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  1. Make file explorer work post Aug without any local storage

    Although https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/forums/329214-sites-and-collaboration/suggestions/17863207-enable-open-in-explorer-in-google-chrome-or-edge has been declined, this is a mistake.

    Sync is still utter rubbish and not appropriate for use on personal devices users have been forced to use since the pandemic... Not everyone can set up their PC at home. Please urgently provide a solution before IE is axed and 'view in file explorer' with it.

    1 vote

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  2. Copy to action of similar file name should add new version - now lost of version history

    Using Copy To feature from source to destination library with the file already present on destination library a new file is created and automatically the previous file with all his version history is sent to the recycle bin. This way version history gets lost for users, which is unwanted behavior from audit point of view! It’s also inconsistent behavior, because drag/drop from source to destination is a similar action and the processing of drag/drop creates new version history top of the already existing version history as should.

    Copy To feature should act like drag/drop and create new version instead of…

    1 vote

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  3. MSG file UTC

    Opening MSG file online, TimeStamp is showing as UTC time, instead of UTC time.
    This is huge confusion for user. It will be better if MSG file can be opened as Outlook which reflect the timestamps into right time zone for users.

    1 vote

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  4. Shortcut to OneDrive support for libraries with "/" in their name

    Currently not supported for shortcuts, but supported for sync.
    Should be supported everywhere.

    3 votes

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  5. Overwriting the files in SharePoint library ask for add file confirmation the number of files you upload instead of one button click

    Hi ,
    I have one suggestion about file uploading in SharePoint online.
    Query: Overwriting the files in SharePoint library ask for add file confirmation the number of files you upload instead of one button click
    Earlier, when we used to overwrite the existing documents in SharePoint library we used to click on one" Add files" button only once for upload confirmation of n number of files we are overwriting.
    But now, when we do bulk upload of existing files, we are asked to click on "Add file" button for confirmation for each file we are uploading.
    Actually when we used…

    1 vote

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  6. About the “expanded” option for groups within view settings in the modern UI

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    モダン UI でのビュー設定内グループ化 [展開] のオプションについて
    About the “expanded” option for groups within view settings in the modern UI


    ■Description(内容):
    モダン UI にてビューの設定でグループ化を行い既定の表示方法を [展開] とすると、該当のリスト/ライブラリを開いたときに全件を展開状態で表示しようとするためパフォーマンスに影響が出る場合がある。
    グループが展開された状態でもモダン UI の通常のビューのようにスクロールごとに読み込むようにするなど、回避策を提供してほしい。

    In the modern UI, if grouping is used in view settings, and then “expanded” is selected as the display method, performance can be affected since this causes all items to be opened in this expanded state when the corresponding list/library is opened.
    Please add a workaround for this, such as having each scroll open separately like in normal modern UI views, even when groups are expanded.

    3 votes

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  7. Support MarkDown document templates

    We would like to be able to use MarkDown document templates, in addition to the Office formats. I can make a MarkDown content type, but when using it though the "New" button in a Document Library, it opens a download dialog instead of creating the file.

    There is (already) some support for MarkDown and other text files in SharePoint document libraries, so since SharePoint knows (more or less) how to handle these files, I expected them to be handled.

    My request:
    1. Just make a copy of whatever people uploaded as document template.
    2. In case it's a MarkDown or…

    1 vote

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  8. Incorrect error message presented to user when attempting to access Checked Out file

    When one person has a SPO/ODfB file Checked Out (sync in place between SPO/ODfB) and another user attempts to access the file, the second person receives the message "This link has been removed. Sorry, access to this document has been removed. Please contact the person who shared it with you." The message is incorrect and misleading. Issue was raised with SPO Tier 2 Support. Guidance provided was to place a user voice submission. See Support ticket https://microsoft.service-now.com/sp?id=ticket&table=incident&sys_id=43929af1db4b20108814494b13961975 for add'l info.

    1 vote

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  9. Sharing permission as a separate setting

    Sharing should be a separate setting than just 'any site member with edit permissions', this is too lax and a security risk - and limiting it to Site Owners only is TOO restrictive.

    2 votes

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  10. "Add to my OneDrive"

    Provide a better indicator for folders from SharePoint synced to OneDrive. I have users who have mistakenly deleted content from SharePoint sites by deleting the linked OneDrive folder. Synced lower level folders from the SharePoint sites have nothing more than a folder icon with a small blue chain indicator that it is linked. The name of the folder is the same as it is in SharePoint i.e. "General" and no additional indicator what SharePoint site it is from.

