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  1. 733 votes
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  2. Search content by partial strings

    We are not able to use a partial string when searching.

    386 votes
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  3. Search results should show the full thread

    Searching for something works (mostly), however if the thing you're search for is sufficiently far back in time, then it's nigh impossible to actually get results back. Clicking the message says "go to chat to see the rest", but clicking on that does nothing but take you back to the chat at the current time, rather than the target message. If you bookmark the message and try to get at the location in chat via that, then the client just lags and eventually crashes. (while chewing up 100% CPU) Tried the desktop client (developer preview), web client Chrome, web client…

    289 votes
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  4. Search OneNote

    Hi Team,

    I created a OneNote Document in Teams. There's no option to search in that document. It requires to open document in OneNote online or OneNote application to be able to search.

    Please Fix this issue!

    191 votes
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  5. Search Results "Go to the chat" link should take you to the result entry within the relevant chat

    currently the "Go to the chat" link when you're viewing a Search Result takes you to the end of the chat.

    It should bring you to the right date and time, so that you can see the search result in the context of the conversation.

    163 votes
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  6. Integrate Delve Profiles in Teams

    Make Delve Profiles (own Profile and that of others) available in Teams and include profile content in Teams-Search.

    Delve Profiles are good fo showing skills and projects of our employees.

    But the Profiles and there information are not accessible in Teams which breaks our usecase.

    140 votes
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  7. Please add file searching for Guest Users

    Guest users are unable to search files in Teams. They get the "Messages" and "People" however "Files" is not present. They are able to search SharePoint no issues, just not teams.

    94 votes
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  8. Add location AD to search capability

    Currently in Skype you can search for individuals by location from AD, then you can select a user based a search results. Very helpful to find individuals at a specific location and/or department -- would like to see this feature enabled in Teams. Currently you have to know exactly who you are trying to IM in advance.

    91 votes
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  9. Integrate Teams chat into Outlook email search so that Outlook email search results include relevant Teams chats (like Skype does)

    Integrate Teams chat into Outlook email search so that Outlook email search results include relevant Teams chats (like how relevant Skype chats are included in a search done in Outlook email).

    59 votes
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  10. Make searching better

    Enable search to search below team names into channels and actual chats!

    52 votes
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  11. delete search history

    Option to delete search history

    47 votes
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  12. 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…

    44 votes
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  13. Enhance search capability - simple syntax like in outlook and saved search

    Enhance search capability - simple syntax like in outlook search (e.g. from: holmes) and saved search capability (e.g. all posts from CSE LT members in the last week)

    42 votes
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  14. Improve the Teams search tool

    When I search a keyword, I would like to have all the Teams that contains that keyword in the Team name.

    39 votes
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  15. view public team in tenant

    When user clicks "Join or create a team", public teams are listed.
    Currently, these teams are not of all public teams. Only teams that are related to me or other members are shown.

    Please add options "All public teams" are shown.

    33 votes
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  16. Search on Partial Names

    I'd like to be able to search on partial names. For instance, if I'm looking for "Robert Smith", when I type in "Rob" I may get 20 people proposed. I want to be able to type in "Rob S" and get Roberts with a last name starting with S. However, the search currently does an exact match. So "Robert" != "Rob" and "Robert Smith" falls out of the results.

    Given names in Teams:
    "Robert Adams", "Rob Dean", "Robert Nice", "Robert Smith"

    As is:
    "Rob" matches "Robert Adams", "Rob Dean", "Robert Nice", "Robert Smith"
    "Rob S" matches no results

    Would like: …

    33 votes
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  17. filter date

    In a big organization environment, we have a lot of chats, Teams channel going on. When trying to search certain thread/conversations, filter options built in Teams work fine for the most. But when trying to search certain dates to see the whole thread, it is kind of impossible, without having an option to select date range with calendar pop up to choose the date ranges. without this feature, I am having to go scroll up and down to find the exact date, time etc. Real pain....
    So far with date range filter, it is set to certain period of time:…

    32 votes
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  18. Search within a Chat

    Search within a chat

    31 votes
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  19. Add search function within each team.

    The overall search box does not allow you to search within a individual team only.

    31 votes
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  20. List to all Skype contacts

    From MS Team home page could have a list to all Skype contacts, that way, getting rid from Skype :)

    28 votes
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