The Alfresco Share 3.4.b release includes a number of user interface improvements to Search and the addition of Repository wide searching. frame|c|none|Share Search - new features The following describes the improvements and example configurations.
The entire repository can now be searched, results will now be shown from all folders that the user has the appropriate access to. The context sensitive search features of the interface have also been improved. Previous to this version, only the current site or All Sites would be available as the context of a search. Now users who search from within the Repository Browser page will immediately see results from Repository search, and Repository is always available as a toggle to expand the context for search results. frame|c|none|Share Search - context toggle
User Interface Improvements
Paged results. Results are now shown in pages with 50 items per page.
Sorting. Results can be sorted by a configurable sort menu.
Folder path to an object shown in the results. For items in a Share site, the folder path is relative to the site document library, for repository items this is the absolute path for the containing folder. Clicking the folder path link will navigate the user directly to the folder in the appropriate document library or repository browser.
Meta data. Now coloured the same as the document library interface to help identify data and the title property for an item is now shown in brackets next to the name of the item.
Inline Actions. View In Browser and Download actions now available for results inline.
DataLists. Data lists and data list items will now be shown in the search results if matched by the query.
This is the default search configuration from share-config.xml: