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  1. Please add the ability to search online for the middle or end part of a filename

    For a document with the filename "0267F243469.pdf"

    Allow searching to find the document with:
    filename:F243469.pdf
    filename:
    F243469
    filename:F2434

    Many other online solutions support the ability to search the middle or end part of a filename (not just the beginning or an isolated word) ie: Box, Dropbox, ownCloud, Datto Drive etc. Windows Explorer works fine, just not the online web search.

    49 votes
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  2. Allow to find a specific document by exact custom column value

    Currently content type with column MyCol used in multiple sites and libraries
    does not have a way to find a document by searching MyCol="abc-xyz"

    [abc-xyz] is treated as equal to [abc xyz] and all documents with similar values are returned in search results rather than exact match
    and there are other similar issues seemingly stemming from tokenization

    3 votes
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  3. Regarding the SharePoint portal screen where user search is done

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint ポータル上でユーザーを検索した際の画面について
    Regarding the SharePoint portal screen where user search is done


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online ポータルの上部にある検索バーを使用してユーザーを検索すると表示されるユーザーの"自己紹介"の動作について次のように希望します。これまでは、"連絡先" に表示されるユーザーの "自己紹介" にマウスを合わせると、そのユーザーの自己紹介文が全文出ていたが、1月17日以降から現在まで表示されない。以前のように、画面を検索一覧から動かさないでユーザーの自己紹介の文章を確認できるようにしてほしい。​
    We hope that the "About Me" that is displayed when users are searched using the search bar at the top of the SharePoint Online portal can be changed in the following way. Up until now when users hover the mouse over the "About Me" part that is displayed in "Contacts", "About Me" information for that user will be shown, but this has not been shown ever since 17th of Janurary. We hope to be able to see…

    8 votes
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  4. Possibility to have tree view in search refinement panel webpart for manaed metadata column

    Enable possibility to have tree view [similar to one available in smart filter in library] in the search refinement panel in modern search result page esp on the managed metadata based columns

    2 votes
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  5. URL encoder "%20" in search results

    Until recently, if the results page from SP search was linked, the URL encoder "%20" was replaced with an actual space in the search box. This isn't the case anymore though, making links to search results pointless.

    1 vote
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  6. Mapping administration properties

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    管理プロパティのマッピングについて
    Mapping administration properties


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の動作として ​SharePoint 管理センターの検索スキーマの管理にて、集計値列をマッピングすることはできないが、これをできるようにしてほしい。
    Currently it is not possible to map aggregated value columns in the search schema management of the SharePoint admin center, thus I hope that this can be made possible.

    10 votes
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  7. "We would like the ability to search for files within zipped folders in SharePoint Online."

    "We would like the ability to search for files within zipped folders in SharePoint Online."

    2 votes
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  8. Search management

    We think there is a pronounced need to have a way to monitor (also manage) the load on the search crawler or the index. We would like to have:


    • a monitorable queue of objects being processed by the search crawl. An admin could manage the search crawl queue thus making sure priority sites, based on business need, are indexed first, regardless of data volume contained in them.

    OR


    • a way to monitor the health of the search index. Like index statistics in SQL, we need a way to track (potentially also optimize) the load on and status of the site…
    23 votes
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  9. Retrieving logs of search contents, search execution count etc from SharePoint Online sites

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online サイト内の検索内容、検索実行数のログ取得
    Retrieving logs of search contents, search execution count etc from SharePoint Online sites


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online サイト内で、以下のような情報を取得できる機能を実装して欲しい
    ・ 検索日時
    ・ 検索ワード
    ・ 検索回数
    ・ 検索ワードがヒットした回数
    ・ 検索ワードがヒットしなかった回数
    Please implement a feature that can acquire the following information within the SharePoint Online site
    - Search date
    - Search keywords
    - Number of times search was done
    - Number of times search keywords were found
    - Number of times search keywords were not found

    8 votes
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  10. Content Approval = Yes -> Documents no longer show up in Search!!

