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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:

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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.Evaluating data from search results