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Bulk data load make the global search unusable

There is the article Salesforce Bulk Data Loads and Full-Text Search Indexes by Salesforce engineering. Strategies for Addressing Lags in Search Indexing So how can you architect acceptable ...
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Related list contacts not displaying in lookup filter in search results

The lookup window shows "recently viewed" records when there is no search text. This is a list pulled from the MRU (Most Recently Used) cache, which only stores about 200 records per object per user (...
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Removing Search Box From Partner/Community Portal?

As of February 2019, some themes in the Community Builder allow you to hide the search component. Theme > Theme Settings > Hide the global search component in community header Not all themes ...
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Unable to Search a related record in Global Search

Look up fields are indexed, but cannot be searched. If you want to have your project appear in the search results, it must contain text content that includes the project name. One easy way to do to ...
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Global Search - Not matches found message

If your intended result to show 10010222964 then you have to search with '*222964' (Please mind the single quote at the beginning and at the end) Though I didn't find this trick in the Wildcards and ...
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Bulk data load make the global search unusable

Found Solution: The approach is load data as slowly as possible. If you load relatively less records (say 5k or less) the global search is available in the matter of seconds (for me, it was less than ...
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How can I "hide" certain accounts from Global Search?

You cannot restrict global search filters on account object, You might want to upvote for this feature.
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Can I modify the global search?

First and foremost its important to understand that in Aloha UI ,if you turn off the global search then you will have to turn off the chatter .This might be serious implication . While You can always ...
Mohith Shrivastava's user avatar
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How to add all objects to Global search in Lightning?

The global search has many limitations, especially in lightning. What we usually end-up doing in orgs where we need to search on records for multiple objects is use ISV partner apps which are ...
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How to customize search functionality in salesforce community?

Your question is not very clear as to what approach you are looking for, Therefore, here are several approaches: you can use permission sets to grant what record types your community users have ...
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Chatter issues to resolve

To stop emails for each user in their settings under chatter you can change the email notifications for that user. I'm not sure what you mean by the Quick Find Search box. Can you explain that ...
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Add searchable fields to Global Search Suggestions

Yes, it is possible! Simply make the Phone field the second field in the Account object's Search Results layout. This can be done from: Object Settings > Account > Search Layouts > Search Results > ...
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Is it possible to redirect to custom error message page if user makes mistake in community url?

Goto your community --> Workspaces --> Administration --> Pages --> Click Goto Force.com It will show below VF pages for different situations based on the error.Based on the error VF page ...
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Global Search in salesforce

You can't modify the behavior of Salesforce Global Search or SOSL, the full-text search functionality used throughout Salesforce. SOSL searches match at the start of a token, where The search ...
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SOSL not returning all expected results

The search indexes require the first character of each "word" (in your case, numbers) in order to make a match. This is a limitation of the search engine's indexes, and you can't work around it aside ...
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Community search (Global Search for Peer-to-Peer Communities) will not autocomplete Files

I figured this out. A File will show up in the Global Search Results if it's shared with the user but it will only appear in the autocomplete suggestions if the NetworkId (the Community the ...
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Remove Global Search from selected pages of Customer Service Experience Template

Just to add to cropredy's answer a way to make it less blunt is to create an essentially empty Aura component which implements "forceCommunity:searchInterface". This will make the component ...
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Global Search not working for Custom Object

Your answer is correct, but I want to link to documentation. I encountered this too, in an organization that no one had used in over 6 months! No records would appear. The Global Search algorithm ...
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Can SalesForce federated search be used in conjunction with content indexed in Elasticsearch?

Disclaimer: i work for a company that does that exactly (Coveo) . And yes, you are able to do so with elastic search as well, however, if you are going to integrate such functionality within a ...
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Platform Encryption Global Search and Search Index

They are stored differently. Global search is stored used a different indexing system. When you search your org, the results are stored in search index files. You can encrypt these search index ...
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lightning global search url

This code works in lightning var searchQuery = '[email protected]'; var stringToEncode = '{"componentDef":"forceSearch:search","attributes":{"term":"'+searchQuery + '","scopeMap":{"type":"TOP_RESULTS"},"...
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Restrict Accounts that can be searched in Community by Guest user

You would need to first set OWD to private, as you can't introduce restrictive sharing, only permissive sharing. Then, create a public group for your guest user, and create a sharing rule to share the ...
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Is the Phone field type ever searchable?

Basically I just want to understand is Phone field type searchable using global search? Also for number field. Are there any other searching methods that limit field types that are searchable? ...
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How to customize the global search to hide Opportunity records with certain stage

You can't. If you can see the record, it will appear in the search results. The only way you could achieve this is to configure sharing settings so they can no longer see the records.
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Clearing (or Cleaning) Global Search Cache - False Results - Sharing

The answer here based on my investigation is that the MANAGED PACKAGE (in this case, Rootstock) that is trying to render a record to the user needs to handle the record ID no longer being visible (or ...
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Global Search Filter Error: Picklist value does not exist

Appears to be a known issue which is currently being reviewed: "Error: Picklist value does not exist" in Search Filter Fields for Record Type values with commas N.B. It might be important to point ...
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custom field values not coming in global search results

Please check the below link which shows which objects can be searched and what can be searched as part of global fields.Number fields cannot be included in global search https://help.salesforce.com/...
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custom field values not coming in global search results

I assume from the input (1,212,212) that custom field B is a number datatype and that is why the global search isn't returning the record. Adding field in search layout > search results determine the ...
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Increasing field count from 10 in search layout

As far as I am aware, this is a platform limit (i.e. hard-coded at the system level), not an adjustable control. For a comprehensive list of known support-customizable features, see this question. ...
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