If you need to search one or more lists, List Simple Search and
List Advanced Search Web Parts help users yield maximum search results. These Web Parts present a simple, straightforward search interface for a single list without confusing field lists. Our Web Parts allow users to modify the scope of the search and also allow for AND/OR operator functions, providing functionality beyond the basic search capabilities of SharePoint.
The List Search Simple Web Part is intended for you to configure for your end users. It presents a simple, straightforward search interface for a single list without confusing field lists or Boolean operators. The search results are presented like a SharePoint list view that is familiar to most end users.
The List Search Advanced Web Part provides you with the flexibility to easily create an advanced search interface to allow end users to perform a complex query on a large lists, such as issues or tasks, using all available fields with Boolean operators and grouping.
The List Search Simple Web Part allows you to configure the Web Part so that end users can quickly search a preconfigured list using preconfigured search criteria. The end user only enters in search criteria and views the search results. In the Web Part properties:
The List Search Advanced Web Part enables you to allow end users more control over their search options. The end user can select the list to search and the list view for displaying search results, use Boolean operators to narrow the information in the search results, and group search criteria. You can configure the Web Part to:
The basic, out-of-the-box SharePoint search capability searches all lists and documents, but doesn't provide an easy way for an end user to constrain their search to a specific list using specific fields or to specify how to display results. The results display is difficult for many users to interpret since it lists items from different lists and shows limited information. The List Search Web Parts provide you with the flexibility to easily create a user friendly search interface to allow end users to perform a quick query on a large list, such as customer contacts, without having to rely on central IT administration support.
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