Sharepoint Online List Attachment Name Search?

Shanmugam, Suresh 20 Reputation points
2024-05-11T13:24:36.6266667+00:00

I have a list named "First Name List testing". There are several List items and list attachment for it.

One of the item is Name 6 and it has a list attachement "Politics.txt"

User is trying to search list attachment name(Politics) in the Site Search and it ends up with no results.

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Is there a way to Search List Attachment names in Sharepoint online search?

Appreciate your quick response. Thanks!

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  1. Ling Zhou_MSFT 14,065 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2024-05-13T05:47:56.2566667+00:00

    Hi @Shanmugam, Suresh,

    Thank you for posting in this community.

    Unfortunately, SharePoint Online does not support searching for the names of attachments in lists. This is by SharePoint design.

    As we know, the main function of a list is to display or record relevant data and not to save files. Therefore, attachments in SharePoint lists can only be found when viewing the details of each item.

    You can use this feedback platform to raise your issue, which will help the SharePoint team to take note of the problem and consider its implementation. Your contribution is highly appreciated. :)

    Please accept my sincerely apologize for any in convenience this may cause. Thank you for your kind understanding.


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