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  1. Bring Back Script Editor Web Part in "Modern" SharePoint

    The Script Editor Web Part has been replaced by the Content Editor (which does a very limited iframe) and the new SPFX stuff. I am not a developer, but knowledgeable in HTML, Javascript, CSS. The SEWP met some very complex use cases (targeted for replacement by SPFX), but also some very simple use cases.

    Example: Insert a formatted single HTML button, something that is big, draws attention, and encourages the user to click it to start an action.

    What might be just 2 lines of code, has now turned into (what looks like) hundreds of files of deployment, installing all…

    759 votes
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    44 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion.

    We do not intend to bring back a way to create or add ungoverned code on modern SharePoint pages. Therefore there won’t be any modern version of the script editor web part shipped from Microsoft. There are open-source solutions available that enable ungoverned code to run on select sites where it is installed, but those are not recommended or endorsed by Microsoft.

    The purpose behind the SharePoint Framework is to enable governance over all scripting solutions leveraged on SharePoint pages. This allows a SharePoint admin to disable a particular solution from all sites, immediately, from within the App Catalog. This centralized governance was not available when ad-hoc scripting was available in the site level only with page editing permissions, which caused potential security challenges.

    Please see this info about Getting Started with SPFx: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/spfx/set-up-your-developer-tenant

    If you do have specific scenarios (e.g. adding a call to…

  2. In SPO, enable the option of activating SP publishing infrastructure feature in Communication sites

    In SPO, enable the option of activating SP publishing infrastructure feature in the modern Communication site template/sitecollection.

    251 votes
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    73 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re working on modern versions of the publishing feature set outside of the publishing infrastructure, so in one sense we’re trying to address the need that this request gets at. But to the text of the request itself, we won’t be enabling the ability to turn on the existing publishing infrastructure in Communication sites.

    Thanks,
    Sites Product Team

  3. Drag and drop email from outlook

    Even with site mailboxes, there is still a need to store a email file (such as an MSG from outlook) in a document library. This is useful when you are doing records management, have a document set, and need to save an email with other document records.

    188 votes
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    34 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Bring back the visual designer in SharePoint designer

    Power users are at a real disadvantage now that the visual part of SharePoint designer has been removed.

    185 votes
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    declined  ·  13 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. FIX the ablility to overlay an Exchange calendar onto a Sharepoint calendar in Sharepoint Online

    When overlaying calendars in SharePoint Online it has a selection in the UI to choose a "SharePoint" or an "Exchange" calendar but the "Exchange" selection doesn't work. There are several posts in Office 365 support that confirms that this feature doesn't work but it still appears in the UI as an option???

    I tried created an Exchange calendar overlay on a SharePoint calendar on one of my site collections. However, one of the mandatory fields required is a web service URL. These do not currently exist in SP 2013 Online on Office 365.

    173 votes
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    39 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow you to set permissions on views

    Allow for permission to be set on views. We would like to be able to use lists for submitting user data but do not want them to see all of the columns available in the list.

    153 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Enable "Open in explorer" in Google Chrome or Edge

    Some features do not work in Internet Explorer but do work in Chrome or Edge but the "Open in explorer" only work in IE.

    Please fully support IE11 or enable "Open in explorer" in Edge or Chrome. We need this feature for adoption.

    Fully support at least on browser.

    106 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. We are putting all our energy into making the OneDrive app with Files On Demand the best way to interact with all your SharePoint and OneDrive documents. The legacy Open in Explorer feature depends on some very particular interactions between IE and the Windows OS that can’t be generalized to other browsers, and in addition prevents us from integrating features like sharing links.

    If there are scenarios that OneDrive and Files On Demand aren’t delivering for you, please open a specific UserVoice request for those.

