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Getting Started Using Coveo .NET Front-End

Where Do I Start?

1 Select a search interface, enter keywords, and click the button to get results. >
2 Review search results. >
3 Use facets to easily refine results. >

Features Around the Search Box

1 Select the tab for the search interface that best fits the scope of your search. >
2 Enter keywords representing what you are looking for. >
3 Launch the search to get results.
4 Click the Do more menu to manage filters, export to Excel... >
5 Access the Advanced Search page to include more search criteria. >
6 Access the Preferences page to modify search interface aspects. >
7 Access this Coveo online help.
8 Click RSS  link to set a RSS feed for a query. >
9 Click Link  to view, copy, and share the complete query sent to the Coveo server. >

Search Syntax You Can Use in the Search Box

Example Only returns

+keyword

Documents containing the + prefixed term, not other terms sharing the same stem. >

"the sentence I search for"

Documents containing the exact phrase enclosed in double quotes. >

from:alice

Emails sent by or to somebody using the from and to email field aliases. >

@author=paul @title="annual report"

Documents matching the @ prefixed field or field alias name and specified content. >

@date>today-7d

Document matching the date field expression using the now, today, yesterday, s, m, h, d, mo, and y date/time operators with mathematical operators. >

(report OR status) NEAR:10 financial

Documents containing the keywords matching the logic specified by the operators (AND, OR, NOT, NEAR) and optionally parenthesis. >

gr?y color

Documents containing the variants of the term in which ? and * wildcard characters can be any character(s). >

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Refining Results with Facets

1 Facet criterion is file Type.
2 Number of search results for each file type
3 Selected check boxes to only show Word and PDF search results.
4 Type in the search box to locate and use other file types.
5 Use the Year facet to further refine results. Here, search results created in 2012 are excluded.
6

Hover an item and click to exclude the item.

7 Click the collapse icon to reduce the facet size by hiding its items.
8 Click the eraser icon to reset all facet selections.

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Reviewing Search Results

1 Review the number of results on the current page and in total.
2 Click Clear All to reset all facet selections.
3 Click Relevance or Date to change the search result sorting. >
4 Navigate to other search result pages.

Anatomy of a Search Result

Each search interface includes an optimized search result template. Look at this email search result example.

1 Email icon and subject - Click to open the email in your email application (like Microsoft Outlook).
2 Sender and recipient names
3 Email excerpt >
4 Email thread summary - Click to expand the series of folded exchanged emails. >
5 Icon and attachment file name - Click to open an attached document with the native application.
6 Click Quick View to open an HTML version of the email. >
Click Attachments to refine search results only to the messages of this thread containing an attachment.
Click Details to open an inline panel with Summary and Properties tabs. >
7 Message date

Quickly Reviewing a Search Result

1 Click Quick View for a search result you want to review.
2 Click the desired keyword to instantly navigate in the document through occurrences of the color highlighted keywords.
3 Click Open to open the document in its native application.
4 Click Detach to open the HTML document in a web browser to access features such as printing.
5 Click Next / Previous to view the next or previous search result without leaving the Quick View window.
6 Click Other Results to select another search result to view, from the list of available search results.

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