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  1. 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  ·  29 comments  ·  Publishing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Column totals missing in modern list views

      Column totals missing in modern list views.

      This is an often used function, and the workaround to set the list back to classic will only be a temporary solution.

      124 votes
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        3 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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          86 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  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.

          605 votes
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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!

          • 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.

            881 votes
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              51 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…

            • Email with attachments from SharePoint 2013 Online workflows

              It would be a huge boost to the Automation of workflow processes if a 2013 workflow in SharePoint Online can send emails with attachments.

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

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

                    Document Sets in modern document libraries

                    193 votes
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                      13 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  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

                      311 votes
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                        thinking about it  ·  6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Add a "Load JavaScript" link to master page settings page

                        Just as with the custom CSS link, it would be great to be able to add a custom JavaScript file to be loaded on every page in the Web/Site Collection. Currently I do this by adding a single line of code to a custom master page like this:
                        <!-- Scripts-->
                        <script type="text/javascript" data-main="/sites/CDB/_catalogs/masterpage/_ProjectName/js/ApplicationLoader.js" src=https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/require.js/2.1.19/require.min.js></script>

                        Given the guidance around not customizing master pages, thjis new setting would take care of things.

                        Note that it would also get us around an error that is thrown in SuiteExtensions.js if RequireJS is loaded. SharePoint Online loads an older version of RequireJS in…

                        67 votes
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                          7 comments  ·  Publishing  ·  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…

                          53 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Renew Surveys

                            Since SharePoint 2010 or even SharePoint 2007 surveys didn't change. There is no ribbon to manage surveys, the color of the grapical summary didn't match the chosen look, and so on. Please renew surveys for SharePoint 2016.

                            43 votes
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                              9 comments  ·  Site Templates  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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?

                              73 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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…

                                90 votes
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                                  thinking about it  ·  2 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.

                                  119 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…

                                    59 votes
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                                      thinking about it  ·  0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Ability to update Content Type using Datasheet view

                                      Add the ability to mass update Content Type using Datasheet view and NOT change the modified date.

                                      54 votes
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                                        7 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  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.

                                        170 votes
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                                          6 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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

                                          56 votes
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