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  1. Include Folders in Search Results

    Please Include folders in the Search results. This works in Cortana as well as File explorer but unfortunately does not inside the Teams app.

    11 votes
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  2. improved search functions.

    searching channel specific wiki and file contents for key words does not appear to be implemented. An advanced search dialogue would be appreciated.

    11 votes
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  3. Searching in Saved Messages

    We use Microsoft Teams at my workplace and we really like the opportunity to save documents, posts or photos. When there is a task and a deadline in a post, I just save it and then I can check it easily at the 'Saved messages' tab. So I won't forget it. The only one problem is with the saving posts is if there are too many posts then hard to find and manage them, so it would be essential and important that users could SEARCH only between the saved messages.

    11 votes
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  4. Channel search results should open the whole thread

    When searching for something from a channel conversation, the results returned are atomic, so I cannot find the whole context of the thread.

    Repro steps:
    1) Have a conversation in a channel about a complex topic (in this case, using a VPN)
    2) Allow several other conversations to happen in channel, where scrolling is no longer a convenient way to find it
    3) Search for your old conversation by keyword
    4) Select the proper result in the search results pane

    Expected: You are now at that post in the conversation
    Currently: A lot of results are in the "main" pane,…

    11 votes
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  5. search options

    Search functionality:
    1. Limit Search To:
    * All of Microsoft Teams
    * All Chats
    * Only chats including [select input]
    * All Teams
    * Only Team(s) [select]
    * All channels in a team
    * Only channel(s) [select]

    The search function is currently very poorly received across our area because it is just a massive search string.

    I would like the ability to restrict a search by Team and/or Channel and/or Individual
    In order to have a more targeted search result
    So that I can more quickly and efficiently find the correct result.

    Additionally - searching in User Feedback Forums is…

    10 votes
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  6. Support the use of hashtags to be criteria for a Channel, like Search Folders

    Support the use of hashtags to be criteria for a Channel, kind of like Search Folders. That way, you can be made aware of all conversations about #topicofinterest

    10 votes
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  7. #Teams

    Trending "hashtags" might help Teams ability to search for common terms that we use. If we can use the # we might be able to click on the term and see all of the other times our group or other groups did the same thing!

    10 votes
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  8. search files

    Hello. Some of our users are getting an error 'cannot display search results' when searching over files.

    10 votes
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  9. No way to find saved messages in chat

    You can save a message in a chat, but there's no way to easily find them after.

    10 votes
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  10. Filter search results by private chat

    When filtering search results it's possible to filter by Team, Channel, and From. It would be great to have the option to filter my search results to all private chats.

    9 votes
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  11. a-z search

    The search feature in the A-Z Contacts section of Calls does not work. I have tried typing in partial names, complete names that are exact matches of existing contacts, and phone numbers of existing contacts... but when I hit enter after typing in that field, my list of contacts is not narrowed down.

    9 votes
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  12. Scroll/ show channel to match selected team after search

    When searching for a team and selecting the team name from the search result, the channel list on the left is not updated to 'scroll to' the team's channels. So the wrong channels are still shown/ I need to manually scroll down the team&channel list on the left to see which channels belong to the now selected team.

    Thanks in advance!
    Jeroen

    9 votes
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  13. Ability to search a Team and a Channel

    Searching should be able to be narrowed and limited to the scope of what is currently selected. That would go for Chats, Teams level, Team level, channel level. It would also be nice to access the indexed content in OneNote and other Office files and text files.

    9 votes
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  14. see all teams

    Join or Create a Team should display all existing Teams in the organization. Currently the Join or Create option only allows Create. The Search field does not display teams not already in my Favourites list that I know exist. Rather it asks if I want to create a new team with the name of the existing team rather than offering me an opportunity to join the existing team.

    9 votes
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  15. Highlight the searched words on the right panel

    When we run a search on Teams, the search results displayed under the "Messages" tab will have the searched words highlighted and this is great.

    However, if we then click on the search result we were looking for, the relevant section or words of the selected result isn't highlighted on the panel on the right side, it just loads the discussion at its end. We have to scroll up and look for what we need manually to find the section/words we were looking for.

    It would be a great improvement for the Search feature to highlight directly in the right…

    9 votes
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  16. SFB 用户日常活动数据报表

    根据官方文档:https://docs.microsoft.com/zh-cn/skypeforbusiness/skype-for-business-online-reporting/activity-reporthttps://docs.microsoft.com/zh-cn/skypeforbusiness/skype-for-business-online-reporting/activity-report

    在0365 管理员中心获取的SFB 用户报表只是针对会议上的数据。
    比如:last activity data 是该用户最近参与对等会话、组织或参与会议的时间。
    希望能出一份。记录SFB 用户日常活动的数据报表。

    8 votes
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  17. Search function across multiple wiki TABs within a channel

    Search function across multiple TABs within a channel

    We have multiple wiki tabs, containing various product information, within a channel. Users would like to be able to search for words across all wikis to be able to find a product that could be in any of the wikis.

    8 votes
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  18. Diacritic insensitive text search

    Currently the message search is diacritic sensitive. Fox example, if you type a phrase like "naive" or "resume", the result set on the Messages tab will contain the exact matches only, therefore the alternative forms like "naïve" or "résumé" will be missing, and vice versa.

    This behaviour particularly affects non-English languages where accents are frequently used and it makes text search inaccurate.

    It would be nice if all versions matched regardless of whether diacritics were typed or not.

    8 votes
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  19. Fix search functionality

    Search is quite buggy:


    • disabled users are still searchable (even though their account have no license assigned)

    • not all people with same name are displayed in the result list

    • search in desktop version shows different results than in web version

    Please fix this, it's really hard to work without working search functionality.

    Thank you,

    8 votes
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  20. Online Status of the Users

    sometimes when searching user from creating option, it is showing them offline and when starting the conversation this user is appearing as online

    8 votes
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