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  1. Have SharePoint search update comment and like count after increments

    SharePoint search currently does not re-crawl content when a like (LikeCount) or comment/reply (CommentCount) is added to a modern page. This means that when many people comment on a page, the search API will not show the updated number -- even after weeks, unless the page is republished or the site is manually re-crawled.

    SharePoint search should likely flag the page as dirty for the crawler to re-crawl the updated values so we can leverage these in SharePoint search results.

    19 votes

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  2. Hide folders that have been created in Document Libraries in the search results

    When we view modern search results, if we have created folders in Document Libraries to organise the documents, then these folders appear in the search results and normally first. The users do not need to see the folders, they are only used for site owners to organise the documents, so we want the option of being able to hide document library folders from the search results

    2 votes

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  3. Show Site Pages thumbnail image in results

    When we view results in modern search, the results for Site Pages do not show the thumbnail image. The results show this image for News Posts, Office documents and PDFs, but not Site Pages. I presume this is a bug?!?

    2 votes

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  4. Allow nested search queries

    Search driven applications would be much more powerfull if it is possible to use (properties of) search results to run a new query

    3 votes

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  5. A simple People Search/company directory webpart is much needed

    It seems that the People webpart already does a simple directory in Edit mode. It would be nice to have a simple employee/company directory that can be added to a modern page.

    2 votes

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  6. 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.

    15 votes

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  7. People Search web part or OOB ability to search people within a specific department

    We are trying to provide a way to search profiles within our site collection. When I do a search within the site collection, the People tab doesn't show up by default. I am not sure if that is an OOB way it works or if our global site admins. didn't set up the search how I have seen it work in my last company. Every time I do a search within my site collection, I expect it to show the People tab. To take it one step further, I want to be able to search just the people within our…

    2 votes

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  8. 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.

    69 votes

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Better handling for default result types (.URL, text web part)

    Two results that could be improved:
    Links: .URL files currently automatically download and show an error warning. These should by default open in a new tab
    Site Pages (text web part): The text that is hit highlighted on the page should be the text that is viewed when the user navigates to the page. For pages with considerable text and multiple headers, it would be nice if the link brought you to the header that contains the hit highlighted text (either in the header itself, or under it)

    1 vote

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  15. Unable to search for partial string in Sharepoint

    It seems that it is impossible to search for partial strings in the following case...

    We frequently search phone numbers for the last 7 digits. Those digits could be proceeded by area codes in many different formats.

    Eg.
    We have to search for 555-1212 but file content contains...
    604-555-1212 or
    (604) 555-1212 or
    604 555-1212 or
    (604)555-1212

    Why can we not simply search for something 555-1212 and have all of the results appear? We are currently forced to search for 555 AND 1212 yielding many additional non-related results.

    2 votes

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  16. Search scope for Office 365 audit logs

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 監査ログでの検索範囲について
    Search scope for Office 365 audit logs


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 監査ログにて 複数の SharePoint サイトのアクティビティを取得する際にサイト URL の末尾に "/" を付けて検索必要がある。
    しかし、アクティビティ "サイトのアクセス許可関連アクティビティ" 項目については、" /
    " を付けて検索しても、対象にならない動作を確認しています。

    ひとつひとつのサイト URL を入力していくのは、作業数が多いため、" /* " を付けても検索対象となるように機能の拡充を希望します。

    以前は、SharePoint カスタムレポートを利用しておりましたが、そこでは一括で取得できたため、同様に取得できるようになると利便性が向上すると考えております。

    " / " needs to be added to the end of the site URL during searching if SharePoint site activities are to be retrieved from Office 365 audit logs.
    However, we have confirmed that the "Site permissions activities" activity field will not be found even if " /
    " is added during searching.

    It takes up a lot of workload…

    2 votes

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  17. External Users should be able to Search Pages and Documents

    External Users can not search for Documents and Pages - only Images and Lists/Libraries - on shared Sites.
    Please Add Pages and Documents to their Search Results as well.

    8 votes

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  18. Document Set in Search Results Opens in Wrong View

    I have separate default views for a modern-experience library and the modern-experience document sets contained in the library, as the library contains folders (document sets) only, and the document sets contain documents only.
    If you open a document set in the library, the view changes automatically to the default view of the document set, as expected.
    If you open a document set via search results, the view remains in the library's folder-based default view, and thus the document set appears to be empty. You then have to change the view to the document set's default view to be able to…

    3 votes

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  19. Searching in file servers

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ファイル サーバーの検索について
    Searching in file servers


    ■Description(内容):
    MOSS 2007 と同様に、SharePoint Online でも検索範囲に ファイル サーバーを含めるように機能拡張を要望します。
    MOSS 2007 から SharePoint Online への移行にあたり、これまで使用していた機能を継続して利用したいため。
    Even after performing migration from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Online, we want to continue using the features that we have used up to now, so we hope that SharePoint Online will include file servers inside its search boundaries just like MOSS 2007.

    4 votes

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  20. SharePoint Search Results - Allow "Move" and "Copy" from search results

    When searching for a document/folder, if you find it, you cannot Move/Copy it. You have to manually navigate to the exact document library path location to use the “Move/Copy” features.
    Please help improve this.

    38 votes

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