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  1. Getting back Connecting with Office

    I would like to get the functionality back in Office 2016 to be able to upload document templates connected to the library you are connecting. If its not planned the button in the ribbon for connecting to office don't have a meaning.

    43 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Download Multiples

    'Copy To' feature should allow user to select and save multiples to desktop or any computer location. Why can I only download one at a time, but I can upload multiples? It should allow drag/drop of multiples either direction, especially since Open with Explorer option is no longer available.

    43 votes
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  3. 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.

    43 votes
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  4. Cmdlet to grant permission to users

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    権限の付与の操作を行うための PowerShell コマンドレットについて

    Cmdlet to grant permission to users


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の SharePoint Online ではサイト内の権限付与の操作は GUI でのみ操作可能となっております。
    サイト内のユーザーが膨大におり、かつフォルダー毎に固有の権限を振るようなシナリオを想定した際、コマンドレットがあると業務効率が格段に上がる期待が持てるため、サイト内の権限付与を事由に行えるコマンドレットの実装を希望します。

    Currently in SharePoint Online, to grant site permission to users, admins need to do it from GUI. However, it will take time and effort in case there are large number of users, or folders which require unique permission.

    For improvement of work efficiency, add a cmdlet to grant users permission freely.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    42 votes
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  5. Required metadata not required when creating new modern file

    I have several columns of required metadata on a modern document library. I can use the New -> Word document, New -> Excel document, etc. and create new files and the system never prompts me to fill in the required information. I feel this should either take place inside of the web based file editor OR prior to the file committing to the Library. Neither takes place.

    Also, when you create a new file and just close it out it also commits a new file to the library without prompting for the required metadata fields.

    42 votes
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  6. Multiple files Check In/Check Out with new look

    With the new SharePoint document libraries "New look", I can not do the multiple check Out/check in. It would be nice to have that option handy.

    42 votes
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  7. Direct link to document

    Give the ability to retrieve a direct link to a file like was shown in the callout. If you want to use a html/txt file as source in a Content Editor webpart, you have to manually type the url because the generated links using Get a Link won't work.

    42 votes
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  8. Ability to apply "Protect Document" (read-only recommended) on a folder or library

    Our organization appreciates the modern option under File | Info | Protect Document to set files to "read-only recommended" instead of modifying permissions. It allow for files to still be easily collaborated on while preventing accidental changes. Brilliant!

    We are finding an increasing amount of scenarios where all files stored in a specific folder or library would benefit from the option to mass-apply this setting. Essentially, providing the flexibility to put a gate on reference files that should stay static unless edits are necessary.

    41 votes
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  9. SAML Support for OneDrive sync Client SP19 OnPrem

    Our SP19 Server do the authentication against the Azure AD (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/saas-apps/sharepoint-on-premises-tutorial).
    We configured the WebApp to use a Trusted Identity provider. So we use SAML 1.1 an no WinAuth (NTLM).
    Reason behind this ist access for external users and integration of OIDC OAuth 2.0 Apps on Prem.
    When we try to sync files from SP19 OnPrem we get this message "There was a problem connecting to OneDrive"
    This is a no go for our Migration Project. There are about 25’000 Users which are affected!

    Thanks for voging:-)
    Regards,
    Joël

    41 votes
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  10. Enable "View in File Explorer" in Edge

    Please allow "View in File Explorer" in Edge (and other browsers would be nice).

    Windows is CONSTANTLY prompting to switch from IE to Edge, despite several functions only being available in IE.
    The O365 team even went so far as to make IE super easy to login to the portal via the account on which I am already logged into on windows, all the while IE added a "New Tab in Edge" option. Seems like a huge disconnect between Sharepoint and Windows/every other MS team to only allow these features in IE when every other MS team is moving away…

    41 votes
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  11. Allow expiration of all share types.

    Anonymous links can be set to expire. Links shared to anyone should also have the ability to expire.

    Check out Sharefile's service and the control you have over documents. Much more robust than SharePoint for small businesses in the modern age.

    41 votes
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  12. View in File explorer

    The option to View in File Explorer (modern view) and Open with Explorer (classic view) stopped working for our O365 SharePoint document libraries recently. When in modern view if we select the option to View in File Explorer from the list of available library views we see the library return to classic mode but File Explorer never launches. If we attempt to use the Open with Explorer option from Classic mode ( Ribbon> Library Tab> Connect & Export section ) we also see that file explorer never launches. This was working fine for many of our users as of mid…

    40 votes
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  13. Solve the default content type bug in Document sets

    Currently files get the first document content type from the library when uploading the file in a document set. Even when the content type is not allowed in the document set this content type is selected.

    Please make sure the first available content type from the document set is selected when uploading a file in a document set.

    40 votes
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  14. Bulk approve/reject documents

    Ability to bulk 'approve/reject' documents.

    40 votes
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  15. Show Document Library with the tree view in the Modern UI

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    モダン UI で ドキュメントライブラリをツリー表示にする方法を希望します。

    Show Document Library with the tree view in the Modern UI


    ■Description(内容):
    従来の UI であれば、[メタデータ ナビゲーションとフィルター処理] の機能でツリー表示が可能だが、モダン UI ではツリー表示ができない。
    モダン UI でもツリー表示ができるように動作変更を希望します

    In the Modern UI, we don’t have a feature to display the libraries with the tree view, which is available in the Classic UI “Metadata Navigation and filtering”.

    For improvement of usability, allow us to display the libraries with the tree view in the Modern UI as well.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    39 votes
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  16. restore the behavior that is a display mode by default when opening the files from a document library.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名): ドキュメント ライブラリからファイル開く際の動作について

    Regarding the behavior when opening the files from a document library.

    ■Description_ JP (内容):この度、ドキュメント ライブラリから Word と PowerPoint のファイルを開くと規定で編集モードで開くように動作が変っている。編集モードで開かれることで、誤った操作により編集が上書きされるなど、意図しない編集がされる可能性がある。既定で表示モードで開くようにもとの動作に戻すことを希望します。

    I am aware that the behavior has changed into the default edit mode when opening Word and PowerPoint files from a document library. I would say there might be a possibility that some unintentional editing such as overridden details caused by some mistaken operations would be executed. Therefore, I hope the behavior of edit mode to revert.

    39 votes
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  17. Download restriction for PDF files

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    PDF ファイルのダウンロード制御について

    Download restriction for PDF files


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の動作としては、[閲覧のみ] の権限を付与しても、ファイル ハンドラーを備えたファイルのみの制御となるため、ファイル ハンドラーを備えていない PDF ファイルなどについても権限でダウンロードの制御などをできるように機能の拡充を要望します。

    If [View Only] permission was granted to files to restrict users from downloading those files, only files with File Handler can be the target of download restriction.
    I hope you to expand this range to be able to restrict downloading files without File Handler such as PDF files.

    38 votes
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  18. Search folder options

    Bring back folder options for search.

    Previously, in search, you could go directly to a folder that had the file you were looking for.

    Now, you can only open the file in the screen.

    38 votes
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  19. Syncing Folders instead of libraries

    It would be great if the 'sync' option can be similar to OneDrive where we could sync one folder at a time. Syncing a whole library with the limitations is a problem. We encounter too many sync issues and it takes a long time.

    38 votes
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  20. Default modern lists & library views to "Compact List"

    The adages of "Compact List" is great, but it cannot be set as the default view. Add the ability to set "Compact List" as the default view for all modern lists and libraries. Moreover display within web parts as well.

    37 votes
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