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  1. Allow Javascript customization and CSS branding/theming in the new Document Library Experience

    Please allow javascript customization and css branding/theming in the new document library experience. A custom cross-site navigation is one example that is used by many customers. Also many customers want their intranet branded in a different color but office ui fabric blue.
    JSLink is also used very often. And don't Forget about all the third-party forms solution provider like Nintex and others.
    The new experience provides many advantages, but without customizations it is just not usable for larger intranets anymore.

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      40 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      CustomActions that deploy script, JSLinks, and additional web parts on the page are currently not supported in the new experience. Environments that require these unsupported features should continue using classic mode for the time being.

      Throughout this year, we will be addressing critical scenario gaps to make the new document library experience support custom processes, commands, and other functionality required for complex, business-critical workflows in complex organizations. Specific capabilities we are investigating building include the ability to host web parts on the page, the ability to define custom view layouts and conditional formatting, and the ability to be visually customized and branded with client-side design pacakages. In the coming weeks we’ll share additional information surrounding these extensibility opportunities across lists and libraries.

    • Implement CMIS for real

      CMIS is currently not available for:
      - SharePoint Foundation
      - Office365

      CMIS is the standard for interoperability... Not implementing it in all SharePoint products demonstrates lack of openness.
      Please let all SharePoint users enjoy interoperability, not just a fraction of them.

      1,618 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable renaming the site collection URLs

        Currently the site collection URLs are fixed as https://tenant.sharepoint.com and cannot be changed. This does not fit with flexible cloud-based solutions - business needs will inevitably result in an organisation changing it's name during its lifetime (mergers, acquisitions, rebranding etc). While it may not be possible to change it so that entirely custom domains are used (eg contoso.com, instead of sharepoint.com), it must be possible to allow the sub-domain to be changed (eg. newtenant.sharepoint.com)? Please?

        Migrating an entire organisation (likely to include Exchange, Skype, Sharepoint and Onedrive data!!) to a new Tenancy is absolutely not a viable option.

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          72 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • A Full Featured Forms Editor to replace InfoPath

          So Infopath 2013 is supported in 2016, but SharePoint really needs a full modern full-featured forms editor. FoSL looks promising but the functionality is not clear at this time.

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          • Remove the list view threshold (5000 by default)

            This limit has always been a bit laughable, and is even more so as we develop more client side applications. In SharePoint 2007 we didn't have this limit and were allowed to make our own mistakes. Now that hardware is so much more powerful, we need this limit removed so that we can build enterprise-class applications.

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              45 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

              The 5,000 item threshold is likely here to stay. We are aware that it takes awareness on both sides to get past this limitation: list owners have to build the right fields, indices, and indexed views so that end user queries can run successfully in large lists. And then, end users have to run the correct queries – they can’t just open the root of the list, they have to use a filtered, indexed view.

              We want to pursue work that helps on both these ends – for example, proactively indexing more lists, making suggestions to list owners for views to create that will help end users, and helping end users at query time pick filters that will unblock their queries. Additionally, we want to increase our support for running more types of queries in large lists when an index is present – for example, instead of requiring an indexed…

            • Cross site collection navigation

              Current term set based solution is not usable at all in real life multi site collection scenarios.

              598 votes
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                16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                This one came back up to our attention recently. We aren’t yet ready to say we are working on it, but we are considering various ideas for global cross site collection navigation and “meg-menus.” In the meantime, we are also making sure the PnP site has great examples and all available APIs are well documented for building this (e.g. it came to our attention recently there was a set of taxonomy APIs that could help but could be documented better.) Stay tuned!

              • Managed Navigation for new Document Library Experience

                Currently the new document library experience does not support Managed Navigation. It would be great to have this as currently using the structured navigation seems buggy in the new experience. Specifically, it ignores the "hidden" attribute of structured navigation which can make for some large menus. We love the new experience and are hoping to train users up and roll it out however we need to get navigation right before we can do this.

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                  33 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Replace URL spaces with dashes instead of %20

                  Please change how SharePoint generates links to uploaded documents and site pages, so that URLs with spaces will replace %20 with a dash instead. Most CMS tools including blogs do when generating SEO friendly URLs. Links with %20 throughout are too difficult to read.

                  This feedback site is a perfect example:

                  This:
                  https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/forums/282887-customer-feedback-for-sharepoint-server

                  is easier to read than this:
                  https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/forums/282887%20customer%20feedback%20for%20sharepoint%20server

                  382 votes
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                    working on it  ·  7 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • A simple move/copy function between SharePoint Online Document libraries/folders/files

                    SharePoint Online Document Libraries are missing possibly the two most basic and fundamental functions in the online portal:

                    - A move/cut function, which is missing altogether, both for folders and files
                    - A copy function, which although technically exists, is really over complicated for a function which has existed in a much simpler form in every document repository technology since the mid-1980s...

                    Currently, in order to move a file or folder from within the online portal between different libraries or even different folders within the same library...well the function just doesn't exist. So users need to either sync the site…

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                      23 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Restore "Sign in as a different user"

                      This is essential and needs to be easy to find instead of hacking the URL every time you need to sign in as a different user.

