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  1. Has something changed in regards to Search Suggestions for SharePoint Online?

    Recently we noticed our list of search suggestions are not appearing as individuals enter search terms, that normally trigger the search suggestions to appear, in our SharePoint online search query input boxes. Has something changed with Search suggestions?

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    • Pages created using custom Page Layout don't get indexed

      Pages created using a page layout (layouts created via the Design Manager, no additional custom code, only what was provisioned by the tool), don't get indexed and therefore aren't searchable.
      Pages that can't be searched become pretty useless as users aren't able to find them and they can't be displayed in any search-based web parts.
      This issue has been known for over two years now - please fix it asap.

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      • Anonymous user can’t use search function in Sharepoint

        We are going to implement Office 365 and would like to use Sharepoint also for anonymous files sharing, providing (like DropBox, Box.com, etc). We have found out there is missing search function in e.g. document library for anonymous users. There will be thousands photos and videos of our products and without search features it is confusing for customers. Thank you.

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            • Allow Sharepoint Search to do a reverse image search to find powerpoint slides and other commonly used items.

              Many times, a company will have similar looking slides for things like proposals or capabilities presentations. If SharePoint Search or 'Bing for Business' had the ability to upload a picture of a slide and 'find similar, it would make finding every instance of a slide in our company very easy.

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              • Classic Search - People Status indicators don't display in Chrome

                In SPO we're employing Classic Search as we wait for refiners for modern search. We're including the People vertical. In Chrome the user status indicators do not work to show whether people are busy, free, away etc. This functionality is useful across the entire Microsoft ecosystem. Please fix!

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                • Sharepoint should have column that mimics Windows Explorer column labeled "Title".

                  Windows Explorer has optional column "Title". Regardless of filetype metadata "Title" can be edited and associated with files. This "Title" is very important in identifying files which may have coded filenames. I am surprised that SharePoint does not have an easy answer for extracting Windows Explorer metadata such as "Title".

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                  • Make updating your preferred language faster.

                    Currently if a user wants to update his/her preferred language it can take up to 24 hours to be applied.

                    Usually it is new users that have to do this and it doesn't help to convince them that this is a modern platform.

                    In an easy world you can prefill the language for the user or script it but this is not always possible in real world scenario's.

                    It shouldn't be that hard to apply this instantly.

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                    • Guest user search in MS Teams

                      Currently Guest users are unable to use the search feature in MS Teams for files. For guest users the option to search "People" and "Messages" is available however the tab for searching "Files" is not. When Guest Users go to the SharePoint Teams site they are able to search all files within the document libraries with out issue. Its as if the "Files" tab in Teams search is missing for guest users. Really need to get this feature in place for Teams.

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                      • Option to open document either by web browser or local application when searching.

                        Option to open document either by web browser or local application when searching.

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                        • Include 'Private' Office 365 Group sites in a Content Search Web Part query

                          When using a Content Search Web Part to list all sites to which you have access (i.e. https://yourdomain.sharepoint.com/sites/XXXX), only Team Sites and 'Public' Office 365 Group sites are exposed. Groups marked as 'Private' should also be retrieved assuming the logged-in user has access, the same way a standard Team Site is handled.

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                          • Open file location in modern search

                            Sharepoint search desperately needs the equivalents of Windows' "Open file location". It's fantastic that sharepoint search shows the path of files found in Sites, but sometimes I want to see the folder the file is in, not the file itself. Surely an easy thing to implement?

                            Thanks

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                              This article, https://support.office.com/en-us/article/What-s-new-in-search-in-Office-365-b81ab573-ec9c-4aa9-a369-b3c630f878a7, gives an overview of the search user interface and points out where to click to go to the site or folder a file is in. If you click the site link, you’ll be taken to the folder that the file is in on that site.

                              Let us know if this doesn’t cover what you’d like to do, or if you have ideas for making the experience even better.

                            • Termstore Company Inclusions - Theres no easy way of bulk uploading a company list to this taxonomy

                              Like you can import a termset from a csv, theres no easy way of bulk updating the company inclusions/exclusions list in the search dictionary of the metadata termset,

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                              • screenshot

                                it would be better if you add some screenshot ,and some tutorial videos to be more clear

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                                • Multiple Files and Folders check-in and check should be done at a time

                                  There should be an option to do check-in/ out for multiple files and folder at a time. Because if we have to publish more then 2 files then we have to do this multiple times.

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                                  • We need to be able to add custom refiners to the default modern hub site search experience.

                                    We have several business needs which rely on easily searching and consuming information across our sites. While we appreciate the work so far that's gone into modern hub and site structures, we would like to be able to customize the default hub site search part. Particularly, we want to be able to add additional Refiners. We already have the required refiners in our site's defined search schema, why not allow us to add additional refiners to the search experience?

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                                    • Searching in recycle bin

                                      I want to have "search" function in recycle bin.

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                                      • Need a sorting function for selecting view of attachment files in Planner

                                        I can choose ascending order for Name or modified date in the SharePoint document view: click Add attachment > SharePoint on Task view in Planner. The order would be reset if I open the SPO documents view next time, so I would like to keep the order to be stable.

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                                        • seach webpart

                                          still missing Content Search Webpart. HCWP not resolving our problem. And the Search also not efficient as before. missing narrow level search, Preview and many more.

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