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Getting Started Using Coveo JavaScript Search

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 ... to manage filters, share query, etc.
5 Click Preferences to customize how search results are opened and create filters. >
6 Click Share Query to view, copy, and share the complete query sent to the Coveo server. 
7 Click Export to Excel to export the first ten search results (including their metadata) to a Microsoft Excel file format.

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). >

More Information

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 Document and PDF File search results.
4 Click More, and then 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 2015 are excluded.
6 Click the icon to reset all facet selections.
7

Select one of the available options to order facet values by the number of Occurrences, the Score, or the Label either in Ascending or Descending manner.

8

Hover an item and click to exclude the item.

9 Click Collapse to reduce the facet size by hiding its items.

Reviewing Search Results

1 Review the number of results on the current page and in total.
2 Click Clear 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 Click Quick View to open an HTML version of the email. 
4 Icon and attachment file name - Click to open an attached document with the native application.
5 Email thread summary - Click to expand the series of folded exchanged emails. 
6 Message date
7 Email excerpt 

Quickly Reviewing a Search Result

1 Click Quick View for a search result you want to review.
2 Click the up or down arrows next to the desired keyword to navigate in the document through occurrences of the color highlighted keywords.
3 Click the title to open the document in its native application.
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