    When Content Approval is activated for a Document Library in Versioning Settings, documents in this library no longer show up in search results. This is very inconvenient because documents that are in a draft, pending or even in an approved state cannot be found with search, both at the library and at site level.
    Also, there seems to be a bug: when switching back from -Yes- to -No- in the setting of "Require content approval for submitted items?", the setting "Who should see draft items in this document library?" in "Draft Item Security", continues to allow the option of "Only…

    3 votes
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  11. Search results: Display the folders that the items are in

    We often need to know which folder a certain file or folder is in. Right now there is no way to get this except by opening the file/folder which is extremely time-consuming and counterproductive. Folders should optionally be displayed as an extra column, and always displayed as a tooltip over the filename.

    2 votes
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  12. Enable full-text searching within document libraries and folders

    Hello there, we would like to ask to build / change the way how is Sharepoint Search center working right now. Currently there arent options how to filter for example specific folder where to search or not. We have just 2 options and thats search in site / organization. This is frustrating, because when you have 14 Sites with tons of data and searching for one little thing in site it will just give you bunch of results that are confusing at the time. Instead of that we would like to search in specific folder / document library. Whether it…

    1 vote
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  13. Search autosuggest and results page should display the documents' Title by default

    The search autosuggest should display the documents' Title, if available. Currently, the (file) Name is displayed, which is not intuitive or legible. Displaying the document Title first is the normal pattern of all search engines.

    14 votes
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  14. Hope for an improvment in opening Office files using Office Online from Modern UI search results

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    モダン UI の検索結果より Office ファイルを開いた場合に、Office Online で開く動作の改善を要望します
    Hope for an improvment in opening Office files using Office Online from Modern UI search results


    ■Description(内容):
    サイト上 (モダン UI) の検索欄より検索を行い、検索結果に表示される Office ファイルを開く場合、[サイト コレクションの機能] - [既定でクライアント アプリケーションでドキュメントを開く] の設定や、[ライブラリの設定] - [詳細設定] - [クライアント アプリケーションで開く] の設定に依存せず、既定で Office Online で開く動作となる。
    サイト コレクションまたはライブラリの設定と連動して Office クライアントで開くように機能の実装を要望します。
    When a search is done using the search bar on the Modern UI site and users want to open the Office files that are displayed in the search results, it will be opened using Office Online by default instead of referring to the "Open Documents in Client Applications…

    6 votes
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  15. Audio Search Result Preview

    Audio (mp3) files currently do not preview OR link to the audio file itself (they link to the file details page) unlike video (mp4) files in search results. This causes a poor user experience when searching for audio.

    67 votes
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  16. When searching in the document library, it does not display the most relevant results at the top of the list.

    If searching for the document title, it appears lower down the list of documents, why is that? Surely if I search 'Security policy', for example, the document with that title should appear at the top of the search results.

    2 votes
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  17. show other information on floor plan

    We currently see our existing 3rd party floor plan results where it shows conference room names and other users locations around the searched user.

    Your tool strips out the names from the CAD floor plans. It would be nice if that was optional.

    1 vote
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  18. Request feature improvement to display search navigation items only to specific target users

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    検索ナビゲーションを対象ユーザーにのみ表示させるよう機能の改善を要望します。
    Request feature improvement to display search navigation items only to specific target users


    ■Description(内容):
    検索ナビゲーションにて対象ユーザーを設定したアイテムを追加した場合でも、対象ユーザー以外のユーザーにも該当のアイテムが表示されてしまう動作であるため、対象ユーザーにのみ表示させるよう機能の改善を要望します。
    When items that have specific target users set on them are added to search navigation, those items will be displayed to all users instead of just the target user, so we request improvement of the feature to display those items only to the specified target users.

    6 votes
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  19. Configure modern search results to not show OneDrive Results.

    I'dd like the possibility to configure modern search to not show OneDrive results. Best option, in my opinion, is to manage this on three levels: Site, Hub and Tenant wide.

    Reason: a lot of my users are afraid their personal files are shared with the organation.

    Another good option would be: show the OneDrive results in a visually different box or segment... In the current implementation, it's hard to see the source of the files is OneDrive.

    1 vote
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  20. Using the "global" search box should perform a People Search regardless of current context

    The search within SharePoint should perform people searches from the organization level at all times. Users should not have to go to the search results page and traverse up to the Organization level. The autosuggest on the site search used to display people results when we first vetted SharePoint as an Intranet solution--now it doesn't.

    14 votes
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