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  1. Need sorting and more filter options for searching for files in "all of sharepoint"

    Need to be able to sort and refine search results. For example, sometimes what I'm looking for was recently modified and it's currently on page 5 of the search results. If I could optionally sort by last modified date then it would be on the first page. It would also be nice to be able to refine the search like to limit results with a date range or a specific folder structure.

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    Thanks for your feedback! Did you try setting the time filter to Past 24 hours or Past week? (If the filter pane isn’t open, click the Filters link, right under the search icon). We’re considering more date options, such as a date range.
    When you write that you’d like to search within a specific folder structure, have you noticed that if we find matches to your query in several files that are located in the same folder, then we show the results grouped together “under” that folder (click to go to folder). Would that be of any help to the folder search you’re thinking of, or do you prefer to actively limit the scope of your search to only a folder?

  2. Expand Functionality of SharePoint Online Term Store Other Labels

    While the taxonomy term store "other labels" work for managing data entry, the usefulness of this is diminished by there being no corresponding functionality of these labels as synonyms of "default label" in search. There should be the option to set "other labels" to function as synonyms of "default label" in search, regardless of whether there also becomes available the ability to upload a thesaurus of synonyms separately. Expanding the function of "other labels" in this way would allow for a direct connection to content tagged with a "default label" whether a search includes a "default label" or any "other…

    4 votes
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  3. 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).

    4 votes
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  4. Fix KQL for instances when a property value includes a hyphen

    If the property value contains a hyphen (-) together with the
    property operator equals (=) or not-equals (<>), then the
    query will not work due a bug in SharePoint
    search.

    As a workaround, we can use use contains (:) instead when we
    have a value with a hyphen. However, this can lead to unexpected results.

    Here's an example. The goal is to search for people where "Department" is "Ex-employee". If we use Department="Ex-employee", the filtering is incorrect, and returns all people. We can use Department:"Ex-employee", but this would also return values like "Ex-employee Relations".

    Note: This is a search topic,…

    4 votes
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  5. Administrator shoud be albe to adjust / customize word-breaking in Japanese search scenario in SPO

    Currently in the SharePoint Online (SPO) tenant, customising feature for word-breaking dictionary is not offered.
    This is one of the painpoints for tenant administrators because amount of the data in the tenant is growing up day by day.

    Actually the customization feature for word-braking is offered in SharePoint Server (On premise) but it shold also be offered to the users who are using SPO.

    4 votes
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  6. Managed Prop Mapping Type Check

    We had a People type mapping in OOB AccountName MP. We added another string crawled property mapping to AccountName.

    We discovered that, this caused miss the Update of current list item in next Continious Crawl cycle. When a new item added, crawl finds and ports to index, but in an update event, crawl does not fetch this update.

    When we removed the mapping menitoned above, the issue disappeared and crawl worked without problem.

    So came to a point that, having a type check for an MP-CP mapping can be a good idea to be assured of the integrity of the…

    4 votes
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  7. Usage report obtained from Popularity Trends link generates incorrect statistics

    The spreadsheet generated from the usage report link under Popularity Trends generates incorrect statistics for unique users in the section that is aggregated for monthly statistics. The spreadsheet appears to sum up the unique users for each day in the month, rather than calculating the unique users across the entire month. This will tend to greatly exaggerate the unique users per month.

    4 votes
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  8. 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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  9. Modern Search Analytics

    Please provide a way to gather analytics for the Modern Search. We are using Communication templates for our Intranet and need know what users are searching for.

    An equivalent to what is available from the SharePoint Admin Center > Search > View Usage Reports.

    3 votes
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  10. 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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  11. Crawl rules unit tests

    As your set of crawl rules grows, it gets increasingly complicated to understand exactly which URLs are included or excluded. In Central Admin we can test all rules by pasting in a single, example URL. We then see which rule is trigged and what the outcome is (include or exclude).

    I'm asking for this functionality to be expanded. I would like to define a set of unit tests that we can run against our crawl rules list. The unit test can be defined as simple as a list of URLs where the outcome is either include or exclude.

    You can…

    3 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Show search results for pages under Websites (or pages) not under files in Modern SharePoint Search

    When users search for pages in modern search (via SharePoint Home or on Communication/Team Site) they will find pages under files. Most users don't know that SharePoint pages are actually .aspx files. Files for them are Office documents, PDFs or pictures, but NOT pages.

    Please make it easier for users to distinguish those content types. A possible solution could be to include pages in the websites results (for users sites are sites, not site collections and pages). You could als provide a filter under websites results for site collections and pages.

    3 votes
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  14. 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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  15. show preview of image on sharepoint search result

    Show preview of image file in sharepoint search result, when image location is a document library

    3 votes
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  16. Modern pages do not display search results for list item entries!

    Search results work in classic mode but not for modern pages!

    3 votes
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  17. 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。
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    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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  18. If the content of the file cannot be indexed, the file still should be findable using its metadata (eg site columns)

    In specific cases the crawling cannot crawl the contents of a file (eg specific pdfs while they open fine in PDF readers). Current behavior in SPO and in HCSSA is that such files are not indexed at all; not even by its metadata outside the file (such as title, columns). My suggestion is that in case files cannot be indexed on its contents, it still gets indexed based on its metadata.

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  19. 3 votes
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  20. Please include fuzzy search results in the results set on words not just names.

    This is included for People Search but not on normal words.
    For example if I searched for Canadien I want the ability to include Canadian within the results set. Without having the engine to learn these over a period of time with Did you mean results.

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