Results from SharePoint 2013 in Windows Explorer


Below is the Sample OSDX file that we can use to get results from SharePoint 2013 in windows explorer directly

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<OpenSearchDescription xmlns="http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/" xmlns:ms-ose="http://schemas.microsoft.com/opensearchext/2009/">

<ms-ose:MaximumResultCount>500</ms-ose:MaximumResultCount>

<ShortName>Spinifex SharePoint</ShortName>

<Description>Search the Spinifex SharePoint Search Center</Description>

<Url type="application/rss+xml" template="<SP URL>/_layouts/15/srchrss.aspx?k={searchTerms}&amp;count={count?}&amp;start={startIndex?}"/>

<Url type="text/html" template="http://<SP URL>/_layouts/15/osssearchresults.aspx?k={searchTerms}&amp;start={startIndex?}"/>

<ms-ose:locationProperties>

<ms-ose:property name="TreatLinkAsEnclosure">-1</ms-ose:property>

</ms-ose:locationProperties>

<ms-ose:ResultsProcessing format="application/rss+xml">

<ms-ose:LinkIsFilePath>-1</ms-ose:LinkIsFilePath>

</ms-ose:ResultsProcessing>

</OpenSearchDescription>

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# Copy it in a notepad and save it as .osdx file, double click and it will ask you to add.

# The highlighted attribute is the extended parameters available to bypass the default limit of opensearch 1.1. that allows only 100 results to be returned

# You can find more details about the OpenSearch description file at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/dd940453%28v=vs.85%29.aspx#fed_search_page_size 

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