a delegate web control named “SearchBox”. This control is placed on a high-level master page that is inherited by nearly all other pages in each SharePoint site collection. This control…

Preview Guide

Documentation » Quick Start Guide » Preview Guide

Quick Guide Preview Introduction Preview Back-end Installation Installing Preview Back-end server without Web App Preview Installing Search & Preview Preview Database Preview Default Content Access Account Preview Managing Content Sources Preview Manage Crawl…

Configuring Scopes for the Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 8 – Using Search Scopes » Introduction to Search Scopes » Configuring Scopes for the Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part

Configuring Scopes for the Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part The Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part is usually included on pages of the Search & Preview Search Center (though you might also use this Web part on other pages, you would more typically use the…

Configuring Scopes for the Search & Preview Search Box Web Control

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 8 – Using Search Scopes » Introduction to Search Scopes » Configuring Scopes for the Search & Preview Search Box Web Control

Configuring Scopes for the Search & Preview Search Box Web Control The Search & Preview Search Box Web Control is intended to be included on nearly every page on every site. It creates a simple search box that takes very little screen real estate, thereby making it…

Preview Features

Function & Features » Preview Features

Preview in SharePoint Deliver Beautiful User Interfaces Enterprise class document preview beyond basic preview in SharePoint Enterprise class document previews A good preview solution will significantly improve end-user productivity in SharePoint. On the other…

How to change the title of Search & Preview Search Center?

Documentation » How to … » How to change the title of Search & Preview Search Center?

When you create a new Search & Preview Search Center you are asked for its title. That title is then taken to be the name shown in the browser window title and the name on the tab in the top link bar in SharePoint. If you have created Search & Preview Search Center as…

14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts

Working with Search & Preview Web Parts — Working in Edit Mode — Standard SharePoint Layout Options — Search & Preview Configuration Settings Search & Preview…

Creating and Configuring Search & Preview Best Bets

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 10 – Using Search & Preview Best Bets » Creating and Configuring Search & Preview Best Bets

XSLT Template (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part » XSLT Template (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

The XSLT Template settings for the High Confidence Web Part enable you to control the HTML format of the display created by this part. The following default templates are supplied for this web part: • Default.xsl: creates a table that shows the high-confidence…

XSLT Template (Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part » XSLT Template (Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part)

The XSLT Template settings for the Best Bets Web Part enable you to control the HTML format of the display created by this part. The following default templates are supplied for this web part: • Default.xsl: creates a table that lists Best Bets together with a short…

Image Options (Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part )

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part » Image Options (Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part )

Each Search & Preview Best Bet can be defined with an associated image. Use the settings in the Image Options to control how this image will be handled by the current web part. Make settings as follows: • Show Best Bet images: Mark this check box to use the Best-Bet…

Image Options (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part » Image Options (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

The Image options area provides settings that control whether and how to display images returned with a high-confidence result. The following settings are provided here: • Show high confidence image: mark this box if you would like to include images in your…

Display Options (Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part )

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part » Display Options (Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part )

Use the Display Options setting to adjust the appearance of the Best-Bets display. Make the following settings: • Header: enter text to be shown at the top of the table in which Best-Bet results are shown. • Layout table styles: enter CSS styles for controlling…

Result Options (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part » Result Options (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

The Result options area includes just one setting, Open links in new window. Mark this check box to open links from the high-confidence result in a new browser window. Clear this box to have links open in the same window.

Display Options (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part » Display Options (Search & Preview High Confidence Web Part)

Use the Display Options setting to specify CSS styles for controlling the format of the table in which the high-confidence result will be displayed The High Confidence Web Part emits your settings here as values for an XML element named . The default XSLT template…

Finding and Transferring the Search & Preview Configuration Files

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 2 – Installation and Setup » Search & Preview Configuration Files and Staging » Finding and Transferring the Search & Preview Configuration Files

If you would like to implement a staged roll-out of Search & Preview, then you must be able to find the Search & Preview configuration files on your test machine and then copy these to your live SharePoint farm when you are ready. These are stored as…

Preview In-Depth

Function & Features » Preview In-Depth

Enterprise Class Preview for SharePoint Easy document analysis and in-document search Search query highlights The first guidance offered to the end-users with Search & Preview Preview is the visual queue represented by highlighting of the search query string in the…

Preview Key Features

Function & Features » Preview Key Features

PRODUCTIVE FUNCTIONALITY Full document and web page preview Preview and print 500 file formats including DWG. in-document search with hit highlighting Relevant page suggestions Search query highlights Variable zoom & snap-to-screen width or length Fast and…