  8. Integrate SharePoint Metadata, Views with Windows Explorer

    Windows should be a first-class enterprise experience for SharePoint to drive adoption. Therefore the File Explorer should be able to view and edit (with the correct permissions) SharePoint columns and views. Windows Explorer should inherit all the rights trimmed experience of SharePoint permissions, so it is possible to lock things down so users can't make a mess of things in Windows Explorer

    70 votes
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    51 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now. Instead, we’d like to improve our metadata story across Office, Office Online, and mobile apps. Technically speaking, we are much more able to influence the experience of these places than we are Windows Explorer.

  9. Add permission to columns

    Have the ability to have permission levels on columns and data masking (*******).

    63 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now. We do like this idea, and we see a lot of really useful applications of this feature, but it falls fairly low on our overall priorities. We may re-evaluate this down the road, in FY17 or FY18.

  10. Modern UI does not enforce mandatory fields properly

    Somewhat related to this (https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/forums/329214-sites-and-collaboration/suggestions/17274506-leave-files-checked-out-when-required-fields-are-n) problem, is that if the Modern UI is turned on for a document library, it wont enforce mandatory fields, unless "enforce checkout" is turned on.

    You can edit document properties, check-out/in and publish quite happily without filling out the required fields.

    Turning on "enforce check-out" still allows you to edit properties without completing the mandatory ones, but check-in will complain about missing columns.

    62 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Bring back "meeting workspace" in SharePoint 2016

    I would be glad to see you bring back Meeting wokspace templates for Websites in SharePoint 2016 on premise and Office Outlook.

    51 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Site Scripts & Site Designs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. SharePoint Url Shortener link when sharing document url

    I have a document library where I place documents before I share the documents with others using a url. These urls can be very long.

    e.g. https://mycompany.sharepoint.com/_layouts/15/start.aspx#/Shared%20Documents/Folder/AnotherFolder/MyDocument.docx?Web=1

    it would be very useful to be able to have access to a shortened url when sharing a document as a link. e.g. http://sp.com/bYSywe

    24 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Libraries tab - bring back

    The libraries section has been removed from the new SharePoint look. I think this should come back as it made editing file names, titles etc. easy and quick. It was a very good feature.

    23 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 16 votes
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    declined  ·  0 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Site Columns - Display Where Used

    Add another column in the Site Columns view that provides a list of objects (content types, lists, libraries etc) where the Site Column is being used.

    11 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Enable using Site templates in Modern sites

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    サイト テンプレート機能について

    Enable using Site templates in Modern sites
    ***************
    ■Description(内容):
    現時点ではモダン サイトにて、サイト テンプレート機能が利用できないため今後の機能拡充に向けモダン サイトにおいてもサイト テンプレート機能が利用できるよう要望いたします。

    Currently in Modern sites, the site template feature cannot be used.
    For improvement of usability in the future, allow users to use the site template feature in the Modern sites as well.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    10 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 10 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback – we appreciate the time and interest! Unfortunately, this feature was deprecated due to design limitations in the last release and it’s not currently and area we’re looking to invest in right now. That said, you can still mimic much of the functionality provided by slide libraries through reusing slides from another presentation without having to open the other file. Check out this support article for more details: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Reuse-import-slides-from-another-presentation-c67671cd-386b-45dd-a1b4-1e656458bb86

  18. Allow the Communications Site Template and Web Parts in Existing Site Collections

    Allow the Communications Site Template and Web Parts in Existing Site Collections by creating a new subsite. Allow the features of the new communications site template to be enabled through site features so that existing sites can be converted to the new template.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. improve the feature concerning "Record & Video " in One Note Online.

    At this point,I am unable to use the "Record & Video" in One Note Online despite the it is in the One Note client. Therefore, I hope the feature to be improved that would be available in One Note Online even through the device along with no One Note client so that I could keep directly the Video within One Note notebook.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Map a network drive or location to a SharePoint library without having to keep logging in

    Map a network drive or location to a SharePoint Online library, so the folder can be accessible as a permanent location in File Explorer, without having to keep going back to the web site to re-enter your login credentials.

    3 votes
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