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  1. 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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  2. About ‘Advanced Find’

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    高度な検索について
    About ‘Advanced Find’


    ■Description(内容):
    モダン サイトには、高度な検索ページを作成することは出来ないため、クラシック サイト同様に高度な検索ページを作成可能にして、 [高度な検索] 機能を利用できるようにパフォーマンスの向上を希望します。

    On a modern site, it is not possible to create an ‘advanced find’ page, so please make it possible to use the ‘advanced find’ function by creating advanced find pages like you can on classic sites.

    4 votes
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  3. Modern document library search: no results due to filtered default view

    I have found a "feature" that I feel needs to be addressed, so am turning to the community for support; basically within the modern interface, within a document library the search bar will allow the user to search all documents within the library.

    This works brilliantly, except when there is a filter applied to the default view. The results are then filtered by the default view, and invariably little or no results are returned. You are unable at this stage to change the view, to display the expected results.

    The only solution appears to be to click on the "Search…

    4 votes
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  4. 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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  5. Searching in file servers

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ファイル サーバーの検索について
    Searching in file servers


    ■Description(内容):
    MOSS 2007 と同様に、SharePoint Online でも検索範囲に ファイル サーバーを含めるように機能拡張を要望します。
    MOSS 2007 から SharePoint Online への移行にあたり、これまで使用していた機能を継続して利用したいため。
    Even after performing migration from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint Online, we want to continue using the features that we have used up to now, so we hope that SharePoint Online will include file servers inside its search boundaries just like MOSS 2007.

    4 votes
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  6. Support for search via synonyms for a particular term in Modern Search.

    For eg If i have managed metadata column called Keywords, which has a term called Research, which has following synonyms study,investigate,examination.

    Now when i search Keywords:Research everything works fine.
    But modern search should also support this Keywords:Study

    4 votes
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  7. SharePoint Online search results page display feature

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online 検索結果のページの表示について
    SharePoint Online search results page display feature


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online サイト内の検索ボックスより、検索結果を表示すると、下部のページの選択が 1 ページは 2 ページ目までの選択しかできず、それより先のページに遷移するまで手順を踏まないといけない。検索結果 1 ページ 目より最終ページや、任意のページまですぐ遷移できるよう機能を変更して欲しい。
    When displaying search results in SharePoint Online site search box, only the first 2 pages can be chosen, and if we want to view any other pages there are more steps that must be taken. Please change the search feature so that search results from the first to the last page are displayed, and a way to navigate to a desired page number.

    4 votes
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  8. Regarding the search results sort order for lists in Sharepoint app

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint アプリでのリストの検索結果の並び順について
    Regarding the search results sort order for lists in Sharepoint app


    ■Description(内容):
    リストで検索した場合、PC やモバイル端末のブラウザーでは、[リストの設定] から既定のビューの編集画面で [並べ替え] で指定した並び順にもとづいて検索結果が表示される。
    しかしながら、SharePoint アプリの場合、検索結果に該当するアイテムが、初期の設定である ID 順で表示される動作となる。
    この点について、PC などと表示順が異なるとアイテムの確認に手間がかかるため、PC などの動作と同様に、指定した並び順にもとづいて検索結果を表示させることができるようにしてほしい。
    When searching using a list, the search results are shown accordingly to what has been set in the Sort option in the List Settings for browsers on the PC and mobile devices.
    However for the Sharepoint app, search results are shown according to the default setting, which is ID.
    This ends up in using up time to check what results have been returned as the order is different from what…

    4 votes
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  9. 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.

    4 votes
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  10. Give option for search on _layouts/15/viewlsts.aspx to function as normal search

    Using the search at the top left of the site contents page has a filtering impact on the contents and subsites listings. This functionality is a complete divergence from the search experience in other parts of SharePoint. There should be a way to send all search boxes to the same search results page, instead of this rather confusing setup.

    4 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…

    4 votes
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  12. show preview of image on sharepoint search result

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

    4 votes
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  13. 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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  14. 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?

    4 votes
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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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.

    3 votes
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  19. Searching for files encrypted with AIP

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    AIP にて暗号化されたファイルの検索について
    Searching for files encrypted with AIP


    ■Description(内容):
    AIP にて暗号化されたファイルを検索した際に、検索結果に表示されるようパフォーマンスの向上を希望します。

    Please improve performance by having files encrypted with AIP appear in search results.

    3 votes
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  20. Find MS Stream video in sharepoint search results

    When I search for a video in Sharepoint it would be nice if I get a result from existing videos in microsoft stream.

    3 votes
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