Refiner 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 query refinement, see Query Refinement (FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint).

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


The refinerSpecification is a format string that specifies the name of a refiner and optionally a set of refinement options for this refiner.

For more information about the syntax of the refiner specification, see Specifying Refiners.

Default: No refiners are returned with the query result if the Refiners element is not included.

Schema name: Microsoft.Search.Query

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

Optional: Yes