Preview Tech-Spec

Function & Features » Preview Tech-Spec

Preview Key Features PRODUCTIVE FUNCTIONALITY Full document and web page preview Preview and print 500 file formats including DWG. in-document search with hit highlighting Relevant page suggestions Search query highlights Variable zoom & snap-to-screen width…

Activating and Deactivating Search & Preview for a Selected Site Collection

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 4 – Activating and Deactivating » Activating and Deactivating Search & Preview for a Selected Site Collection

Search & Preview features are made available to users when it is activated at the site-collection level. When deactivated at the collection level, Search & Preview features will be unavailable to the affected collection(s) and the search functionality for that…

Preview files from FileShares

Function & Features » Preview files from FileShares

You can preview files external to SharePoint – e.g. stored in file shares. Preview automatically crawls FileShares and generates images ready to instant preview in SharePoint search results. The crawling process is highly configurable and you can even define…

Disable Preview for FAST

Documentation » Quick Configuration Guide » Disable Preview for FAST

Configuration Disable the Office Web Apps Preview for FAST When you choose Search & Preview Preview to be used for generating previews in a FAST search center, and you have the default Office Web Apps preview already configured, then you will most likely face the…

Search Summary

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part » Search Summary

The Search Summary settings enable you to configure the summary information shown when you use the DefaultHeader.xsl XSTL template (or a custom template designed to display the summary elements). Use these settings to construct search-summary statements for each of…

Default Search Scope (Search Box)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box » Configuring the General Search Box Settings » Default Search Scope (Search Box)

The scope selected here will be the default selection for the Search Box scope control (if provided). If you choose to configure the Search Box without a scope control (see “Display Settings”, below), then this will always be the only scope searched. Select…

Search Scope

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part » Search Scope

Search scopes enable users and designers to limit the scope of any search. Use the Search Scope settings here to control how scopes will be used by the current SharePoint Search Result Web Part. You have the following options: • Ignore search scope: The web part…

Search box external search options

Documentation » Quick Configuration Guide » Search box external search options

Configuration In order to customize Search & Preview Search Box external search options, one is required to modify the following code from the SearchBox_SearchAsYouType.js javascript file which can be found: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\web server…

Search Guide

Documentation » Quick Start Guide » Search Guide

Quick Guide Activating Search Features Setting Active Search License Creating Search Center Configuring Search Box Configuring Cube Feature Activating Search Features All Search & Preview farm-wide features are automatically activated at the…

Fixed Search

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part » Fixed Search

The Fixed Search settings enable you to add a fixed query to the results. You choose to make this the only query, regardless of any incoming queries, or to add it to as an extra restriction to incoming queries. For example, you might place a Search Result Web Part the…

Search Features

Function & Features » Search Features

Search Features Make Enterprise Search Easy Design highly adaptive and productive search experiences for end-users Platform to build user-centric search To create a compelling search experience for end-users ranks as one of the most important elements of a…

Complex Search Expressions (Constructing Search Strings)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 15 – Search & Preview Search Syntax » Constructing Search String/s » Complex Search Expressions (Constructing Search Strings)

You construct complex search expressions by combining all of the techniques outlined above. Search & Preview interprets your search expressions using the standard rules for Boolean operations. Use Boolean operators to connect clauses and parenthesis to organize the…

Preview files from custom CMS

Function & Features » Preview files from custom CMS

You can preview files external to SharePoint – e.g. custom Content Management Systems. Search & Preview can automatically crawl CMS external storage locations and generate images ready to instant preview in SharePoint search results. The crawling process is…

Search Result Properties

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview SharePoint Search Result Web Part » Search Result Properties

Search result properties provide metadata about each found document, such as page author, date, category, department, part number, product type, etc. Some types of metadata, such as title and date are always available for display (though the XSTL template may or may…

Result Page Search Settings (Search Tab Configurations)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 5 – Setup an Search & Preview Search Center » Search Center Result Pages » Result Page Search Settings (Search Tab Configurations)

Whenever a user is viewing a result page and/or advanced search form, a set of search-tab configuration settings is active for that page. These settings affect many aspects of the content, options, and functionality available on the page, including: • The selection…

Search Tab Configuration

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 6 – Using Search Tabs » Search Tab Configuration

Search-Result Actions

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 9 – Setup Search Result Actions » Search-Result Actions

Search-result actions create a drop-down list of actions that the user can apply to any relevant document listed in search results. For example, the user might choose to open the document for editing, add it to their “my links” list, view more metadata…

Default Search Scope

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 8 – Using Search Scopes » Configuring General Search Scope Settings » Default Search Scope

Select a default scope from the drop-down list provided. Search forms that include a scope control will initially show this scope as being selected. Search forms that do not have a scope selector will always search in this scope.

