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  1. Optimize Access Request Settings for site owners

    Three requested updates to significantly improve the Access Request process:

    1) Allow multiple users to receive access requests

    Access requests (Site Settings > Site Permission > Access Request Settings) can be sent to anyone with an email address, but it has three critical downsides: 1) you are limited to one email recipient; 2) the field does not accept SharePoint groups; and 3) it’s prone to misspellings of email addresses since the field is not a people picker.

    One of the most extreme examples of how this is broken: My company’s CEO needs access to a file s/he has a link…

    265 votes

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    34 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Modified dates in Site Contents should reflect content changes, not system changes

    Looking at the modified values in Site Contents has always been a quick way to recognize where activity has occurred - if it has. Without running any code we can quickly see if a site has been used recently. (It was easier to eyeball this in SharePoint 2007 in the vertical listing than it is in SharePoint 2013+, but that's a different UI issue - tiles aren't helpful for every use case.)

    For months now, a list no one has touched for over a year might say "Modified 23 hours ago". It seems as though lists and libraries are being…

    173 votes

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    38 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for this feedback. This is an example of how User Voice and Twitter brought this to our attention.

    We have rolled out a fix to all of production for this issue. Going forward, Site Content’s dates will only update based upon real user behavior, not system changes.

    It’s worth noting that this is a go-forward fix – we did not feel it right to go back and change existing dates.

    Please let us know if you see any dates update that are unexpected.

  3. Show me all my followed sites in one place

    I'm looking at the new SharePoint page (formerly Sites) and I can't see an way of viewing at the full set of sites that I'm following. There are five of the sites I'm "Following" in the Sidebar and I can see some of these (and others) that I'm following on the main page (solid stars) under "Frequent". There doesn't seem to be a way of just listing all the sites that I'm following, which I could do before.

    16 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Managed Navigation for new Document Library Experience

    Currently the new document library experience does not support Managed Navigation. It would be great to have this as currently using the structured navigation seems buggy in the new experience. Specifically, it ignores the "hidden" attribute of structured navigation which can make for some large menus. We love the new experience and are hoping to train users up and roll it out however we need to get navigation right before we can do this.

    237 votes

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

    Thank you for the feedback requesting support for classic publishing on modern pages in team sites. We have rolled out an update that will now correctly render your structured or managed navigation links on modern pages in classic team sites.

    Please see the help article (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Customize-the-navigation-on-your-team-site-3cd61ae7-a9ed-4e1e-bf6d-4655f0bf25ca?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US) for more details – or visit the MS Tech Community (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SharePoint/UPDATE-Support-for-Structured-Managed-Navigation-enabled-on/m-p/57384) to share any comments/questions.

  5. Document sets in modern document libraries

    Document Sets in modern document libraries

    1,135 votes

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    boom! it's done  ·  121 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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

    121 votes

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    17 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

  8. Top navigation on the new document library look

    It is crucial for many of our customers that they do not get their top-menu in SharePoint removed when accessing document libraries (the new OneDrive for Business look). Please make it possible to activate this so the users are not "lost" in their own intranet.

    23 votes

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    8 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. External Folder Sharing with without sign-in

    Number 1 limitation is the fact that we cannot share folders without requiring users to sign-in. Adoption of this product will be limited without this feature.

    159 votes

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    40 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Copy document to same library

    When using the "Copy" function in a library, it seems the intention is to create a copy of the document in another library.

    But when users want to just create a copy of a document in the same location with a different file name, SharePoint throws an error.

    Why can the copy function not simply allow a new copy in the same library with a different filename?

    40 votes

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    5 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 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!

  12. Bulk check-in/check-out

    I need to be able to check-in or check-out multiple files. I'm not able to do this currently, when selecting multiple documents.

    457 votes

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    65 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Allow Javascript customization and CSS branding/theming in the new Document Library Experience

    Please allow javascript customization and css branding/theming in the new document library experience. A custom cross-site navigation is one example that is used by many customers. Also many customers want their intranet branded in a different color but office ui fabric blue.
    JSLink is also used very often. And don't Forget about all the third-party forms solution provider like Nintex and others.
    The new experience provides many advantages, but without customizations it is just not usable for larger intranets anymore.

    930 votes

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    53 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Navigation

    We have top bar navigation to our sites. We need to keep this (not having Togo through "Sites")

    92 votes

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

    Just a brief update – this is a multi-phase fix. We have amended support in modern site header/pages for structured navigation, but if you are using managed navigation (via enabling publishing feature) support for this is still in the works. We are actively working on supporting this data provider and plan to have a fix soon.

    We’re going to resolve this idea – to track the remaining publishing work see/subscribe to: https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/admin/forums/329214-sites-and-collaboration/suggestions/14749329-managed-navigation-for-new-document-library-experi

  15. Open in Explorer

    Please continue to add the "Open with Explorer" option in the new documents library view

    72 votes

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    16 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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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  17. 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 →
  18. 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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  19. 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 →
  20. A simple move/copy function between SharePoint Online Document libraries/folders/files

    SharePoint Online Document Libraries are missing possibly the two most basic and fundamental functions in the online portal:


    • A move/cut function, which is missing altogether, both for folders and files

    • A copy function, which although technically exists, is really over complicated for a function which has existed in a much simpler form in every document repository technology since the mid-1980s...

    Currently, in order to move a file or folder from within the online portal between different libraries or even different folders within the same library...well the function just doesn't exist. So users need to either sync the site just to…

    782 votes

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

    Copy/Move within library, between libraries and across sites 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.

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