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  1. Fix the new document library experience

    The new document library experience looks great but it has couple of issues.

    1. User gets the old experience when clicking on a document set. This is a bit disappointing as we are
    suggesting the clients do not use folders and use document sets with metadata instead.

    2. The top navigation within the new document library experience does not display the site navigation correctly. I would expect it to
    display the same Global Navigation as the Site which the user has just come from.

    I hope Microsoft update the document set experience soon so that we can guide our clients…

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      3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • UX change in Suite Bar for SharePoint 2016

      I noticed that the Suite Bar in Office 365 and in SP2016 doesn't display the user in the top right the same way. SP2016 displays the name where Office 365 shows the picture.
      Would be better to do the same as Office 365 in SP2016 no? Better UX when in Hybrid.

      4 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Hybrid Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • make the calendar overlay easily customizable...ie see description

        Please make the calendar overlay more customizable. At this time, if I overlay multiple calendars and see that I don't like the order in which the events appear on the main calendar, I have to delete all the existing overlaid calendars and start over completely. For any group like the ones I work with where there might be 4 calendars and 2 items on each calendar for any given day, deleting and starting over is not an option, so I have to go in and make sure that everyone knows "Please be sure to look at all items in a…

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          1 comment  ·  SharePoint Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please add the ability to add geolocation data fields through the UI.

          We should not have to write code to use this functionality

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          • Allow admins to see all hybrid search properties

            Currently, custom properties from an on-prem farm, like site columns in a site, are only visible to the search service account in O365. Global admins, SharePoint admins, cannot see these properties and cannot access them until they are added to managed properties.

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            • Regarding file downloading

              I wish a specific user not to download file. My users recognize that if we set the right only to read file, we are able to download the text file, PDF, and pictures although I find the file not downloadable. Nevertheless, the folder itself can be downloaded even if I have Office files within the folder. That makes my users mistake all the files within the folder for downloadable ones despite the fact that the Office files fail and that we can't view the file. I request that in case I set the right only to read, I am unable…

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              • Document Deletion Policy in OneDrive for Business

                Need the document deletion policy to run as advertised in the MS Article -->

                https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Overview-of-document-deletion-policies-55e8d858-f278-482b-a198-2e62d6a2e6e5?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1

                At the moment there's no way to guarantee it would run, when would it run, even if it runs whether it would delete items as mentioned in the criteria etc. The first time it runs it indexes and expires the data. The second time it runs (which could be in 1 week, 2 weeks, God knows when) it would delete the data - that too there's no guarantee. I mean this is damn stupid & really lame. Why create a feature that doesn't work at…

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                • Migration path / Integration: Office Group to Teamsite

                  With introduction of Office 365 groups - which are very nice as starting point - please consider to provide an migration path / integration in Teamsite (OnPrem and SharePoint Online)

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                  • Block users to work with client application on documents on cloud - i.e. allow only editing in excel online!

                    We will be happy to send the following important\urgent feedback to Microsoft:

                    It's important to allow users to access documents online only!
                    If other users can edit in excel (client application) so we have conflicts and any other error messages will pop-up while someone else is trying to work offline (with client application).

                    In other words, block users to work with client application on documents on cloud.

                    We cannot leave google cloud services yet!

                    Thanks,
                    Avichai

                    4 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  SharePoint Hybrid Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Bring document connector back to Office 2016 for Mac

                      I am trying to get my company to use SharePoint instead of DropBox and Google drive. I am able to map a drive letter to a SharePoint Document folder on a Windows computer. I can't do this on our Macs. We have many Macs running Office 2016. The Document Connector that was in the previous version of office has been removed. Can you please bring this program back, or give me a way to connect to the document folder on SharePoint.

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                      • better hybrid experiance

                        Search integration should be seamless between O365 and local installation. A method for combining navigation would also be a plus. With search integration I'd like to see a better hybrid discovery story similar to what we get with exchange. Even better if I can add a 2016 server and great a hybrid endpoint without uplifting 2010/2013 farms even a bigger plus.

