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  1. Remove the limit of 5000 items as result in a view

    You can have millions of items in a list, but as soon as the view you are using returns more than 5000 ítems then you get an error, the only solution is to create filters and indexes to this view, and it has to be done before reaching the 5000 ítems limit, otherwise there won't be a way to create the indexes / filters.
    I know about this workaround because I created a support case in Microsoft Premium, here you have the reference: [REG:116022413747778] Sharepoint History list has been lost or can't be seen

    51 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Apologies for late update here. We’re going to close out this suggestion, directing folks to recent updates we shared at Ignite 2017 around smarter indexing and UX improvements to better manage querying and displaying content from large lists (for more details check out this Ignite session: https://myignite.microsoft.com/videos/53861). For specific scenarios or feedback on this approach please post new suggestions (noting that SQL will never scan more than 5k rows, so specific feedback/suggestions where the current approach still blocks scenarios would be welcome). Thanks!

  2. List and Library Column Widths

    In document libraries and in the List View it would be great if the column widths and text size could be adjustable. This would make larger lists a bit more readable to the user rather that letting Sharepoint decide the column width.

    30 votes

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    32 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. JSLink on displaying lists with new experience

    Now we're trying the display list using new experience which released recently.
    One important missing function is there is no way to do customization UI by using JavaScript. As you know the classic (current) experiense have JSLink. Hope to provide it on the new experience, too.

    51 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Allow users to save a file from a SharePoint document library to their OneDrive

    give an easy way for users to copy a file from a SharePoint site document library into their own OneDrive For Business. It was announced at the "FutureOfSharePoint" webinar that users will be able to copy a file from their OneDrive to a SharePoint site and I think it would also be beneficial to allow users to copy files the other way. I
    m hoping this is already planned but just not mentioned.

    23 votes

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

    Copy/Move within library, between libraries and across sites including to/from ODB is now possible.
    https://support.office.com/en-ie/article/move-or-copy-files-in-sharepoint-00e2f483-4df3-46be-a861-1f5f0c1a87bc?ui=en-US&rs=en-IE&ad=IE

    For questions, please reach out via the SharePoint Techcommunity: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SharePoint/ct-p/SharePoint

    For any additional features, please search for or open new UserVoice suggestions.

  5. Quick Views support in Document Library UI

    Ok, so quick edit views seem to be not supported in the new UI...you can create a new quick edi view, but you can only use in the old UI. It could be nice, and necessary, to add support to quick views in the new UI

    23 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Keep new and old document library view

    This is great but the option to use the older library by default should be available. The admin should be able to select the "one drive" view or the SharePoint view. It also should reflect the branding applied to the site in this version it seems that the user went to other site. The navigation from SharePoint should be always visible.

    13 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Change the ‘Site Contents’ page

    The ‘Site Contents’ page (_layouts/15/viewlsts.aspx) is not user friendly when you have a lot of lists and apps. Make subdivisions for libraries, lists, apps,… like SharePoint 2010. Also remove the tiles. It is too overwhelming.

    6 votes

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    boom! it's done  ·  2 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Allow document to open in new tab on right click

    I should be able to right click on a document in a library and open it in a new browser tab.

    23 votes

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    7 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. A Full Featured Forms Editor to replace InfoPath

    So Infopath 2013 is supported in 2016, but SharePoint really needs a full modern full-featured forms editor. FoSL looks promising but the functionality is not clear at this time.

    508 votes

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    As announced at Ignite 2017 – we are releasing support for custom form creation in SharePoint using PowerApps. This capability is rolling out to PROD now. For more details, check out: https://myignite.microsoft.com/sessions/53854?source=sessions and https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Ignite-Content-2017/Transforming-business-processes-into-Microsoft-PowerApps-and/m-p/99249#M782

  10. Enable the edit properties dialog when uploading documents with drag&drop

    Upload via Drag&Drop is very easy but it is hard to set the metadata this way.
    you need 3 clicks - no user does this much work to set metadata

    164 votes

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    34 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Enable folder Download option

    I contacted support and currently only way to download folder is using IE and open the folder inside Explorer.

