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Using facets to restrict results

Filtering on resource types is a good start on restricting the data returned by a search, but I can get my results list even smaller if I use the facets on the left sidebar. Facets, as the name implies, deal with the features or characteristics of a set of data. The default facet types are owner and tag, with status and customizable fields available to enterprise users. Selecting a facet immediately changes the search results and the other facets available with no need to refresh your screen:


Once you have a manageable result set of data the next step is to qualify the results for your purpose. See our article Evaluating data in search results for more information.