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Creating Search Filter Fields

Filter fields are special fields that are used to constrain search results for a search category. To configure search time filter fields for a search index, you need to identify buscomp fields that can be used to filter results. For example, searching against the search index Literature would retrieve all literature records that match the search query. But to restrict the search results to Literature records that are of the type Brochure, you need to define filter fields.

Siebel Search only supports indexing text and date fields (numeric fields are not supported) and you should only map buscomp fields that are of type DTYPE_TEXT, DTYPE_UTCDATETIME, DTYPE_DATETIME, UTC_DATE to filter columns.

For a list of supported syntax elements for filter search specifications, see Syntax For Filter Search Specifications.

Business Component Fields that can be used as filter fields are as follows:

Rules and Assumptions

NOTE:  Numeric fields are not supported.

 Siebel Search Administration Guide, Version 7.5, Rev A 
 Published: 18 April 2003