    1 vote

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  11. Upload files to Document, and link the file to a wiki page as just a file name

    I would like to be able to upload files to a XYZ folder. Then go to the wiki page where the files are organized into tables in a page with description. I would like to link the file into the text as just the filename vs. the whole path plus the filename. e.g. This is a filename.pdf Vs. This is a https://sharepoint/...../filename.pdf

    The shortening of the filename should be automatic, and be as easy as linking other sharepoint sites which appear as a drop-down.

    Thanks

    1 vote

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  12. Add a function to allow users to open documents from icons in library “Type (icon linked to document)” columns

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ライブラリの "種類 (ドキュメントにリンクされたアイコン)" 列にてアイコンからドキュメントを開く機能の要望
    Add a function to allow users to open documents from icons in library “Type (icon linked to document)” columns


    ドキュメント ライブラリの既定の列 "種類 (ドキュメントにリンクされたアイコン)" は、現在アイコンをクリックしてもドキュメントを開くことができない。
    SharePoint 2010 ではアイコンをクリックすることでドキュメントを開くことが可能なため、SharePoint Online でも "種類 (ドキュメントにリンクされたアイコン)" 列にてアイコンからドキュメントを開く機能を提供してほしい。

    Even if you click on items in the document library default “Type (icon linked to document)” column, it is not possible to open the corresponding document.
    It is possible to open documents by clicking the icon in SharePoint 2010, so please make this possible in SharePoint Online too.

    1 vote

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  13. Create a standard API for external archiving

    Having external document archives from SharePoint is in many cases not an option, as SharePoint does not support all the legislation requirements for document archiving. Classic SharePoint already have a send-to connector for integrating SharePoint archives, but this seems stuck in classic at the moment. How about updating this to modern, and in the process make the integration/API easy to extend with a completely external archiving service like Documentum/Public360/....+++

    It would be nice to be able to easily configure the "modern" send-to connector with any url for any document service that implements some kind of standardized cloud friendly service-implementation.

    1 vote

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  14. document info panel refresh automatically

    The properties part of the document info panel does not refresh automatically. This was in the past but for some reason it is no longer. i raised a ticket and support told me, that this is by design. I think it is a bug because it worked before and the has access part of the info panel does refresh by clicking trough the library with previous / next document

    1 vote

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  15. Stop SharePoint Modifying Files on its Own

    SharePoint makes modifications on its own to certain Office, HTML, and other file types (even if the files are never opened). This makes it impossible to preserve document integrity or ever use checksums or file sizes to compare documents. This can also pose legal issues for users required to keep certain files. There is basically no documentation about this, though it appears to be because of property promotion/demotion. Please create a way to easily store files in SharePoint libraries without having SharePoint going through and making unilateral modifications.

    I understand there may be workarounds through PowerShell or using ZIP files,…

    5 votes

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  16. Fix it so that the default permission level “Restricted view” is normally displayed

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    既定の権限レベル "制限付きビュー" を常時表示するよう改修を希望する
    Fix it so that the default permission level “Restricted view” is normally displayed


    現在の SharePoint サイトでは権限レベル "制限付きビュー" が既定では表示されず、ライブラリにあるフォルダーやファイルに対して権限の継承を中止することで表示される動作となっている。
    既定値として、"制限付きビュー" が表示されるよう、機能の改修を希望する

    For current SharePoint sites, the “Restricted view” permission level is not shown by default, but is displayed by stopping the inheritance of permissions for files or folders in the library.
    Please fix this so that it is shown by default.

    2 votes

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  17. Change the behaviour of the copy to when overwriting a file

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/sharepoint/versioning-fails-when-copying/m-p/1201769
    Add the file as a new version instead of deleting the previous file together with it's version history. Users may not be aware of the fact that they are removing the version history.

    2 votes

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  18. Assign document-id to folders

    Also assign a document-id and url to folders in a document library.
    So the link keeps working after moving a folder.

    3 votes

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  19. Search Directory When Copying or Moving Content

    When moving or copying a file or folder to another document library that has a large number of folders in the root directory, we get a "Sorry this is taking longer than usual" message in the move/copy pane. It would be nice to just display a search bar when there are over a certain number of folders in the root. A user could search for that folder to move the content to rather than waiting for all of the folders to load and scrolling through them all to find the subfolder they are looking for.

    1 vote

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  20. Audience targeting inside a doc library

    Hi there
    Can you add a feature so that within a doc library users see certain documents?
    - if user a is assigned to audience A and doc library is tagged audience A, users don't see the rest of the docs inside the doc library.
    - If a document has no audience tag, all users who have access to the library can see the doc.

    2 votes

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