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  1. Improve the behavior that reloading the search result when opening a file after searching SharePoint Online library

    I request not to reload the search result page when searching and sorting Office files, such as Word documents in the SharePoint Online library. Because if I click a file to open on Internet Explorer 11 in document mode 10 by using Windows 7 PCs, search page would be reloaded and results are disappeared.

    For Windows 10 PCs, the page wouldn’t be reloaded if I selected Name (linked to document with edit menu) as Column name in Settings, Edit View. I would request the same behavior for using Windows 7 PC.

    3 votes

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  2. Search doesn't find things in many places that I think it should.

    For example: The caption in an Image Gallery webpart, The caption in a Stream webpart, in page comments, in the twitter webpart. I think it is a valid use case for a user to want to find information from all of these places.

    3 votes

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  3. Add CSOM support for setting Search visibility settings

    The setting "Always index all Web Parts on this site", is not yet exposed trough CSOM.

    This setting can be found in site settings > Search and Offline Availability > Indexing ASPX Page Content

    This is usefull when using sites with broken permissions, which are then not indexed as needed.

    Please add this functionality to CSOM.
    It is this property: web.ASPXPageIndexMode = WebASPXPageIndexMode.Always;

    3 votes

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  4. Search web part

    Include search field also when left navigation is not visible

    3 votes

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  5. 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.

    3 votes

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  6. 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.

    3 votes

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  7. No Control on the Search Analytics

    No Control on the Search Analytics, reports don't show the query text which was searched earlier day.

    3 votes

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  8. Add .svg as supported file typ

    We often use svg files to render processes etc created from e.g. visio. Could you please add the .svg file type to the search file types so that one can perform searc queries on this file extension. Does not seem to work today?

    3 votes

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  9. Consolidate to one effective search function

    There are at least three search functions in SharePoint online today and none of them are very good and turning up results that are usable. Users want a single search function accessible everyone within Office 365 that turns up accurate results like a google search would. The current search experiences are not friendly by return a bunch of garbage results that do not apply to what is needed.

    For example: I want to search "Employee Change Form" and get the employee change form - not every single employee change form that has ever been filled out listed by last modified…

    3 votes

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  10. 3 votes

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  11. Basic icons don't show up properly in Search results

    Icons like ZIP or even MSG don't show up properly in Search Results. Could you please add them to the result templates ?

    3 votes

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  12. Allow Thesaurus and Synonyms to work for People Search

    The thesaurus and synonyms do not work with the SharePoint People search. They work brilliantly with all the other content.

    3 votes

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  13. Aggregate results cannot be displayed in Modern UI

    *English follows Japanese

    モダン UI で集計結果が表示されない
    ビューに集計の合計値を設定すると、クラシック UI では合計の値が表示されるが、

    モダン UI だと表示されない為、モダン UI でも合計値が表示されるようにしてほしい。

    Aggregate results cannot be displayed in Modern UI
    When setting aggregate of total values in the view, the total value can be displayed in Classic UI, but cannot displayed in Modern UI.
    Please make it also can be displayed in Modern UI.

    3 votes

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  14. Document Libraries limited to 5000 items?!? Welcome to 1985. Not a viable solution.

    Unsure how a product with such touted feature sets can have a 5000 document library search limit. Isn't this backed by MS SQL Server & not MS Access? Inexcusable. Had to switch to different vendor product and ditch SharePoint.

    3 votes

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  15. Remove the sync link from a library

    As an administrator I want to be able to remove the "sync this library to your computer" option from the library tool bar on the sharepoint library site to prevent users from syncing a library locally.

    3 votes

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  16. 3 votes

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  17. Search results include Document Libraries

    When you search in the modern UI, it will bring back the contents matching the search from Document Libraries but not the Document Library. It would be great if you could search and it would include documents and document libraries.

    3 votes

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  18. Index PDF files metadata

    I use SharePoint Online. While PDF files are indexed, I can’t query on their metadata such as subject and keywords.

    3 votes

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  19. Allow Custom Managed Properties In all Data Types (SharePoint Online)

    When creating custom Managed Properties we're restricted to only Text and Yes/No data types. Even the build in ones for custom use (Date00) have restrictions that make them useless. Full ability to customize is a must have and an unacceptable restriction.

    3 votes

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  20. More frequent refresh / sync or manual refresh / sync option for content search query web part

    In Office 365 SharePoint Online we currently use a content search query web part to display specific SharePoint sites in a list to certain users depending on the permissions they have on specific sites.

    We have had confirmation from Microsoft that the refresh job runs every 24 hours, however sometimes it can be a shorter length of time.

    As we reply quite heavily on this function, it would be brilliant if we can change the schedule / time of when the refresh runs (more frequent) or manually run it if required.

    Thank you for your help.

    3 votes

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