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  1. Responsive design

    The mobile views are not a solution, so many customers turn to custom design, but I would rather a responsive design be built into SharePoint.

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      21 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Cross site collection navigation

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

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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!

      • Full integration of SharePoint calendar with Outlook calendar

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

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          thinking about it  ·  4 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Novosibirsk time zone

          We have issue inside our SharePoint On-Premise farm.

          Time Zone for Novosibirsk should be (UTC +07:00) but we still have (UTC +06:00) -> even if we install latest CU.

          When we check server timezone - looks OK.

          I think issue occurs globally because even on SharePoint Online we observe this issue.

          I have info from MS side that only SharePoint Server 2013 RTM version is OK (shows UTC +07:00)

          Do you know how when U can fix it ? It's product bug....

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          • timestamp Excel survey

            add timestamp feature to Excel surveys

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            • Introduce markdown syntax for authoring content

              As a systems engineer/developer, I love the office 365/sharepoint platform. The one thing that's stops me from using it for everything is the lack of a productive way to generate content.

              Editing content in the UI is horrendously slow and painful, I just want to be able to author content quickly with markdown syntax, and publish my content/documentation quickly and easily.

              What's microsofts standpoint on this? Am i the first to request this? (i highly doubt i'm the only one who wants this...)

              Cheers,

              Morgan

              38 votes
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                thinking about it  ·  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Ability for administrators to disable office online chat

                We have shared class notebooks setup enabling classes of 30+ students free range to chat to each other. As you can imagine teachers are finding this hard to manage, especially when they're off task inside of a program where work is also taking place; making it incredibly easy for the sneaky students to hide their off topic discussions!

                Furthermore the chat logs are not saved anywhere - this really does open up a host of child protection issues where cyber bullying could take place within the school without any logs of it ever happening.

                37 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support for moving subsites to recycle bin in CSOM

                  At present Micosoft.Sharepoint.Client library supports moving Lists and Folders to Recycle bin using the .Recycle() function but The Web class does not have something similar.

                  The SPWeb.Recycle is only available to Server Object Model. Is there a possibility of the functionality getting extended to CSOM in the near fut

                  31 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • promoted sites loss of audience targeting links

                    The new landing page for the Sharepoint button has lost the ability to create a new landing page for promoted sites and then add audience targeting to those links.

                    or have a landing page or let us admins configure where the sharepoint button goes to. At present there isnt any flexibility there.

                    30 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Make "Sites" in Office Save As show all available SharePoint sites

                      When saving as in Office desktop apps (Excel etc.) you can link to a SharePoint team site. However, if you are a member of multiple sites there is no user-friendly way to navigate all of these sites through this link. For SharePoint installations with multiple sites this is clunky, you have to find the URL of the site you want and insert it in the address bar.

                      The functionality should be that when you click Save As -> "Sites - [company name]" it should show you a list of all available sites, then you can navigate to the sub-site/library of…

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                        2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Bring Back Script Editor Web Part in "Modern" SharePoint

                        The Script Editor Web Part has been replaced by the Content Editor (which does a very limited iframe) and the new SPFX stuff. I am not a developer, but knowledgeable in HTML, Javascript, CSS. The SEWP met some very complex use cases (targeted for replacement by SPFX), but also some very simple use cases.

                        Example: Insert a formatted single HTML button, something that is big, draws attention, and encourages the user to click it to start an action.

                        What might be just 2 lines of code, has now turned into (what looks like) hundreds of files of deployment, installing all…

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                        • Allow the classic experience for SharePoint home page's search results as a default option instead of the modern UI

                          We like the new modern SharePoint home page in O365, however the search results page off the home page is sub-optimal. The page doesn't allow customizations or branding, and doesn't support a number of technologies found in the classic page, most by default, such as refiners, Yammer search, relevancy sorting options, language specification, profile matches, etc. We've invested lots of time in search customization and improvement as well and would like to ensure we can surface our work (as well as the out-of-the-box capabilities) by default -- without users having to click the "Switch to Classic" link each time they…

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                          • Make it possible to attach a link to a SharePoint file in Outlook 2016 without breaking permissions inheritance

                            In Outlook 2016, when you add a SharePoint file as an attachment to an email, the file it is attached as an edit link, which automatically breaks the permissions inheritance when the recipient opens the file (even if he or she already had access to it). You have the option to send the attachment as a view link, which also breaks the inheritance or as a copy, but it is not possible to attach the file as a direct/restricted link. This means that it is not possible to attach a link to a document in Outlook 2016 without breaking the…

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                            • SharePoint 2013 workflow email to distribution list

                              I found out after contacting Microsoft Support that you are not able to use the "Send Email" action in SharePoint 2013 Designer to send the email to a distribution list (group type of distribution or security). In order to send an email in a SharePoint workflow to a distribution list (allmanagers@company.com), you have to use a SharePoint 2010 workflow.

                              I was informed that SharePoint 2013 workflows can only send emails to organization users.

                              Please allow the ability to send to a distribution list within the GAL/org. This is a very common request so changes in recipients do not…

                              22 votes
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                              • Allow external users to upload files

                                It is important to my business to exchange files with my customers. Often I need them to upload files. They can only do so if they have an MS account. This shouldn't be necessary. I shouldn't have to require my customers to either create a MS account or use their personal accounts to do business with me. I should be able to give anyone I wish permission to have access to a folder in my OneDrive which allows them to upload, download, view, edit, ect., etc. all the files within the folder I've granted them access to. I shouldn't need…

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                                • Provide an option to sync shared folders to hard drive

                                  Clicking to "OneDrive for Business" and then to "Shared with Everyone" is cumbersome and unintuitive, especially for users coming from Google Drive and Dropbox.

                                  Please make it so that I can add shared folders to my "OneDrive for Business" folder itself. It breaks flow to separate my files from shared files like that, with no way of combining them. (In GDrive, this option is called "Add to My Drive": https://support.google.com/drive/answer/2375057?hl=en) Thank you!

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                                  • PDF preview

                                    Please do make the preview of pdf files possible again, it is really frustrating that I have to download pdf files so that I can review them.

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                                    • Allow easy management of "Add an app" page (addanapp.aspx)

                                      Make it possible to administer the way how "apps" are displayed in the "Add an app" page (addanapp.aspx).

                                      x Possibility to add to noteworthy part even for list templates from the site template gallery
                                      x Possibility to hide default apps like document library (as we have a custom library template containing meta data)
                                      x Order of the apps displayed

                                      THX

                                      18 votes
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                                      • Bring back the ability to view an aggregate of all tasks assigned across multiple sites

                                        One of the main reasons our company went with SharePoint in the first place was to view and manage tasks for multiple projects in one place. Since taking the "My Tasks" pages away, our users no longer have the ability to see all tasks assigned to them across multiple sites. This makes SharePoint almost useless to us. Especially since they can't even sync their tasks with Outlook. We've seen our SharePoint adoption plummet as users are looking to other tools to manage tasks. Bring back "My Tasks" or provide another solution!

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                                        • Create a new webpart for modern pages for blog(s)

                                          I would love to see a webpart where you can add one or more users to so that it will show blog(s) from one or more users. This would be very useful when a team wants to add blogs by the team lead or all the blogs of the team members.

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