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  1. Integrate Delve Search results with SharePoint search center

    Integrate Delve Search results with SharePoint search center

    6 votes

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  2. 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.

    6 votes

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  3. Auto Classification of Documents During Indexing

    Currently we have a large amount of file share and SharePoint data that contains Personally Identifiable Information and Sensitive Data. It would be ideal to be able to auto tag documents at the index level to filter out those documents in Search results. Additionally, it would also allow for tagging documents in a positive way, for more refined searching.

    6 votes

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  4. Document Set in Search Results Opens in Wrong View

    I have separate default views for a modern-experience library and the modern-experience document sets contained in the library, as the library contains folders (document sets) only, and the document sets contain documents only.
    If you open a document set in the library, the view changes automatically to the default view of the document set, as expected.
    If you open a document set via search results, the view remains in the library's folder-based default view, and thus the document set appears to be empty. You then have to change the view to the document set's default view to be able to…

    5 votes

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  5. Search function in Recycle Bin

    Currently you cannot search for any files in the recycle bin. It is incredibly frustrating. Especially when a large number of files have been deleted and you need to find a specific file to restore. Any other file storing system generally has this feature.

    5 votes

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  6. Regarding Modern UI search settings

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    モダンUIの検索の設定について
    Regarding Modern UI search settings


    ■Description(内容):
    クラシック UI のサイトのページであれば、検索結果のクエリを編集して特定のリストやライブラリを除外することができるが、モダン UI の検索結果は編集ができない。
    モダン UI の検索結果にて、特定のリストを表示しないようにする機能を希望します。
    Search queries can be edited and specific lists and libraries can be removed for Classic UI site pages, but Modern UI search results cannot be edited.
    Thus I hope that a feature can be implemented to hide specific lists for Modern UI search results.

    5 votes

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  7. Unable to search by contents entered in Description property of web part

    Unable to search by contents entered in Description property of the web part added to a page.

    If you want to search by contents, you need to use a query such as “description: xxxxx”, so we would like to search without queries.

    5 votes

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  8. Make link and quick link labels searchable

    Although SharePoint allows you to search the entire site, it does not appear to bring back links in the search results. It would be nice to have the ability to enable link labels to be indexed and returned in the search results.

    5 votes

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  9. Enable adding the filtering option arbitrary to the search result in SharePoint Online.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):SharePoint Onlineにおける検索結果ページについて、絞込み条件に任意の条件を追加可能な機能の提供を要望します。

    Enable adding the filtering option arbitrary to the search result in SharePoint Online.


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online における検索結果ページについて、絞込み条件に任意の条件を追加可能な機能の提供を要望します。

    For the search result page of SharePoint Online, I hope the feature will provide the availability that allows you to create and add the filtering option arbitrary in order to improve the usability.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    5 votes

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  10. 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.

    5 votes

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  11. Need "Is Not Empty" / "Is Empty" on Search Query Rule

    Wanted to display items when certain field is not empty.
    If possible please share us why it's not implemented?

    5 votes

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  12. 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,…

    5 votes

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  13. Word Extraction on SharePoint Online

    It would be very beneficial, to be able to use word extraction in SharePoint Online, i.e. be able to supply your own custom dictionary, used to extract certain words from search for use in e.g. refiners.

    5 votes

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  14. Allow Exclusion Rules for search import to exclude disabled accounts

    For SharePoint on-prem environments we can add exclusion rules to the search import to exclude disabled accounts. This is a business rule that we not immediately delete accounts, for example that may have legal hold, but this accounts are filtered out from the import so that they do not show up in search results.
    SharePoint Online does not currently allow us to add this business rule to the tenant so staff are searching and finding managers that are no longer with the company and this creates the impression that the data is untrustworthy.

    5 votes

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  15. Make it easier to Add/Remove Servers from your Search Topology

    Make it easier to add/remove servers from the Search Service Application.

    5 votes

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  16. Allow external users to use the search option

    When we share folders from our sharepoint to external users, the search bar is not visible, which makes it very difficult for the user to search for specific files we have shared. Some of our folders we share can have 100s of files which is very frustrating for them. This goes both ways, when we receive files shared by an external source we cannot search the folders.

    4 votes

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  17. Add search capability for searching the file contents of script files

    Could Microsoft please add search capability for searching the file contents of script files (.sql, .cmd, .bat, .vbs, .js, .cs) since they are primarily text files.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/SharePoint/technical-reference/default-crawled-file-name-extensions-and-parsed-file-types

    Alternatively it would be great if we had an option to add custom file types for files that we would like parsed. We are using SharePoint 365 and there isn't an option to do so.

    4 votes

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  18. Results in filter on "Single line of text" field - don't respect the filters from other fields

    When using filter on a choice or lookup column, and then do a filter on a "single line of text" field by using the search box, when results are are based on all items on the list, and not only the results based on the filter set in choice or lookup column.
    Would only make sense that the results are based on the selected filters.

    4 votes

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  19. Allow to find a specific document by exact custom column value

    Currently content type with column MyCol used in multiple sites and libraries
    does not have a way to find a document by searching MyCol="abc-xyz"

    [abc-xyz] is treated as equal to [abc xyz] and all documents with similar values are returned in search results rather than exact match
    and there are other similar issues seemingly stemming from tokenization

    4 votes

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  20. Please improve the accuracy of SharePoint Online file search feature

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Onlineのファイル検索機能精度の向上を要望します。
    Please improve the accuracy of SharePoint Online file search feature


    ■Description(内容):
    現在のSharePoint Onlineの検索ではファイル名に日本語が含まれていると検索の精度が低いものとなっております。また、検索時にダブルクォーテーションやアスタリスクを指定する検索を行っても検索の精度が向上しません。そのため、日本語が含まれるファイル名を検索する機能の向上を要望します。
    Currently the accuracy of SharePoint Online file search feature is low when searching for filenames that include Japanese characters. In addition, the accuracy of the search will not be improved even if the search is performed by specifying double quotation marks or asterisks. Thus, we hope that the feature can be improved when searching for filenames that include Japanese characters.

    4 votes

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