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Accessing the Search Center through the Business Service Search Client Service (Doc ID 473777.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 02, 2022

Applies to:

Siebel Tools - Version 7.5.2 [16007] and later
Generic (Platform Independent)
Area(s):Configuration - General
Release(s):V7 (Enterprise), V7 (Professional), V7 (MidMarket)
Database(s):All Supported Databases
App Server OS(s):All Supported Platforms
Latest release tested against:V8 (Enterprise)
Keywords:Browser Script, OpenSrchCenter, Search Client Service, Key Accelerator,CloseSrchCenter, short

This document was previously published as Siebel Technical Note 611.



The Search Client Service business service is used to manipulate the Search Center window. Accessing this business service via code, workflow, or toolbar items is supported. The business service can be accessed to perform the following tasks:

Note: The Search Client Service business service is supported from Siebel Version onward with the inclusion of ACR 439. However, this business service is not supported between 8.0 and


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In this Document
 Business Service Methods
 Business Service Usage in Standard Siebel Applications
 How To Open Search Center from a Button Using Method OpenSrchCenter
 How To Use Code To Open Search Center
 What are the available Input PropertySets with the Search Method?
How To Run a Search against a Search Category with the Search Method
 How To Create a Shortcut with CloseSrchCenter Method

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