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FS4SP Search Results are not displaying crawled property value from BCS data.

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 07, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

I have BCS data and one of the columns contains URL paths. I want to make the search results title a hyperlink utilizing the URL from the BCS. 

I have mapped my BCS crawled property to the managed property, Path.

Property Name:  voyager_contentRead ListElement.URL
Category: Business Data
Property Set ID: 2edeba9a-0fa8-4020-8a8b-30c3cdf34ccd
Variant Type: 31
Data Type: Text
Multi-valued: No


This crawled property is mapped to the following managed properties: Path(Text)


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