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  1. 1 vote
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  2. Add a more sophisticated search features

    Allow searching for a file type in a selected directory rather than "search everywhere"

    4 votes
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  3. Shortcuts to frequently used folders and files

    A side bar to access pinned or frequently used folders and files.

    21 votes
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  4. Some people never mature it seems. Maturity is the ability to understand, have wisdom and when a person is prejudice he is not understanding

    People who reject or hurt significantly another person on purpose is not wise and is considered immature. Those who continue to be violent and or corrupt have to open their hearts and minds or will be rightly dealt with to stop their advancements.

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  5. Enable spotlight search on Bookmarks

    Pls enable spotlight search to allow the user to search bookmarks, reading list & history? I have numerous of the above items & cannot use them as I can't search for them. Thanks

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  6. Feedback

    I wish one drive had a video folder like shoebox does. I would like to fund my videos fast

    2 votes
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  7. Add search capability inside "Move" functionality

    Often when I want to upload a file or move one, the destination folder is deep in my folder structure (or I can't remember exactly where it is). In Google Drive, when choosing to upload or move, I can search my drive to find and select the destination folder. This saves A LOT of time. Thanks for your consideration.

    2 votes
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  8. Sorting files

    Hi
    I really suggest you to keep the last sorting view in each folder because every time I need to find a specific file I have to change the sorting view.
    Thank you.

    Greetings,
    Antonio Tamaríz

    18 votes
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  9. 3 votes
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  10. Finding docs

    Make finding documents easier by allowing single search throughout all files in a single drive.

    4 votes
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  11. Please make the initial search results shown as a dropdown in a sizable window or provide some way to make it wider.

    Please make the initial search results shown as a dropdown in a sizable window or provide some way to make it wider. At the present time it is too small to display many long file names.

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  12. Please add the ability to restrict the OneDrive document searches to file names only.

    Please add the ability to restrict the OneDrive document searches to file names only. The search appears to search the entire content of documents which is fine for some cases but there are times I am looking for something only in the name of a file.

    2 votes
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  13. Make sync status available as property in Windows search

    When having a large collection of files/folders you sync, it is currently not possible to see at a glance which files have been synchronized and which not.

    My idea is to make the sync status available to Windows search as a property. This way it would be very easy to make a search for synchronized/unsynchronized files.

    2 votes
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  14. Feedback- need search ability

    Hi OneDrive team. Is there a search function available on the iPad version of OneDrive App? If not, it would be handy.

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  15. Expand and document the search syntax

    I love using search on OneDrive to search within documents, (tagged) images and even within the contents of the OneNote notebooks. Although it's great to use full-text search, there are a lot of useless results because of it when you have a large set of documents.

    I noticed that phrase searching works! (a search for a phrase between quotes) but there isn't a documented list of the search syntax. I would suggest to expand the (advanced) search syntax to at least enable excluding specific folders, photos or specific filetypes.

    Search in OneDrive already is quite powerful but it would be…

    21 votes
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  16. Maybe a search in each document?

    I find that it would b very helpful if we could find and search specific key words so that us consumers can find specific key words easily and efficiently

    5 votes
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  17. 5 votes
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  18. Use voice recognition to extract text from audio and video to feed the search engine

    Onedrive search capability is quite impressive, but it does not find content within audio and video files. Voice recognition technology could extract the text within video and audio and feed the search engine. You could find songs typing the lyrics, or find family video using a conversation.

    26 votes
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  19. Show folders in search results

    It would be nice to be able to search for whole folders using the search function. For example, I might want to find the folder for a project I'm working on with a group of friends to find all that information at once, not just specific files.

    Thanks!

    15 votes
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  20. OneDrive Search pane is too big, can it be hidden?

    The OneDrive Files screen is now partially taken up by Search pane. Can this be selectively hidden or minimised to give more screen real estate to folders/files.

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