    Support for other browsers would be great. Alternative is to compress content of folder to ZIP and download that file, like it's available in Microsoft Account version of OneDrive.

    152 votes

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    22 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 109 votes

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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. move documents between folders

    Make it easier to move documents between folders. It is now possible to use drag & drop to move to sub folders but there are no easy way to move documents up in the structure.

    87 votes

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    18 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Show breadcrumb down to folder level in a library

    The breadcrumb becomes fairly useless after you have arrived at Document Library level. Folders are still a very important way for users to organize documents. Once you start going into folders, there is no telling from the navigation controls where you are.
    This could easily be fixed with an improved breadcrumb which shows the path down to the folder level.

    Ideally this should even be an option that you can control from navigation settings, which currently allow zero control over the breadcrumb control.
    This is something you should be able to manipulate through configuration without the need for custom code.

    78 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Enable SharePoint auditing for opening and viewing documents

    Please make this feature available for SharePoint Online.

    "For SharePoint Online, the Opening or downloading documents, viewing items in lists, or viewing item properties event is not available."

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Configure-audit-settings-for-a-site-collection-a9920c97-38c0-44f2-8bcb-4cf1e2ae22d2?CTT=1&CorrelationId=da58a595-60b0-4710-a856-e43640f776f1&ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US

    69 votes

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

    For tenant admins and compliance officers, SharePoint audit of document activity is available in the compliance center, see https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office365/securitycompliance/search-the-audit-log-in-security-and-compliance.

    For site users, we have anonymized usage data available now. The modern site usage page (siteanalytics.aspx) shows both files with most total views and most unique users who viewed. We have also added a hover card experience in doc libraries, which will show total number of views for that document.

    We are not planning any updates at this time to the classic site collection auditing features.

    If there are additional specific features you’d like to see, please open a new userVoice request.

  16. Adding geolocation field to SharePoint Lists

    One of the hidden gems in Sharepoint is the new geolocation field. A geolocation field enables you to annotate SharePoint lists with location information. In columns of type Geolocation, you can enter location information as a pair of latitude and longitude coordinates.

    For whatever reason, there's no way to add a new geolocation field via the UI. Instead you have to go through some hoops with PowerShell (see: http://zimmergren.net/technical/sp-2013-getting-started-with-the-new-geolocation-field-in-sharepoint-2013) and/or script (see: http://mysharepointinsight.blogspot.com.tr/2013/05/adding-geolocation-field-to-sharepoint.html).

    As I understand it, there's an MSI package (SQLSysClrTypes.msi)that must be installed manually on the WFEs in an on premises installation to enable geolocation, but…

    57 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Drag and Drop Folders to SharePoint

    SharePoint supports dragging files from your desktop into a SharePoint document library, but as soon as you want to drag in a folder containing multiple files/sub-folders this is not supported. You have to recreate the folders manually in document library and then drag in files separately, this consumes a lot of time.

    48 votes

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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Make an easier way to navigate up when you are in a sub-folder within a document library.

    The 'Navigate Up' button on the library ribbon tab is too hidden for users and it also requires an extra click every time you need to go up. The breadcrumb also requires an extra click because you have to click the 'Browse' tab in the ribbon to see it every time.

    47 votes

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    11 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Keep Designer in SharePoint 2016

    I heard that in SharePoint 2016 there was NOT going to be any SharePoint Designer! PLEASE! I use it almost daily to provide simple workflows such as email to colleagues and other options that "Out of the Box" functionality can not allow and where InfoPath does not provide "If Then" statements for the ability to create Calendar items if conditions are met.

    17 votes

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    1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. moodle alternative

    Provide a noodle alternative on office 365 us g SharePoint online with bide, sway, mix.

    Build out a full leaning management system. SharePoint is already 80%of the way mclose the gap with turn key solution

    13 votes

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