Opening a file from search has limitations

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When you search for a document, you do not have all the features of the document that would be available if you open the document directly from the team files. 

For example, you can't @ someone.

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Yup, there are tons of limitations, and while Microsoft has acknowledged the need to redesign the entire search experience, it's sure taking them a while to do so :) In any case, you can post this as a request on UserVoice: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/