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  1. Why can't you simply cut and paste files from one folder to another in sharepoint??? It's ridiculous that you can't do this.

    It's simply. Include a way of cut and pasting files from one sharepoint folder to another

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      thinking about it  ·  1 comment  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • export to excel

      Bring back 'export to excel' to the new document library experience

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        3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Drag and drop from SharePoint to desktop

        In the past, you were able to not only drag and drop files from your desktop to SharePoint, you could also drag and top files visvera from your SharePoint to your desktop. Unfortunately, this feature does not work any longer and was never intented to work based on the statement of the support specialist (Office365 support case: SRX616012694500709ID). I do not see a security issue here, because it only worked when the site was part of the trusted sites/intranet in the IE options. eRoom had this feature with a plug-in already back in 2002 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ERoom). It would be…

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          3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Remove the list view threshold (5000 by default)

          This limit has always been a bit laughable, and is even more so as we develop more client side applications. In SharePoint 2007 we didn't have this limit and were allowed to make our own mistakes. Now that hardware is so much more powerful, we need this limit removed so that we can build enterprise-class applications.

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

            The 5,000 item threshold is likely here to stay. We are aware that it takes awareness on both sides to get past this limitation: list owners have to build the right fields, indices, and indexed views so that end user queries can run successfully in large lists. And then, end users have to run the correct queries – they can’t just open the root of the list, they have to use a filtered, indexed view.

            We want to pursue work that helps on both these ends – for example, proactively indexing more lists, making suggestions to list owners for views to create that will help end users, and helping end users at query time pick filters that will unblock their queries. Additionally, we want to increase our support for running more types of queries in large lists when an index is present – for example, instead of requiring an indexed…

          • 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…

            230 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enable renaming the site collection URLs

              Currently the site collection URLs are fixed as https://tenant.sharepoint.com and cannot be changed. This does not fit with flexible cloud-based solutions - business needs will inevitably result in an organisation changing it's name during its lifetime (mergers, acquisitions, rebranding etc). While it may not be possible to change it so that entirely custom domains are used (eg contoso.com, instead of sharepoint.com), it must be possible to allow the sub-domain to be changed (eg. newtenant.sharepoint.com)? Please?

              Migrating an entire organisation (likely to include Exchange, Skype, Sharepoint and Onedrive data!!) to a new Tenancy is absolutely not a viable option.

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                72 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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  ·  5 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Necessary Features To New Look Of Document Libraries

                  I understand that the old look is not yet going to be deprecated however if the new look for the SharePoint libraries is to be fully usable it needs the following features:
                  - Export to Excel
                  - Search from within Library
                  - Connect to Outlook

                  62 votes
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                    5 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • More than 2 levels of "Group By"

                    There is a strong need to Group By more than two levels of column data. Example, we use SP to track mosquitos for vector control. I want to Group by Week, Trap Site, Trap Type, Species, Condition, etc... The ability to drill down and see totals for each condition or "Group By" would be fantastic. This leads to the next suggestion, Add Calculated columns to Group By Totals.

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                      4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Document sets in modern document libraries

                      Document Sets in modern document libraries

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                        8 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  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!

                        • Ability to save a file directly into a library and choose the metadata

                          There are some ways but they are limited. They don’t work in some situations or from any application. The saving experience to a shared drive is still so much more consistent!
                          - Use a favorite/add network location/map network drive
                          - In Office, we can choose where to save, pin in each application
                          - Save from an email: a message or attachment by saving on the desktop
                          It would be amazing to be able to:
                          1. Mark all sites (or libraries) where we would want to save (shortcuts)
                          2. Click on save in any application and be able to choose one…

                          78 votes
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                            thinking about it  ·  2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • A Total Revamp for Wikis

                            Could we please have the ability to create Wikis in SharePoint that look like TechNet or Wikipedia? Please try to make things more simple. Do not over complicate it again.

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                              thinking about it  ·  26 comments  ·  Publishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Permissions report - inheritance breaks

                              Allow the owners of the sites to view a report of the security of their site. Start by adding a chart of the inheritance breaks of the whole site in one glance. This will become more and more important since you can use the 'Share' button on a file and break inheritance without understanding what you're doing.

                              52 votes
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                                thinking about it  ·  9 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Overview of applied content types

                                Content types are an essential part of SharePoint. One issue that has been around since SharePoint 2007 is the absence of an overview of all applied content types. Why is this important? Try to delete a content type and you get the message it's still in use. Good luck finding out where. This is very frustrating and time consuming. That's why I vote for an overview where you can see where the content types are applied.

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                                  6 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Provide settings to restrict people picker user search limited to Site collection

                                  This will help isolate user search within site collection. This is common scenario when working with external vendors / third party . This is also common requirement when a portal is rolled out for a organization

                                  70 votes
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                                    thinking about it  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Checkbox to open in a new window in a link list

                                    Same option as when we add a link on a page or in the navigation. It will be possible to have a more unified user experience. For exemple, all external site can always open in a new tab or window.

                                    37 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Default notification for lists and library's hitting the 5000 items limit

                                      At the moment there is no option to send a notification to an Office 365 Admin when a list or library is reaching the limit of 5000 items, it would be good if an out of the box option could be implemented to send this notification. e.g., a check-box option with an email field and the number of items to alert when reached, this would be great if it could be implemented across all site collections, so an Admin could set this up once and not worry about time consuming tasks of having to set up alerts or workflows to…

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                                        thinking about it  ·  0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • #Hashtags & @Mentions in blogs

                                        Blog pages/posts should allow 'Hashtags and @mentions but they currently dont.

                                        The rest of SharePoint social (micro blogging converstations, forum comments etc) make use of this. so it is beyond strange that if you comment on a blog you cant mention someone to make them aware etc

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                                          1 comment  ·  Publishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Enable grouping of lists based on a multiple choice columns

                                          Allow items in lists or documents in libraries to be grouped on a choice column when the multiple choice (check box) column is selected so they appear under both choices in the expand/collapse groupings.

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