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  1. 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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      12 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…

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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.

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

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            49 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.

          • Webparts

            there is no way to add app part like the one we had earlier.
            Way to navigate to classic mode is missing.

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              1 comment  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow list web parts on modern pages

              Modern pages allow the addition of news, links, activity, etc., but there is no option to display list view web parts. We use lists constantly and rely on list view web parts. Specifically, I would like to continue using the very cool "Promoted Links" list in new sites and use the standard web part for that list. The tiles have been very popular for key navigation elements for a site, and I don't want to lose that when moving to modern pages/sites.

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                6 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

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                  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • web apps integration included

                  You guys really ought to license the Office Web apps as part of SharePoint without needing to setup individual user licenses. My company just moved over our intranet to SharePoint and I tried editing a spreadsheet in the browser from a computer that does not have a modern version of Excel installed and it says Web apps is not licensed. You are bundling web apps with OneDrive and with your Office365 subscribers. SharePoint is already expensive enough to not include this for free.

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                    boom! it's done  ·  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Regarding the library web part

                    When you add a document library in modern UI to a page as a Web Part, it seems to be showing the library web part in classic UI.
                    Is there any plan for the UI for library web parts to also become modern in the future?
                    We would like the library web part to also be shown in modern UI.

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                      0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Webpart documenten ook in nieuwe look&feel Modern documentlibrary

                      In SharePoint kun je een webpart documenten toevoegen aan de pagina. Zou deze ook in de nieuwe look&feel kunnen worden geplaatst. Net als je in de documentenbibliotheek zelf ervaart.

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                        0 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Videos

                        Love the videos!

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                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • enable embedding public videos from Facebook

                          I'm trying to embed a public video from Facebook on to the new SitePage in a team site. The link to a Facebook video should be enough in my opinion. Event with the correct iFrame-code I cannot embed the video on the new SitePage embed code snippet.

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

                            Each SharePoint site has an access list (HTML Field Security), controlled by your tenant admin, listing which websites can be embedded within SharePoint. Likely facebook isn’t on the access list for your site. Facebook does support oembed, so once it’s access listed, the URL of the video should be sufficient to embed it.

                          • 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

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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

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                                    0 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")

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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.

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