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SharePoint Lists and Search Web Services

I would like to know the best solution to interact with SharePoint Web Services :

1/ From my application, I need to select a Document List and upload a local document to the selected list with all metadata
I have found the GetListCollection, UpdateListItems and AddAttachment that could do the job
Is there a better way ?

2/ From my application, I need to Search (fulltext)
I have found FullTextSQLQuery class
I am not understanding exactly the behaviour of this class, in other words what kind of search and result. Could you point me on information about that ?

Should work with WSS3 and SP Foundation.

Thanks
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8/22/2022 - Mon
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Ok so if your wanting to connect to WSS you have a couple of options:
 - Use the builtin webservices. The lists webservice will allow you to perform a CAML query against the list. (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/lists.lists.getlistitems(v=office.12).aspx)
 - Write your own webservice and perform your own queries via the object model.

In SP Foundation you have more options, in addition to the above:
 - Use the Rest interface to lists
 - Use the client object model (implementations for .NET, js and silverlight)

If you want cross compatibility between 2007 and 2010 i recommend using the Lists webservice.

Hope this helps.
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QUILLET

Yes I need to use WebServices.

1/ I need to upload a document with metadata what is the best way to do that ?

2/ I have not found detailed information how is performed a FullTextSQLQuery

Thanks
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