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silkwire
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SearchUser() not returning consistent results with short last names.

I use Office365Users.SearchUser in several combo boxes. I am able to search and return about 80% of the users in the organization. But... the other 20% won't return.

 

The majority of searches are ran on the last name. The documentation I can find states that the search term searches through displayname, given name, surname, email, etc...but I don't get consistent results depending on search term length. Reference - SearchUser

 

But when I search 'Berg' ... I get no results. If I search 'Steve.Berg' it returns a result because it apparently chooses to search email addresses when a . is present.

 

 

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Re: SearchUser() not returning consistent results with short last names.

Hi @silkwire ,

 

I just tested with my name and I got the same result. I searched "Li" for "Mona Li" and the result does not show. I think this is by design behavior. If you need this feature, please try to add an idea in below forum:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
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Community Support Team

Re: SearchUser() not returning consistent results with short last names.

Hi @silkwire ,

 

I just tested with my name and I got the same result. I searched "Li" for "Mona Li" and the result does not show. I think this is by design behavior. If you need this feature, please try to add an idea in below forum:

https://powerusers.microsoft.com/t5/PowerApps-Ideas/idb-p/PowerAppsIdeas

 

Regards,

Mona

Community Support Team _ Mona Li
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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