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  1. Modern UI does not enforce mandatory fields properly

    Somewhat related to this (https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/forums/329214-sites-and-collaboration/suggestions/17274506-leave-files-checked-out-when-required-fields-are-n) problem, is that if the Modern UI is turned on for a document library, it wont enforce mandatory fields, unless "enforce checkout" is turned on.

    You can edit document properties, check-out/in and publish quite happily without filling out the required fields.

    Turning on "enforce check-out" still allows you to edit properties without completing the mandatory ones, but check-in will complain about missing columns.

    62 votes

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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Integrate SharePoint Metadata, Views with Windows Explorer

    Windows should be a first-class enterprise experience for SharePoint to drive adoption. Therefore the File Explorer should be able to view and edit (with the correct permissions) SharePoint columns and views. Windows Explorer should inherit all the rights trimmed experience of SharePoint permissions, so it is possible to lock things down so users can't make a mess of things in Windows Explorer

    69 votes

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

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now. Instead, we’d like to improve our metadata story across Office, Office Online, and mobile apps. Technically speaking, we are much more able to influence the experience of these places than we are Windows Explorer.

  3. Site Columns - Display Where Used

    Add another column in the Site Columns view that provides a list of objects (content types, lists, libraries etc) where the Site Column is being used.

    11 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Enable "Open in explorer" in Google Chrome or Edge

    Some features do not work in Internet Explorer but do work in Chrome or Edge but the "Open in explorer" only work in IE.

    Please fully support IE11 or enable "Open in explorer" in Edge or Chrome. We need this feature for adoption.

    Fully support at least on browser.

    106 votes

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

    Thanks for the feedback. We are putting all our energy into making the OneDrive app with Files On Demand the best way to interact with all your SharePoint and OneDrive documents. The legacy Open in Explorer feature depends on some very particular interactions between IE and the Windows OS that can’t be generalized to other browsers, and in addition prevents us from integrating features like sharing links.

    If there are scenarios that OneDrive and Files On Demand aren’t delivering for you, please open a specific UserVoice request for those.

  5. Libraries tab - bring back

    The libraries section has been removed from the new SharePoint look. I think this should come back as it made editing file names, titles etc. easy and quick. It was a very good feature.

    23 votes

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  6. Drag and drop email from outlook

    Even with site mailboxes, there is still a need to store a email file (such as an MSG from outlook) in a document library. This is useful when you are doing records management, have a document set, and need to save an email with other document records.

    188 votes

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

    Thanks for the feedback – we appreciate the time and interest! Unfortunately, this feature was deprecated due to design limitations in the last release and it’s not currently and area we’re looking to invest in right now. That said, you can still mimic much of the functionality provided by slide libraries through reusing slides from another presentation without having to open the other file. Check out this support article for more details: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reuse-import-slides-from-another-presentation-c67671cd-386b-45dd-a1b4-1e656458bb86

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