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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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. No Control on the Search Analytics

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

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  5. 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…

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  7. 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.

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  8. 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.

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  9. 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.

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  10. The customer want sort the search results by drop box

    The customer want sort the search results by drop box ,but there is not this function on SharePoint Online team site search results page.
    Because the search results page(osssearchresults.aspx) can not be edited.
    The customer is feeling inconvenience for that and hopes add this function to the seach results page(osssearchresults.aspx).

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  11. Search Reports

    I get the following search queries from SharePoint admin center - [Search] - [View Usage Reports] - [Search Reports].


    and(EditorOwsUser:"i:0#.f|membership|user@domain.com", and(not(HideFromDelve:"1"), not(OnHold:"1"), not(Path:"tag://public/?NAME="), or(FileExtension:or(aspx, html, htm), SecondaryFileExtension:or(aspx, html, htm), FileType:or(aspx, html, htm), ContentTypeId:0x010100DA3A7E6E3DB34DFF8FDEDE1F4EBAF95D), not(or(ContentClass:or(STSListItem850, STSListItemWebPageLibrary, STSListItemLinks, STSListItemTasks, STSListItemTasksWithTimelineAndHierarchy, STSListItemGanttTasks, STSListItemEvents, STSListItemAnnouncements, STSListItemContacts, STSListItemSurvey, STSListItemDiscussionBoard, STSListItemIssueTracking, STSListItemXMLForm, STSListItemPosts, STSListItemComments, STS_Web), FileExtension:or(xlsx,

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  12. Wishing to expand the search scope of "Search Online Documents" box on Office 365 portal screen

    When I make a search for the files in "Search Online Documents" box on Office 365 portal screen, I am unable to check the search results uploaded within Office 365 group although I can view those uploaded in SharePoint Online team site. I hope that the users accessing to Office 365 will be able to check the search results uploaded within Office 365 group.

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  13. 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.

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  14. 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.

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  15. Fix Content Processing for Calculated Columns

    Calculated columns returning 'Single line of text' show up in Search prefixed with "string#;"

    For example, if the formula results in "In Progress" then the value returned by Search is

    string#;In Progress

    rather than just

    In Progress.

    Content Processor should drop the data type prefix and store only the actual value in the Index.

    2 votes
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  16. First word after a bullet point in a multiline text field is not indexed

    The first word after a bullet point in a multiline text field is not being indexed. If a space is added before the first word, the word is being indexed. Microsoft support suggested we inform our users to add this space. A better solution would be for the indexer to handle this scenario.

    2 votes
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  17. Search to Include O365 Mail and respect "permissions" of associated users/groups

    allow search to include mail, multiple mailboxes and respect permissions

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  18. Sort search results by most relevantat library level

    Currently, searching within a document library does not sort results so that the most relevant is at the top of the results list. We would like to see the most relevant (i.e. most occurring in document and metadata, or at least most results found in metadata) at the top of the results list.

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  19. Fix the Manage Query Rules Page

    In SPO, Search Admin, deactivating a Query Rule does not update the Modified Date. Any type of configuration change should be indicated by a revised date.

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  20. Fix the Feedback link on the Search Administration page

    Clicking on the Feedback links on tenant.sharepoint.com/layouts/15/searchadmin/TASearchAdministration.aspx takes us to a broken page. Please fix that

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