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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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      41 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.

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        4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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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          51 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…

        • 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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            43 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  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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              28 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 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.

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                14 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.

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                  14 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Document sets in modern document libraries

                  Document Sets in modern document libraries

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                    13 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                      9 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Enable SharePoint auditing for opening and viewing documents

                      Please make this feature available for SharePoint Online.

                      "For SharePoint Online, the Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties event is not available."

                      https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-audit-settings-for-a-site-collection-a9920c97-38c0-44f2-8bcb-4cf1e2ae22d2?CTT=1&CorrelationId=da58a595-60b0-4710-a856-e43640f776f1&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

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

                        We currently have most of this functionality available in preview mode for all cusotmer. The feature can be turned on by the tenant admin through the admin UI. The only item we do not yet have is List Item auditing. This functionality is on our backlog for a future release. We expect to remove the preview status from this feature in march.

                      • More than 2 levels of "Group By"

                        There is a strong need to Group By more than two levels of column data. Example, we use SP to track mosquitos for vector control. I want to Group by Week, Trap Site, Trap Type, Species, Condition, etc... The ability to drill down and see totals for each condition or "Group By" would be fantastic. This leads to the next suggestion, Add Calculated columns to Group By Totals.

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                          4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • A OneDrive client for on premises

                          where you can select individual folders / files

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                            4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow a site owner to kick a user out of a file opened in Excel Online

                            If you have multiple people co-authoring in Excel Online, there are times when you need to open the file in Excel - typically for advanced formatting, etc. If someone has accidentally left the file open in their browser, there is no way to force them out and keeps the file locked. Although not always intentional, it can create a major headache by not being able to simply kick/close out that particular user from editing.

                            109 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • JSLink on displaying lists with new experience

                              Now we're trying the display list using new experience which released recently.
                              One important missing function is there is no way to do customization UI by using JavaScript. As you know the classic (current) experiense have JSLink. Hope to provide it on the new experience, too.

                              95 votes
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                                2 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.

                              • Ability to save a file directly into a library and choose the metadata

                                There are some ways but they are limited. They don’t work in some situations or from any application. The saving experience to a shared drive is still so much more consistent!
                                - Use a favorite/add network location/map network drive
                                - In Office, we can choose where to save, pin in each application
                                - Save from an email: a message or attachment by saving on the desktop
                                It would be amazing to be able to:
                                1. Mark all sites (or libraries) where we would want to save (shortcuts)
                                2. Click on save in any application and be able to choose one…

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                                  thinking about it  ·  2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Customize SharePoint Email Alert Templates

                                  Allow the site collection admins to customize the template for the standard SharePoint alerts. The current email alerts are confusing, provide too much information to the user and are out-of-date style-wise.

                                  Allow the admins to add common fields, i.e. "Title", "Created By", and include an image and hyperlinks. Also allow adding a CSS style sheet.

                                  76 votes
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                                    8 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Custom restrictions of file types that user can upload to a document library.

                                    SharePoint Online. We really need to set some restrictions of file types that user can upload to a document library.
                                    For example, to deny upload file with extension .bmp and .tiff.

                                    75 votes
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                                      8 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Copy document to same library

                                      When using the "Copy" function in a library, it seems the intention is to create a copy of the document in another library.

                                      But when users want to just create a copy of a document in the same location with a different file name, SharePoint throws an error.

                                      Why can the copy function not simply allow a new copy in the same library with a different filename?

                                      73 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Increase/Remove Throttling

                                        Throttling is a big pain for many customers. If you somehow increase the throttling (no. of items in a list and no. of lookup columns) limit without impacting the performance then it will be beneficial for a larger audience.

                                        72 votes
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                                          5 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Necessary Features To New Look Of Document Libraries

                                          I understand that the old look is not yet going to be deprecated however if the new look for the SharePoint libraries is to be fully usable it needs the following features:
                                          - Export to Excel
                                          - Search from within Library
                                          - Connect to Outlook

                                          63 votes
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