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  1. Add full web-based file management capabilities to Sharepoint Online

    The current file management capabilities for sharepoint online are a bit restrictive in a web-only environment. It seems we're limited to being able to copy or move files, but only within the same site. This needs to be expanded to allow for copy/move of folders within the same site as well as copy/move files/folders between sites.

    25 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Keep Infopath alive ! We need rich forms in SharePoint.

    We have the tool for that, it just needs a few improvements to become userfriendly (such as automatic name for infopath documents in a Library, easy retrieving for current user properties,...)

    47 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Ability to update Content Type using Datasheet view

    Add the ability to mass update Content Type using Datasheet view and NOT change the modified date.

    101 votes

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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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.

    489 votes

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    27 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. SharePoint connector for mac

    A connection for mac to SharePoint Libraries similar to OneDrive for Business link in Finder

    46 votes

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  6. Nested Document Sets

    Allow the ability to create nested Document Sets. To invest on power users to continually use document sets with metadata as oppose to folders.

    68 votes

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  7. Make the function export to excel in a document library work on a mac / osx

    The export to excel button in a document library should also function on a mac.

    111 votes

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  8. Allow Title to be used as "linked to document with edit menu"

    If we should use CamelCase or underscores in the name to get the URL to not have %20, then it is desirable to allow the Title to be linked so the end users can find the files they want! This can be done with some programming and access to SharePoint Designer but IT has blocked access. Seems to me, this should be a standard offering to improve user adoption.

    29 votes

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  9. Default notification for lists and library's hitting the 5000 items limit

    At the moment there is no option to send a notification to an Office 365 Admin when a list or library is reaching the limit of 5000 items, it would be good if an out of the box option could be implemented to send this notification. e.g., a check-box option with an email field and the number of items to alert when reached, this would be great if it could be implemented across all site collections, so an Admin could set this up once and not worry about time consuming tasks of having to set up alerts or workflows to…

    93 votes

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    thinking about it  ·  2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Add Original Document Create Date to document library when uploading documents

    When uploading documents into a document library SharePoint enters today's date as a create date for the document even thought that document could have been created 4 years ago. This gets confusing when trying to implement retention policies. A library might have hundreds of documents that have the same date, even though those documents were moved to SharePoint from a shared drive on the network. :(

    Suggestion to fix:
    Have an option for the user to user the original document create date when uploading a document as a checkbox. And an option to replace it with today's date which is…

    77 votes

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  11. Why can't you simply cut and paste files from one folder to another in sharepoint??? It's ridiculous that you can't do this.

    It's simply. Include a way of cut and pasting files from one sharepoint folder to another

    74 votes

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    thinking about it  ·  3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 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.

    2,392 votes

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

    We are continuing to make our large list experiences better, please keep the feedback coming.

    Spring 2018 update:
    - We now support being able to manually add indexes to lists of any size (increased from lists up to 20,000 items previously).
    - Starting with the February release of the Office 365 Excel client, you will be able to export your full list instead of getting cut off part of the way through.

    What we are working on now:
    - Predictive indexing will start to work for lists larger than 20,000 items so your views will automatically cause the right indexes to be added to your lists.

    In our backlog:
    - Being able to index/sort/filter by lookup column types (like person, lookup or managed metadata columns) without being throttled.
    - Making sure that our REST APIs support querying in ways that will guarantee that the call will not be throttled.

    For…

  13. SharePoint Calendar views adjust for local time zone

    SharePoint calendars will show the time zone associated with the SharePoint site. Companies with offices across time zones have to translate that and people will often miss a scheduled meeting unless they used Outlook to show current time zone of the calendar item. Why can the calendar check the local computer time and adjust the calendar to display in the proper time zone?

    This should be an option since not every company will want this functionality, but from a UX side, this would help with schedules.

    237 votes

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  14. Enable sync of picture libraries

    Currently in SharePoint Online the sync option is greyed out for picture libraries enable this to allow working with images locally via a synced folder.

    35 votes

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  15. 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…

    318 votes

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  16. Add Search/Office Web Apps preview functionality for email/msg files

    The suggestion is quite simple: Please add a preview functionality for email messages similar to the current word/powerpoint files to enrich the search preview or the preview in libraries.

    Would be perfect if downloading of included attachments would work, too - without downloading the entire file first.

    Business case: Most of my clients store emails directly in SharePoint - finding the right one is not an easy job afterwards if you don't get a visual indication if that is the right email you are looking for.

    29 votes

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  17. Column / Row Level Security

    Example: One list has a column with Security Clearance. Security Clearance has three options, Classified, Secret, Top Secret.
    Users that have Classified can only see items which are designed Classified, User with Secret can see Classified and Secret items while Top Secret can see all three. Has many more uses other than this simple example.

    104 votes

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  18. Add Calculated columns to Group By Totals

    Calculated columns are groovy but they are useless when used in combination of Group By Totals. The value in the row is not available to any of the Total calculations (Sum, Standard Deviation, etc.). The user is forced to calculate items in a workflow.

    47 votes

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  19. 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.

    463 votes

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  20. 50 votes

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