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  1. Content Type and Site Column Naming

    Naming of Content Types and Site Columns should not be Unique.
    As both content types and site columns are identified uniquely by CT Id and internal field name, it should be possible to give a display name for content type or site column, even if the display name is already in use.
    This way we can avoid al sorts of strangely named content types or fields, because of the current limitation, and still be able to use the different columns in the search schema

    2 votes

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. In SharePoint Online, the search does not trim spaces at the end of search string for custom templates, resulting into "We dint find..".

    If I am creating a list from custom template and the name of template is "Project", but while searching for template I type "Project ", it says "Not Found". I think that, those extra spaces in search string for custom templates, at the end, should be trimmed, resulting into robust search.

    2 votes

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  5. Suppress individual files from search results at SharePoint Online

    We'd like to exclude individual files from Search results at Tenant Administration level with a minimum impact and without having to modify the default result source on each and every site collection. Something similar to the existing “Remove Search Results” option at SharePoint Admin Center, but in a more permanent way (instead of only until next crawl, as currently possible). A custom or modified result source could also be a possible solution if could be fully configured and enforced at the tenant level (site collection admins shouldn’t be able to override it).

    2 votes

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  6. Improve the accuracy of the word breaking process for Japanese users in SharePoint People Search

    Several of the Japanese users (ja) are being detected as Chinese (zh-tw) due to the user properties and they are being indexed incorrectly by the word breaker.
    Japanese characters are very unique and often uses Chinese characters.
    For example Japanese names often only uses Chinese characters.

    When user profile is created in SharePoint Online with user's properties containing a lot of Chinese characters, they are detected as Chinese instead of Japanese.
    As a result, their names and other properties are being tokenized in Chinese by the word breaker.

    So when the user is searched by the name as a whole…

    2 votes

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  7. Add the possibility in de Web mail to attach SharePoint documents

    Now it is not possible, when using de webbrowser email, to add an Sharepoint attachment to the email.

    2 votes

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  8. Provide API to allow crawling of SharePoint online using a standalone (3PP) search engine. Today we do this for SP 2013.

    Provide API to allow crawling of SharePoint online using a standalone (3PP) search engine. Today we do this for SP 2013.

    We have been told in SP online that we must use a web crawler.

    That option would be complex for some of our websites and would limit the meta-data and security information available to us and make the search experience so much worse.

    2 votes

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  9. Search refiners of text should have a search box

    All search refiners of type text should have a search box as an alternative display template.

    2 votes

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  10. Search Conifiguration

    When installing the SharePoint 2016 the search configuration still is an issue. You need to use PowerShell for proper configuration or it just does not work.

    2 votes

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  11. Easy option to set default search scope

    There should be easy option to choose default search scope rather than requiring customization.

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  12. auto suggestion for OOTB Search

    It will be good to have an auto suggestion enhancement for OOTB Search feature.

    2 votes

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  13. Dynamic content crawling in SPO

    In SharePoint Online, dynamic content generated from JavaScript in a publishing web page is not crawled. In SP2010 it is possible using Browser Engine component. This really is an essential feature since lot of cx's have publishing sites with dynamic content in it.

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  14. Auto generated Query suggestions for all SharePoint site

    Auto generated Query suggestions do not work on classic SharePoint online sites.
    Please make it to work as described in current documentation.

    This what I have received from MS support:
    The query suggestion is feature is available in both Classic and Modern SharePoint searches. But as of now the this is enabled only in SharePoint Home (landing page) as it is a tenant-wide feature.
    As of of it does not fit well within smaller specific sharepoint sites like it is the case of many Classic Sites and Search Web parts.

    1 vote

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  15. Improve search experience when searching for people

    When you start typing a person's name in the search box, please automatically show a list of users whose name matches the name typed (similar to how search works in Teams). This is how our search bar works in our classic site and when we transition to modern, we will get a lot of complaints about searching for people from the modern search bar.

    1 vote

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  16. Make it possible to clear the search term from the box

    At present, after finishing searching, it is not possible to clear the search term from the box (the "x" has no effect). If I want to continue using SharePoint in its file manager function, I have to click on the "SharePoint" at top left and go down the directory tree again. Clicking "x" should clear the box properly.

    1 vote

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  18. Search results page misses most important results

    When searching, the most important results do not appear on the results page. They only appear in the drop-down (pop-down?) that appears while typing, but disappears when the user presses the Enter key to submit his query.

    Since pressing Enter to submit something is extremely natural, several colleagues have already complained that SharePoint search functionality misses the most important results. Several colleagues already complained that Search doesn't even find exact matches (and send me screen shots of their results page). This severely hinders adoption.

    My request: please do not remove the most relevant search results from the results page, but…

    1 vote

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  19. Scalable pictures of Team members during sharing screeen

    User should be able to scale pictures of Teams members during a meeting WHEN one member is showing her or his screen to Teams members. Pictures of members are too small. Even better if possible to display members in one frame or monitor and shown screen in different frame or monitor.
    It is hard to lipread small picture when deaf...

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  20. delete subsite from structural navigation

    remove added subsites all together from structural navigation view

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