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Seach on single/specific folder

  Asked By: Jenny    Date: Nov 30    Category: Sharepoint    Views: 1190

I need to know if we can search on specific folders ?
Like in case we are doing a project for a school
here, and I have a folder named 'library' then is it possible that all the searches are limited only to this folder and not all content sources or SPS document folders ?



3 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Candi Branch     Answered On: Nov 30

1. Go to the folder  of interest in the Document
2. In the search  picklist at the top of that
folder, select "this folder".
3. Enter the search word or phrase in the "for"

Answer #2    Answered By: Jan Chen     Answered On: Nov 30

Thanks, I actually wanted to 'deny' access to a
specific folder  from the main portal search. And If
someone wants to search  on this folder, he can go to
this folder and search only here ?

Is there a way to do this ?

Answer #3    Answered By: Britni Shepard     Answered On: Nov 30

There is another solution for your search.
You can create a content  source who indexes only the folder  of your project
school. And in the tab advanced you can create a search  scope. You write the
name of search scope and now, when you go to the search sub-dahsboard, you
have the option this site for the search and now you have your search scope

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