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Chris ForshaChris Forsha 

Is there a way to customize the search Layout for Lightning for Outlook?

Specifically I have seperate publisher layouts for different profiles, but some of my users want to see results for some objects before others. Right now it opens first to People then companies, opportunities, cases, tasks. I have users that work primarily with custom object and companies/ opportunities and cases aren't relevant to them. Is there a way to customize the search in Lightning for Outlook? 
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Damien JolyDamien Joly
Chris,
You can shuffle sections around, using the App Builder from the Lightning for Outlook settings page.
Displaying a list of custom object records is not currently possible, but you can manually search for such records using the search box.
https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/spring17/release-notes/rn_sales_lightning_for_o_custompanes.htm

We are working on a way to make a Lightning Component available in the App Builder to match email addresses to custom objects: this is a roadmap item subject to forward looking statements.

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Pruthvi Raj KankunthalaPruthvi Raj Kankunthala
@Chris: What do you mean by "some of my users want to see results for some objects before others", do you mean there is a time delay. If that's the case it is not something which we can control. Anyways In a Search layout we can only control the columsns and order of columns to be displayed only.
Chris ForshaChris Forsha
No, I mean the order in which related results are displayed. As outlined in my original post, search results are returned grouped by object, first People (Leads and Contacts) are returned, then Accounts, Opportunities, Cases, and Tasks. I have users that work primarily with custom objects and companies/ opportunities and cases aren't relevant to the emails they are sending.  
Chris ForshaChris Forsha
So when they search for something, or are on an email, they want Lightning for Outlook to return related People, then (custom object) Projects, (custom object) Project Sites etc.  
Damien JolyDamien Joly
Chris,
You can shuffle sections around, using the App Builder from the Lightning for Outlook settings page.
Displaying a list of custom object records is not currently possible, but you can manually search for such records using the search box.
https://releasenotes.docs.salesforce.com/en-us/spring17/release-notes/rn_sales_lightning_for_o_custompanes.htm

We are working on a way to make a Lightning Component available in the App Builder to match email addresses to custom objects: this is a roadmap item subject to forward looking statements.
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Chris ForshaChris Forsha
Thanks for getting back to me Damien. I look forward to things to come.