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Returns a list of the current user's conversations that match search criteria.
This method is deprecated and may be disabled soon, please avoid using it.
This method can be called with a user token received in Standalone-app via Implicit Flow. Access rights required: messages.
qSearch query string.
limitMaximum number of results.
positive number, default 20
fieldsProfile fields to return.
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list of comma-separated words
Returns an array containing the following objects:
  • profiles Contains an array of user objects.
  • chats Contains an array of chat objects.
  • email COMMENT: (2 of 3) We should describe this as well.--><!--COMMENT: (3 of 3) There was no sample here below or in the Russian original. Please provide.
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can_message, ban_info, can_post, can_upload_doc, can_upload_video, can_see_all_posts, can_create_topic, is_favorite, is_hidden_from_feed fields in a community object are returned for the requests including access_token only.
docs.get, docs.getById methods return preview fields instead photo_100, photo_130 fields. messages.searchDialogs method returns groups in response.