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  1. search result mac little by little

    Client app on Mac shows the search result little by little.
    - Hope it shows up the whole result at one time.
    - If impossible, any loading sign/icon should appear to inform it's still working on.

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  2. command box chat

    The new command box launched on Jan 31, 2018 is great!

    However the /chat is missing from the list of features.

    It would be great to /chat then enter a name or a few names. Then be able to send them a chat message instead of always having to mouse into the Chat tab, then search or add them to the list. Thanks!

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  3. Please move the search bar back to the left and not at the top of the window..

    I'm not sure why the search bar was moved to the top of the window b/c it really doesn't make any sense or serve any new purpose. I can't see why that was ever a priority or a thought. It's just awful. Please move it back.

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  4. People Search - Wrong Chat Bug

    Steps:
    1. People Search to a new person whom you've never chatted with (perhaps it's a person who does not have Teams installed?)
    2. Double click the name to initiate a new chat
    3. Note that Teams randomly selects an existing/recent chat and brings that one forward instead.

    This behavior could be deadly if you don't notice that the wrong person's chat window is now enabled.

    The only way I have to start a new conversation is to click the "new" button on the top of the current chats list, which is fine, but the other way is more intuitive…

    2 votes
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  5. Clicking on a found message does not take me back to where it is in the channel anymore.

    What happened to this? It used to work when I search for a message, find it, click it and it would take me to the exact place in the channel that it was posted. Now, it takes me to random areas in the channel. This isn't useful anymore, and makes it hard to use this tool for collaboration now.

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  6. Sharepoint central search center and teams

    Teams data are secure trimmed so SP central search should offer results for public and private teams include main classifications, scopes like documents , channels , etc because the SP Intranet is the starting point for everyone, if not alternate vendor for central search required.

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  7. Search bar- lower case, uppercase matters in search...ruins functionality.

    Search bar needs to find items w/out taking into account caps or lowercase. ex TENNIS or tennis- ruins functionality.

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  8. search twitter feed

    It would be great if it was possible to search for specific # and @ in the Twitter Connector. This is especially useful if you follow several tags/mentioned.

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  9. Add search engine in office 365

    For example when the conversation is very long or there is many files in some teams, it would be very usefull to have search engine to find the thing you want to find.

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  10. When searching guest users

    I would like you to add a feature that sets each guest user to be shown or hidden in the search result when searching guest users registered in Office 365.

    1 vote
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  11. After search for a document in teams, show the folder it lives in and allow direct access to its link

    After search, for files, in Teams, one can see the list of results, but 1 a) one can not find out where (in which team/channel/folder) the found document lives.
    b) one can not get a URL link to the document (and since it is not possible to see where the document lives, can't even get it indirectly.

    Currently the workaround it so open the document, save as, and from save as see where it is proposed to be saved.

    Often we search because we need to tell someone else where to find the information and the above fixes will help…

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  12. 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.

    1 vote
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  13. 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.

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  14. Search function in desktop app

    When I search in the desktop app, I need to write the whole word in order to find it. I mean for example; if I want to search for the word "design" so i must write "design" in order to find it in chat but i can't find it if i only write for example "desig" without the "n" in the end. so the search needs to be exact matching.
    this thing doesn't happen when i try with the mobile app, i mean it works fine with the mobile or Ipad.

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  15. Search tab

    Add an option to search for specific words during a conversation, the way Whatsapp highlights the word to show in what conversation has been used.

    1 vote
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  17. Search Call History

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

    1 vote
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  18. Make search filters icon more accessible

    Once you hit enter on a search, a filter icon appears on the search results tab. That filter icon exposes many filtering parameters but they are not in an intuitive/visible spot. Instead of hiding that beautiful search feature, put it on the right side of the search bar so that people can find it easily. Also, most people think that the search feature does not have filters at all. This will solve a lot of the results in the "search ideas" here

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  19. I want to be able to chat only users who want to allow chat

    Since the search of other users is enabled in the default state of the Teams, I want to be able to chat only users who want to allow chat.

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  20. search for old chat in mobile app doesn't scroll to selected message

    In the mobile app (Android), search for a historical chat (old enough to not be initially visible when chatting with that individual). When clicking on that search result, the chat channel is pulled up but not scrolled to that message.

    I was searching for a chat from 11/26 today (3/4). This is a frequently used chat, so would take forever to scroll up.

    This works correctly in the app on Windows.

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