SimilarType Element in Microsoft.Search.Query Schema

SharePoint 2010

Last modified: April 16, 2010

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

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For more information about the Query Web service, see Using the Query Web Service.


  • FindSimilar  The similarity vectors are added to the query by using an OR operator.

  • RefineSimilar  The query will match if the original query conditions and the similarity vector conditions are met.

  • ExcludeSimilar  The query will match if the original query conditions are met, but not the similarity conditions.

Default: FindSimilar

For more information, see Type of Find Similar Query.

Schema name: Microsoft.Search.Query

Applies to: QueryServiceQuery() method (Microsoft.Search.Response.Document), QueryServiceQueryEx() method (Dataset)

Optional: Yes