                      377 votes
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                        9 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • A Total Revamp for Wikis

                        Could we please have the ability to create Wikis in SharePoint that look like TechNet or Wikipedia? Please try to make things more simple. Do not over complicate it again.

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                          thinking about it  ·  26 comments  ·  Publishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • External Folder Sharing with without sign-in

                          Number 1 limitation is the fact that we cannot share folders without requiring users to sign-in. Adoption of this product will be limited without this feature.

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                            27 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                            Thanks for your feedback! Just a note to let you know that we like your suggestion—to allow external folder sharing without requiring recipients to sign-in—and are working on it.

                            Within this thread, we also heard feedback that we should simply our account creation process. We listened to your advice, and have a new and improved lightweight sign-up experience, which you can see here when you click “Create Account”: https://account.microsoft.com/about

                          • Full integration of SharePoint calendar with Outlook calendar

                            Allow custom fields in SharePoint calendar available to view and update from Outlook

                            279 votes
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                              thinking about it  ·  5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • FIX the ablility to overlay an Exchange calendar onto a Sharepoint calendar in Sharepoint Online

                              When overlaying calendars in SharePoint Online it has a selection in the UI to choose a "SharePoint" or an "Exchange" calendar but the "Exchange" selection doesn't work. There are several posts in Office 365 support that confirms that this feature doesn't work but it still appears in the UI as an option???

                              I tried created an Exchange calendar overlay on a SharePoint calendar on one of my site collections. However, one of the mandatory fields required is a web service URL. These do not currently exist in SP 2013 Online on Office 365.

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                                12 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Our experts have been unable to reproduce the issue in our environment. Can you try again to make sure it still occurs? If it still does happen to you can you please provide more information about the particular setup (number of unique permissions set, etc) so we can attempt to recreate this issue.

                              • Adding geolocation field to SharePoint Lists

                                One of the hidden gems in Sharepoint is the new geolocation field. A geolocation field enables you to annotate SharePoint lists with location information. In columns of type Geolocation, you can enter location information as a pair of latitude and longitude coordinates.

                                For whatever reason, there's no way to add a new geolocation field via the UI. Instead you have to go through some hoops with PowerShell (see: http://zimmergren.net/technical/sp-2013-getting-started-with-the-new-geolocation-field-in-sharepoint-2013) and/or script (see: http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.com.tr/2013/05/adding-geolocation-field-to-sharepoint.html).

                                As I understand it, there's an MSI package (SQLSysClrTypes.msi)that must be installed manually on the WFEs in an on premises installation to enable geolocation, but…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Optimize Access Request Settings for site owners

                                  Three requested updates to significantly improve the Access Request process:

                                  1) Allow multiple users to receive access requests

                                  Access requests (Site Settings > Site Permission > Access Request Settings) can be sent to anyone with an email address, but it has three critical downsides: 1) you are limited to one email recipient; 2) the field does not accept SharePoint groups; and 3) it’s prone to misspellings of email addresses since the field is not a people picker.

                                  One of the most extreme examples of how this is broken: My company’s CEO needs access to a file s/he has a link…

                                  227 votes
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                                    11 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Thanks for your feedback! The access requests page could certainly use a little love and some usability improvements for both end users and site administrators. We will take a look at these recommendations and update this request when we are ready to begin working on the improvements.

                                  • Open Adobe PDF in client application

                                    Office 365 / SharePoint online needs to support opening PDF documents in SharePoint directly to client application (Adobe Acrobat Pro/DC).

                                    As of this request, technical support has stated the only way to open PDF files in Acrobat is to download/save them.

                                    SharePoint On Premise has supported this feature for some time.

                                    Adobe PDF files are as common and Microsoft Office Suite documents and must be editable directly to/from SharePoint Online without the need to down/save edit, and upload which adds user overhead and lowers productivity.

                                    202 votes
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                                      9 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Please let me drag Outlook attachments into SharePoint

                                      Something I find myself wanting to do pretty frequently is storing an email attachment somewhere into SharePoint or OneDrive for Business. I want to simply drag the attachment from Outlook directly into SharePoint or OneDrive in the browser. Alas, I cannot. I am forced to save the attachment somewhere (my Desktop, most likely) then either drag+dropping it into SharePoint/OneDrive or using the upload function in SharePoint/OneDrive to get it uploaded.

                                      It should be easier than that. Microsoft, please consider adding this functionality to get even more user-friendly integration between your suite of products.

                                      200 votes
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                                        11 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Prioritize large list management in SharePoint Online

                                        Large list management has to become a priority. Even with the most thought out and careful planning, inevitably something will come up and you need to make a change to a list or library. Once that goes over 5,000 items, it becomes impossible to do anything management related to the list, which actually hinders it's use. Users can continually add files, but you can't do anything to help them.

                                        This has to be addressed in some fashion, whether it is allowing APIs like REST and CSOM to bypass this restriction so they can perform basic administrative operations or giving us…

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                                          11 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Outlook meeting requests from Calendar lists

                                          We have multiple applications where our users want to integrate a SharePoint calendar with their Outlook calendars and the inability to do this with meeting requests prevents the applications from being really functionally useful.

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