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                          1 comment  ·  Hybrid Search  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Full-featured SharePoint Online Management Shell

                          Full-featured SharePoint Online Management Shell
                          If not a full suite of Cmdlets (currently SPO's ~35 plays On-Premises 730+), can we please at least have CSOM load all attributes of an object?
                          On premises I can do:
                          $Web = get-spweb https://site/web
                          and get * properties with $web.AnyPropertyILike
                          There isn't enough room here to paste script I need to do this in SPO

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                          • Allow move/copy from O365 Group to any O365 Sharepoint Library

                            Currently you can create an Office 365 Group for a project and it comes with a "Files" section to share files. Well, the group's project is done and you want to move or copy those files to a more public repository on Office 365 Sharepoint. However, there is no may to multi-select files/folders and move/copy from the Groups to Sharepoint. This is a huge need as it exposes the file to the whole company for discovery whereas Groups are usually a limited audience. If you are a Mac user, you don't have the Windows Explorer option either. This should be…

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                            • Better control of the site theme for SP Online

                              For companies that use SharePoint Online for their intranet portal, SP admins need a way to change the default theme used for site provisioning. We also need a control similar to that used for the O365 theme, where we can override the permissions to NOT allow any user (other than admins) to change the site theme after the site is provisioned. Many companies do not want end users changing the site theme because it confuses end users who access pages on intranet portal sites. Using the SP framework to change the site theme and creating custom permission levels to not…

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                              • Create managed Paths in SharePoint ONLINE

                                In SharePoint online it would be very helpful to have also the possibility to create managed paths like /projects or /departments.

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                                • Have the crawl engine add the basic metadata of the file to the index before crawling the internals of the file.

                                  Have the crawl engine add the basic metadata of the file to the index before crawling the internals of the file. We have files that get the 759 timeout crawler error. These files are "invisible" to search and the user can no longer find the files. The problem is also with SharePoint Online but to a lesser extent since there's more horsepower on the SPO crawl engine. Or have a "clean up" crawl that just adds the basic metadata of the files with 759 timeouts to the index.

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                                  • Sync SP Shared calendar with ms365 / OWA

                                    Our law enforcement agency consists of over 1400 users. Probably 90% of those users use OWA .. no licenses for the client. We also have many units that use SP and have a shared calendar on the SP site. Supervisors would like to be able to see this shared calendar in OWA. At this time the calendar can only be shared in the outlook client.

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                                    • The blog archive is not being classified correctly

                                      When selecting any view other than the “Modern View” in “Select View” for “Post Web Parts” at “Edit Page” after displaying the archive by month, the “by month” filter fails and the same posts are being displayed for different months.
                                      When setting the “Summary View”, the “Edit Current View” option that is being displayed in ther views is no longer displayed and it might work as a work-around for the symptom, but it makes the option to select a different view meaningless.

                                      I would like for you to ensure that the classification in the “monthly” filter works properly.
                                      If that`s…

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                                      • Stop confusing the end user

                                        We administrators know our way to KB- and support-articles, blogs and uservoice.com. We know the history of the products and we even have some understanding for the pressure from MS marketing dep. to launch products before they are finished. But here's how the end-users in small (3 users) company experienced their first year with Office 365 Business:
                                        • Sign in with your Microsoft Office 365 account. That is NOT a Microsoft account.
                                        • SharePoint is for your shared business folders, OneDrive is for your personal business folders. No, OneDrive Personal is something else, don't use it, it is not part…

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                                        • Provide capability to leverage one content type hub and managed metadata term store in hybrid scenario (or at least sync)

                                          Being able to source taxonomies from SharePoint online and utilize them in a hybrid SharePoint 2016 on-premises situation would aid in consistency across content types, site columns, search (managed properties), etc.

                                          If it is impossible to consume a SharePoint Online content type hub on-premises, at least provide the possibility of syncing.

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