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Office and SharePoint 2007 User's Guide: Integrating SharePoint with Excel, Outlook, Access, and Word by Michael P. Antonovich

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4.7. Searching Your Documents

When you only have a few documents in your SharePoint site, finding the one you want may not seem like a big challenge. But what happens after your site grows to hundreds of files in dozens of libraries and nested folders? Trying to remember where you stored a document and searching for it may make looking for a needle in a haystack seem easy. But even finding a needle in a haystack can be made easy with the right tool, such as a strong magnet. Similarly, you need a strong tool to find that one document out of hundreds in the libraries on your site. Fortunately, SharePoint provides that tool in the form of the Search feature.

The Search feature typically appears in the upper-right corner of every page in WSS 3.0 ...

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