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Sharepoint filtering documents

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I am trying to develop a web part to filter a list of PDFs dynmanically.

the plan is to have a series of drop down selections to create the search string (the files have an odd naming convention) so people who arent familliar with the naming convention can find the files. This part is easy.

how can I use this search string to filter shared documents (preferably with some wildcards thrown in)

any ideas? perhaps Im going about this the wrong way. Im open to suggestions.

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