Target Search Center

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box » Configuring the General Search Box Settings » Target Search Center

When a user submits a query using the Search Box, it must target a result page, which includes the Search & Preview Web Parts required to submit the query and display the results. This is usually the default page of the Search & Preview Search Center, but you might…

Empty Search Condition

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Hint Web Part » Empty Search Condition

Use the settings here to define the text (and formatting) to display when the user has loaded the page without submitting a query. This message could inform the user that he or she must enter a query. Click on one of the following buttons to define your…

Search In-Depth

Function & Features » Search In-Depth

Search In-Depth Make search easy and personalized End-user personalization of search Let end-users set their own preferences for the search functionality. What views are used and what properties are easily individualized and stored in personal settings. If the…

Advanced Search Link

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box » Configuring the General Search Box Settings » Advanced Search Link

Your Search Box can include a link to an advanced search page. Specify this using one of the following: • Relative URL: Enter a value to be appended to the URL specified above for the Target Search Center. For example:…

Active Search Tab

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Manager Web Part » Active Search Tab

Use the Active Search Tab setting to establish which the of the available search tab configurations will apply when the user first visits the page. This essentially establishes the search options that apply to the page. If the page also includes an Search & Preview…

Search Tab Icon

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 6 – Using Search Tabs » Search Tab Properties » Search Tab Icon

If you would like to display a small icon on each search tab in the Search Center, then enter the URL of a graphics file in the field provided here. We recommend that you design a relatively small graphic (e.g., 16×16 pixels) and use an absolute URL to specify its…

Search Tab Properties

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 6 – Using Search Tabs » Search Tab Properties

The properties of a given search tab establish that tab’s ID, name, description, icon and target result page. (The detailed behavior of the search and result pages configured by a given tab is controlled by that tab’s configuration settings.) To find a…

Search Tech-Spec

Function & Features » Search Tech-Spec

Search Tech-Spec Key Features Platform to build Search-Based Applications Build composite search-driven user interfaces Content previewing of over 500 file formats with Search & Preview Preview Hierarchical deployment management Advanced metadata has driven…

Search Configuration Mode

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Manager Web Part » Search Configuration Mode

The Search Configuration Mode setting enables you to select the source of the configuration settings for the current search center. You have the following options: • Use settings from the referring site: Causes all Search & Preview Web parts in the current search…

Best Bets Search

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Best Bets Web Part » Best Bets Search

Use the settings in this area to control which types of Best Bets to display on the current page. Make settings as follows: • Search SharePoint Best Bets: Mark this check box to use Best Bets defined using the standard SharePoint mechanism. You are free to combine…

Using the Search Scopes Action Menus (Search Box)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 12 – The Search & Preview Search Box » The Search Box Scopes Page » Using the Search Scopes Action Menus (Search Box)

Each scope listed on the Search Box Scopes page provides an action menu with commands for acting on a selected scope or scope group. As usual in SharePoint, the action menu appears when you hover the mouse pointer over the scope name; the name then acts like a…

Preview +500 File type & format List

Function & Features » Preview +500 File type & format List

Enable users to get INSTANT PREVIEW with zoom, content search and print of probably all the organizations document & files The most comprehensive support of document & file preview for SharePoint, today supporting more than 500 document types & file formats. See…

Display Settings (Search Scopes)

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 8 – Using Search Scopes » Configuring General Search Scope Settings » Display Settings (Search Scopes)

This setting affects whether or not search-scope groups will be shown in search-form scope selectors. Mark, this box to show the group names; clear the box to list the scopes only.

Initial Search Tab Selection

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 14 – Work with Search & Preview Web Parts » Search & Preview Search Tabs Web Part » Initial Search Tab Selection

When a user first loads the page, the active search tab is specified by the Search Manager Web Part on the same page. The Search Tabs Web Part then enables the user to select among the other available tabs.

The Search Scopes Page

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 8 – Using Search Scopes » The Search Scopes Page

The Search Scopes page enables you to establish and configure the collection of search scopes that will be provided by the Search & Preview Search Dialog Web Part when the current search-tab settings are active. You can also make a few general settings that control the…

Introduction to Search Tabs

Documentation » Administrator Guide » 6 – Using Search Tabs » Introduction to Search Tabs

The Search & Preview search tab concept enables Search & Preview search forms and result lists to be fine-tuned to support each of many different situations. The name itself refers to a common way of using this feature: to create a single search/result interface that…