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  1. 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.

    15 votes
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  2. Find/Search > Go to Chat. should take you to that point in time during the chat. Not just the chat window.

    I want to search for a conversation within a full chat with someone. So, I use keywords in the search function. Teams will find the single message in which I used that keyword but single messages are out of context.

    The Go to Chat feature just takes you to that chat at the latest message. It should take you to that specific point in time in the chat so that you can see the full context of the conversation.

    Trying to scroll through days of endless chatter is cumbersome.

    15 votes
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  3. 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,…

    15 votes
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  4. Filtering search results within Files by Channel

    When you search in teams, you can filter search results within Messages by Team and Channel. However, when you can only filter search results within Files by Team. Would be great to be able to filter search results within Files by Team and Channel.

    14 votes
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  5. Ability to Search within Saved Chats Only

    There is the ability to save chat conversations, however, need the ability to only search within those saved chats and not across all chats.

    14 votes
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  6. 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

    14 votes
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  7. It would be helpful to be able to search Subject Lines or # identified words

    It would be helpful to be able to search by Subject Line or to be able to mark key words with a # to search later. When I search for #, any words that I have marked with # would show up.

    14 votes
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  8. Search functionality in conversation

    While conversations are more than a month then find to difficult the word in conversation. Every time scrolling from today to scratch of starting conversation

    If search functionality is available then it's easily find the word in conversations of month

    13 votes
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  9. 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.

    13 votes
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  10. 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

    13 votes
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  11. Search within chat

    Build a 'Search' for key topics or an important chat from past / chat history.

    12 votes
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  12. Search Feature

    Teams should have a search feature. If it logs all the chat then it should allow the users to search keywords on all chats too.

    12 votes
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  13. filter/sort non-channel unread chat messages

    "/unread" should also reveal unread non-channel chat conversations.

    "Feed" should also include non-channel chat activity.

    Also, implement (or create option to) sort unread non-channel chat messages to above pinned messages that are not also unread.

    12 votes
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  14. Search Call History

    It would be lovely to be able to search for phone numbers or names, etc. in call history.

    12 votes
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  15. search files

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

    12 votes
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  16. Please provide search option in the chat box like whatsapp.

    It would be nice and quick , if we can search any text in conversation or in chat windows

    11 votes
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  17. Please add CTRL + F in Microsoft Teams to find things easier in chat history

    Hi! It would be nice if you can add a seach feature. Please add "CTRL + F". It would really help rathen than scrolling up in chat history like 5 days ago or worse, weeks or months ago.

    Thank you.

    11 votes
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  18. Ability to see only active users (filter our inactive)

    Currently, I can see all the users in a Chat view (Recent, Contacts), with a status icon indicating whether user is active, inactive or not connected, etc. Having hundreds of users in your chats and contacts, it is very difficult to navigate through those that are currently active and I can chat to right now. The filter or sorting by active / availability status (e.g. show me those active and inactive for less than 5 minutes, filter out or inactive or away, sort by showing active first, etc.). This feature for me is essential in chat applications, and most apps…

    11 votes
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  19. Default to searching for people

    The search is kind of cumbersome. I would like it to automatically include contacts when I search, that's only what I use the search for. But currently it defaults to searching messages. It should default to searching contacts like the Skype for Business Search does.

    11 votes
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  20. 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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