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  1. 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.

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      28 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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…

      373 votes
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        32 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.

      • Allow users to complete required metadata when uploading documents.

        Allow users to complete required metadata when uploading documents using the modern library view. Currently, users are not prompted to complete required fields or select a content type. As a result, the file is left in a checked-out state unless the user knows to edit the properties as a second step after uploading. This breaks sites that have structured metadata and/or specific content type usage requirements. SharePoint has always prompted for these required fields in the past, why remove that functionality?

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          8 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Open in Explorer

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

          48 votes
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            15 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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.

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

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

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

                    Drag and dropping a file to a library with a required field will show the details pane and prompt the user to fill out the field.

                    Currently you can only use the details pane to update the metadata of one item at a time. We’re thinking about better capabilities to “bulk apply” metadata.

                  • 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.

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

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

                      75 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

                      • Responsive design

                        The mobile views are not a solution, so many customers turn to custom design, but I would rather a responsive design be built into SharePoint.

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

                          Thank you for the suggestion! In the past several months, we have released a series of new interfaces for SharePoint Online, all of which are responsive (e.g, modern list, modern document library, modern team site home page, new site connect page, and modern site page, etc.). We also released mobile apps across iOS, Android, and UWP platforms. Hope these help you better work on mobile and on the go. Let us know if you have any new feedback/followups.

                        • Fix: Modern Page ~ Highlighted Content Section ~ layout Cards

                          I have a Modern Page, that has a Highlighted Content Section Type Videos. It has a filter to show only Videos from a certain Channel that has been created. If the layout is List it will redirect to the actual video player on the Video Channel and play from there, which is expect.
                          If the layout is Cards the Click event initiates a download of the video causing a massive download and a player needed instead of playing from the online video channel player.

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                            0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Remove the limit (5,000 items) on SharePoint Document Library Syncing

                            The sync limit does not match OneDrive for Business, and adds complexity to the end user experience, administration and architecture of SharePoint. Please remove this sync limit.

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                              27 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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.

                              95 votes
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                                9 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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.

                                472 votes
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                                  21 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 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.

                                  25 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Highlighted web part filtering

                                    In the higlighted document webpart: Filtering must be possible on contenttype name and other managed properties

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                                      0 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Make the ThemedCssFolderUrl property of the Web object available in the CSOM

                                      You cannot currently load or set the ThemedCssFolderUrl property of the Web object in CSOM. After applying a theme (for example, using the sample PnP code), returning to the app from the newly-themed site shows that the SP.UI chrome control cannot find what it needs to properly display. We need a way to ensure that a new theme that is deployed from the app can set this value so that when returning to the app afterwards the chrome control can continue to display properly.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Create a new non-NPAPI plugin for Chrome compatibility

                                          The deprecation of NPAPI plugins in Chrome is affecting some functionality in Chrome. We are specifically having issues with the Open in Client Application feature in document libraries. This no longer works in Chrome by default and will no longer work at all in September once it is fully deprecated.

                                          Please create a way for the Open in Client Application (and any other features that are enabled by the NPAPI plugin) to work in Chrome. This true cross-browser support would help improve our user adoption and go a long way towards convincing our users of the benefits of continued usage…

                                          161 votes
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