Search as you type!

http://www.codeplex.com/SearchAsYouType This is written by my colleague Aleck. It is a “livesearch” experience on SharePoint based products, for example MSS and MOSS. It hacks the search keyword webpart with javascript code, and when you type something in it, a reference list will show in a AJAX listbox. Looks like Google, right? Feel free to modify…

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Subject Search Result Evaluation Tool

http://www.codeplex.com/SubjectSearchEva This is another result for Hylanda wordbreaker testing… The story is very interesting. After we got 18000+ search results for each wordbreaker, we need to evaluate the results to decide when, where and how the new wordbreaker is better than the original one. Such thing cannot be decided by myself, or by any of…

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SharePoint Batch Query Test Tool

http://www.codeplex.com/batchquery When I was testing the new wordbreaker provided by Hylanda, they gave me a keyword library which had 100,000+ keywords. Each of them needed to be queried, and the results needed to be saved. After some sorting/removing garbage work, there were still 18,000+ keywords. It would really be a pain to query them by…

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Federated Location Definition Files Collection for MSS

I just put some of my work here: http://cid-8007edf5c56fc334.skydrive.live.com/browse.aspx/Microsoft%20Search%20Server You can download and import these FLDs into your Microsoft Search Server installation. Some of them are not polished, and others maybe used to show special effects. Later I will explain how they work. Locations are the same with my opensearch post:) WikiPedia (en-us), WikiPedia (zh),…

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Improve User Experience in Enterprise Search Step By Step – Part III

In the last two part we discussed XSLT change in core search result webpart of SharePoint/Microsoft Search Server. Now some of us are facing another challenge: How to add your custom properties to the result? Imagine the following scenario: In a bicycle factory, you have a product database table, which contains several columns of different…

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Improve User Experience in Enterprise Search Step By Step – Part II

In Part I we discussed on how to change the style of the results. But this is not enough, what about to show other things in result items? (This is a request from http://forums.microsoft.com/MSDN/ShowPost.aspx?PostID=2387134&SiteID=1) Scenario II. Show me the path! When you search for something, a XML result table will be returned and transformed by…

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Improve User Experience in Enterprise Search Step By Step – Part I

Here comes the first part of my “improve user experience” series. In this part I’ll cover XSLT tricks for Core result webpart in SharePoint family(WSS, MOSS, MSS, MSSE). If you are a XSLT guru, just skip this article, I’m sure many ppl can do such things better than me. But if you are not very…

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When, why and how to deal with Custom Security Trimmer in Enterprise Search? – Part II

In part II we will go through the code a little deeper. Check permission against different systems Please open this page, http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa981173.aspx Look at this part of the code.for (int x = 0; x < crawlURLs.Count; x++) { /* To fully implement the security trimmer, add code to perform the security check and determine if…

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