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I am working on a migrated site and today my prime concept is to enable search box on list, I tried to enable different ways as explained below but no luck.

  1. Edit the list web part -> miscellaneous sections -> but I didn't find "Display Search box" option.

  2. I followed fellow articles and changed view styles Shaded to Default.

Still I am unable to find the Display Search box option on web part miscellaneous section.

Can anyone know please let me help to enable search box on list?

  • Have you inserted the list to the page as an App Part? (Edit page -> Insert -> App Part -> Select your list) – moe Aug 12 '14 at 8:18
  • Hi moe, I didn't try that option because of this site is migrated one and there is a no.of pages has lists added on the site, so going to insert web part with views on each page is difficult and time taken. – Nag1987 Aug 12 '14 at 8:29
  • I see. If just possible, you could try this on a test site for example and report the results. I don't know that much about migrations, but I know they aren't always that straight-forward :) – moe Aug 12 '14 at 8:32
  • Hi moe, thanks for your suggestion, I followed your suggestion and I created a page and inserted app part and changed list view style from Shaded to default but still am unable to get search box. – Nag1987 Aug 12 '14 at 9:21
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    Hi moe, I finally done a temporary fix for this , I created a new view as same configuration and deleted the existing web part on the view page and added new one, I know this is not a permanent solution but as short it save my time. Thanks for your help and have a good day. – Nag1987 Aug 12 '14 at 13:10
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I finally done a temporary fix for this , I created a new view as same configuration and deleted the existing web part on the view page and added new one, I know this is not a permanent solution but as short it save your time.

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