This video demonstrates how to easily add Full Text Search to an XPages View Control and how to build an appropriate search string to return the results you want.
View Controls also have their own build in search capability, Filters, that work off columns that are sortable (and does not require Full Text Search to be enabled). The final section of the video briefly shows how you can use this feature.
You can download the completed sample NSF file used in the video here
(note that you need to be registered with Lotus Greenhouse