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  2. Allow refinable managed properties to be stored in the People Full-text index (PeopleIdx)

    Currently unable to change one of the pre-defined refinable managed properties to be stored in the People full-text Index (PeopleIdx).

    This means that we're unable to refine people results (ContentClass=urn:content-class:SPSPeople) based on the values in the User Profile Properties reliably as the values are not stored in the index.

    This is possible in SharePoint on-premises and it'd be great if SPO supported this as well.

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  3. Reveal/Use pdf metadata in sharepoint library

    PDF has fill-in forms but the input data can't populate a fieldname in a sharepoint library as with a word document?

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  4. Allow us to change the size of search result box

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    検索ボックスのサイズを変更できるようにして欲しい
    Allow us to change the size of search result box


    ■Description(内容):
    チームサイトのトップページなどに表示される検索ボックス自体の大きさを変更できるようにしてほしい。
    I would like to see the feature to change the size of search result box which is displayed on the team site top page or other pages.

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  5. Need to add a search bar for modern page Lists as well !

    Modern Sites need more and improved Search options. Can we add a search option for modern lists, pages and across sites and/or site collections.

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  6. Allow users to open modern search results in Client App

    Classic search pages allow users to define preferences to open (MS Office) results in the client app.
    As the online version of Office is a 'light' version of the corresponding product, it is not optimised for large files and does not provide functionality for some features.
    Please consider adding the ability to open documents in the client app from the modern search results (not download).

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  7. Search in embedded files

    We get regularly from our users that a search in embedded files should also be possible. According our MS contact this isn't possible.

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  9. Dynamic update of sharepoint task list and timeline

    Me and probably a lot more people are looking for an update for sharepint task list and the timeline that you can use. I really think that this is something to continue improving since a lot of organizations are struggeling with their planning and the structure around it. Sharepoint task list and the timeline is a step for a better future and would improve a lot of organizations and teams with their planning.

    I would like Microsoft to enable sharepoint task list and timeline to be able to support filtering of tasks (goals and activities) which also updates the timeline…

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  10. Modern Search for Events should point to modern event page

    When searching in the modern search for events posted using the modern event experience, the event is returned in search but the link points to the classic event list item, and not the modern experience. This makes it useless as the link and other fields that are part of the modern experience are not shown. There seems to be no way to get the modern event experience as part of the modern search.

    For example the URL I would want to return would be https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/site/_layouts/15/Event.aspx?ListGuid=a550d0ea-2ff2-4fdc-acd0-e59e2ad78ceb&ItemId=144 but what I am getting back is the classic dispform link https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/site/Lists/Events/DispForm.aspx?ID=144

    This is very…

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  11. How about a search option that works? Google Drive's search is impeccable.

    A search bar in Sharepoint that actually works would be nice. I am looking at a document in my library, I go to search the exact title and nothing populates?

    Unbelievable. Coupled with the inability to drag and drop documents is outrageous.

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  12. Unhide the scroll bar

    When I search for an item in a modern list, this message "Expand search to all items on this site" hides the scroll bar and I'm unable to scroll to the right on Windows machines. This is very annoying for the users. Please hide it.

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  13. Display Sites in Search by Both Its Current and Former Name and/or Suggest Sites

    Team and department names change from time to time and it's hard to find sites that have recently changed their name. If you could present the current name prominently and it's former name as an auxiliary title for 60-90 days to help people find them it would be very useful. It might be best to give the Site Collection Admin the option of whether or not the former name should should be shared when they make the change.

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  14. Teach sharepoint search to recognise telephone numbers in images

    When searching for a number sequence (for example a telephone number) a user will not know the exact formatting of that number in the images. As a result searching for numbers with irregular formatting is next to impossible or very hard on the sharepoint farm.

    An example. An image is uploaded with telephone numbers in the format 123 456 7890. Not knowing where the spaces are used in the scanned document the user searches for 1234567890. The user could use wildcards between each number 123456789*0 but that would hurt sharepoint performance.)

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  15. Sharepoint should inform on Indexing Status.

    I reindexed a sharepoint online site I created. Once I pressed the button it did not confirm it was carrying out indexing. Also, according to the microsoft support guy that called me, it does not report when it has finished indexing.

    This process should be a bit more transparent and provide feedback.

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  16. Search bar

    Add a search bar on the home page for searching documents posted.

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  17. Keyword Search Problem

    There is a document "SharePoint Introduction.docx" in a library, when I input "Share" or "Point", it can't be searched, but input "SharePoint" that I can find the document in search results.

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  19. Search Button

    Four our cable legal intranet it would be great if we could add a search button. I've been trying to locate a specific item and have had to click through several pages.

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  20. search capabilities

    we need a way to find previous articles on this site. I can't seem to find a way to go back to previous communications.

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