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  1. Go To New

    The Command/Ctrl + E feature is great, but I think it could be improved. I'd expect it to work more similarly to the Command + K feature in Slack.

    First, as soon as I press the shortcut, the first available options should be a list of the latest notifications, with the most recent notification already selected, so I can easily jump to it by pressing Enter.

    Once I start typing, instead of the selection defaulting to search, it should default to the top result, so I can easily jump to that selection using Enter.

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    • Teams does not find files in folders

      When I search for a file, Teams finds the files that are stored at the root level, but not the files that are inside folders.

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      • Name search

        support searching for users contacts based on the names in Outlook contacts (like Skype) and for common nick names. Search for
        "Joe" --> "Joseph"
        "Dave" --> "David"

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        • Searching text

          Search history

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          • Legal hold on all Teams users even if no mailbox

            O365 does not allow putting a legal hold on teams accounts if they do not have a mailbox in O365. Teams channels by default get shared mailboxes created but if a Teams user does not have a mailbox we cannot put a legal hold on their messages.

            We expect to migrate our mailboxes to hybrid/cloud in 2019 but until this this is a shortcoming.

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            • 1 vote
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              • For french people, possibility to manage the accent in the search menu

                For french people, possibility to manage the accent in the search menu

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                • Search missing

                  Missing search box in conversation in TEAMSh

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                  • Search teams’ content from external sharepoint sites.

                    Allow external sharepoint sites search capabilities to index teams’content, so the main intranet site using sharepoint can also find data within different teams. Also, support that team data be found on GDPR compliance (if not, I am still figuring out the compliance center).

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                    • Searching contacts using partial names

                      Searching using a first name (e.g. Thomas) usually results in a list of several people with that name (with different last names). Then you need to use TAB to select the right one. Slow and not very convenient.

                      Alternatively and it's the way some other apps to it, you could search using the first letters of the first name (e.g. Tho) and beginning of the last name (e.g. Jef for Jefferson).

                      This way you'll usually get a unique result using only 2-3 letters of the first and last name. e.g. th je usually finds the right Thomas Jefferson ;)y

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                      • Search within Teams needs improving

                        The ability to search in Teams for a Public team is only successful if you type the first letters of the name of the Team. If I search for a Team using a word or letters that are in the latter part of the name if does not work e.g. we have lots of Public Teams starting with i3 - POD - <specific name>. I can search using i3, but if i just type POD into search it does not work.

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                        • Search and filter through tasks/assignments

                          It's a must for us considering to use Team channels as groups with different assignments

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                          • The search tool for Messages, People and Files

                            Teams has the search tool in the top for Messages, People and Files.

                            I do not get it to work for Messages for my Team and Channels. But it does work for People and Files. Under Messages I always get "No results" even if I search with keywords that I'm 100% sure there is content.

                            For my team members the search works but not for me as the owner. For other Teams I visit the search works. But for this particular Team I simply do not find where to enable the search. Do you have any advice or tips? Thanks…

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                            • Open folder from search results

                              Often we need to access a folder that a file is located within. Search only allows opening the file, not opening the folder location. At a minimum, it should display the folder location so that we can browse there manually.

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                              • Now that Bing can connect with LinkedIn, offer data around what job functions/industries search on specific keywords

                                Provide data and insights around who is searching (as in from what industries and/or job functions) for an advertisers set of keywords. Also offer intel on what users from a specific industry or job functions are actually searching across a specific topic (as a healthcare advertiser, this would mean across specific disease states).

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                                • Search function on mobile app should also show files.

                                  When you search on desktop team app the results ‚messages‘ ‚members‘ and ‚files‘. When you search on mobile app (iOS) the search result is only ‚messages‘ and ‚ members‘. You should also search files on mobile apps.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • 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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                                    • When searching in the bar, press enter for the top result

                                      When searching in the bar, press enter for the top result

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                                      • Search teams in mobile app

                                        Search in the iOS mobile app does not return teams names, so the only way to find a specific team seems to be scrolling through the whole teams list. Could you please add this feature?

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                                        • navigation history

                                          Can the < > navigation arrows have a history (right click) to jump to a specific item, instead of doing a lot of clicks to go back and forward (alike the browsers)

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